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Adult Depression

Adult Depression  

Jacqueline B. Persons, David M. Fresco, and Juliet Small Ernst

in A Guide to Assessments That Work (2 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2018
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Other
Published Online: 
Jun 2018
eISBN: 
9780190492267
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190492243.003.0007
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Testing
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190492243
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
Abstract: This chapter focuses on the assessment of depression in adults. It focuses on major depressive disorder (MDD) because the empirical support for the tools and theories and ... More
Advances in Evidence-Based Assessment: Using Assessment to Improve Clinical Interventions and Outcomes

Advances in Evidence-Based Assessment: Using Assessment to Improve Clinical Interventions and Outcomes  

Eric A. Youngstrom and Anna Van Meter

in A Guide to Assessments That Work (2 edn)

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Apr 2018
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Other
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Jun 2018
eISBN: 
9780190492267
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190492243.003.0003
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Testing
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780190492243
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
Abstract: “Assessment” is the application of a measurement method to support a particular goal. This chapter presents a model of evidence-based assessment (EBA) that integrates assessment ... More
Advances in Rehabilitation and Health Assessments

Advances in Rehabilitation and Health Assessments  

Elias Mpofu, Ros Madden, Richard Madden, David Kellett, David B. Peterson, W. Dent Gitchel, and Eun-Jeong Lee

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190612634
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356942.003.0017
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199356942
This chapter considers the types of measures used in rehabilitation and health settings, including their alignment with the major health and disease diagnostic and classification systems. ... More
Alcohol Use Disorder

Alcohol Use Disorder  

Angela M. Haeny, Cassandra L. Boness, Yoanna E. McDowell, and Kenneth J. Sher

in A Guide to Assessments That Work (2 edn)

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Apr 2018
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Other
Published Online: 
Jun 2018
eISBN: 
9780190492267
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190492243.003.0018
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Testing
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190492243
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
Although extremely heterogeneous across individuals, the general course of alcohol use disorders begins with increasing alcohol involvement during adolescence, peak involvement during late ... More
Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents  

Simon P. Byrne, Eli R. Lebowitz, Thomas H. Ollendick, and Wendy K. Silverman

in A Guide to Assessments That Work (2 edn)

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Apr 2018
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Other
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Jun 2018
eISBN: 
9780190492267
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190492243.003.0011
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Testing
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780190492243
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
Abstract: Anxiety disorders are among the most common forms of emotional disturbance in children and adolescents. Although mild anxiety is typically transient, clinically severe anxiety is ... More
Assessment Design for Accuracy of Scores, Meaningfulness of Interpretations, and Fairness of Decision-Making in High-Stakes Educational Testing

Assessment Design for Accuracy of Scores, Meaningfulness of Interpretations, and Fairness of Decision-Making in High-Stakes Educational Testing  

Kadriye Ercikan and Avi Allalouf

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

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Jun 2016
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Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190612634
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356942.003.0031
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology
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ISBN: 
9780199356942
Testing is used in decision-making in a variety of contexts worldwide. These include selection and screening of individuals for education programs (including higher education admissions), ... More
Assessment of Career Interests

Assessment of Career Interests  

Frederick T. L. Leong, Weiqiao Fan, and Xiaolu Zhou

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

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Jun 2016
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Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190612634
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356942.003.0009
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199356942
The work of career interest assessment bridges various career interest theories and their applications in practice. However, the interface between theory and application in career interests ... More
Assessment of Motivational Precursors of Sexually Aggressive Behavior

Assessment of Motivational Precursors of Sexually Aggressive Behavior  

Gordon C. Nagayama Hall

in Theory-Based Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Sexual Aggression

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 1996
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261962
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195090390.003.0005
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195090390
Disorder: 
Sexual Disorders
This chapter discusses the assessment of motivational precursors of sexually aggressive behaviour, including the veracity of perpetrators’ self-reports (denial, amnesia, minimization, ... More
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder  

Charlotte Johnston and Sara Colalillo

in A Guide to Assessments That Work (2 edn)

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Apr 2018
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Other
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Jun 2018
eISBN: 
9780190492267
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190492243.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Testing
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190492243
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
Abstract: The chapter focuses on the assessment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in clinical settings and on measures appropriate for youth. Six- to 12-year-old children ... More
Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder  

Sheri L. Johnson, Christopher Miller, and Lori Eisner

in A Guide to Assessments That Work (2 edn)

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Apr 2018
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Other
Published Online: 
Jun 2018
eISBN: 
9780190492267
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190492243.003.0009
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Testing
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190492243
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
Abstract: Bipolar disorder, defined on the basis of manic symptoms, is one of the most severe psychiatric disorders. The disorder presents unique challenges to diagnosis, treatment, and ... More
A Brief History of the International Test Commission

A Brief History of the International Test Commission  

Thomas Oakland

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

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Jun 2016
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Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190612634
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356942.003.0003
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199356942
Chapter 3 highlights the history of test development and test use and the development of the International Test Commission (ITC). The chapter addresses the early history of psychological ... More
Child and Adolescent Conduct Problems

Child and Adolescent Conduct Problems  

Paul J. Frick and Robert J. McMahon

in A Guide to Assessments That Work (2 edn)

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Apr 2018
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jun 2018
eISBN: 
9780190492267
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190492243.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Testing
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190492243
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
Abstract: Conduct problems (CP) in youth are one of the most common reasons that children and adolescents are referred to mental health clinics. This chapter focuses on the assessment of ... More
Child and Adolescent Pain

Child and Adolescent Pain  

C. Meghan McMurtry and Patrick J. McGrath

in A Guide to Assessments That Work (2 edn)

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Apr 2018
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jun 2018
eISBN: 
9780190492267
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190492243.003.0026
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Testing
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190492243
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
Pain is a complex, subjective state that has both sensory and emotional components. It is common throughout childhood. This chapter focuses on the assessment of pain and the effects of pain ... More
Children and Adolescents

Children and Adolescents  

Diana Joyce-Beaulieu and Carmelo M. Callueng

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

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Jun 2016
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Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190612634
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356942.003.0019
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199356942
Best practices and research in the testing and assessment of children and adolescents present a number of challenges and require consideration of a wide range of developmental factors. ... More
Chronic Pain in Adults

Chronic Pain in Adults  

Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Natasha L. Gallant, and Michelle M. Gagnon

in A Guide to Assessments That Work (2 edn)

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Apr 2018
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Other
Published Online: 
Jun 2018
eISBN: 
9780190492267
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190492243.003.0027
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Testing
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190492243
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
Pain is widely regarded as a psychological experience that incorporates both physical and emotional components. It is well-documented that pain can be influenced by social, psychological as ... More
Clinical Assessment in International Settings

Clinical Assessment in International Settings  

James N. Butcher, Giselle A. Hass, and Jacob A. Paulsen

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

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Jun 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190612634
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356942.003.0015
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199356942
The adaptation of psychological tests that were developed in one language and country into a different language and culture is expanding in contemporary international psychological ... More
Couple Distress

Couple Distress  

Douglas K. Snyder, Richard E. Heyman, Stephen N. Haynes, and Christina Balderrama-Durbin

in A Guide to Assessments That Work (2 edn)

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Apr 2018
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Other
Published Online: 
Jun 2018
eISBN: 
9780190492267
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190492243.003.0022
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Testing
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190492243
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
Assessment of couple distress shares basic principles of assessing individuals. However, couple assessment differs from individual assessment in that couple assessment strategies focus ... More
Depression in Children and Adolescents

Depression in Children and Adolescents  

Lea R. Dougherty, Daniel N. Klein, and Thomas M. Olino

in A Guide to Assessments That Work (2 edn)

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Apr 2018
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Other
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Jun 2018
eISBN: 
9780190492267
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190492243.003.0006
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Testing
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190492243
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
Abstract: The diagnoses of the depressive disorders have a moderate degree of clinical utility and construct validity in children and adolescents. This chapter focuses on the assessment of ... More
Depression in Late Life

Depression in Late Life  

Amy Fiske and Alisa O’Riley Hannum

in A Guide to Assessments That Work (2 edn)

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Apr 2018
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Other
Published Online: 
Jun 2018
eISBN: 
9780190492267
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190492243.003.0008
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Testing
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190492243
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
Abstract: The chapter focuses on the assessment of depression in older adults. Assessing depression in older adults presents unique challenges to clinicians for several reasons. First, ... More
Developing Criteria for Evidence-Based Assessment: An Introduction to Assessments That Work

Developing Criteria for Evidence-Based Assessment: An Introduction to Assessments That Work  

John Hunsley and Eric J. Mash

in A Guide to Assessments That Work (2 edn)

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Apr 2018
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jun 2018
eISBN: 
9780190492267
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190492243.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Testing
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190492243
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
For many professional psychologists, assessment is viewed as a unique and defining feature of their expertise. Criteria for evaluating the scientific evidence supporting clinical ... More

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