Psychological Assessment and Testing
Psychological assessment and testing are the first steps in the psychological care process. In a way, they're actually very similar to medical tests.
If, for instance, you go to your primary care physician with a medical problem, the doctor will conduct a physical exam. He or she may also order X-rays or a blood test. Based on the results of those tests, the doctor will create a treatment plan for you.
Psychological evaluations are used in the same way. Tests and other assessment tools help your Psychiatric Associates provider make a diagnosis so he or she can develop a plan for your treatment.
For more information about the types of assessments and testing available, please call (319) 356-6352 or complete the Request An Appointment form online.