ERIC Number: EJ419399
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Psychological Assessment versus Psychological Testing.
Matarazzo, Joseph D.
American Psychologist, v45 n9 p999-1017 Sep 1990
Increasingly neuropsychologists are under pressure, particularly in child custody and personal injury litigation, to justify the validity of the tests upon which their assessments are based. Reviews research on the validity of clinical opinions based on tests and concludes that test scores must be used in conjunction with life history and current medical findings. (EVL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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Audience: Counselors; Researchers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Halstead Reitan Neuropsychological Tests; Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory; Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale; Wechsler Memory Scale