The SAGE handbook of personality theory and assessment. Volume 2, Personality measurement and testing

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Boyle, G. J., Matthews, G., Saklofske, D. H. (Eds.).(2008).The SAGE handbook of personality theory and assessment. Volume 2, Personality measurement and testing. London: SAGE Publications

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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.

Made unique by its depth and breadth the Handbooks are internationally edited and authored 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.

Volume 2: Personality Measurement and Assessment.

Covers psychometric measurement of personality and has coverage of the following broad topics, listed by section heading:

  • General Methodological Issues
  • Multidimensional Personality Instruments
  • Assessment of Biologically-Based Traits
  • Assessment of Self-Regulative Traits
  • Implicit, Projective And Objective Measures Of Personality
  • Abnormal Personality Trait Instruments
  • Applications of Psychological Testing

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