Integrating Clinical and Empirical Perspectives on Personality : the Shedler – Westen Assessment Procedure ( Swap )

@inproceedings{Huprich2014IntegratingCA,
  title={Integrating Clinical and Empirical Perspectives on Personality : the Shedler – Westen Assessment Procedure ( Swap )},
  author={Steven K Huprich and Jonathan Shedler},
  year={2014}
}
One of the greatest challenges facing psychology and psychiatry is the schism between science and practice. The schism is especially pronounced when it comes to understanding personality. For skilled clinical practitioners, personality assessment generally means clinical case formulation: understanding the patterns of thinking, feeling, fantasizing, desiring, fearing, coping, defending, attaching, relating, experiencing self and others, and so on, that make a person unique and (if he is in… CONTINUE READING