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what is a psychological evaluation and why is one performed?

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Dr. Kathryn Seifert
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Pdychological: A psychological evaluation is conducted by a psychologist and usually involves asking about a person's history and symptoms and performs psychological tests. Usually there is a question, symptom or problem ti which the psychologist is trying to find an answer and make recommendations.
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