n. An inventory of items designed to test the personality characterstics of adolescents and adults on four measurement classes. Consisting of 434 true-or-false statements, this self-report results in scores which fall under 20 different scales. Also called California Psychological Inventory Test. Devised by U.S. psychologist Harrison Gough and first published in 1957.

CALIFORNIA PSYCHOLOGICAL INVENTORY (CPI): "The California Psychological Inventory (CPI) considers personality traits such as poise & ascendancy, socialization, achievement potential, and interest modes. "
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