In 150 to 200 words, describe the goals of clinical assessment and diagnosis.

Week One Assignment Worksheet




Match the definitions to the correct theoretical model.



  1. _____ Experiences as a child affect life. Child is influenced by caretaker but also has a part in development.
  2. _____ 2–3 years of age and the body wants to retain and eliminate.
  3. _____ When a stimulus elicits a specific response
  4. _____ 6–12 years of age; skills and activities are the focus, rather than sexual exploration.
  5. _____ Overall, people are good. Humans strive for health and wellbeing. Persons develop a sense of self and create a value system based on experiences, with the goal of self-actualizing.
  6. _____ This is the part of the personality that mediates desires and the reality of the operational world.
  7. _____ People are unique, values are important, and overall the goal is to find fulfillment. Individual experiences assist with confronting and understanding the negative world.
  8. _____ This develops in time and becomes the moral compass of the personality.
  9. _____ When learning is completed through observation alone; reinforcement or conditioning are absent.
  10. _____ Thoughts are called schema, which is the knowledge that guides processing. This processing then leads the person to behave based on the thinking processes.
  11. _____ Focus is on the mouth, and sensation is achieved by sucking.
  12. _____ Information processing at a basic level and mental processing, which includes thinking, planning, and making decisions
  13. _____ Includes two driving forces of life and death; life is sexual in nature and includes libido, and death includes aggression and destructive actions. Pleasure is derived here.
  14. _____ The person has a goal and, with reinforcement, the behavior is repeated or withdrawn.
  15. _____ Self-touch and exploration causes pleasure.
  16. _____ When there is a predisposition for developing a disorder and stress is present in these persons with the predisposition
  17. _____ Sexual relations become the focus for pleasure.
  1. Diathesis-stress models
  2. Psychoanalytic theory personality – Id
  3. Psychoanalytic theory personality – Ego
  4. Psychoanalytic theory personality – Superego
  5. Psychoanalytic theory stages –  Oral
  6. Psychoanalytic theory stages –  Anal
  7. Psychoanalytic theory stages –  Phallic
  8. Psychoanalytic theory stages –  Latency
  9. Psychoanalytic theory stages –  Genital
  10. Attachment theory
  11. Behavior classical conditioning
  12. Behavior operant conditioning
  13. Behavior observational learning
  14. Existential perspective
  15. Humanistic perspective
  16. Cognitive behavioral perspective
  17. Cognitive theory



In 150 to 200 words, describe the goals of clinical assessment and diagnosis. Explain how these goals affect treatment.


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