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Psychol Assess. 2003 Sep;15(3):243-7.

Psychological assessment in Asia: introduction to the special section.

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  • 1Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong. fmcheung@cuhk.edu.hk

Abstract

Psychological assessment with Asians is an important topic not only for psychologists from Asian countries but also for psychologists in multicultural societies with large populations of ethnic Asians. There is a dearth of information in the English language literature on psychological assessment for Asians. This special section is organized to review various forms of psychological assessment in Asia. The objectives of the special section are to inform test users and researchers of the issues related to cross-cultural validity of psychological assessment in Asia and to introduce examples of adapted and indigenously developed instruments that are culturally appropriate.

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