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 2024
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 (i) review the most recent new developments in multidimensional research and conceptualizations of personality disorders and co-occurring interpersonal / relational vulnerabilities; (ii) review the dimensional interpretation of the standard testing results (WAIS-IV, MMPI-3; TAT, R-PAS); (iii) introduce some of the new, dimensional measures of adult, personality-related psychopathology, including the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-IV (MCMI-IV) and the Dimensional Assessment of Personality Pathology (DAPP); (iv) discuss key neurobiological substrates of personality-spectrum disorders and (v) discuss the advanced, personality-centered, differential diagnosis of DSM-5-TR disorders and multidimensional approach to psychodynamic interpretation and case formulation. Students will (i) administer, score and interpret all aforementioned assessment measures; (ii) learn how to use some of the new, online assessment platforms (Q-Global, R-PAS, Sigma, PAR) and (iii) learn how to write an evidence-based psychological testing report.

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Psychology (PSY)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 10

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2024 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2024 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few 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: 8:16pm EDT 6/13/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Monday
Times: 6:00pm - 7:50pm
Building: TBD
Room: TBD
Date Range: 8/26/2024 - 12/9/2024