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Developing a Psychological Scale

Test Development 1) Develop a 7-8 item psychological test on a specific construct of interest; your choice may consist of the following; for example, (short term memory, social anxiety, job satisfaction, relationship satisfaction, etc.). Construct the items for the test (can be either in multiple choice, true/false, rating scal

Evaluating a client's profile is modeled.

Name: Patrick Gender: Male Age: 33 Ethnicity: Caucasian Religion: None Relationship Status: Divorced Description of Presenting Issue: Patrick is a firefighter who was present at the September 11 collapse of the World Trade Center. Several of his colleagues were killed on that day despite Patrick's heroic efforts to

Integrate a humanistic/person-centered approach.

Name: Patrick Gender: Male Age: 33 Ethnicity: Caucasian Religion: None Relationship Status: Divorced Description of Presenting Issue: Patrick is a firefighter who was present at the September 11 collapse of the World Trade Center. Several of his colleagues were killed on that day despite Patrick's heroic efforts to

Summarize these models.

Think of a class outside your major. Using the Gestalt principle, 'The whole is greater than the sum of the parts', describe your preconceived perception of the class, three details that you now know are different from your initial perception, and your continuing perception in spite of the details. For example if this was a bib

Diagnosing Clients With Psychological and Physical Symptoms

-Create a 5-axis DSM-IV-TR diagnosis for this client, and include the rationale for each of your choices. If you need more information to be sure of a diagnostic choice, list the additional questions you would ask. -Describe some of the treatment goals you would have in working with this client. -Describe what might be some pe

Optimism and Psychological Health

Hello, please help with the following problem. Provide at least 200 words in the solution. I am looking for some examples of negative and positive optimism on physical and psychological health for a woman executive working in the corporate world. Please provide suggestions on the follow topics: Humor Stressful Situati

Benefits of Regular Exercise

What are the physical and psychological benefits of exercise? Do men and women equally benefit? Explain. This question is focused on whether there are health-promoting benefits to exercise. Issues are discussed that may contribute to differences between men and wome. Some factors that may contribute to ill-health in women vs men

Ethical standards should be in the field of psychology

There is a lot of debate concerning the role of ethical standards in the field of psychology. There are some that believe that the field of psychology is too regulated, where others believe that it is not regulated enough. What do you think the role of ethical standards should be in the field of psychology?

A Clockwork Orange (film) and its biological and psychological influences

1) if you had to diagnose Alex with a psychological disorder based on his behaviors and beliefs, which one would you chosse? explian 2) what are some explanations of Alex's excesssive aggression? Discuss both biological and psychological influences. 3) discuss one other psychological theme that you have seen in the movie.e

Psychological testing and measures

Can you please help me answer this question in identifying sources of testing for psychology? What specific types of information can be found in the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, please explain; and the ETS Test Collection. Can you compare their strengths and weaknesses and provide information about the two? Can

Psychological Theories and the Future

I am looking for some information regarding how the different psychological theories (behavioral, cogntive, developmental, humanistic, personality, and social) will influence the future.

Psychological tests

Imagine you are asked by your employer to evaluate a selection test for new employees. How would you assess the reliability and validity of this test?

Cognitive-Behavioral and Short-Term Psycho-dynamic Therapies

What are some similarities and differences between cognitive-behavior and short-term psycho-dynamic therapies? Including issues concerning the role of the therapist, the presence or absence of "free choice", the role of emotion, and the role of cognition. Are there any insight about either or both therapist?

Psychodynamic Orientation: Foundations

What are some evaluations of psychodynamic theory and therapy? What are some of the aspects of psychodynamic theory that may be important to therapists? How well does this approach fit with a therapist emerging/developing theoretical orientation? How is the effectiveness of psychodynamic intervention? What are the challeges or c

Psychological Distress

What is the best way to solve interpersonal problems and relieve psychological distress? Should one try to identify the original causes of the distress, as Freud did? Or should one focus on here-and-now feelings and possibilities for change, as did Rogers?

Psychological Assessment

Give an explanation of the specific steps that a therapist might need to maintain and future develop their abilities to administer, score, and interpret.

Parental Employment and Early Child Care: Psychological Effects

Parental employment and early child care have a psychological effect on many individuals today. Based on the information in the text and other resources, how might this impact the children in our society? Word count in not important- couple of paragraphs. Reference is needed.

Psychological Assessment

Read the section in chapter 1 of attachment textbook about â??The Tools of Psychological Assessment. What is/are your experience(s) with these tools? If applicable, you might discuss your experience(s) in using any one (or more) of these tools in conducting an assessment in your place of employment. You may also discuss your

Analysis of a psychological case study

Session One Sondra is a thin, gaunt, 42 year old female of Hispanic heritage. Her mother killed herself when Sondra was 10 years old. Sondra was raised by her father who she describes as â??an abusive and controlling man.â? Sondra has been widowed and is currently dating a man 15 years her senior who she describes as â??a