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After the tragic events of World War I, Freud gradually came to adopt a gloomier position about the nature of human aggression. He proposed the existence of a second major instinct—Thanatos, the death force—whose energy is directed toward the destruction or termination of life. Because the death instinct, if unrestrained, soon results in self-destruction, Freud hypothesized that through mechanisms, such as displacement, the energy of Thanatos is redirected outward and serves as the basis for aggression against others.
The performance scale is more sensitive to normal aging than the verbal scale, which is more sensitive to education. 9. The answer is D The Wide-Range Achievement Test evaluates content-specific foundation in mathematics, spelling, reading, and sciences. It may test individuals ranging from ages 5 to 94 and is standardized to account for stratifications in gender, ethnicity, geographic region, and socioeconomic status. The Rorschach Test is a projective assessment test that requires interpretation of ink blots.
The SADS is especially helpful for establishing a reliable diagnosis. The SADS can also be used as an index of behavioral severity. Behavioral changes can be determined by repeated administration. The advantage of the SADS is that it is comprehensive and has reasonably good reliability. One disadvantage is its length; another is that in the structured interview the interviewer must read questions from a lengthy booklet, which makes it difficult to establish eye contact and rapport with the patient.