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Avaliação Psicológica

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FARAH, Flávia Helena Zanetti; CARDOSO, Lucila Moraes  and  VILLEMOR-AMARAL, Anna Elisa de. Reliability and Validity evidences of Pfister Colored Pyramid Test to children assessment. Aval. psicol. [online]. 2014, vol.13, n.2, pp. 187-194. ISSN 1677-0471.

The aim of this study was to seek evidence of validity for the Color Pyramid Test Pfister (CPT) for children and check accuracy between raters. The sample consisted of 200 children aged 6 to 10 years, both genders, from public and private schools in the state of Sao Paulo. The CPT and HTP, which was used as an external measure, were administered individually always in this order. The HTP protocols of the children were classified into two extreme groups according to the presence or absence of emotional suitability indicators, and then compared and correlated with the CPT. In the results, the group with most difficulty to deal with the emotional demands according to the HTP presented the dual color red and brown increased in the CPT. In the accuracy study among raters, the correlation between the two independent raters was 88%. It is concluded that CPT is an instrument with validity and accuracy.

Keywords : psychological assessment; color pyramid test; house-tree-person drawing.

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