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PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT.

Defines personality, major differences in personality tests, validity & reliability, advantages & disadvantages of different approaches.
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PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT
Introduction
The purpose of this paper is to present a brief overview of personality assessment. To this end, the paper discusses the definition of personality: some of the major differences in the tests use to assess personality; validity and reliability concerns associated with different categories of assessment; and the advantages and disadvantages associated with assessment differences.
Definitions
Although, generally, personality refers to certain stable patterns of behavioral and psychoemotional traits (Samuel, 1992), there is a lack of consensus in terms of establishing a precise definition of the construct. This is because theorists differ

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