Personality Assessment   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

PY 441 - Personality Assessment

Prerequisite(s): PY 425 . This course introduces models of objective and projective personality assessment and addresses variation in measurement of personality based upon conceptualization of the construct. Emphasis is placed on the administration, scoring, and interpretation of the major personality instruments, including the Millon, PAI, MMPI-2/A, Rorschach (Exner system and content analysis), the Thematic Apperception Test, and other projective techniques (i.e., Incomplete Sentence Blank, Projective Drawings). In the lab portion of this course, students will demonstrate their knowledge and skills in administering, scoring, and interpreting these instruments. (4 credits)