By David S. Nichols

The Minnesota Multiphasic character stock , moment version is utilized by a extensive variety of clinicians to aid with the analysis of psychological issues and the choice of acceptable remedy equipment. to exploit it thoroughly, execs want an authoritative resource to be used of this try. This completely up to date and revised moment version of necessities of MMPI-2 overview offers that source. as well as finished updates to the learn and literature all through, the recent version will contain details on different models of the try out, together with the MMPI-2 RC and the MMPI-2-RF. medical and faculty psychologists are supplied with info on administering, studying, and scoring this most generally used attempt for assessing character.

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Assessing comprehension by such informal means is less likely to cause the patient embarrassment. In some cases it will be necessary to assess reading comprehension directly by means of a standardized reading or achievement test, or by having the patient read and explain sample items at several levels of difficulty. , I do not always . ), and the clinician may wish to assess the patient’s comprehension of items of this specific type. 2. The clinician may reemphasize to the patient that the MMPI-2 results must be both valid and reliable if they are to be of maximum benefit to the patient.

7. The use of the 370-item abbreviated form of the MMPI-2 will limit the results to scores on only the 13 original validity and clinical scales. True or False? 8. The MMPI-2 is robust under a wide variety of variations in administration. True or False? 9. The recommendations of the publisher require that once the examinee has commenced testing under one format of administration—whether booklet, CD, or computer—the test must be completed under these conditions, even if the examinee wishes to switch to another format.

The Strong Vocational Interest Blank. 3. The method of contrasted groups used in the development of the MMPI was the invention of Hathaway and McKinley. True or False? 4. The success of the MMPI following its initial publication was virtually immediate. True or False? 5. The last of the original 13 validity and clinical scales to be added to the MMPI was (a) (b) (c) (d) Scale K. Scale 5 (Mf ). Scale 9 (Ma). Scale 0 (Si). 6. The MMPI-2 restandardization sample tended to match 1980 census values for (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) marital status but not educational level.

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