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Psicologia Ensino & Formação

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AMBIEL, Rodolfo Augusto Matteo  and  MARTINS, Gustavo Henrique. Expressed and Inventoried Vocational Interest of Psychology Students: Implications for Training. Psicol. Ensino & Form. [online]. 2016, vol.7, n.1, pp. 5-17. ISSN 2177-2061.

The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between expressed and inventoried vocational interests of Psychology students by areas of the profession acting. 392 students participated, predominantly women and from private institutions in the state of São Paulo. For data collection was used Interests Scale for Areas of Psychology (EIAPsi) and an identification questionnaire. The results of analysis of variance showed that for all instrument factors analyzed significant discrimination against groups expressed interest, with effect sizes of differences of more than 1.00, coinciding with the preferred areas marked by students. The results are discussed considering the implications of the results for training in Psychology and the transition to the psychologist’s career. Further studies are suggested.

Keywords : psychological assessment; higher education; vocational counseling; psychometrics.

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