Integrative Assessment of Adult Personality

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This unique volume, widely adopted for text use, presents an integrative approach to the process of personality assessment. The book addresses such issues as:

What questions should a personality assessment address?
What types of information are necessary to complete an assessment?
What instruments are needed to answer the questions?
How can the data be integrated and understood once various types have been collected?
How can the integrated assessment be best utilized in treatment planning?

While maintaining the standardized administration methods necessary for using test norms and comparing results across subjects, the approach described in this text shows how to construct a "moving picture" that takes into account the complexities of individual personalities and provides insights that will be invaluable in deriving effective treatment strategies.

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Larry E. Beutler, Ph.D., Professor and Director of the Counseling/ Clinical/ School Psychology Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology. In the past, he has served as Editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology and international President of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. A fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the International Fellowship of Eclectic Psychotherapists, he is currently President-elect of the Division of Psychotherapy of the American Psychological Association. The author of approximately 200 scientific papers and chapters, he is the author, editor, or coauthor of ten books on psychotherapy and psychopathology.

Michael R. Berren, Ph.D., has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Arizona Center for Clinical Management in Tucson, Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Arizona, and as Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona School of Medicine. Dr. Berren's career has revolved primarily around the evaluation and treatment of individuals with serious mental illnesses.

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1. Introduction to Psychological Assessment, Beutler and Rosner
2. Integrating and Communicating Findings, Beutler
3. Issues in Selecting an Assessment Battery, Beutler
4. The Clinical Interview, Beutler
5. The Assessment of Cognitive Functioning and the WAIS-R, Zetzer and Beutler
6. The Rorschach, Hurt, Reznikoff, and Clarkin
7. Interpretation of the MMPI-2, Butcher
8. Putting Humpty Dumpty Together Again: Using the MCMI in Psychological Assessment, Millon and Davis
9. Integrating Treatment Recommendations, Gaw and Beutler
10. Integrative Assessment: A Workbook, Corbishley and Yost

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