Basic Principles and Practices in Psychological Assessment

Course Information
TitleΒασικές Αρχές και Πρακτικές στην Ψυχολογική Εκτίμηση / Basic Principles and Practices in Psychological Assessment
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600016410

Programme of Study: Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology

Registered students: 14
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Clinical PsychologyCompulsory Course1110
Clinical NeuropsychologyCompulsory Course1110

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Total Hours26
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The objective of this course is to introduce students to the diagnostic process. Basic clinical skills related to the clinical interview and history, as well as ethical issues related to psychological assessment will be taught. Basic psychometric principles and methods of intellectual, personality and psychopathology assessment will be presented.
psychometrics, psychological evaluation, diagnosis, ethics
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work903.5
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Report (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Mellon, Robert (2010). Κλινική Ψυχομετρία. Εκδόσεις: Πεδίο
Additional bibliography for study
1. Διαφάνειες/σημειώσεις διδάσκουσας 2. Woodham, L. A., Ellaway, R. H., Round, J., Vaughan, S., Poulton, T., & Zary, N. (2015). Medical Student and Tutor Perceptions of Video Versus Text in an Interactive Online Virtual Patient for Problem-Based Learning: A Pilot Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 17(6), e151. 3. Parmenter, B. A., et al. (2010). "The utility of regression-based norms in interpreting the minimal assessment of cognitive function in multiple sclerosis (MACFIMS)." J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16(1): 6-16. Reckess, G. Z., et al. (2014). "Within-person distributions of neuropsychological test scores as a function of dementia severity." Neuropsychology 28(2): 254-260. 4. Schretlen, D. J., et al. (2003). "Examining the range of normal intraindividual variability in neuropsychological test performance." J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9(6): 864-870. 5. Schretlen, D. J., et al. (2008)."Frequency and bases of abnormal performance by healthy adults on neuropsychological testing." J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14(3): 436-445.
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