5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA)
- Electrodermal Responding
- Criterion Validity
- Structured Interview
- Internal Consistency Reliability
- a The degree to which different items of an assessment are related to one another.
- b A recording of the minute electrical activity of the sweat glands on the skin, allowing the inference of an emotional state.
- c An interview in which the questions are set out in a prescribed fashion for the interviewer; assists professionals in making diagnosis decisions based upon standardized criteria.
- d A form of self-observation involving collection of data in real time (eg. diaries) regarding thoughts, moods ,and stressors.
- e The extent to which a measure is associated in an expected way with some other measure (the criterion).
5 Multiple choice questions
- The process of constructing an assessment procedure that has norms and meets the various psychometric criteria for validity and reliability.
- A computer-generated picture of the living brain, created by analysis of radioactive particles from isotopes injected into the bloodstream.
- The relationship between two halves of an assessment instrument that have been determined to be equivalent.
- The relationship between the scores that a person acheives when he or she takes the same test twice.
- The notion that highly unstructured stimuli, as in the Rorschach inkblot test, are necessary to bypass defences in order to reveal unconscious motives and conflicts.
5 True/False questions
Clinical Interview → A conversation between a clinician and a patient that is aimed at determining diagnosis, history, causes for problems, and possible treatment options.
Rorschach Inkblot Test → A projective test in which the examinee is instructed to interpret a series of 10 inkblots reproduced on cards.
Intelligence Testing → A standardized means of assessing a person's current mental ability; for example, the Standford-Binet test and the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale.
Construct Validity → The extent to which a measure adequately samples the domain of interest.
Alternate-Form Reliability → The relationship between scores achieved by people when they complete two versions of a test that are judged to be equivalent.