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Comprehensive Handbook of Psychological Assessment, 4 Volume Set



Comprehensive Handbook of Psychological Assessment, 4 Volume Set

Michel Hersen (Editor-in-Chief)

ISBN: 978-0-471-41610-4 September 2003 2400 Pages


Dr. Hersen has gathered in this unprecedented 4-volume work the leading resaerchers and clinicians in psychological assessment. This groundbreaking reference presents essential information on the four major classes of psychological assessment instruments, including intelligence/neuropsychological, personality (both objective and projective), behavioral, and industrial/organizational. Each volume contains information on the history of the specific branch of testing, the range of tests, theoretical considerations, psychometric concerns, range of populations, cross-cultural factors, use with people with disabilities, legal/ethical considerations, computerization, and future development. Individual chapters consider these topics as they relate to specific instruments. As a result these volumes are indispensable for clincians practicing in these areas as well as library collections.

Section One: Intellectual Ability.

Section Two: Neuropsychology.


Section One: Objective Assessment of Personality and Psychopathology.

Section Two: Projective Assessment of Personality and Psychopathology.


Section One: Introduction to Behavioral Assessment.

Section Two: Conceptual Foundations of Behavioral Assessment.

Section Three: Methods of Behavioral Assessment.

Section Four: Applications of Behavioral Assessment.

Section Five: Integration Between Behavioral and Nonbehavioral Assessment Methods.

Section Six: Conclusion, Summary, New Directions.


Section One: Cognitive Ability.

Section Two: Basic Skills.

Section Three: Personality, Integrity, and Interests.

Section Four: Biographical, Experience Data, and Interviews.

Section Five: Job-Specific Knowledge and Skills, Simulations, and Assessment Centers.

Section Six: Assessing Job Performance.

Section Seven: Assessing Teams and Teamwork.

Section Eight: Employee Reactions to the Workplace.
"Highly recommended" (CHOICE, Vol.42, No.2; 10/1/2004)