Psychological testing and psychological assessment. A review of evidence and issues.

@article{Meyer2001PsychologicalTA,
  title={Psychological testing and psychological assessment. A review of evidence and issues.},
  author={Gregory J Meyer and Stephen E. Finn and Lorraine D. Eyde and Gary G. Kay and Kevin L. Moreland and Robert R. Dies and Elena J. Eisman and Tom Kubiszyn and Geoffrey M. Reed},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  year={2001},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={
          128-65
        }
}
This article summarizes evidence and issues associated with psychological assessment. Data from more than 125 meta-analyses on test validity and 800 samples examining multimethod assessment suggest 4 general conclusions: (a) Psychological test validity is strong and compelling, (b) psychological test validity is comparable to medical test validity, (c) distinct assessment methods provide unique sources of information, and (d) clinicians who rely exclusively on interviews are prone to incomplete… Expand
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