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Psychological Testing in Mental Health Diagnosis and Treatment

Psychological Testing in Mental Health Diagnosis and Treatment

Learning Objectives

  • Describe two approaches to using psychological tests in the treatment of mental health problems
  • Identify three controversies related to using psychological tests in mental health settings
  • Discuss the relationship between psychological test results and mental health diagnoses
  • Compare the goals of therapeutic assessment and outcomes assessment

Derrick is 6 years old. He has been acting up in school, he is difficult to manage at home, and he is much more active than his older sisters were at his age. His parents weren’t too concerned about his behavior until they got another call from his school, this time from the principal. They decided to talk with his pediatrician. She told them that Derrick might have ADHD, and she asked both ...

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