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ERIC Number: EJ874400
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISSN: ISSN-0748-1756
A Review and Comparison of the Reliabilities of the MMPI-2, MCMI-III, and PAI Presented in Their Respective Test Manuals
Wise, Edward A.; Streiner, David L.; Walfish, Steven
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, v42 n4 p246-254 2010
This article provides a review of the literature to determine the most frequently used personality tests. Based on this review, internal consistency and test-retest reliability coefficients from the test manuals for the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2), Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III (MCMI-III), and Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) are reported. A summary of the strengths and weaknesses of the reliability estimates for each of the tests is provided. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers: Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory; Internal Consistency; Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory; Personality Assessment Inventory; Test Retest Reliability