Minnesota multiphasic personality inventory

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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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Results indicated that there were no differences on MMPI-2 validity and clinical scale scores across missionary candidate generational affiliation, with two exceptions.
I begin this course by resourcing the students on topics such as the clergy assessment process for various church denominations, legal and ethical issues in clergy assessment, and an introduction to the tests that typically comprise the battery of assessments that I use (which currently include the MMPI-2, 16-PF, Sentence Completion Test, four references, and a Personal Data Inventory).
As the criteria outlined in the different scales vary inter-studies, the manual of the Spanish version of the MMPI-2 (Hathaway & McKinley, 1999) was used.
The main purpose of the study was to identify empirical correlates of MMPI-2 scales and code types (Graham et al.
Also, the factor analysis of both the MBTI and MMPI-2 showed that the JP was extracted onto the factor that the MMPI-Ma and -Pa scales loaded on in all of the four designs, but its loading values were extremely low (see Table 2).
The MMPI (Hathaway & McKinley, 1943), and now its revised version the MMPI-2 (Butcher et al.
Key words: Faking, motor traffic accidents (MVA), psychologychal assessment, post traumatic stress disorder (PSTD), MMPI-2.
The primary purpose of this research was to investigate whether the act of praying would differentially affect the validity scales of the MMPI-2.
Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine whether sobriety can be predicted from both the MMPI-2 clinical scales and the employment status of a group of participants who were opiate dependent.
Coverage includes an overview of the research base and the most effective interpretive strategies for MMPI-2 and MMPI-A, international use of the Spanish-language adaptations of the two instruments, use of the MMPI-2 with Hispanics in the U.
The current domestic violence literature contains few, if any, studies outlining procedures for the assessment of an individual's potential for violence, and most of the literature seems to focus on using self-report measures such as the MMPI-2 or MCMI to profile batterers after the fact (Craig, 2003; Else et al.
More importantly, in view of the six criteria needed to diagnosis PTSD (APA, 2000), information on factors such as an experience of an overwhelming trauma that involved threat to life or limb (Criterion A) and time since trauma (Criterion E) are not included in the PTSD scales in the MMPI-2 assessment.