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Author Butcher, J. N

Title Advances in Personality Assessment : Volume 4
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (285 pages)
Series Advances in Personality Assessment Series
Advances in Personality Assessment Series
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; 1. Psychological Assessment and Clinical Practice: Problems and Prospects; Background and Current Status; Assessment and Psychotherapy; An Agenda for Clinical Assessment; Concluding Remarks; 2. Concurrent Validation After 20 Years: The Implications of Personality Stability for Its Assessment; Stability of Mean Levels; Alternative Interpretations; Validation Over Time; An Example: The NEO Model; Some Implications and Issues; Summary; 3. The Assessment of Marital Happiness; Dimensions of Marital Happiness
Determinants of Marital HappinessRepression Orientation and Marital Happiness; Method; Results; Discussion; 4. Current Developments in MMPl Use: An International Perspective; Use of the MMPI in Nigeria; Use of the MMPI in Poland; Use of the MMPI in the People's Republic of China; Use of the MMPI in the Soviet Union; 5. A Consolidated Version of the MMPI in Japan; Evaluations of Existing Data; Toward a Consolidated Version; Directions for Future Research; 6. Cross-Cultural Considerations for the Translation and Adaptation of the Chinese MMPI in Hong Kong; Trarlslation Refinement
Study 3: Preliminary Validation StudyStudy 4: Construct Validity of the MMPI in the Chilean Target Population; Study 5: Predictive validity Study; Study 6: Stability of Self Report Behavior; Study 7: Prediction of Type of Psychological Decompensation from Self-Report at University Entrance; Study 8: Concurrent Validity of the MMPI Profile Classification System; Final Comments; Author Index; Subject Index
Translation EquivalenceMMPI Profiles of Normals in Hong Kong; Item Endorsement Patterns; Item Desirability; Studies on Psychiatric Patients and Prisoners; Implications for the Use of MMPI with Nonwestern Cultures; 7. Adaption of the MMPI in Greece: Translation, Standardization, and Cross-Cultural Comparison; Translation; Bilingual Study; Standardization; Discussion; Clinical Application; Recent Developments; Summary; 8. Use of the MMPI in Chile; Goals and Structure of the Research Project; Study 1 : Standardization Study; Study 2: Cross-Cultural Comparisons
Summary First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
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Subject Personality assessment.
Personality assessment.
Form Electronic book
Author Spielberger, C. D
Spielberger, Charles D
ISBN 1317838432