Personality Assessment Inventory

AGE: Adult


This objective inventory of adult personality assesses psychopathological syndromes and provides information relevant for clinical diagnosis, treatment planning, and screening for psychopathology.

Features and benefits

Unique, efficient scale structure. All 22 scales are nonoverlapping, promoting high discriminant validity. Scale development was content-driven.

Fast, cost-effective administration. Clients generally complete the 344 items in less than an hour.

Can be used with low-reading level populations. The PAI requires only a 4th-grade reading level; an audio administration CD is also available.

No scoring keys needed. A two-part carbonless Answer Sheet provides scores for all 344 items.

Hand-scoring is fast and easy. Scales and subscales can be hand-scored in only 15-20 minutes.

Provides strategies for interpretation. The Professional Manual includes an expanded discussion of administration considerations and a variety of strategies for the interpretation of clinical data.

Portable materials. The handy PAI Administration Folio provides a hard surface for both the Item Booklet and Answer Sheet for situations in which no desk or tabletop is available.

Interpretive Report: $50.
Item/Response Booklet: $6.

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