PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINATION

The use of interviews, behavioral observation and testing to evaluate personality, abilities, interests and functioning in a subject. Examination may be used to determine existence and extent of dysfunction and formulate a treatment to address it.

PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINATION: "The general practitioner contacted the psychologist to schedule a psychological examination for his patient."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychological-examination/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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