The Challenge of Construct Validity in the Assessment of Psychopathology

  • Leslie C. Morey


It is a great pleasure to contribute to this volume honoring Douglas Jackson, as his seminal work in assessment has influenced my thinking in many ways. The most direct influence, of course, has been the large number of essential writings on the construct validation approach to assessment theory and research, and in this way he has served as a guide and inspiration not only for me, but for the entire discipline. But there are two other, more personal, influences that operated quite early on the development of my career as an assessment researcher, and both had a considerable role in pointing me in the direction that I have taken ever since.


Discriminant Validity Personality Disorder Item Response Theory Personality Assessment Psychological Assessment 
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