Advances in Personality Assessment - Vol. 2

Advances in Personality Assessment - Vol. 2

Advances in Personality Assessment - Vol. 2

Advances in Personality Assessment - Vol. 2

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Personality assessment continues to be an enormously rich and diverse field with many new and exciting empirical and theoretical contributions. This series was stimulated by a growing need for an authoritative, up-to-date resource for clinicians and researchers to publish timely articles in personality assessment. Volume 2 of the Advances in Personality Assessment series is devoted to invited papers from a number of distinguished researchers in its field.

The range of papers included in the present volume highlights the diversity of the developments in the field, the high quality of conceptualization, and the progress in empirical research. Piotrowski's chapter describes his current thoughts on the objective evaluation of dream content. Gynther summarizes recent work on subtle and obvious content in personality items, and Eysenck and Eysenck explore new developments in cross-cultural personality assessment. The chapter by Viglione and Exner provides an update of research on Exner's Comprehensive Rorschach System, and Claridge summarizes the extensive work on Eysenck's Psychoticism Scale. Schraa, Jones, and Dirks review recent developments in normative research and its relevance to personality assessment. Finally, Spielberger, Jacobs, Russell, and Crane outline an interesting new approach to measuring angry feelings and unveil a new personality measure--the State-Trait Anger Scale.

Future plans for the Advances in Personality Assessment include volumes that explore cross-cultural research on personality assessment, and new concepts and techniques. The goal of the series will continue to be the rapid dissemination of important new developments in theory and research on all aspects of personality assessment. Special emphasis will be given to the . . .

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