Toward International Normative Reference Data for the Comprehensive System

@article{Meyer2007TowardIN,
  title={Toward International Normative Reference Data for the Comprehensive System},
  author={Gregory J. Meyer and Philip Erdberg and Thomas W. Shaffer},
  journal={Journal of Personality Assessment},
  year={2007},
  volume={89},
  pages={S201 - S216}
}
We build on the work of all the authors contributing to this Special Supplement by summarizing findings across their samples of data, and we also draw on samples published elsewhere. Using 21 samples of adult data from 17 countries we create a composite set of internationally-based reference means and standard deviations from which we compute T-scores for each sample. Figures illustrate how the scores in each sample are distributed and how the samples compare across variables in eight Rorschach… 
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