Psyc Exam 1 Abnormal set 2

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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
  12. CAT
    • computerized axial tomography
    • - makes a static picture of the brain to be able to see lesions, tumors, etc.
    • - scanned by xray or radio waves
  13. MRI
    • magnetic resonance imaging
    • - makes a static picture to be able to see lesions, damage, tumors, etc.
    • - scanned by xray or radiowaves
  14. PET
    • positron emission tomography
    • - creates images based on the detection of radiation from the emission of positrons
    • - patient must take a radioactive biochemical substance
  15. fMRI
    • functional MRI
    • - identifies areas of increased bloodflow associated with areas of increased brain activity

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