Handbook of Psychological Assessment. Edition No. 4

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  • 596 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Fourth Edition, provides scholarly overviews of the major areas of psychological assessment, including test development, psychometrics, testing technology and commonly used assessment measures. Includes psychological assessment for all ages, with new coverage encompassing ethnic minorities and the elderly. Assessment methodologies discussed include formal testing, interviewing and observation of behavior. The handbook also discusses assessment of different facets of personality and behavior, including intelligence, aptitude, interest, achievement, personality and psychopathology. Features new authors, heavy revisions to previous chapters, and 65% new material, including the use of assessments in forensic applications.

  • Encompasses test development, psychometrics and assessment measures
  • Covers assessment for all age groups
  • Includes formal testing, interviews and behavioral observation as testing measures
  • Details assessments for intelligence, aptitude, achievement, personality and psychopathology
  • Offers new coverage of assessments used in forensic psychology and with ethnic minorities
  • Features 65 percent new material, with 5 new chapters
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Foundations 1. Historical Perspective 2. Psychometric Foundations

Intelligence Assessment 3. Assessment of Child Intelligence 4. Assessment of Intelligence with the WAIS-IV

Achievement, Aptitude, and Interest 5. Achievement and Aptitude Testing 6. Interest Inventories

Neuropsychological Assessment 7. Child Neuropsychological Assessment 8. Adult Neuropsychological Assessment

Interviewing 9. Interviews for Children and Adolescents 10. Interviews for Adults

Personality Assessment 11. Objective Personality Assessment 12. Rorschach Assessment

Behavioral Assessment 13. Behavioral Assessment of Children 14. Behavioral Assessment of Adults

Special Topics and Applications 15. Forensic Psychological Assessment 16. Psychological Assessment of Ethnic Minorities 17. Psychological Assessment of The Elderly 18. Psychological Assessment in Sports Medicine 19. Technological Developments in Assessment

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Goldstein, Gerald
Dr. Gerald Goldstein is a Senior Research Career Scientist in the Department of Veterans' Affairs and a Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. Formerly, Dr. Goldstein was a research psychologist at the Topeka Veterans' Administration Hospital, and a faculty member of the University of Kansas and the Menninger Foundation. He has a Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology obtained at the University of Kansas.

Dr. Goldstein is a past president of the International Neuropsychological Society, the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and the Division of Clinical Neuropsychology of the American Psychological Association. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology in clinical neuropsychology. He has published extensively in the field of clinical neuropsychology, with particular emphases in the areas of alcoholism, schizophrenia, autism, and adult learning disability.
Allen, Daniel N.
Daniel Allen uses clinical and cognitive neuropsychological approaches to study people with psychiatric and neurological disorders. His aim is to understand better how the brain supports complex cognitive activities such as memory, attention, and problem solving. His recent work has focused on understanding the considerable heterogeneity in neurocognitive function exhibited by those with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder by examining such factors as comorbid substance use disorders, endophenotype expression, negative symptoms, trauma and premorbid adjustment. He has also examined abnormalities in social cognition and emotion processing as core features of these disorders, and has developed a number of new methods to examine cognitive components of the emotion processing system. More recently, he has investigated neuropsychological and behavioral deficits associated with traumatic brain injury in children and adolescents.

Dr. Allen was recently elected president of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and is a fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 40), National Academy of Neuropsychology, and Western Psychological Association. He is the director of the Neuropsychology Research Program at UNLV. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of South Dakota in 1993.
Deluca, John
John DeLuca, Ph.D. is the Senior Vice President for Research at Kessler Foundation, a Professor in the Departments of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) Department of Neurology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and a licensed psychologist in the States of New Jersey and New York. Dr. DeLuca devotes 100% of his time to research and training. He is currently studying disorders of memory and information processing in a variety of clinical populations including: Multiple Sclerosis, Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Traumatic Brain Injury. Dr. DeLuca's accomplishments include over 275 published articles, abstracts, and chapters in these areas. He is on the editorial board of several journals and serves as the editor for special issues of the journal NeuroRehabilitation on Multiple Sclerosis and for the journal Applied Neuropsychology on chronic fatigue syndrome. Dr. DeLuca is listed in "Who is Who in Science and Engineering, 1994-1995," and he is the recipient of early career awards for his research from both the American Psychological Association (Division 40: Clinical Neuropsychology) and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. In 2005, Dr. DeLuca received the Distinguished Researcher Award for the New Jersey Psychological Association. In 2017, he was awarded the Fred Foley Award for Best Practices in Mental Health and Multiple Sclerosis by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers for his outstanding contributions to advancing research in the understanding and clinical treatment of cognitive impairments in MS. He serves as a member and chair for the Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellowship Committee in the Department of PM&R at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (formerly, UMDNJ-NJMS) and directs the post-doctoral fellowship program in Neuropsychology for the Department. He is also a member and past Chair of the IRB at Kessler Foundation. Dr. DeLuca serves on numerous committees for both national and international societies associated with Neuropsychology.

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