Psicologia em Estudo
Print version ISSN 1413-7372
OLIVEIRA, Katya Luciane de; NORONHA, Ana Paula Porto; DANTAS, Marilda Aparecida and SANTAREM, Erica Machado. The use of psychological techniques and instruments for behavioral psychologists. Psicol. estud. [online]. 2005, vol.10, n.1, pp. 127-135. ISSN 1413-7372. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-73722005000100015.
This research aims feature the behavioral/cognitive psychology and to identify well-know psychology instruments and list used instruments in the sample. Participated this study 35 psychologists by various brazilian states. The material used in this study has two parts. The first comprised questions about professional acting, therapistic choose, professional activity, strategy and instruments used in the assessment. The second part constitute a setoff psychological assessment instruments and the task assigned to subjects was to check know and used. Results indicated the most of professional are acting in university, they used assessment with to aim diagnosis and intervention and they use psychology instruments, of which theoretical foundation is not in accordance with the therapistic choose.
Keywords : psychological assessment; psychological tests; behavioral.