PSYC 3140 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: David Wechsler, War Crime, Adolf Eichmann

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Clinical assessment: definition: the process by which clinicians gain understanding of the individual necessary for making informed decisions. Ask the person him/herself (interview); need to be a good listener and asking some open-ended questions. Ask someone who knows the person (happens mostly frequently w/ children, when you ask parents or teachers) Observe the person as he/she is behaving naturally (watching how ppl say what they do, and what they are doing) Testing: observe the person in a standardized situation. Issues: these instruments are considered techniques, not formal tests: they also require experienced examiner in order to interpret the findings (more danger of being wrong in interpretations, empirical instruments (mmpi) Overall giving a test is not hard, it is the interpretation of the test that is more important. 1876: admitted to st jean de dieu hospital and transferred to beauport asylum.

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