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Psychological Assessment of Disordered Thinking and Perception

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This essential single-source guide to multimethod psychological assessment of disordered thinking and perception offers practical insights for applying key evaluation measures and strategies, along with important contextual considerations. It provides mental health professionals with valuable empirical and interpretive support as they answer assessment questions for diagnostic and decision-making purposes. Chapters are written by renowned assessment psychologists recognized for their expertise and contributions in developing and researching specific assessment instruments or topics. They provide up-to-date information about widely used self-report measures and interview techniques, performance-based tests, and cognitive and neuropsychological measures, including their conceptual basis, psychometric properties, empirical support, and key interpretive elements. Additional chapters review special developmental and cross-cultural considerations, as well as guidelines for forensic assessments. Two in-depth case examples provide comprehensive illustrations of the multimethod evaluation process with an adolescent and an adult.
Preface Contributors Contents Part I. Introduction Chapter 1. Definitions and Concepts Irving B. Weiner & James H. Kleiger Chapter 2. The Importance of Multimethod Psychological Assessment Robert F. Bornstein Part II. Self-Report Measures Chapter 3. Interview Methods Ali Khadivi Chapter 4. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) David S. Nichols Chapter 5. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2-RF (MMPI-2-RF) Anthony M. Tarescavage & Martin Sellbom Chapter 6. Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) Morgan N. McCredie, Christopher J. Hopwood & Leslie C. Morey Chapter 7. Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory (MCI-IV) James P. Choca Chapter 8. Rating Scales James H. Kleiger Part III. Performance-Based Measures Chapter 9. Rorschach Comprehensive System (RCS) Irving B. Weiner Chapter 10. Rorschach Performance Assessment System (R-PAS) Gregory J. Meyer & Joni L. Mihura Chapter 11. Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) Hedwig Teglasi Chapter 12. Wartegg Drawing Completion Test (WDCT) Alessandro Crisi Part IV. Cognitive and Neuropsychological Measures Chapter 13. Intelligence Measures John Reddon, Salvatore B. Durante & Donald H. Saklofske Chapter 14. Neuropsychological Measures Jed Yalof Part V. Special Topics Chapter 15. Forensic Considerations Marvin W. Acklin Chapter 16. Developmental Considerations Sandra W. Russ & Alexis W. Lee Chapter 17. Cross-Cultural Considerations Bruce L. Smith Part VI. Case Illustrations Chapter 18. Case Illustration- Adolescent James H. Kleiger Chapter 19. Case Illustration- Adult Irving B. Weiner Author Index Subject Index
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