Clinical Psychological Assessments
Psychological and psychiatric conditions that might be the consequence of ‘stress’, psychological trauma, physical injury, pain and inherent or genetic factors.
The assessment involves a detailed clinical interview which covers pre- and post-injury psychosocial, medical, psychological/psychiatric, occupational, educational and family history, as well as accident history, description of injuries and alleged disabilities, post-injury adjustment and description of post-injury functional, emotional/personality and cognitive/intellectual reactive and/or organic symptoms and disabilities.
The assessment also includes psychometric and clinical evaluation of personality/emotional functioning, pain behaviour, vocational potential (from a psychological perspective) and symptom validity/malingering/feigned incompetence. If appropriate and required, whole person impairment (WPI) ratings can also be provided.
Assessment time up to 4 hours.