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5 Matching questions

  1. Intelligence Testing
  2. Personality Inventory
  3. Internal Consistency Reliability
  4. Cognitive-Behavioral Case Formulation
  5. Clinical Interview
  1. a A conversation between a clinician and a patient that is aimed at determining diagnosis, history, causes for problems, and possible treatment options.
  2. b A standardized means of assessing a person's current mental ability; for example, the Standford-Binet test and the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale.
  3. c A self-report questionnaire by which an examinee indicates whether statements assessing habitual tendencies apply to him or her.
  4. d The degree to which different items of an assessment are related to one another.
  5. e A process in which a cognitive-behavioral therapist attempts to ascertain how the various problems experienced by a client are related in order to pick out target behaviors that will become the focus of therapy.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A recording of the minute electrical activity of the sweat glands on the skin, allowing the inference of an emotional state.
  2. The relationship between the scores that a person acheives when he or she takes the same test twice.
  3. A projective test in which the examinee is instructed to interpret a series of 10 inkblots reproduced on cards.
  4. Standardized procedures designed to measure a person's performance on a particular task or to assess his or her personality.
  5. The adjustment of the family system as a whole in terms of family environment and performance of assigned roles to family members.

5 True/False questions

  1. PET scanComputerized axial tomography, a method of diagnosis in which X-rays are taken from different angles and then analyzed by computer to produce a representation of the part of the body in cross section; often used on the brain.


  2. Inter-Rater ReliabilityThe relationship between the scores that a person acheives when he or she takes the same test twice.


  3. Criterion ValidityThe extent to which a measure is associated in an expected way with some other measure (the criterion).


  4. Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA)A form of self-observation involving collection of data in real time (eg. diaries) regarding thoughts, moods ,and stressors.


  5. Content ValidityThe extent to which scores of rating on an assessment instrument rated to other variables or behaviors according to some theory or hypothesis.