Psychometric Test:

Test Name: Life Orientation Test
Acronym: LOT
Publisher: GL Assessment
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Author: Scheier, M.F. & Carver, C.S.
Year: 1985
Purpose: 8-item test which count towards a dispositional optimism score, a habitual style of anticipating favourable outcomes.
Contents: Manual & questionnaire with full copyright permission.
Age range: Adult
Administration time: 5 minutes.
Qualifications: To use this test you must be, or be supervised by a Clinical Psychologist, occupational therapist or nurse. Held in 'Individual and Demographic Difference' in Measures in Health Psychology Portfolio
Available: True
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