Essentials of MMPI-2 Assessment by David S. Nichols

By David S. Nichols

The Minnesota Multiphasic character stock , moment variation is utilized by a large diversity of clinicians to help with the prognosis of psychological problems and the choice of acceptable therapy tools. to take advantage of it effectively, execs want an authoritative resource to be used of this attempt. This completely up-to-date and revised moment variation of necessities of MMPI-2 overview presents that source. as well as complete updates to the learn and literature all through, the recent version will contain details on different types of the try out, together with the MMPI-2 RC and the MMPI-2-RF. medical and college psychologists are supplied with details on administering, reading, and scoring this most generally used try for assessing character.

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Emotional Overcontrol b. Behavioral Overcontrol Moods 1. Depression a. Depressed Mood/Dysphoria b. Depressed Ideation/Attitudes c. Mental Insufficiency d. Vegetative Signs 2. Anhedonia 3. Elation 4. Anxiety 5. Guilt 6. Fears 7. Emotional Alienation (Hopelessness) 8. Anger/Hostility 9. indd 39 16/03/11 12:55 AM 40 ESSENTIALS OF MMPI-2® ASSESSMENT Cognitions 1. Unconventional Thought Processes 2. Psychotic Thought Processes 3. Grandiosity 4. Paranoid Thought Processes 5. Obsessions/Ruminations 6.

Among the supplementary, content, PSY-5, and RC scales, high positive loadings are found for Re, O-H, INTR, and RC2 (positively), and MAC-R, ASP, AGGR, and RC9 (negatively). For the aspect of this dimension marked by DISC, the corresponding scales with the highest loadings are Scales L (negatively) and 9 (positively); MAC-R, AAS, ASP, AGGR, and RC4 (positively); and Re, and GF (negatively). Patient performance on these dimensions affords an overall context into which the interpreter may place more specific and delimited information from the other MMPI-2 scores and patterns.

Physiological psychologist. social psychologist. psychoanalyst. 2. The test whose purpose and development were most similar to those of the MMPI was (a) (b) (c) (d) the Woodworth Personal Data Sheet. the Bernreuter Personality Inventory. the Humm-Wadsworth Temperament Scale. 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.

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