Nearly 1 in 2 Americans experience mental illness at some point in their life, yet less than half receive treatment. While treatment can vary, personality tests can help you and your health care providers understand your personality strengths and weaknesses, identify psychological disorders, and plan appropriate interventions.
How Are Personality Tests Used?
- To structure and refine therapeutic interventions
- Confirming clinical diagnoses.
- To look at personality changes
- Predicting behvior
How are Intelligence/IQ Tests Used?
Intelligence tests offer insight in the strengths and weaknesses of one’s intellectual functioning, and are commonly used to help identify the presence of and interventions for learning disorders such as ADHD and dyslexia.
Students may be referred for testing by a physician, teacher or parent.