An Introduction to the Role of Assessment and the DSM–IV.
Setting the Stage: Clinical Interviews and Mental Status Exams.
Criteria for Test Selection.
Adult and Older Adult Assessment.
Adolescent and Child Assessment.
Mood: Depression, Anxiety, Somatoform, and Related Disorders.
Behavior: Attention–Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders.
Reality Testing: Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders.
Self–Control: Suicidality, Dangerousness, Substance–Related Disorders, Abuse, and Eating Disorders.
Cognitive Function from a Developmental Perspective: From Learning Disorders to Dementia Screenings.
COMPLETING THE EVALUATION.
Integration: Methods and Models of Test Interpretation.