December 6, 2010 Thomas Snider, PHD Abstract Psychological assessment instrument has four types of assessment that is used to determine and measure an individual personality. These psychological assessments are: qualities, observation, thinking, and feelings that characterize the individual. Psychological personality assessment instrument has many reasons of why there are four types and how they are conducted with each assessment.
When comparing different assessment and theories such as: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Rorschach, and cognitive-social theories, this give the reader the opportunity to gain knowledge on validity, comprehensiveness, applicability and cultural utility of personality assessment instrument that explain an individual personality. Personality Assessment Instrument * State which personality test you chose to focus on. * Describe the purpose of the test and what it is typically used for. * Describe it: how many items? What kind of items?Relationship Between (insert test name here) and (insert personality theory name here) Analyze the relationship between your selected assessment and one of the major theories of personality. Application Chosen [In this section describe the disorder, population segment, problem, or business application that you have chosen.
(Could be just one or two sentences. )] Literature Review Describe the 3-5 articles you found that involve the personality test you chose and the disorder/population segment/problem that you chose.Focus on the useful information from the articles: if they were research articles, what did they find? If they were review articles, what were their major conclusions? Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Discussion Reliability and Validity of (insert test name here) for (insert application here) Based on the information in your articles, what were these psychometric characteristics? Ethical Considerations Regarding (insert test name here) What potential ethical issues might arise from using this test?If there are none, explain how the test design avoids potential issues. Conclusion Based on the information in your articles, is this test useful for the application you chose? For example, if you chose to focus on a particular disorder, does the test provide useful information about the disorder? If you chose to focus on a particular population group, does the test provide information about how that group is different from other types of people? If you chose to focus on a particular problem, is the test helpful in illuminating or explaining the problem? If you chose to focus on a business application, is the test useful for the people who use it?References Jensen, A. R. (1965).
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