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Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica

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NORONHA, Ana Paula Porto; PRIMI, Ricardo  and  ALCHIERI, João Carlos. The most know/used assessment instruments by psychologists and psychology students. Psicol. Reflex. Crit. [online]. 2005, vol.18, n.3, pp.390-401. ISSN 0102-7972.

The present work aims to identify the well known and also the most used psychological instruments by Brazilian psychologists from the following regions of the country: Amazonas, Distrito Federal, Mato Grosso, São Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul, Paraná, Santa Catarina, Alagoas, Bahia, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio de Janeiro, Maranhão, Goiás, Paraíba e Sergipe. In this study 304 subjects participated (17-58years old), 82,2% (F=250) female and 15,8%(F=48) male, students and psychologists. It was drawn up a list of 145 psychological instruments commercialized by the following publishing houses: CEPA, Vetor, Casa do Psicólogo, Edites, CETEPP, Mestre Jou, Editorial Psy, Mamole, Artes Médicas, Edicon, Entreletras. The results indicated that the number of unknown/ unused instruments is bigger than known/used and the personality assessments are the well known/ most used.

Keywords : Psychological Instruments; Psychological Tests; Psychological Assessment.

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