Strong Interest Inventory

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2091
Reference Entry
A definition of the term "strong interest inventory" is presented. It refers to a psychological test that traditionally measures vocational interests but also identifies personality traits.


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