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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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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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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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Assessing Couples

Douglas K. Snyder, Richard E. Heyman and Stephen N. Haynes.

in Oxford Handbook of Personality Assessment

July 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing; Clinical Psychology. 18585 words.

Couple distress has a high prevalence as well as high comorbidity with a broad range of emotional, behavioral, and physical health problems. Marriage and relationship problems also...

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Assessing Hoarding and Related Phenomena

Jessica R. Grisham and Alishia D. Williams.

in The Oxford Handbook of Hoarding and Acquiring

January 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 8502 words.

The assessment of hoarding has evolved over the past two decades to more appropriately capture its key features and associated phenomena. The authors describe a comprehensive and...

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Assessing OCD Symptoms and Severity

Nicole M. Dorfan and Sheila R. Woody.

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. 13339 words.

This chapter describes methods and tools for assessing obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). The chapter outlines the purposes of assessment and discusses special challenges presented by...

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Assessing PTSD Symptoms

Michelle J. Bovin and Frank W. Weathers.

in The Oxford Handbook of Traumatic Stress Disorders

February 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 11047 words.

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious and prevalent mental disorder that poses a number of significant challenges for accurate assessment and diagnosis. In this chapter we...

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