PSYC37H3 Chapter 13: Chapter 13 notes - very long

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Chapter 13 applications in clinical and counselling settings. tests created to distinguish those with subnormal mental abilities from those with normal abilities. nonintellective aspects of human behaviour, typically distinguished from mental abilities, are called personality characteristics. personality: the relatively stable and distinctive patterns of behaviour that characterize an individual and his or her reactions to the environment. structured personality tests attempt to evaluate ^personality traits, personality types, personality states, and other aspects of personality, such as self-concept. personality traits: refer to relatively enduring dispositions tendencies to act, think, or feel in a certain manner in any given circumstance and that distinguish one person from another. personality types: refers to general descriptions of a person example is an avoiding type who is someone who has low social interest and low activity and cop by avoiding social situations. personality states: refer to emotional reactions that vary from one situation to another www. notesolution. com.