Handbook of Psychological Assessment, 4th Edition

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Edition: 4th
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2003-03-01
Publisher(s): Wiley
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From Previous Editions: "A commendable volume in which the author condenses information, normally in several locations, into one reading . . . an excellent text for graduate courses on psychological assessment. It . . . familiarizes the student with the entire enterprise of clinical assessment and provides enough of a how-to guide for the student to carry out an assessment practicum." --Contemporary Psychology "For both practitioners and students of psychological assessment, the expanded and updated Handbook provides guidance to the selection, administration, evaluation, and interpretation of the most commonly used psychological tests." --Reference and Research Book News The updated and expanded fourth edition of the highly acclaimed classic text on psychological assessment The Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Fourth Edition presents a step-by-step guide on how to conduct a comprehensive psychological evaluation. It provides a complete review of the most commonly used assessment instruments and the most efficient methods for selecting and administering tests, evaluating data, and integrating results into a coherent, problem-solving report. Updated reviews and interpretive guidelines are included for the most frequently used assessment techniques, including structured and unstructured interviews, Wechlser intelligence scales (WAIS-III/WISC-III), Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2/MMPI-A), Millon Multiaxial Clinical Inventory-III, California Psychological Inventory, Rorschach, Thematic Apperception Test, and frequently used instruments for neuropsychological screening (e.g., Bender Gestalt and Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test). Each test is reviewed according to its history and development, psychometrics, administration, and interpretation of results. In addition, this revised and expanded Fourth Edition includes: * Completely updated research on all assessment techniques * A chapter on the Wechsler Memory Scales (WMS-III) * A new chapter on brief instruments for treatment planning, patient monitoring, and outcome assessment (Beck Depression Inventory-II, State Trait Anxiety Inventory, and Symptom Checklist-90-R) Organized according to the sequence psychologists follow when conducting an assessment, the Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Fourth Edition is a practical, valuable reference for clinical psychologists, therapists, school psychologists, and counselors.

Author Biography

GARY GROTH-MARNAT, PhD, is in private practice in Santa Barbara, California, and is an adjunct professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara. He is the author of three books and more than 100 journal articles and book chapters.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction.
Chapter 2. Context of Clinical Assessment.
Chapter 3. The Assessment Interview.
Chapter 4. Behavioral Assessment.
Chapter 5. Wechsler Intelligence Scales.
Chapter 6. Wechsler Memory Scales.
Chapter 7. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory.
Chapter 8. Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory.
Chapter 9. California Psychological Inventory.
Chapter 10. Rorschach.
Chapter 11. Thematic Apperception Test.
Chapter 12. Screening and Assessing for Neuropsychological Impairment.
Chapter 13. Brief Instruments for Treatment Planning, Monitoring, and Outcome Assessment.
Chapter 14. Psychological Assessment and Treatment Planning.
Chapter 15. Psychological Report.
Appendices: A-L.
Author Index.
Subject Index.

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