psychological test

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psychological test

Etymology: Gk, psyche + logos, science; L, testum, crucible
any of a group of standardized tests designed to measure or ascertain such characteristics of an individual as intellectual capacity, motivation, perception, role behavior, values, level of anxiety or depression, coping mechanisms, and general personality integration. Compare achievement test, aptitude test, intelligence test, personality test.
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Provide reading materials about psychological testing in your waiting room to help demystify these procedures and encourage patient interest and adherence.
Fr Kenneth Brady from the Passionist order at Mount Argus, Dublin, admitted the psychological testing had exacerbated the decline in men being accepted into the priesthood.
Psychological testing, or psychometric testing as it is often known, has come in for some harsh criticism recently in the US, to the extent that one common test has now been ruled in breach of the Americans with Disabilities Act--which is similar in many respects to our Human Rights Act.
But psychological testing, also known as psychometrics, can provide objective information about patients in a variety of situations.
Psychologists often are chosen when employees' work environments need to be examined in detail, of when psychological testing is required.
All police employees, such as forensic scenes of crime officers, investigators and traffic wardens, could also be considered for psychological testing.
The cost of the donor's pre-procedure medical and psychological testing and insurance for any post-procedure medical or psychological assistance the donor may need.
We knew his referees and put him through the standard process" which includes a police check, psychological testing, and checking of references.
Also among these programs are new employee orientation training, individual career guidance, psychological testing, and other similar services.
Psychotherapy and psychological testing were particularly problematic, with 50% of group therapy and 34% of individual therapy services found to be inappropriate.
I don't know what else they did besides psychological testing, but psychological testing in itself is going to tell you diddly-squat.