Psychometrics and Psychological Assessment: Principles and Applications reports on contemporary perspectives and models on psychological assessment and their corresponding measures. It highlights topics relevant to clinical and neuropsychological domains, including cognitive abilities, adaptive behavior, temperament, and psychopathology.Moreover, the book examines a series of standard as well as novel methods and instruments, along with their psychometric properties, recent meta-analytic studies, and their cross-cultural applications.
- Discusses psychometric issues and empirical studies that speak to same
- Explores the family context in relation to children’s behavioral outcomes
- Features major personality measures as well as their cross cultural variations
- Identifies the importance of coping and resilience in assessing personality and psychopathology
- Examines precursors of aggression and violence for prediction and prevention