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Technical recommendations for psychological tests and diagnostic techniques.

American Psychological Association

Technical recommendations for psychological tests and diagnostic techniques.

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental tests,
  • Educational tests and measurements

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPsychological bulletin. Supplement
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF431 A4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38p.
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14057486M


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