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Ψ  Assessment & Anxiety Disorders
- Assessing Mental Disorders -

   A Clinical Assessment; involves a systematic evaluation of an individual's various psychological, biological, & social factors, as well as identifying past & present problems, stressors, & other cognitive or behavioral problems.

Note Three methods of clinical assessment:
    1. Clinical interview - can be structured or unstructured
        2. Psychological Tests - includes personality tests - two types; Objective e.g. (MMPI)
                                                         & Projective e.g (Rorschach), as well as IQ tests etc.

            3. Neurological tests - MRI & fMRI

General Psychology
Robert C. Gates