Classification & Assessment in Clinical Psychology
A distinct set of syndromes.
Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)
A projective personality test consisting of 30 black and white pictures of people in vague or ambiguous situations.
The extent that a test will produce roughly similar results when the test is given to the same person several weeks or even months apart (as long as no treatments or interventions have occurred in between).
The extent that an assessment method does actually measure what it claims to be measuring.
Weschler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS)
Measures intelligence in adults and older adolescents. Measures vocabulary, arithmetic ability, digit span, information comprehension, letter-number sequencing, picture completion ability, reasoning ability, symbol search and object assembly ability.
An interview in which questions will be asked, their sequence and detailed information to be gathered are all predetermined.
A free-flowing interview in which questions to be asked, their sequence and detailed information gathered are not predetermined.