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Psychological evaluation: Quiz


Question 1: The ________ or related licensed professional will start by asking questions of the person being evaluated sometimes but not always.
PsychotherapyPsychologyPsychologistClinical psychology

Question 2: An ________ will also usually require the defendant to undergo a psychological evaluation.
Insanity defenseDiminished responsibilityExcuse (legal)Provocation (legal)

Question 3: Courts may order a competency evaluation of a defendant to determine competency to stand ________.
AppealAdversarial systemTrial (law)Jury trial

Question 4: In psychological evaluations the administration of standardized ________ either by a psychologist, or by someone the psychologist supervises, are often a component of the evaluation.
PsychometricsClinical psychologyPsychological testingPersonality psychology

Question 5: A psychological evaluation or mental examination is an examination into a person's ________ by a mental health professional such as a psychologist.
Major depressive disorderPsychosisMental healthDelusional disorder

Question 6: A psychological evaluation may result in a diagnosis of a ________.
PsychiatryICD-10 Chapter V: Mental and behavioural disordersSchizophreniaMental disorder


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