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A definitive, authoritative and up-to-date resource for anyone interested in the theories, models and assessment methods used for understanding the many facets of Human personality and individual differences. Volume 2: Personality Measurement and Assessment. Covers psychometric measurement of personality.
Chapter 31: The Assessment of Clinical Disorders within Raymond Cattell's Personality Model
The Assessment of Clinical Disorders within Raymond Cattell's Personality Model
In the 1960s Raymond B. Cattell and his coworkers began a programmatic series of researches to place the measurement of clinically important behavior patterns within the broader context of total personality measurement. Although well-established instruments had existed for many years that measured clinical or normal aspects of personality functioning, none had been specifically designed to assess both simultaneously.
The measurement of clinical symptomatology has a history nearly as long as scientific psychology itself. The associative techniques of Jung, which were influenced by psychoanalytic theory and concepts, continued a tradition that Wundt had pursued several decades earlier. During World War I, American psychologist Robert Woodworth developed an objective ...