ERIC Number: EJ448248
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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The MMPI in Police Officer Selection: Legal Constraints, Case Law, Empirical Data.
Pallone, Nathaniel J.
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, v17 n3-4 p171-88 1992
Reviews federal guidelines for psychological test use in employee selection. Summarizes findings on Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) use in selection of candidates for police officers. Notes that MMPI scales measuring defensiveness and hysteria have been reported as positively correlated with performance, whereas scales measuring social desirability, psychopathic deviation, paranoia, and mania have been reported as negatively correlated. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - General
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory