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What Is a Psychological Test?

A Psychological Test is a standardized assessment designed to measure a particular personality trait. The test may be published in a journal article or a book, so you can find information about it in a variety of places. Some of the published tests have a scoring key, while some haven’t. To find an article that …
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The Role of Social Class in Psychological Assessment

The practice of Psychological Assessment is not new. In fact, the idea of psychological testing dates back to 2200 B.C., when Chinese emperors conducted tests on their officials to determine their suitability for higher positions. This practice developed into more formal tests in later dynasties. After World War I, many countries began adopting such methods. …
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What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a process of analyzing and changing thoughts and behaviors. The aim of therapy is to form a clear understanding of a person’s beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors. The goal is to change disempowering or distressing beliefs. The term “dangerous thinking” refers to the process of drawing negative conclusions. This type of thinking …
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Becoming a Counsellor

Becoming a Counsellor can be a rewarding and satisfying career. These professionals help people deal with a variety of life challenges. In addition to helping people solve their problems, counsellors help people improve their relationships and develop life skills. A certificate in counselling skills course is available at most higher education institutions and lasts one …
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The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Test

The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) is a psychometric test developed by Starke R. Hathaway and J. C. McKinley in the 1930s. It has undergone two revisions, the first of which was published in 1943. The most recent version, MMPI-2, was published in 2008. There are three versions of the MMPI: the original, the MMPI-2, …
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Personality Assessment

“Personality Assessment” is an instruction manual for objective personality assessment courses taught in graduate-level counseling and clinical psychology programs. The book presents an overview of the most popular personality assessment instruments and serves as a text for these courses. In addition, Personality Analysis and Clinical Applications is an essential text for anyone who wants to …
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The Benefits of Counselling

The Benefits of Counselling Counselling is an excellent way to address issues and concerns in an open and caring environment. It helps people to overcome emotional problems and build up their self-confidence. Addicts and alcoholics often struggle with addiction, but they are not necessarily bad people. Often, they simply have issues that need to be …
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How to Overcome Low Self Esteem

Low Self Esteem can be a debilitating issue that affects the quality of life of people in many ways. It affects people in different ways. In some cases, low self-esteem is caused by past relationships, upbringing or distorted thinking. In other cases, the condition can be caused by some underlying issues. Whatever the case, it …
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What Can Anxiety Counselling Do For You?

What Can Anxiety Counselling Do For You? Anxiety counselling can help you overcome the difficulties you face. Many people suffer from generalised anxiety, a condition which disrupts their daily life and causes dramatic emotional highs and lows. These episodes can make you feel tense, fearful, or isolated. Seeing a professional in this field can help …
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