Comparing Personality Assessment Instruments: Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire versus the Rorschach Test versus the Self-Help Book This paper compares and contrasts three personality assessment instruments: the sixteen personality factor questionnaire; the Rorschach test; and the self-help book (oddly enough). Each of these instruments will be assessed using the following criteria: validity; comprehensiveness; applicability; and cultural utility. The essay will begin by looking at the sixteen personality factor questionnaire and its validity; after having discussed this matter at some length, the paper will turn to look at the validity of the Rorschach test and how it compares. Finally, the validity of self-help books as...The end:
.....999). Journal of Personality Assessment, 77(1), 1-15. Hodgkinson, T. (2007). How to be free: Pull yourself together. Ecologist, 37(5), 66. Samuel, L.K. (n.d.). An analysis of the sixteen personality factor questionnaire. Retrieved May 20, 2009, from http://www.scribd.com/doc/6481961/16-Personality-Factor-Test Schuerger, J.M. (1992). The sixteen personality factor questionnaire and its junior versions. Journal of Counselling & Development, 71, 231-244. Weiss, P. (2002). Potential uses of the Rorschach in the selection of police officers. Journal of Police & Criminal Psychology, 17(2), 63-70. Zelen, S.L. (1954). Behavioural criteria and Rorschach measures of level of aspiration and rigidity. Journal of Personality, 23(2), 207-214.