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Buy PALP4Ever once...

... and using it forever by which you can:

  • Work with up to 15 questionnaires (up to 121 items, each), a number which is judged to be sufficient to cover the psycho-pathological spectrum.
  • Create patient files (128 elements related to patient's history).
  • Administer questionnaires using your PC, as many times as it is needed.
  • Automatically evaluate  your patients' course of therapy, in different timepoints of your intervention, in a reliable and valid statistical way.
  • Automatic printing of questionnaires' answer sheet for each patient for your patient's folder.

If you work in a Mental Health center, you can contact us for the full version of PALP 5.01, where you can set up experimental groups based up to 28-criteria, perform automatically  a statistical overview (Pearson, Spearman correlation, T-pairs, T-independent), export the results in Microsoft Excel format for further work with statistical packages etc.

In any research work, you should add a  bibliographical reference for it as follows: Batakis, M. (2016). PALP (version 3.01) [Software]. Reading: PsyDESK.

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Enter questionnaires

Entry of questionnaires used in your daily psychotherapy practice or questionnaires you want to use or create for research purposes. The whole process of creating/entering a new questionnaire ready to use on a PC takes no more than 15-20 minutes.

You can use the questionnaires you already use or you can find a variety of tests, in relevant osychology textbooks, scientific publications and internet resources or even to develop your own experimental tests. You may want to translate some that are of interest to you and use them as a pilot questionnaires in order to get a clue about your patients.

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Administer questionnaires

If you’ve operated your practice long enough and have patient files, you can open corresponding patient record sheets (personal information, medical history, background of paternal family, diagnosis, dysfunctional beliefs, paternal - maternal function, rearing environment, landmarks, useful notes etc). Then, you can easily enter the questionnaires already administered to each patient. You therefore have a full electronic record with access to all the benefits that such a form of organisation and work can offer you.

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Evaluate patients

For new patients who come to your office you can administer the questionnaires using your PC. The results are automatically shown in your computer screen while the questionnaire's items, the patient's answers and the results are printed automatically for your personal records. In combination with a complete personal and family history of the patient and with the help of new PALP's features such as Problems List, Behavioral and Problem analysis, you have all the data for a very first case formulation, the goals of the therapy, the treatment plan and the evaluation of your work over time.

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Compare results

After the completion of questionnaires you have the results on PC and you can compare them with previous evaluations of the same patient in order to assess the course of therapy, the dimensions in which changes were noticed and whether or not these are due to random factors. The total score and dimensions chart between 2 consecutive or overall evaluations help you to quickly detect significant changes.

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See the activity of your Mental Health Center and explore your patients' profiles

If you share your workplace with more therapists or you operate a Mental health Center or a Clinic, you can buy the full PALP version. You can see patient profiles in summary, create workgroups of patients to compare, and test research ideas very quickly thanks to the built-in statistical survey function.

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Renew your annual License of Use to with just the 1/3 of the PALP installation price

The full PALP version requires an annual license while you have access to more questionnaire entries, to more items per questionnaire, to questionnaires' administration "at once" in arrays in random order, to optionally use a tablet and access to more criteria for the automatic creation of study working groups of patients. We offer a modern approach with 6 categories for sexual orientation, 10 for family situation, 38 for professions,diagnostic categories according to DSM-ICD, medication etc.

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Make partnerships

You enter the forum, open discussions on matters of therapeutic practice, search for guidelines for cases you have little experience in or have unusual difficulties with. If you like you can also announce your findings from working groups you have created from your “tank” of patients, find partnerships and confirm your own results by asking them to confirm them on their own patients using their own PALP license. Unusual findings or noticeable similarities and differences between patient groups, based on personal or demographic data, data from history or medications, can be a wonderful opportunity for research work and publication.

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Minimum computer specifications

Processor Intel Core Duo, 2MB RAM, graphic card 32 bit and a hard disk with free space about 200 MB. Microsoft Windows (7, 8.1 or 10). The use of an electronic tablet with Android v4.2+ is optional. An internet connection is required. Wi-Fi is required for tablet use.

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What are you waiting for? If you're a Mental Health specialist

Register Now, it is free!

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"I’ve used PSYDESK for psychometric assessment purposes and been impressed for its innovative possibilities. It makes the administration of questionnaires and results’ extraction a fun procedure, gives the opportunity to effectively organize your data and makes statistical analysis appealing. I highly recommend it to colleagues who are interested in understanding human behavior", N. Toumanian,  Psychologist - M.Sc/HR Consultant, ISON Psychometrica

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