By Gerald C. Davison, John M. Neale

This article remains to be some of the most present, authoritative overviews of the theories and learn in psychopathology and intervention. Its greatly praised clinical scientific strategy blends the scientific and empirical/experimental because the authors research each one ailment from a number of views. The textual content emphasizes assorted paradigms with a selected emphasis at the diathesis-stress paradigm as beneficial for realizing so much psychopathologies.

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72) 2. c (p. 62) 6. a (p. 68) 10. b (p. 72) 3. b (p. 63) 7. b (p. 69) 4. b (p. 66) 8. d (p. 71) SHORT ANSWER 1. They had vague definitions and were not widely accepted. No consensus. (p. 61) 2. Physical symptoms that have a psychological, not a medical, cause. (p. 66) 3. Disturbances of mood or affect such as depression or mania. (p. 63) 4. , DSM. (p. 68-69) 5. , people either are or are not labeled). (p. 69) 6. Reliable (p. 71) 7. By showing that accurate statements can be made about people who receive the label.

Cultural diversity should lead clinicians to a. avoid using most tests with individuals from other cultures. b. adhere strictly to DSM criteria in making diagnoses. c. be especially alert for pathological behavior that is acceptable in another culture. d. seek information on various cultural practices and views. SHORT ANSWER 1. How are reliability and validity related? 2. Identify one similarity and one difference between normal conversation and clinical interviews. 3. What type of items are used in lie scales of personality inventories such as the MMPI?

49 Describe, with examples, psychophysiological measurement. Identify a limitation of this approach. As a cautionary note, give two reasons to be cautious about biological assessment procedures generally. (p. 96-99) CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND CLINICAL ASSESSMENT(p. 100-101) 9. What is the basic question regarding cultural diversity and clinical assessment? Give examples of clinicians under- and overpathologizing the problems of individuals from other cultures. What position does the text take on (a) being aware of cultural differences, and (b) including cultural differences in assessment?

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