2 edition of Psychological Testing and Assessment of the Mentally Retarded found in the catalog.
Psychological Testing and Assessment of the Mentally Retarded
by Taylor & Francis
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||242|
According to the NIMH Major Depressive Disorder is one of the most common mental disorders affecting more than 15 million adults in the United States (~% of the population). Take this self-assessment test to see if you could benefit from the treatment and support of a mental health professional. Mental retardation About 75–80 percent of mental retardation is familial (runs in families), and 20–25 percent is due to organic problems, such as chromosomal abnormalities or brain damage. Mild to severe mental retardation is a symptom of several hundred single-gene disorders and many chromosomal abnormalities, including small deletions.
Psychological evaluations will be ordered for those with a learning disability, cognitive disorder, stroke, head injury, organic brain disorder, or mental retardation. If a person is believed to have borderline low intellectual abilities, or an IQ that has sharply decreased, a psychological examination will . Material was prepared for use as an aid in handling requests for psychological testing. The minutes allocated for each test include administration, scoring and write up. Determination of the medical necessity of psychological tests always requires consideration of the clinical facts of the specific case to assure that testsFile Size: KB.
Psychometric tests or psychological tests consist of a number of formalized tests that tap nearly every domain of psychological, personality, emotional, behavioral, and cognitive functioning. These tests can be extremely useful in assisting in the diagnosis of mental health disorders; however, these tests require special training to assess. Professionals working in the field of mental retardation have disagreed on almost every other possible aspect of the definition (e.g., age of onset or diagnosis, etiology, degree of cognitive deficit, other concomitant deficits, and permanence), but all agree that, in order for a person to be considered mentally retarded, he or she must be Author: James V. Kahn.
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New York S.D. Porteus, Porteus Maze Tests: Fifty Years Application () Pacific Books Palo Alto, Calif H. Robinson, N. Robinson, The Mentally Retarded Child () McGraw-Hill Book Co. New Cited by: 2. "Straight Talk about Psychological Testing for Kids, by Harvard psychologists Ellen Braaten, PhD, and Gretchen Felopulos, PhD, would have saved me many sleepless nights.
It covers just about everything parents need to know about book takes a user-friendly 'who, what, when, how' approach, with many case by: 2. The clinician's desktop reference for psychological assessment, testing and practice management Information resources for psychologists, mental health practitioners, educators, students and patients.
The Use of Psychological Testing for Treatment Planning and Outcomes Assessment Book Summary: Test-based psychological assessment has been significantly affected by the health care revolution in the United States during the past two decades.
Despite new limitations on psychological services across the board and psychological testing in particular, it continues to offer a rapid and efficient.
This classic, authoritative introduction to psychological testing is widely hailed for its broad coverage and its ability to cover "graduate school" topics in terms that one with little testing experience can understand. This book familiarizes the reader with the basics of test construction and prepares the reader to effectively evaluate different tests, choose tests for particular purposes.
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Australian Journal of Developmental Disablilities, 7(3), Testing and Assessment The roots of contemporary psychological testing and assessment can be found in early twentieth-century France.
InAlfred Binet and a colleague published a test de-signed to help place Paris schoolchildren in appropriate classes. Binet’s test would have consequences well beyond the Paris school Size: 2MB. Various types of standardized psychological tests are used during the assessment of intellectual disabilities (ID, formerly mental retardation).
These tests may assess intelligence (IQ), learning abilities, and behavioral skills. A standardized test is uniformly designed and consistently administered.
Individuals with mental retardation represent 1% to 3% of the general population. Mental retardation is approximately times more common in boys than in girls. Until recently, a significant proportion of individuals with mental retardation were cared for in residential.
To address the many misunderstandings about intelligence and its assessment, this chapter covers the following topics: (1) intelligence theory and test use from a historical perspective; (2) intelligence tests used commonly in the diagnosis of mental retardation; (3) assessment conditions that affect examinees' assessed cognitive performance; (4) the use of total test scores, like full-scale IQs, and subscores Author: Daniel J.
Reschly, Tracy G. Myers, Christine R. Hartel. There are literally hundreds of psychological tests in existence. The best known among these are several tests of intelligence yielding the IQ score (the Stanford-Binet, and the Weschler tests). These and other similar tests are commonly used to classify people into mentally retarded, learning disabled, normal and gifted categories for school purposes.
Nature and use of Psychological Tests Identification of mentally retarded persons -To this day, the detection of intellectual deficiencies remain an important application of certain types of psychological tests 4.
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Evaluating Mental Retardation The history of mental retardation originated during the era of therapeutic papyri of Thebes, Egypt (Biasini, Bray, Grupe, & Huffman). Although the concept was unclear, because of complications in translation, these documents evidently refer to psychological and biological disabilities due to damages of the brain (Biasini).
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Psychological Testing: Introduction Cal State Northridge Ψ Andrew Ainsworth PhD • Psychological Test a set of items designed to measure characteristics Galton also noted that persons with mental retardation also tend to have diminished ability to discriminate among heat, cold & pain.
To convert a mentally retarded adult’s IQ into a rough age equivalent, multiply the IQ by 16, and then divide by So an adult with a 50 IQ is functioning at roughly an 8-year-old level. Modern IQ tests use a “deviation IQ” rather than a ratio IQ.
With this method, test takers are referenced to. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) (latest edition: the DSM-5, published in ) is a publication for the classification of mental disorders using a common language and standard criteria.
It is published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and is used by clinicians, researchers, psychiatric drug regulation agencies, health insurance companies.(shelved 2 times as mental-retardation) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Psychological Testing T OPIC 1A The Origins of Psychological Testing The Importance of Testing Case Exhibit The Consequences of Test Results Rudimentary Forms of Testing in China in B.C.
Psychiatric Antecedents of Psychological Testing The Brass Instruments Era of Testing Changing Conceptions of Mental Retardation in the sFile Size: KB.