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PSYB32 Lecture 4

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB32H3
Professor
Konstantine Zakzanis
Semester
Fall

Description
PSYB32 Abnormal Psychology Lecture 4Chapter Clinical Assessment ProceduresAssessment1 What is wrong with the patient2 What may cause the symptoms3 What can be done treatmentReliabilityconsistency of measurementuse correlation to assess reliabilityInterrater reliabilityhow closely the results are when different people carry the experimentTestretest reliabilitysame person gets tested at more than 1 occasion ex IQ Test intelligence is a stable characteristicdepression test before and after treatment low reliabilityAlternateformtwo forms of testing provide consistencypractice effectex memory test person may remember what is in it different version of tests are givenInternal consistency items of test are relateddo well in part 1 then person will do well in part 2 as wellValiditycannot be valid if it is not reliablefulfill intended purposeContent validitysample tests domain of interestCriterion validitywhether measure is associated with other measuredo depression test scores match the state of peopleexpectedness achieve criterioncan be used to predict future behaviourintelligence test vs high scoreConstruct validitypeople with brain injury score poor mark in the testing
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