Volume 12, Issue 4 (1983)
Objective Personality Assessment: The Personality Inventory for Children and Its Applications in the School Setting
David Lachar, James A. LaCombe
ABSTRACT: Several reviews of the effectiveness of projective techniques to make accurate group classifications and valuable descriptive statements strongly suggest that their value has not been proven. The current paper reviews the development of objective personality measurement in children and adolescents and the general results obtained in applying these measures. One instrument, the Personality Inventory for Children (PIC), is reviewed in some depth, withclinical and research applications for the school psychologist detailed.
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