Insight and Judgement


Insight and Judgement, Insight Exam, Judgement Exam

  • Exam
  • Judgement
  1. Judgment is an assessment of real life problem-solving skills
  2. Testing
    1. What should you do if you find a stamped (not canceled) and addressed envelope?
  • Exam
  • Insight
  1. Insight is an understanding of their condition (including abnormal thoughts)
  2. Testing
    1. Tell me about your illness and if it is worse now?
    2. What medications are you taking?
  • References
  1. Zum, Swaminathan and Egan in Herbert (2014) EM:Rap 14(7): 11-13
  2. Tomb (1992) Psychiatry, 4th Ed, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, p. 6-11