By Professor James Neal Butcher
An anthology of unique contributions concentrating on new functions for the main commonly researched and widely used character overview tool. This guide, particularly geared for clinicians and graduate scholars, addresses either examine and medical purposes of the MMPI-2. The chapters conceal circumstances that have an effect on the translation of the MMPI-2 in quite a lot of conditions, equivalent to the presence of neurological harm, PTSD, or substance abuse, in addition to particularly settings and with various populations. for every particular software, an summary of present examine is equipped in addition to proven instructions for management and interpretation of the MMPI-2. Abundantly illustrated with case examples and bankruptcy spotlight bins to demonstrate try purposes.
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Therapist ratings of symptoms) for participants. Such studies typically report numerous correlations between MMPI-2 scales and extratest measures. Often a Bonferroni-type correction is applied to adjust alpha levels to take into account the number of correlations that were calculated. Early in the history of the original MMPI, the importance of considering configurations of scales was emphasized. The notion is that persons grouped together on the basis of more than one MMPI-2 scale will be more like each other than persons grouped together based on elevated scores on a single scale and that more specific correlates can be identified for configurations of scales than for individual scales.
It is not possible, for example, to develop a scale measuring language ability or successful performance as a tightrope walker in the circus because the test was designed for assessing mental health problems. Scale developers should ascertain whether the item content of the MMPI-2 is relevant to the question studied. • The research design should include sufficient samples to allow for cross-validation. This is most necessary for empirically derived scales to eliminate items that would be selected on the basis of chance or specific sample characteristics.
For example, not all Black persons should be considered to be African American. The heterogeneity of ethnic minority groups must also be considered. For example, grouping Mexican American, Cuban American, and Puerto Rican subjects together under the rubric Hispanic may obscure important differences among these subgroups. Because there are data suggesting that personality test scores of members of ethnic minority groups are most different from those of the majority group for minority group individuals who are less acculturated into the majority culture, it is important to consider acculturation when studying the relative validity of MMPI-2 scores for minority and majority group members (Okazaki & Sue, 2000).