Irina Goldenberg

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The Clinical Global Impression (CGI) is a standard assessment tool that generally shows good sensitivity to change in psychopharmacology trials. However, systematic assessment has not been conducted to determine how rating decisions are made. In this article, we examine the relationship between syndromal symptomatology and the CGI severity and improvement(More)
We assessed the patterns of convergent validity for the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (Mayer, Salovey, & Caruso, 2002), a performance-based measure of emotional intelligence (EI) that entails presenting problems thought to have correct responses, and a self-report measure of EI (Schutte et al., 1998). The relations between EI and(More)
Perception of body size, subjective experience of body image distortions and differentiation of body concept in the human figure drawing were assessed in adolescent anorexia nervosa patients and controls shortly after hospital admission, and again 6 months later during the recuperative phase. Size estimation was not found to be a distinguishing variable, as(More)
Tested the hypothesis that ego boundary disturbance is present in adolescent females with anorexia nervosa. Twenty anorexics were compared to 20 female depressed controls on Rorschach scales designed to measure theoretically relevant aspects of boundary impairment. Results showed that anorexics scored higher on scales that measure inner-outer and conceptual(More)
Goal Attainment Scaling was used with behaviorally disturbed inpatient children. Staff generally underpredicted success of outcome, but were overly optimistic with four types of presenting problems and three types of goal areas. The evaluation procedure made important contributions to the processes of diagnosis and treatment planning.
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