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The question is whether these experiences should be categorized as forms of mental illness or understood to be part of the range of normal human experience. Whether these experiences will be classified as official disorders in a future edition of DSM depends, ultimately, on a decision made by the DSM authors. Assessment of Intelligence The emergence of the field of clinical psychology around the turn of the 20th century coincided with a dispute among psychology’s pioneers about the nature of intelligence.
These settings include community mental health centers, inpatient psychiatric centers, crisis hotlines, alternative schools, camps for children with behavioral or emotional issues, and others. Whether the clinical experience takes the form of an internship or practicum (for which course credit is earned), a paid job, or a volunteer position, it can provide firsthand knowledge about selected aspects of the field, and it demonstrates to admissions committees that you are serious and well informed about clinical psychology.
The WPPSI was revised in 1989 (WPPSI-R) and again in 2002 (WPPSI-III). Many other measures of child and adult intelligence have appeared during the time of the Stanford-Binet and the Wechsler tests, but more than any others, these two have established themselves as standards in the field. They have also established themselves as competitors in the marketplace of psychological assessment, and recent revisions in one have at times represented responses to successful strides made by the other. ” At that time, the term was used to refer to basic tests of abilities such as reaction time, memory, and sensation/perception.