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Psychological testing of Hispanics

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Published by American Psychological Association in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hispanic Americans -- Psychological testing -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Kurt F. Geisinger.
    ContributionsGeisinger, Kurt F., 1951-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.S75 P79 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 301 p. ;
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1706944M
    ISBN 101557981698
    LC Control Number92008394

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Fully revised to take into account a new generation of assessment research as well as the dynamic changes within America's Hispanic community, this book provides an up-to-date overview of the clinical testing of Hispanic clients.

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It took place in at Fordham University in New York City as part of that University’s sesquicentennial celebration and was partially funded by the American Psychological Association.

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