This volume illustrates the diversity in assessment philosophy, theoretical orientation, and research methodology that is characteristic in the field of personality assessment. Topics range from anxiety about test taking and teaching science, to the emotional distress evoked by an environmental catastrophe.
Contents: L.A. Penner, C.D. Spielberger, Assessment of Sociopathic Tendencies. L. Siegal, N.W. Gottfried, R.H. Lowe, Emotional Distress 18 Months After a Train Derailment and Chemical Spill. D.E. Powers, Incidence, Correlates, and Possible Causes of Test Anxiety in Graduate Admissions Testing. N. Piran, P.M. Lernar, Rorschach Assessment of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia. R.P. Archer, Using the MMPI with Adolesents: Overview and Recommendations. C.R. Potkay, B.P. Allen, The Adjective Generation Technique (AGT): Assessment via Word Descriptions of Self and Others. B.N. Kinder, G. Curtiss, Assessment of Anxiety, Depression, and Anger in Chronic Pain Patients: Conceptual and Methodological Issues. M.E. Westerback, L.H. Primavera, Anxiety About Science and Science Teaching. E.I. Megargee, J.L. Carbonell, Evaluating Leadership with the CPI.