Clinical Personality Assessment: Practical Approaches

Hardcover | February 15, 2002

EditorJames N. Butcher

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Clinical Personality Assessment, 2/e, is the revised edition of an acclaimed comprehensive clinical personality assessment text. In this updated volume, contributors from a diverse range of psychological disciplines address a number of central issues in personality assessment in clinical andforensic settings. Focusing on key problem areas in the field, the authors emphasize practical issues in their chapters. The result is a work of outstanding variety and depth of coverage with a useful, hands-on focus. The second edition has been updated to include several new topics, such aspsychophysiological methods in assessing emotions, assessment of clients' marital satisfaction, behavior genetic considerations in personality assessment, and assessment of suicide risk. Other topics include ethical considerations in clinical personality assessment, assessment of racial and ethnicminorities, sources of personality information, and problems in personality assessment. A practical, context-based approach is maintained throughout, and a helpful appendix listing psychological assessment tests and procedures concludes the book. A definitive text in its field, Clinical PersonalityAssessment, 2/e, is ideal for both students and practicing clinical psychologists.

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Clinical Personality Assessment, 2/e, is the revised edition of an acclaimed comprehensive clinical personality assessment text. In this updated volume, contributors from a diverse range of psychological disciplines address a number of central issues in personality assessment in clinical andforensic settings. Focusing on key problem ar...

James N. Butcher is at University of Minnesota.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:592 pages, 7.2 × 10 × 1.5 inPublished:February 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part I: An Introduction to Clinical Personality Assessment1. James N. Butcher: Clinical Personality Assessment: An Overview2. John E. Exner, Jr. and Philip Erdberg: Why Use Personality Tests? A Brief History and Some Comments3. Marvin W. Acklin: How to Select Personality Tests for a Test Battery4. Allan R. Harkness: Theory and Measurement of Personality Traits5. Robert F. Krueger and Kristian E. Markon: Behavior Genetic Perspectives on Clinical Personality Assessment6. Serena M. King, Jeannie L. Tsai, and Yulia Chentsova-Dutton: Psychophysiological Studies of Emotion and Psychopathology7. Larry E. Beutler, T. Mark Harwood, and Robert Holaway: How to Assess Clients in Pretreatment Planning8. Julia N. Perry: Assessment of Treatment Resistance via Questionnaire9. James N. Butcher: How to Use Computer-based Reports10. Irving B. Weiner: How to Anticipate Ethical and Legal Challenges in Personality AssessmentsPart II: Special Populations in Personality Assessment11. Sumie Okazaki, Diya Kallivayalil, and Stanley Sue: Clinical Personality Assessment with Asian Americans12. Roberto J. Velasquez, Paula J. Maness, and Ulla Anderson: Culturally Competent Assessment of Latino Clients: The MMPI-213. Bernadette Gray-Little: The Assessment of Psychopathology in Racial and Ethnic Minorities14. Damon Ann Robinson and Judith Worell: Issues in Clinical Assessment with Women15. Carlton S. Gass: Personality Assessment of Neurologically Impaired Patients16. Douglas K. Snyder, Brian V. Abbott, and Angela M. Castellani: Assessing CouplesPart III: Special Populations in Personality Assessment17. Kurt F. Geisinger and Janet F. Carlson: Standards and Standardization18. Jan H. Kamphuis and Stephen E. Finn: Incorporating Base Rate Information in Daily Clinical Decision Making19. David T. R. Berry et al.: Assessment of MalingeringPart IV: Sources of Personality Information20. Martin Leichtman: Behavioral Observations21. James N. Butcher: Item Content in the Interpretation of the MMPI-2Part V: Problems in Personality Assessment22. Norman S. Endler and James D. A. Parker: Assessing a Patient's Ability to Cope23. Carl B. Gacono and J. Reid Meloy: Assessing Antisocial and Psychopathic Personalities24. Ronald Stolberg and Bruce Bongar: Assessment of Suicide Risk25. Thomas A. Widiger and Linda Anne Coker: Assessing Personality Disorders26. Edwin L. Megargee: Assessing the Risk of Aggression and Violence27. Kathleen P. Stafford and Yossef S. Ben-Porath: Assessing Criminal Responsibility28. Marco J. Mariotto, Gordon L. Paul, and Mark H. Licht: Assessment in Inpatient and Residential Settings29. Roger L. Greene and Joseph A. Banken: Use of Objective Psychological Procedures in Assessing Alcohol/Drug Abuse