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Some Books on Personality Assessment
Personality Theory and Assessment by Gregory J. Boyle (Editor); Gerald Matthews (Editor); Donald H. Saklofske (Editor)
Publication Date: 2008-09-25
This brand new Handbook of Personality Theory and Assessment 2-Volume Set constitutes an essential resource for shaping the future of the scientific foundation of personality research, measurement, and practice. There is need for an up-to-date and international Handbook that reviews the major contemporary personality models (Vol. 1) and associated psychometric measurement instruments (Vol. 2) that underpin the scientific study of this important area of individual differences psychology, and in these two Handbooks this is very much achieved. Edited by Professors Gregory J. Boyle, Gerald Matthews, and Donald H. Saklofske and authored by internationally known academics, this work will be an important reference work for a host of researchers and practitioners in the fields of individual differences and personality assessment, clinical psychology, educational psychology, work and organizational psychology, health psychology and other applied fields as well.
Paradigms of Personality Assessment by Jerry S. Wiggins
Publication Date: 2005-10-04
An introduction to adult personality assessment that will engage graduate and undergraduate students alike. This book reviews five assessment paradigms, and invites leading representatives of each paradigm, to interpret test and interview data, collected from a single subject. Divided into two parts, it suggests areas of potential integration.