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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(2002), en el estudio realizado con delincuentes y no-delincuentes mexicanos, al aplicarle el MMPI-2, encontraron, ademas de la F (Infrecuencia) y la Sc (Esquizofrenia), la escala de alcoholismo de MacAndrew (Mac-R).
This conceptualization of the L scale as a measure of impression management was supported by Bagby and Marshall (2004) in a study that examined underreporting among a standard MMPI-2 instruction group, a "fake good" (p.
Es importante mencionar que los resultados obtenidos no son indicadores de patologias, sino datos que podrian servir para futuras investigaciones acerca del rasgo Fyo, de tal forma que se podria indagar, por un lado, la relacion con el rendimiento academico y, por otro lado, el nivel de desercion escolar en el nivel superior, por lo que sena importante tener un control del desarrollo academico de los estudiantes durante sus estudios profesionales con el fin de conocer si la escala pudiera ser adecuada como una medida de valor predictivo respecto al desarrollo y termino de los estudios de nivel superior, pues cabe destacar que el MMPI-2 es una prueba psicologica que cuenta con datos de poblaciones mexicanas, ademas de tener confiabilidad y validez (Hathaway y McKinley, 1995; Lucio, 2003).
Relevant literature suggests that MMPI-2 content scales Depression (DEP) and Anxiety (ANX) (Chisholm, Crowther, & Ben-Porath, 1997), clinical scales Depression (D), Psychopathic Deviate (Pd), and Psychasthenia (Pt) (Shepherd, 1997), and validity scale Infrequency (F) (Shepherd, 1997) to have some relation to treatment outcome.
MMPI-2, but the items are read to the examinee and the examiner records
There were no other significant differences by generational affiliation, which suggests that there were no significant difference in levels of psychopathology as measured by the MMPI-2 among missionary candidates of different generational affiliation, with the exception of the Hypochondriasis Scale.
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).
In order to interpret the clusters, a descriptive analysis of the MMPI-2 profile was carried out.
The MMPI-2 is the most extensively used and widely researched psychometric instrument for assessing adult psychopathology in forensic psychology, followed by the Unstructured Clinical Interviews; and the combination of both (Greene, 2008; Rogers et al., 2003).
Questionnaires to assess the pain intensity (VAS), coping strategies (PRSS), affective/emotional condition (STAIY, BDI-II), and personality characteristics (MMPI-2) were also administered in pretreatment assessment.
It would also be similarly interesting to compare results with other well-regarded tests of personality assessment, such as the MMPI-2.
El Inventario Multifasico de la Personalidad de Minnesota (MMPI-2) (Hathaway y McKinley, 1998) es una de las pruebas psicologicas mas completas y mas ampliamente utilizadas en la evaluacion de la personalidad.