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Computer-Based Test Interpretation

  1. James N. Butcher

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0212

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

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Butcher, J. N. 2010. Computer-Based Test Interpretation. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–3.

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  1. University of Minnesota

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  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010


Personality assessment has become an integral component in clinical and forensic psychological practice. Moreover, practitioners have increasingly come to rely on computers in conducting personality assessments by using them to assist in conducting clinical interviews; obtaining self-reports of symptoms, attitudes, and behavior; summarizing and integrating test correlates; and developing psychological reports to summarize test results (Atlis, Hahn, & Butcher, 2006).


  • computer based assessment;
  • Exner system;
  • 16 PF inventory;
  • MMPI-2;
  • Minnesota reports;
  • computer-based Rorschach interpretation;
  • MCMI