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COUN 8351 Psychological Assessment: Personality : Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

COUN 8351 Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Asner-Self, K. K., Schreiber, J. B., & Marotta, S. A. (2006). A cross-cultural analysis of the Brief Symptom Inventory-18. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 12(2), 367–375.

Bornstein, R. F. (2007). Toward a process-based framework for classifying personality tests: Comment on Meyer & Kurtz (2006). Journal of Personality Assessment, 89(2), 202–207.

Butcher, J. N. (1992). Introduction to the special section: Providing psychological test feedback to clients. Psychological Assessment, 4(3), 267.

Butcher, J. N. (2004). Personality assessment without borders: Adaptation of the MMPI-2 across cultures. Journal of Personality Assessment, 83(2), 90–104.

Butcher, J. N., & Graham, J. R. (1994). The MMPI-2: A new standard for personality assessment and research in counseling settings. Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development, 27(3), 130–150.

Daly, W. C. (2005). Theoretical foundations of Rorschach by Piotrowski. Education, 125(4), 669–673.

Grove, W. M., Barden, R. C., Garb, H. N., & Lilienfeld, S. O. (2002). Failure of Rorschach-Comprehensive-System-based testimony to be admissible under the Daubert-Joiner-Kumho standard. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 8(2), 216–234.

Meyer, G. J., & Kurtz, J. E. (2006). Advancing personality assessment terminology: Time to retire "objective" and "projective" as personality test descriptors. Journal of Personality Assessment, 87(3), 223–225.

Monnot, M. J., Quirk, S. W., Hoerger, M., & Brewer, L. (2009). Racial bias in personality assessment: Using the MMPI-2 to predict psychiatric diagnoses of African American and Caucasian chemical dependency inpatients. Psychological Assessment, 21(2), 137–151.

Mottus, R., Pullmann, H., & Allik, J. (2006). Toward more readable big five personality inventories. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 22(3), 149–157.

Okasaki, S., & Sue, S. (2000). Implications of test revisions for assessment with Asian Americans. Psychological Assessment, 12(3), 272–281.

Schmitt, D. P., Allik, J., McCrae, R. R., & Benet-Martinez, V. (2007). The geographic distribution of big five personality traits: Patterns and profiles of human self-description across 56 nations. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 38, 173–212.

Stein, J. A., Lee, J. W., & Jones, P. S. (2006). Assessing cross-cultural differences through use of multiple-group invariance analyses. Journal of Personality Assessment, 87(3), 249–258.

Weiner, I. R. (2004). Advancing the science of psychological assessment: The Rorschach Inkblot Method as exemplar. Psychological Assessment, 13(4), 423–432.

Other Readings

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