In clinical psychology practice, despite its varying degrees of reliability and validity, the interview is an appropriate and, in many insta:nces, excellent technique and procedure for obtaining information about the patient that is necessary and may be sufficient for a diagnosis. Furthermore, the clinical psychology interview is not only capable of allowing the clinician to make yes/no decisions with regard to diagnostic possibilities and probabilities, but is also adequate for obtaining information that allows sufficient descriptive information that a comprehensive evaluation can be said to have been accomplished along with whatever diagnostic or other formal classificatory activities are required.
KeywordsHead Injury Retrograde Amnesia Scarlet Fever Posttraumatic Amnesia Neuropsychological Examination
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