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Psychological Report

A psychological report is a summary and analysis of the information gathered from the psychological assessment, which is used for the purposes of drawing conclusions about a client’s clinical presentation, treatment planning, and coordinating care with other professionals. There is no official system for grouping psychological reports, or uniformity in purpose or style. Most, however, involve a series of foundational steps (i.e., information gathering, review, and interpretation) bearing on some type of psychological issue that is then memorialized in written form. This entry focuses on the common aspects of psychological reports, although given the variation in practices and purposes, almost any classification scheme or broad statements will encounter exceptions.

Types and Purposes of Psychological Reports

Reporting groups are often based on the major issues addressed, ...

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