Psychological Testing and Assessment

Psychological Testing and Assessment

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Psychological Testing and Assessment is a comprehensive introduction to theory, research and best practice for psychological testing and assessment in an Australian context. The text examines key principles, provides varied examples, discusses local issues and addresses the Australian Psychological Society's Code of Ethics. Covering the latest in theory and research, it provides students with a practical and accessible guide to the dynamic and evolving field of psychological assessment.

The third edition has been updated to incorporate the latest theory and research, and now has expanded coverage of controversies, cross-cultural assessment and

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190305208
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/06/2017
Edition description: 3rd ed.
Pages: 442
Product dimensions: 9.70(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

David Shum is a Professor and Dean (Research) in the Health Group, Griffith University, Professor, Dean (Research) and a member of the Menzies Health Institute of Queensland in the Health Group at Griffith University.

John O'Gorman is an Adjunct Professor in the Health Group at Griffith University.

Peter Creed is a Professor in the School of Applied Psychology and a member of the Menzies Health Institute Queensland at Griffith University.

Brett Myors is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Applied Psychology at Griffith University.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Context of Psychological Testing and Assessment
1. Psychological Tests: What are they and why do we need them?
2. Psychological Testing and Assessment: Processes, Best Practice and Ethics
Part 2: Methodological and Technical Principles of Psychological Testing
3. Test Scores and Norms
4. Reliability
5. Validity
6. Test Construction
Part 3: Substantive Testing and Assessment Areas
7. Intelligence
8. Personality
Part 4: Areas of Professional Application
9. Clinical and Mental Health Testing and Assessment
10. Organisational Testing and Assessment
Neuropsychological Testing and Assessment
12. Forensic Psychological Testing and Assessment
13. Educational Testing and Assessment
Part 5: Prospects and Issues
14. The Future of Testing and Assessment

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