Psychological Assessment Textbooks

Aiken, L.R.. Psychological testing and assessment. New York: Pearson

Anastasi, A. & Urbina, S. (1997 or later). Psychological testing. New   Jersey: Prentice Hall.

Cohen, R.J.&Swerdlik, M.E. (2005 or later). Psychological Testing and Assessment (6th ed or later). Boston: McGraw-Hill

Cronbach, L.J. (1984). Essentials of  Psychological Testing. New   York: Harper and Row.

Foxcroft, C. & Roodt, G. (2001 or later). An introduction to psychological assessment. Cape Town, SA: OxfordUniversity Press.

Goldman, B.A. & Mitchell, D.F. (1996). Directory of Unpublished Experimental Mental Measures.Washington: APA.

Goldstein, G. & Herson, M. (1990). Handbook of Psychological Assessment. New York: Pergamon.

Gregory, R.J. (2004 or later). Psychological testing: History, principles and applications. New York: Pearson

Groth-Marnat, G. (1990 or later). Handbook of Psychological Assessment. New York: Wiley.

Hanson, F.A. (1993). Testing, Testing: Social Consequences of the Examined Life. California: University of California Press.

Huysamen, G.K. (1996). Psychological measurement: An introduction with psychological examples. Pretoria: Van Schaiks.

Kaplan, R.M. & Saccuzzo, D.P. (1997 or later). Psychological testing: Principles, applications and issues. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Kaplan, H. & Sadock, B. (1991 or later). Synopsis of Psychiatry. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins.

Kaliski, S. (2008). Psychological Assessment in South Africa. Oxford University Press.

Kline, P. (1993). Personality: The Psychometric View. New York: Routledge.

Kline, P. (1994). An easy guide to factor analysis. London: Routledge.

Lezak, M. (1995 or later). Neuropsychological Assessment. New York: OxfordUniversity Press.

Mauer, K.F. (2000). Psychological test and other similar assessment device classification and use in South Africa. Retrieved from

Moerdyk, A. (2009). The principles and practice of psychological assessment. Pretoria: Van Schaiks

Murphy, K.R. & Davidshofer, C.O. (1998 or later). Psychological testing: Principles and applications. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.

Newmark, C.S. (Ed.) (1985). Major Psychological Assessment Instruments. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Owen, K. & Taljaard, J.J. (1996). Handbook for the use of psychological and scholastic tests of the HSRC. Pretoria: HSRC.

Rubin, R.B., Palmgreen, P. &  Sypher, H.E. (1994). Communication Research Methods: A Sourcebook. New York: The Guildford Press.

Rust, J. & Golombok, S. (1989). Modern Psychometrics: The Science of Psychological Measurement. London: Routledge.

Sattler, J. (1992). Assessment of Children. Sandiego: Jerome M. Sattler Publisher Inc.

Tallent, N. (1992). The practice of psychological assessment. Prentice Hall: Englewood Cliffs, NJ.

Terre Blanche, M., & Durrheim, K. (1999 or later). Research in Practice.UCT Press: Cape Town.

Mental measurements yearbook.Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements