There have been a number of studies on gender and handwriting. The published studies on ethnicity,    race,    age,    nationality,  gender orientation, weight, and their relationship to handwriting have had mixed results. One of the rules of thumb in human resources [ citation needed ] is that if an individual who has an ADA -defined disability cannot take a test, then nobody can.
As a result, tests that cannot be adapted for use by those individuals will not be used by a company. Handwriting clearly falls into the group of tests that cannot be adapted to be administered to individuals who fall within one or more ADA-defined disabilities. Blind people, for example, do not develop the required fluency in handwriting, for the writing to be correctly analyzed. Questions that handwriting analysts ask before doing an analysis can be illegal under this act.
A company takes a writing sample provided by an applicant, and proceeds to do a personality profile, matching the congruency of the applicant with the ideal psychological profile of employees in the position. A graphological report is meant to be used in conjunction with other tools, such as comprehensive background checks, practical demonstration or record of work skills.
Graphology supporters state that it can complement but not replace traditional hiring tools. Research in employment suitability has ranged from complete failure  to guarded success. The use of graphology in the hiring process has been criticized on ethical grounds  and on legal grounds in the United States. Graphology has been used clinically by European counselors and psychotherapists. It is often used within individual psychotherapy, marital counseling, or vocational counseling.
In its simplest form only sexual expression and sexual response are examined. At its most complex, every aspect of an individual is examined for how it affects the other individual s within the relationship. Medical graphology is probably the most controversial branch of handwriting analysis.
Research studies have been conducted in which a detailed examination of handwriting factors, particularly timing, fluidity, pressure, and consistency of size, form, speed, and pressure are considered in the process of evaluating patients and their response to pharmacological therapeutic agents. The Vanguard Code of Ethical Practice , amongst others, prohibits medical diagnosis by those not licensed to do diagnosis in the state in which they practice.
This is the pseudoscience of changing a person's handwriting with the goal of changing features of his or her personality, or "handwriting analysis in reverse. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not to be confused with Graphanalysis , the branch of forensic examination of questioned documents that deals with handwritten documents.
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