Advances in Personality Assessment

Volume 7

Edited by Charles D. Spielberger, James N. Butcher

© 1988 – Routledge

250 pages

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Hardback: 9780805802177
pub: 1988-07-31
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About the Book

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.

Table of Contents

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.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY042000
PSYCHOLOGY / Assessment, Testing & Measurement