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 2020

Taught By: Andrew Twardon

Section: A

CRN: 3215

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: Online (DL)

Sync Type: N/A

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 10

Add/Drop Deadline: September 14, 2020 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 22, 2020 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* 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: 2:41am 11/26/2020 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 6:00pm - 7:50pm

Building: Online Course

Date Range: 9/1/2020 - 12/15/2020