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Adolescents, Social Class, and Counseling

Matthew A. Diemer and Brooke A. Seyffert.

in The Oxford Handbook of Social Class in Counseling

March 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Counselling Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing; Developmental Psychology. 7758 words.

This chapter critically reviews the relations between social class and how youth resolve developmental tasks in the opportunity structure—school engagement, the postsecondary transition,...

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Adult Depression

Jacqueline B. Persons, David M. Fresco and Juliet Small Ernst.

in A Guide to Assessments That Work

April 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 14002 words.

Abstract: This chapter focuses on the assessment of depression in adults. It focuses on major depressive disorder (MDD) because the empirical support for the tools and theories and...

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Advances in Evidence-Based Assessment: Using Assessment to Improve Clinical Interventions and Outcomes

Eric A. Youngstrom and Anna Van Meter.

in A Guide to Assessments That Work

April 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 9164 words.

Abstract: “Assessment” is the application of a measurement method to support a particular goal. This chapter presents a model of evidence-based assessment (EBA) that integrates assessment...

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Advances in Rehabilitation and Health Assessments

Elias Mpofu, Ros Madden, Richard Madden, David Kellett, David B. Peterson, W. Dent Gitchel and Eun-Jeong Lee.

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

June 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychological Assessment and Testing; Clinical Psychology. 8346 words.

This chapter considers the types of measures used in rehabilitation and health settings, including their alignment with the major health and disease diagnostic and classification systems....

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Alcohol Use Disorder

Angela M. Haeny, Cassandra L. Boness, Yoanna E. McDowell and Kenneth J. Sher.

in A Guide to Assessments That Work

April 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 22137 words.

Although extremely heterogeneous across individuals, the general course of alcohol use disorders begins with increasing alcohol involvement during adolescence, peak involvement during late...

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Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Simon P. Byrne, Eli R. Lebowitz, Thomas H. Ollendick and Wendy K. Silverman.

in A Guide to Assessments That Work

April 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 18313 words.

Abstract: Anxiety disorders are among the most common forms of emotional disturbance in children and adolescents. Although mild anxiety is typically transient, clinically severe anxiety is...

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Assessing Acute Traumatic Stress Symptoms

Richard A. Bryant.

in The Oxford Handbook of Traumatic Stress Disorders

February 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 9026 words.

There is significant change in acute stress reactions in the weeks after exposure to a traumatic event, which raises challenges for assessing the responses in the acute posttraumatic...

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Assessing Adolescent Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse

Ken Winters, Tamara Fahnhorst, Andria Botzet, Randy Stinchfield and Ali Nicholson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Adolescent Substance Abuse

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 13956 words.

This chapter addresses several assessment and measurement issues relevant to adolescent drug abuse. Both researchers and clinicians working with youth suspected of problems associated with...

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Assessing Change of Cognitive Trajectories Over Time in Later Life

Dustin B. Hammers, Kevin Duff and Gordon J. Chelune.

in The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology

October 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 12626 words.

This chapter describes methods of evaluating cognitive change over time using evidence-based practices in the field of clinical neuropsychology. While doing so, a description of cognitive...

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Assessing Comorbidity, Insight, Family and Functioning in OCD

Christine Purdon.

in The Oxford Handbook of Obsessive Compulsive and Spectrum Disorders

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 10923 words.

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a complex and debilitating disorder that has a high degree of comorbidity and functional impairment, and significant impact on the family. The purpose...

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