5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Structured Interview
- Projective Hypothesis
- Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)
- Event-Related Potential (ERP)
- Electroencephalogram (EEG)
- a A lengthy personality inventory by which individuals are diagnosed through their true-false replies to groups of statements indicating states such as anxiety, depression, masculinity-femininity, and paranoia.
- b 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.
- 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 graphic recording of electrical activity of the brain, usually of the cerebral cortex, but sometimes of lower areas.
- e Brain wave potentials that can be used for cognitive assessments. ERPs are evaluated when a person is asked to perform a cognitive task.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- A psychologist concerned with the relationships among cognition, affect, and behavior on the one hand, and brain function on the other.
- The relationship between scores achieved by people when they complete two versions of a test that are judged to be equivalent.
- The relationship between two halves of an assessment instrument that have been determined to be equivalent.
- A projective test in which the examinee is instructed to interpret a series of 10 inkblots reproduced on cards.
5 True/False questions
Psychophysiology → The discipline concerned with the bodily changes that accompany psychological events.
Electrodermal Responding → A recording of the electrical activity of the heart, made with an electrocardiograph.
Reactivity (of Behavior) → The phenomenon whereby behavior is changed by the very fact that it is being observed.
Behavioral Observation → A conversation between a clinician and a patient that is aimed at determining diagnosis, history, causes for problems, and possible treatment options.
Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) → A projective test consisting of a set of black-and-white pictures reproduced on cards, each depicting a potentially emotion-laden situation. The examinee, presented with the cards one at a time, is instructed to make up a story about each situation.