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Boccaccini, Marcus T.; Murrie, Daniel C.; Duncan, Scott A. – Psychological Assessment, 2006
In this study, the authors examined how overreporting of psychopathology indices on the Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI; L. C. Morey, 1991) performed as screening measures for malingering in a sample of 166 defendants undergoing pretrial court-ordered evaluations in the federal criminal justice system. Using results from the Structured…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Personality Assessment, Justice, Cutting Scores
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Green, Bradley A.; Handel, Richard W.; Archer, Robert P. – Assessment, 2006
External correlates of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) Content Component Scales were identified using an inpatient sample of 544 adults. The Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) and Symptom Checklist 90-Revised (SCL-90-R) produced correlates of the Content Component Scales, demonstrating external validity with…
Descriptors: Patients, Rating Scales, Construct Validity, Correlation
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Handel, Richard W.; Arnau, Randolph C.; Archer, Robert P.; Dandy, Kristina L. – Assessment, 2006
The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--Adolescent (MMPI-A) and Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--2 (MMPI-2) True Response Inconsistency (TRIN) scales are measures of acquiescence and nonacquiescence included among the standard validity scales on these instruments. The goals of this study were to evaluate the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Protocol Analysis, Effect Size, Personality Measures
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Wygant, Dustin B.; Sellbom, Martin; Graham, John R.; Schenk, Paul W. – Assessment, 2006
The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) Personality Psychopathology-Five (PSY-5) scales were developed to measure abnormal personality symptomatology. The present study examines the incremental validity of the PSY-5 scales beyond the clinical and content scales in assessing criteria associated with personality disorders. The…
Descriptors: Validity, Personality Measures, Psychopathology, Personality Problems
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Tardif, Monique; Van Gijseghem, Hubert – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2005
The aim of this study was to determine whether pedophiles have a different gender identity profile compared with non-sexual offenders. Participants were 87 male adult subjects, divided into three groups: (a) 27 pedophiles who abused male victims, (b) 30 pedophiles who abused female victims, and (c) 30 non-sexual offenders. The gender identity…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Identity, Males
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Wallace, Amanda; Liljequist, Laura – Assessment, 2005
The relationship between the MMPI-2 restructured clinical scales and the original clinical scales was evaluated using an outpatient clinical sample (N = 150). Similar patterns of correlations to those reported by Tellegen et al. in 2003, such as high correlations between the restructured scales and their original scale counterparts and lower…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Profiles, Validity, Clinical Diagnosis
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Vaughn, Michael G.; Howard, Matthew O. – Journal of Emotional & Behavioral Disorders, 2005
The authors evaluated self-report instruments currently being used to assess children and adolescents with psychopathic personality traits with respect to their reliability, validity, and research utility. Comprehensive searches across multiple computerized bibliographic databases were conducted and supplemented with manual searches. A total of 30…
Descriptors: Measurement Techniques, Personality Measures, Personality Problems, Test Validity
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Hays, Shannon; McCallum, R. Steve – Psychology in the Schools, 2005
Within the context of a counterbalanced design, 102 students from either a high school or a large Southeastern university were administered two versions of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-Adolescent (MMPI-A): a computer-administered version (CA) and a paper-and-pencil version (PAP). Time between testing sessions was approximately…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Personality Measures, Statistical Analysis, Computer Assisted Testing
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Lufi, Dubi; Darliuk, Lina – International Journal of Educational Research, 2005
The purpose of the present research was to expand the knowledge about test anxiety (TA) and its interactive effect on personality characteristics among adolescents who suffer from learning disabilities (LDs). The 166 participants aged 14-18 years, were divided into the following four groups: (1) adolescents with TA and with LD; (2) adolescents…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Learning Disabilities, Adolescents, Personality Measures
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Simms, Leonard J.; Casillas, Alex; Clark, Lee Anna; Watson, David; Doebbeling, Bradley N. – Psychological Assessment, 2005
Conceptual overlap and heterogeneity have long been noted as weaknesses of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory's clinical scales. Restructured clinical (RC) scales recently were developed to address these concerns (A. Tellegen et al., 2003). The authors evaluated the psychometric properties of the RC scales in psychology clinic clients…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Psychological Evaluation, Clinical Psychology, Personality Measures
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Lima, Elizabeth N.; Stanley, Sheila; Kaboski, Beth; Reitzel, Lorraine R.; Richey, Anthony; Castro, Yezzennya; Williams, Foluso M.; Tannenbaum, Kendra R.; Stellrecht, Nadia E.; Jakobsons, Lara J.; Wingate, LaRicka R.; Joiner, Thomas E. – Psychological Assessment, 2005
The present study examined whether therapist access to the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2) predicted favorable treatment outcome, above and beyond other assessment measures. A manipulated assessment design was used, in which patients were randomly assigned either to a group in which therapists had access to their MMPI-2 data…
Descriptors: Validity, Psychometrics, Psychological Testing, Allied Health Personnel
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Pinsoneault, Terry B. – Psychological Assessment, 2005
The ability of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-Adolescent (MMPI-A; J. N. Butcher et al., 1992) validity scales to detect random, partially random, and nonrandom MMPI-A protocols was investigated. Investigations included the Variable Response Inconsistency scale (VRIN), F, several potentially useful new F and VRIN subscales, and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Personality Measures, Test Validity, Protocol Analysis
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Palmer, Glen A.; Daiss, Doyle D. – Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2005
A comparison of personality factors on scales of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-Adolescent (MMPI-A) was conducted with a sample of adolescents referred to a residential substance abuse treatment program. A total of sixty adolescents identified with hallucinogen (n = 20), cannabis (n = 20), or methamphetamine (n = 20) as their drug…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Schizophrenia, Personality Assessment, Marijuana
Cross, Tracy L.; Adams, Cheryll; Dixon, Felicia; Holland, Jason – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2004
Students attending a state-supported residential academy for academically gifted adolescents (N = 139) completed the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory for Adolescents (MMPI-A; Butcher et al., 1992) upon entrance to document their psychological characteristics. The same students completed a postadministration of the MMPI-A at the end of…
Descriptors: Psychology, Personality, Academically Gifted, Adolescents
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Gregersen, Ann T.; Nebeker, R. Scott; Seely, Kenneth L.; Lambert, Michael J. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2004
This study tested the appropriateness of Outcome Questionnaire-45 norms for Asian and Pacific Islander students. Both groups scored higher, based on participants' self-reported general functioning, than the norms and more frequently met criteria for clinical classification, a possible indication of greater distress. This article discusses findings…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Norms, Asian Americans, Questionnaires
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