GPSY

7007

Advanced Diagnostic Testing and Assessment: Adult Psychopathology

New School for Social Research: Psychology

Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Majors Only

AdvDiag Test &Asmnt Adult Psyc

Fall 2018

Taught By: Andrew Twardon

Section: A

CRN: 3835

Credits: 3

The course will introduce students to advanced diagnostic testing and assessment of *personality-related spectrum* of adult psychopathology. Building upon the standard psychological testing battery (Diagnostic Testing I & II), the course will: (1) Review the most recent *dimensional* conceptualizations of personality-related disorders and the corresponding *dimensional interpretation* of the standard testing results (MMPI-2; TAT, Rorschach). (2) Introduce some of the new, *dimensional measures* of adult, personality-related psychopathology, including the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III (MCMI-3) and the Dimensional Assessment of Personality Pathology (DAPP-BQ). (3) Discuss key neurobiological substrates of personality-spectrum disorders and most recent *assessment tools* based on brain imaging and related *translational* research. (4) Discuss the advanced, *personality-centered*, differential diagnosis of DSM-IV-TR related Axis I vs. Axis II disorders and *multidimensiona*approach to *psychodynamic* interpretation, case formulation and treatment recommendations utilizing testing results of actual patients with complex personality-related psychopathology.

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Psychology (GPSY)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 11

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 10:56pm 8/19/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 6:00pm - 7:50pm

Building: 6 East 16th Street

Room: 1132

Date Range: 8/28/2018 - 12/11/2018