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Essentials of 16PF Assessment

Essentials of 16PF Assessment

Heather E. P. Cattell , James M. Schuerger

ISBN: 978-0-471-47413-5

Nov 2003

320 pages



Complete coverage of the widely used 16PF measure of personality

Essentials of 16PF Assessment is a valuable guide to administering, scoring, and interpreting this popular measure of normal personality. Using the proven Essentials format, Cattell and Schuerger clearly describe how to use the instrument; provide critical information about its validity and reliability; and include helpful guidelines for using the instrument effectively with individuals, couples, and families, in settings ranging from clinical and forensic to corporate environments and other workplaces.

Essentials of 16PF Assessment provides comprehensive coverage of test administration, scoring, and interpretation. As well, this informative resource provides expert assessment of the method's relative strengths and weaknesses, valuable advice on its clinical applications, and illuminating sample cases.

Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of a major psychological assessment inst rument. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your understanding of the information covered.

Series Preface.

One. Overview.

Two. How to Administer and Score the 16PF Questionnaire.

Three. The 16PF Questionnaire Scales.

Four. How to Interpret the 16PF Questionnaire.

Five. Strengths and Weaknesses of the 16PF Questionnaire.

Six. Clinical and Counseling, and Consulting Applications.

Seven. Career and Organizational Applications.

Eight. Illustrative Case Reports.



Annotated Bibliography.


About Authors.


  1. Written by the author of the 16PF® 5th ed. and the author of the Adolescent Personality Questionnaire-the junior version of the 16PF®.
  2. Part of the popular Essentials of Psychological Assessment series
  3. Features quick-reference boxes, case examples, and "Test Yourself" questions
  4. Practical, step-by-step guide to using the 16PF® effectively.