Understanding temperament has the potential to better inform treatment and intervention choices and promote awareness for qualities that are somewhat malleable. Essentials of Temperament Assessment
includes coverage of the most frequently used instruments used in temperament assessments of both children and adults, including the New York Longitudinal Scales Adult Temperament Questionnaire (ATQ), the Carey Temperament Scales (CTS), the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®
and the Student Styles QuestionnaireTM
). This practical, easy-to-use guide provides practitioners with a ready reference for utilizing related temperament assessment instruments effectively and appropriately.
Keywords: New York Longitudinal Scales Adult Temperament Questionnaire, ATQ, Carey Temperament Scales, CTS, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, MBTI, Student Styles Questionnaire, SSQ, temperament assessment, personality assessment