Understanding temperament has the potential to better inform treatment and intervention choices as well as promote awareness for qualities that are somewhat malleable. Essentials of Temperament Assessment presents balanced coverage of those instruments that directly measure temperament qualities in adults and children. This guide enables mental health professionals to select the method that best fits the situations, groups of people, and programs that are involved.
With an overview of clinical applications of temperament assessments, Essentials of Temperament Assessment gathers as many resources as possible to enable professionals to make their own judgment about the most appropriate temperament assessments, including:
New York Longitudinal Scales Adult Temperament Questionnaire (ATQ)
Carey Temperament Scales (CTS)
Myers–Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®)
Student Styles Questionnaire (SSQ)
Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals, and those in training, quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.
Offering a myriad of ways to assess temperament, Essentials of Temperament Assessment arms professionals with the most appropriate technique or combination of techniques for their particular temperament assessment purposes.
Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series:
Essentials of Assessment Report Writing
Essentials of MMPI–2TM Assessment
Essentials of MMPI–ATM Assessment
Essentials of MillonTM Inventories Assessment,Third Edition
Essentials of 16PF® Assessment
Essentials of PAI® Assessment
Essentials of Rorschach® Assessment
Essentials of Myers–Briggs Type Indicator® Assessment, Second Edition
Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition
Essentials of Forensic Psychological Assessment, Second Edition
Essentials of WAIS®–IV Assessment
One Overview of Temperament Theory.
Two Empirical Foundations for Temperament Theory.
Three Validity and Reliability in Temperament Assessment.
Four Interpreteing Temperament Measures.
Five Strengths and Limitations of Temperament Assessment.
Six Clinical Applications of Temperament Assessment.
Seven Illustrative Case Reports.
Appendix: Definitions of Temperament Terms.
About the Author.