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 Papers/Publications Concerning Therapeutic

 Benefits of Psychological Assessment


Allen, A., Montgomery, M., Tubman, J., Frazier, L., & Escovar, L. (2003). The affects of assessment feedback on rapport-building and self-enhancement processes. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 25, 165-181.


Baker, G. (1964). A therapeutic application of psychodiagnostic test results. Journal of Projective Techniques and Personality Assessment, 28, 3-8.


Ben-Porath, D. (2004). Strategies for securing commitment to treatment from individuals diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 34, 247-263.


Byers, C. C. (2002). Chronicle of a collaborative assessment: A Rorschach letter. The Humanistic Psychologist, 30, 63-74.


Cohen, J. (1997). On the uses and misuses of psychoeducational evaluations. In Flaherty, L.T., & Horowitz, H. A. (Eds.), Adolescent psychiatry: Developmental and clinical issues (pp. 253-268). New York: Analytic Press.


Fulmer, R. H., Cohen, S., & Monaco, G. (1985). Using psychological assessment in structural family therapy. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 18, 145-150.


Haase, R. F., & Ivey, A. E. (1970). Influence of client pretesting on counseling outcome. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 34, 128.


Holm-Denoma, J. M, Gordon, K. H., Donohue, K. F., Waesche, M. C., Castro, Y., Brown, J. S., Jakobsons, L. J., Merrill, K. A., Buckner, J. D., & Joiner, T. E. (2008). Patients' affective reactions to receiving diagnostic feedback. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 27, 555-575.


Hopwood, C. J. (2010). An interpersonal perspective on the personality assessment process. Journal of Personality Assessment, 92, 471-479.


Kissen, M. (1977). Exploration of therapeutic parameters during psychological testing. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 41, 266-272.


Meyer, G. J., Finn, S. E., Eyde, L. D., Kay, G. G., Moreland, K. L., Dies, R. R., Eisman, E. J., Kubiszyn, T. W., & Reed, G. M. (2001). Psychological testing and psychological assessment: A review of evidence and issues. American Psychologist, 56, 128-165.


Moffett, L. A., Steinberg, S. L., & Rohde, P. (1996). Personality assessment of substance-dependent patients in a therapeutic community. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 13, 127-134.


Mosak, H. H., & Gushurst, R. S. (1972). Some therapeutic uses of psychologic testing. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 26, 539-546.


Pegg, P. O., Auerbach, S. M., Seel, R. T., Buenaver, L. F., Kiesler, D. J., & Plybon, L. E. (2005). The impact of patient-centered information on patients’ treatment satisfaction and outcomes in traumatic brain injury rehabilitation. Rehabilitation Psychology, 50, 366-374.


Phillipson, H. (1968). The setting for the therapeutic use of projective methods. Rorschachiana, 9, 807-816.


Pollack, J. M. (1988). The feedback process with parents in child and adolescent psychological assessment. Psychology in the Schools, 25, 143-153.


Poston, J. M. & Hanson, W. M. (2010). Meta-analysis of psychological assessment as a therapeutic intervention. Psychological Assessment, 22, 203-212.


Quirk, M. P., Erdberg, P., Crosier, M., & Seinfeld, B. (2007). Personality assessment in today¹s health care environment: Therapeutic alliance and patient satisfaction. Journal of Personality Assessment, 89, 95-104.


Quirk, M. P., Strosahl, K., Kreilkamp, T., & Erdberg, P. (1995). Personality feedback consultation to families in a managed mental health care practice. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 26, 27-32.


Richman, J. (1967). Reporting diagnostic test results to patients and their families. Journal of Projective Techniques and Personality Assessment, 31, 62-70.


Verinis, J. S., & Espindola, E. (1977). Therapeutic effects of psychological testing. Psychological Reports, 41, 527-530.


Waiswol, N. (1995). Projective techniques as psychotherapy. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 49, 244-259.


Ward, R. M. (2008). Assessee and assessor experiences of significant events in psychological assessment feedback. Journal of Personality Assessment, 90, 307-322.


Williams, C. L. (1986). MMPI profiles from adolescents: Interpretive strategies and treatment considerations. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 3, 179-193.


Ziffer, R. L. (1985). The utilization of psychological testing in the context of family therapy. In R. L. Ziffer (Ed.), Adjunctive techniques in family therapy (pp. 33-66). New York: Grune & Stratton.

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