Measurement of personality and psychopathology following acquired physical disability. Chapter uri icon


  • review many of the major measures of behavioral disorders and personality and their utility in the evaluation of individuals with acquired physical disabilities / provide basic psychometric information for each instrument and refer to sources that can provide appropriate normative data for use with people with disabling conditions / comments are based primarily on empirical research and clinical experience with adults who have acquired physical disability / although . . . the assessment issues we address are pertinent to the psychological assessment of children and adolescents who incur physical disability / measures of psychopathology, including broad measures of psychological functioning (the MMPI, the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory (MCMI), the Symptom Checklist-90, and the Brief Symptom Index) are reviewed / measures specific to the assessment of depression are then surveyed / review contemporary measures of trait and social–cognitive measures of personality constructs assessment of depression [The Center for Epidemiological Studies—Depression Scale, Beck Depression Inventory, Inventory to Diagnose Depression, Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale] / trait measures of personality [Neuroticism, Extroversion, and Openness Personality Inventory, Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire-Form E, Personal... (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2019 APA, all rights reserved)

author list (cited authors)

  • Elliott, T. R., & Umlauf, R. L.

Book Title

  • Psychological assessment in medical rehabilitation.

publication date

  • January 1, 1995 11:11 AM