25th APS Annual Convention: Mark Your Calendar (Washington, DC, USA - May 23-26, 2013)

Invited Address

Network Analysis: An Integrative Approach to Research and Treatment in Psychopathology

Saturday, May 25, 2013, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Washington 1

Denny Borsboom

Denny Borsboom
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Network analysis allows us to analyze the complex dynamic relations that exist between symptoms of psychopathology. I will introduce this approach and discuss a number of ways in which network structures can be determined from data. Finally, I will outline how these structures could used to plan and evaluate treatment.

Continuing Education: 1 Credit

Learning Objectives

This Address is designed to help you:

1. Be able to explain what a network is, and how network analysis can be applied to research on mental disorders

2. Be able to state the main differences between network analysis and traditional approaches to the analysis of mental disorders

3. Be able to list the construction principles of diagnostic networks, Perceived Causal Relations (PCR) networks, and dynamic networks

4. Be able to theorize about ways in which network analysis could be used in future clinical practice

Continuing education for psychologists is sponsored by the Psychology Department at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center (WHASC). The Psychology Department at WHASC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. WHASC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Point of contact for the CE Program is Howard Garb. He can be reached at howard.garb@us.af.mil, or 210.671.4084.

 
Subject Area: Methodology

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