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date: 10 December 2019

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This chapter reviews established, newly developed, and updated structured personality inventories broad and narrow in scope used to assess children and adolescents' personality and affect. The psychometric properties of these structured personality inventories are discussed as well as their strengths and limitations. In addition to the structured personality inventories, informal methods, including clinical interviews and observations, used to assess children and adolescents' affect are discussed.

Keywords: structured personality inventories, norms, reliability, validity, clinical interviews, observations, children, adolescents

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