Psychological Assessment Categories Include:
- Psychological assessment
- Forensic assessment
- Parenting assessment
- Sexual addiction / compulsivity
- Predisposition assessment
- Family assessment
- Sexual arousal assessment.
Psychological assessments involve the completion of tests designed to characterize mood, personality and interpersonal functioning. Under some circumstances tests of intellectual abilities and academic achievement are also used. Testing is helpful in clarifying diagnoses, planning treatment and evaluating treatment response. A clinical interview is used in conjuction with formal testing to provide the most accurate and complete interpretation of formal test results.