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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The K factor as a suppressor variable in the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory. Journal of Applied Psychology, 30, 525-564.
The researchers calculated an overall anxiety factor for each participant based on a combined score from four anxiety scales used in the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory. Those included measures for psychasthenia and social introversion, as well scores from the Wiggins phobia scale and the Taylor Manifest Anxiety Scale.
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2; Butcher, Dahlstrom, Graham, Tellegen, & Kaemmer, 1989).
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.
An Illinois employer asked prospective employees 502 questions from the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) as part of a battery of tests.
In this way the assumptions today through the MMPI (Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory), for example, can help to be verified or denied.
Tracy Cross, Cheryll Adams, Felicia Dixon, and Jason Holland conducted a study using the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory for Adolescents to examine that question and went further to ask if attendance at the school influences changes in the psychological make-up of gifted students.
This traditional resistance crumbled after the Second Vatican Council (1962-65), when psychological tools such as Rorschach tests and `the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory became standard fare in admissions processes for diocesan seminaries and religious communities.
Examination of the relationship between Hispanic/Latino ethnicity, racial identification, acculturation, culture, language and the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI/MMPI-2) has revealed controversial results.
Most still rely on the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory or Rorschach Inkblot Test, time-honored personality assessment tools with little relevance to offender risk prediction or treatment, while ignoring offender-specific tools, such as Level of Service Inventory Psychopathy Checklist, which provide far more relevant and valid data.
The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory is a clinically useful tool for identifying psychological disorders associated with the condition, Dr.

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