Personality Assessment

2nd Edition

Edited by Robert P. Archer, Steven R. Smith

© 2014 – Routledge

488 pages | 6 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9780415527057
pub: 2014-03-06
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About the Book

The first edition of Personality Assessment provided an overview of the most popular self-report and performance-based personality assessment instruments. The chapter authors were key members in creating or developing the research base for the eight test instruments covered in the book. The text was geared with graduate-level clinical, school, and counseling psychology courses in mind.

While still retaining all the attractive features of the first edition, this revision will reflect the advances in the field since 2008. Chapter contributors updated and expanded on reliability and validity data, clinical utility, multicultural considerations, and implications for therapeutic assessment. Another distinctive feature of this second edition is a companion website that features ancillary materials such as PowerPoints and test banks.

Table of Contents

Smith, Archer, Introducing Personality Assessment. Maruish, The Clinical Interview. Ben-Porath, Archer, The MMPI-2 and MMPI-A. Craig, Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III. Morey, Hopwood, The Personality Assessment Inventory. Cost, McCrae, The NEO Inventories. Merrell, Harlacher, Behavior Rating Scales. Meyer, Viglione, An Introduction to Rorschach Assessment. Ackerman, Fowler, Clemence, TAT and Other Performance-Based Assessment Techniques. Fischer, Finn, Developing the Life Meaning of Psychological Test Data: Collaborative and Therapeutic Approaches. Blais, Smith, Improving the Integrative Process in Psychological Assessment: Data Organization and Report Writing.

About the Editors

Robert P. Archer, PhD,is the Frank Harrell Redwood Distinguished Professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. He is also Co-Director of the EVMS Clinical Psychology Internship Program, and Director of the Forensic Evaluation Program.

Steven R. Smith, PhD,is Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Training at the University of California, Santa Barbara’s Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Clinical Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY / Personality
PSYCHOLOGY / Assessment, Testing & Measurement