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value of assessment depends on

reliability, validity, and standardization

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purposes in assessing

understanding individual, predicting behavior, treatment planning, evaluating outcomes

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clinical assessment involved evaluation and measurement of

psychological
biological
social

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clinical interview assesses

presenting problem
current and past behavior
detailed history
attitudes and emotions

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structured interview

you ask the exact same questions in the same order

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semi-structured interview (most common)

have an outline of questions that are followed but flexibility to ask more or less about certain areas

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mental status exam includes

appearance and behavior
thought processes
mood and affect
intellectual functioning
sensorium(orientation)

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physical exam includes ruling out

toxicities
medication side effects
allergic reactions
metabolic conditions

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ABCs of observing behavior

antecedents
behavior
consequences

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psychological testing uses specific tools for assessment

cognition
emotion
behavior