psyc set 2 exam 1

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  1. specificity
    - percentage of time the screener accurately predicts the absence of a problem
  2. sensitivity
    - ability of the screener to predict a problem actually exists
  3. false positive
    - screening indicates a problem when there isn't one
  4. false negative
    - screening indicates no problem when there is one
  5. internal validity
    - the integrity of the test is assured, it measured what it was suppose to measure
  6. external validity
    - can be generalized
  7. most widely used and best known personality test
    • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory
    • (MMPI)
    • - great reliability, validity, and standarization
    • - about 400 questions
    • - help determine if a person is

    • Million Clinical Multiaxial Inventory (MCMI)
    • - somewhat inaccurate
  8. GAF
    general assessment of functioning
  9. WAIS-IV
    • Wechsler adult intelligence scale
    • - verbal, performance IQ
  10. projective tests
    • - Rorschach inkblot
    • - TAT - Thematic apperception test
    • -ambiguous stimuli
  11. EDA
    • eletrodermal activity
    • - measure sweating in the skin

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