Guilford-Zimmerman Temperament Survey
Overview: Assessment of normal personality and temperment.
Age Range: Individuals 16 years and older
Reading Level: 8th Grade
Completion Time: 30–60 minutes (300 self-descriptive statements)
Norms: Nonclinical—adults, college students, high school students
Scoring Options: Manual Scoring, Q Local™ Software, Mail-In Scoring Service
Publication Date: 1948
The Guilford-Zimmerman Temperament Survey provides a nonclinical description of an individual's personality characteristics for use in career planning, counseling, and research.
The GZTS inventory is used by organizational psychologists, personnel professionals, clinical psychologists, and counseling professionals in mental health facilities, businesses, and educational settings to help:
- Measure attributes related to personality and temperament that might help predict successful performance in various occupations.
- Identify students who may have trouble adjusting to school and the types of problems that may occur.
- Assess temperamental trends that may be the source of problems and conflicts in marriage or other relationships.
- Provide objective personality information to complement other data that may assist with personnel selection, placement, and development.
G - General Activity
R - Restraint
A - Ascendance
S - Sociability
E - Emotional Stability
O - Objectivity
F - Friendliness
T - Thoughtfulness
P - Personal Relations
M - Masculinity
Norms for the GZTS instrument are based on representative samples of high school students, college students, and adults in various occupational settings.
Provides a narrative interpretation of test scores, including a description of specific characteristics associated with low and high scores on each of the 10 scales. The report also provides a graph that presents C scores,raw scores, nearest T scores, and centile rankings.
View a sample Interpretive Report.
Q™ Local Software - Enables you to score assessments, report results, and store and export data on your computer.
Mail-in Scoring Service - Specially designed answer sheets are mailed to us for processing within 24–48 hours of receipt and returned via regular mail.