Neo Personality Inventory Case Study

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Neo Personality Inventory
Psych 220
Dr. Jacobsen
Salem College
Victoria Murray
March 1, 2018

Costa, P. T., Mccrae, R. R., & Kay, G. G. (1995). Persons, Places, and Personality: Career Assessment Using the Revised NEO Personality Inventory. Journal of Career Assessment, 3(2), 123-139. doi:10.1177/106907279500300202
Neo personality Inventory measures thirty traits. It calls attention to the client’s strengths and weaknesses. Personality can be understood in terms of five dimensions; Neuroticism, Extraversion, Openness to Experience, Agreeableness, and Conscientiousness. The Neo personality inventory is offered in an observer rating form and a self- report form.
Costa, P. T., & McCrae, R. R. (1995). Figure 2f from: Irimia R, Gottschling M (2016) Taxonomic revision of Rochefortia Sw. (Ehretiaceae, Boraginales). Biodiversity Data Journal 4: e7720. …show more content…

The Neo personality Inventory has 240 items. The scale can also be occupational scales. These scales help the employee see if they are well rounded or elements that they may need help with. These scales remain useful for inferring many aspects of personality that are not directly measured.
Costa, P. T., & Mccrae, R. R. (1992). Normal personality assessment in clinical practice: The NEO Personality Inventory. Psychological Assessment, 4(1), 5-13. doi:10.1037//1040-3590.4.1.5
NEO personality inventory or NEO- PI has developed over the last fifty years to measure the five factor models of personality. The questions are set up in a first or third person point of view and can be answered on a scale of strongly disagree to strongly agree. When they first started testing many clinicians wondered how well its psychometric properties would hold up in clinical populations.
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