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Minnesota multiphasic personality inventory

[‚min·ə′sōd·ə ¦məl·tə¦fāz·ik ‚pər·sə′nal·əd·ē ‚in·vən‚tȯr·ē]
(psychology)
An empirical scale of an individual's personality based mainly on the person's yes-or-no responses to a questionnaire of 550 items; included are special validating scales which measure the individual's test-taking attitude and degree of frankness. Abbreviated MMPI. Also known as multiphasic personality inventory (MPI).
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Kamkari, Kambiz, Shohreh, Shokrzadeh 2010, Study Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Form in National Team of Iran, Iran Phycology, 5th Period, winter 2011
A modified form of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory for religious personnel.
The second questionnaire used was the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-Version 2, MMPI-2 (Butcher, Dahlstrom, Graham, Tellegen, & Kaemmer, 1989).
Well-known tests include the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) and the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI).
The Fifth Edition provides thorough coverage of the most commonly used assessment instruments including the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Fourth Edition (WAIS-IV), Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fourth Edition (WISC-IV), Wechsler Memory Scale-Fourth Edition (WMS-IV), Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2), California Psychology Inventory (CPI), Rorschach, Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III (MCMI-III), Thematic Apperception Test, Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status (RBANS), brief assessment instruments, clinical interviewing, and behavioral assessment.
It has discussion of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2-RF (MMPI-2-RF), emphasis on integrating assessment with treatment, and a chapter on giving feedback.
Participants also completed standardized comprehensive psychiatric and personality tests, including the Million Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III (MCMI-III), Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2), Beck Depression Inventory, Zung Anxiety and Zung Depression Test batteries.
Since its introduction in 1940 and revision in the 1980s, the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) is one of the most widely used psychopathology assessment instruments.
In the full cohort, the investigators determined psychosocial status using the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 and the Millon Behavioral Medicine Diagnostic instruments.
Administering the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) to assess whether employees deserve promotions violates the Americans with Disabilities Act because the MMPI is designed to reveal mental disorders, a federal appeals court ruled in June.
A federal appeals court has ruled that the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, a test that measures personality traits as well as psychiatric disorders, is a medical test under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Pope (1992) identified and analyzed the use and misuse of specific subscales on five major psychological inventories used in career counseling and personnel selection (Strong Interest Inventory, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Edwards Personal Preference Schedule, California Psychological Inventory, and Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory).

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