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The Journal of Personality Assessment publishes cutting-edge research related to the psychological assessment of psychopathology, maladaptive personality, and normative personality processes.

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Award-Winning Articles

We're delighted to announce the winners of two prestigious awards for articles published in Journal of Personality Assessment.

Walter Klopfer award:

Effortful Control and Interpersonal Behavior in Daily Life
Nicole Cain, Kevin Meehan, Michael Roche, John Clarkin, and Chiara De Panfills
Volume 101, Issue 3, pages 315-325

Martin Mayman award:

Criterion A of the AMPD in HiTOP
Thomas A. Widiger, Bo Bach, Michael Chmielewski, Lee Anna Clark, Colin DeYoung, Christopher J. Hopwood, Roman Kotov, Robert F. Krueger, Joshua D. Miller, Leslie C. Morey, Stephanie N. Mullins-Sweatt, Christopher J. Patrick, Aaron L. Pincus, Douglas B. Samuel, Martin Sellbom, Susan C. South, Jennifer L. Tackett, David Watson, Mark H. Waugh, Aidan G. C. Wright, Johannes Zimmermann, R. Michael Bagby, David C. Cicero, Christopher C. Conway, Barbara De Clercq, Anna R. Docherty, Nicholas R. Eaton, Kelsie T. Forbush,J. D. Haltigan, Masha Y. Ivanova, Robert D. Latzman, Donald R. Lynam, Kristian E. Markon, Ulrich Reininghaus & Katherine M. Thomas
Volume 101, Issue 4, pages 345-355.

Featured Book Titles

Personality Assessment Paradigms and Methods
A Collaborative Reassessment of Madeline G, 1st Edition
Edited by Christopher J. Hopwood, Mark H. Waugh

This book provides a rich demonstration of trans-paradigmatic multimethod assessment by leading scholars in the personality assessment field in the context of one of the most interesting and thorough case studies in the history of clinical assessment. It will be a useful resource for students, researchers, and practicing clinicians.

The DSM-5 Alternative Model for Personality Disorders
Integrating Multiple Paradigms of Personality Assessment, 1st Edition

Edited by Christopher J. Hopwood, Abby L Mulay, Mark H Waugh

This book reviews and advances the Alternative Model for Personality Disorders (AMPD) for diagnosing and evaluating personality disorders. The authors identify the multiple clinical, theoretical, and research paradigms that co-exist in the AMPD and show how the model can aid the practicing mental health professional in evaluating and treating patients, as well as its importance in stimulating research and theoretical understanding of this domain. It is a go-to reference for experienced professionals and researchers, those who wish to learn this new diagnostic system, and for clinicians in training.

Rorschach Assessment of Senior Adults
1st Edition
By Irving Weiner, Liat Appel, Shira Tibon-Czopp

This guide is a much-needed reference for clinicians on how to use the Rorschach Inkblot Test with senior adults, an essential tool for assessing personality functioning to better identify psychological interventions. The book integrates historical developments, current research, conceptual considerations, and therapeutic and diagnostic applications.

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