How to Evaluate the Reliability and Validity of Psychological Assessments

When selecting psychological tests, consider the purpose and method of the evaluation. Are these assessments valid? How are they standardized? How do they assess the psychological state of the client? The purpose of a psychological assessment should be clear to all parties. In order to be accurate, a test must be free from bias and unbiased. Also, it should be based on a rigorous research process. Here are some tips for evaluating the reliability and validity of a psychological test.… Read more

Symptoms of Bulimia

When a person has a Bulimia disorder, they may experience symptoms that aren’t immediately apparent. Their binge and purge cycles are often done in secret, and this secrecy can make it difficult to get help. The following signs of bulimia can help you spot the disorder. Listed below are some of the most common symptoms of a Bulimia attack. They are not always easy to recognize, but they are important to know about in order to identify the problem.… Read more

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory

The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) is a test of personality and psychopathology, which was developed by Starke R. Hathaway and J. C. McKinley. In 1989, it was revised and republished by the University of Minnesota Press. The test manual has been published by the University of Rochester. The MMPI-2 was adapted to adolescents in 1992 and is now commonly known as the MMPI-2-RF.

The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory was developed by Butcher JN, Dahlstrom WG, Graham JR, and Tellegen AM.… Read more

Finding Depression Help

When searching for Depression Help, remember to give yourself plenty of time. The first step is always the most difficult, but the most positive. You can take small steps, like meeting a friend, or dancing. This will increase your mood and energy levels for several hours, which will encourage you to take another step. It may take months to get to this point, but you should not give up. By taking the first step, you are taking a big step towards recovery.… Read more