Neo Personality Inventory

Hogrefe Ltd

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Test Name:Neo Personality Inventory
Author of Original Test: Paul T. Costa Jr and Robert R. McCrae
Local test distributor / publisher:Hogrefe
Date of Current Review:2003
Date of Publication of Current Review / Edition:03 Feb 2009
Type of Test:General multi-trait personality
Main Area of Use:Psycho-clinical
Work and Occupational
Counselling, Advice, Guidance, and Career Choice
Constructs Measured:Neuroticism
Administration Mode:Supervised Group administration
Response Mode:Paper and pencil
General Description of Test:The NEO-PI-R is intended for use in clinical, counselling and industrial/organisational settings. It is one of the few personality tests specifically built on the basis of factor analytic studies which indicate there are five major factors of personality. It measures each of the five factors plus the facets which are believed to make up the factors.

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