Psychometrics And Psychological Assessment: Principles And Applications by Carina Coulacoglou

Psychometrics And Psychological Assessment: Principles And Applications

byCarina Coulacoglou, Donald H. Saklofske

Hardcover | June 20, 2017

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Psychometrics and Psychological Assessment: Principles and Applicationsallows researchers and clinicians to understand how tests are developed and standardized for use for different purposes and populations as well as how to create new assessment measures. The book covers intelligence scales, self-report inventories, projective techniques, interests and values, neuropsychological, forensic and industrial/organizational assessment as well as clinical assessment.



  • Discusses extensively, and on an advanced level, major psychometric issues in combination with empirical studies
  • Evaluates multiple cognitive perspectives on neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Examines the family context in relation to children's behavioral outcomes
  • Features major personality measures as well as their cross cultural variations
  • Introduces developments in psychopathology and psychiatric taxonomies
  • Highlights the importance of assessing coping and resilience in both personality and psychopathology
  • Examines the precursors of aggression and violence and presents a variety of measures for their prediction and prevention

About The Author

Dr. Carina Coulacoglou is a test developer and the founder of the Projective Fairy Tale Test Society. The Fairy Tale Test (FTT) is a comprehensive personality test for children (6-12 years of age. The test has been standardized in several cultures and is published in 13 languages. She has taught courses on child development and psychol...

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Title:Psychometrics And Psychological Assessment: Principles And ApplicationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:500 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 20, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128022191

ISBN - 13:9780128022191

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Table of Contents

PART I TEST DEVELOPMENT 1. Measurement and Psychological Assessment 2. Test Standardization 3. Item Analysis 4. Classical Test Theory vs Item Response Theory 5. Scoring Analysis 6. Social and Ethical Issues and Report Writing

PART II PSYCHOMETRIC PROPERTIES 7. Reliability 8. Validity

PART III THE ASSESSMENT OF INTELLIGENCE 9 Intelligence and Corresponding Instruments 10 Emotional Intelligence & Corresponding Instruments

PART IV: PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT 11. Interview and Observation 12. Self-Report Inventories 13. Projective Measures /Performance measures

PART V: THE ASSESSMENT IN SPECIFIC DOMAINS 14. Clinical and Counseling Assessment 15. Forensic Assessment 16. Neuropsychological Assessment 17. Educational Assessment 18. Occupational/Industrial Assessment 19. Assessments for Children

PART VI: CONTEMPORARY TRENDS IN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT 20. Collab/Therapeutic Assessment 21. Cross-Cultural Assessment 22. Quality of Life Assessment