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ERIC Number: EJ627464
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0003-066X
Psychological Testing and Psychological Assessment: A Review of Evidence and Issues.
Meyer, Gregory J.; Finn, Stephen E.; Eyde, Lorraine D.; Kay, Gary G.; Moreland, Kevin L.; Dies, Robert R.; Eisman, Elena J.; Kubiszyn, Tom W.; Reed, Geoffrey M.
American Psychologist, v56 n2 p128-65 Feb 2001
Summarizes issues associated with psychological assessment, concluding that: psychological test validity is strong and is comparable to medical test validity; distinct assessment methods provide unique sources of information; and clinicians who rely solely on interviews are prone to incomplete understandings. Suggests that multimethod assessment provides a structured means for skilled clinicians to maximize the validity of individualized assessments. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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