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complications and recommendations, a description of the manner in which
psychological reports are put together and a discussion of significant
issues in such assessments.)
of the field (specialty) of clergy assessment:
A., John E. Hinkle and Newton H. Malony. Clergy Assessment and Career
Development. Nashville, Tennessee: Parthenon Press/Abingdon Press,
N. and Paolo Pancheri. A Handbook of Cross-National MMPI Research.
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Samuda, Ronald J. Psychological Testing of American Minorities.
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Part I and Chapters 9 and 10.)
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