Psychological Diagnostics I

The essential quality criteria and the associated requirements for the psychological-diagnostic examination situation and the examiner’s diagnostic procedures are conveyed. In addition to the sociocultural context of origin and application of psychological procedures, the topics of culture-fairness and gender-fairness, the usefulness of psychological examinations, the effects of diagnoses and the limits and possibilities of objectivity and validity of psychological examinations are addressed and discussed. The essential test and examination procedures from the field of performance and personality diagnostics are presented, their specifications are worked out in exercises, and the results are discussed.