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Merker, Bradley M.; Smith, Janet V. – Journal of College Counseling, 2001
Seeks to validate the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) College Maladjustment scale (Mt) by comparing it with the Student Adaptation to College Questionnaire (SACQ). Significant negative correlations existed between the Mt scale and SACQ scores, indicating that the Mt scale measures maladjustment, especially emotional…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Personality Measures, Student Adjustment
Mendoza-Newman, Mary C.; Greene, Roger L.; Velasquez, Roberto J. – 2000
This paper discusses a study that examined the relationship between acculturation and socioeconomic status (SES) on two scales of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-Adolescent (MMPI-A) for Hispanic adolescents (N=65). The study hypothesized that higher levels of acculturation and SES in Hispanic adolescents would be related to scale L…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adolescents, High School Students, High Schools
Maness, Paula; Gomez, Nelson; Velasquez, Roberto J.; Silkowski, Sharon; Savino, Aimee – 2000
In this study the efficacy of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory 2 (MMPI-2) was examined with a Colombian college student population. It was projected that the participants would have elevated scales related to psychological distress, marginality, and poor morale, given the current socio-political climate in Columbia. Participants…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Alienation, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Englert, David R.; Weed, Nathan C.; Watson, G. Stennis – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2000
Explores the structure of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (2nd ed.) Low Self-Esteem Content Scale using principal components analysis. Associations with other measures provide evidence of convergent and discriminant validity. (Contains 16 references.) (Author/GCP)
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Measurement Objectives, Personality Measures, Self Esteem
Dana, Richard H., Ed. – 2000
This collection of papers includes: (1) "An Assessment-Intervention Model for Research and Practice with Multicultural Populations" (Richard H. Dana); (2) "An Africentric Perspective for Clinical Research and Practice" (Edward F. Morris); (3) "Myths about the Null Hypothesis and the Path to Reform" (Robert G.…
Descriptors: Acculturation, African Culture, Afrocentrism, Alaska Natives
Sherman, Gregory A. – 1995
The major questions when considering substance abuse/dependence and personality are how these two constructs are related and how they interact. A review of the prevalence literature since 1986 documenting the co-occurrence of substance abuse disorders and personality disorders is presented in this study. Sampled are substance abuse and personality…
Descriptors: Interviews, Longitudinal Studies, Mental Disorders, Outcomes of Treatment
Storm, Heidi A. – 1994
The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) has been widely used as an objective personality test, in addition to being used in forensic assessments, especially involving claims of physical or emotional damage. It now appears that questions must be raised concerning the MMPI's forensic implications given the advent of new disease…
Descriptors: Inhalants, Mental Disorders, Personality Measures, Poisons
Craig, Robert J. – 1999
This book provides step-by-step procedures for clinical personality interpretation to help mental health professionals determine the psychological health of their clients, determine maladjustment and problem behaviors, and reach a diagnosis. Each of the four chapters is devoted to one of the four key personality tests. These are: (1)…
Descriptors: Counseling, Diagnostic Tests, Guides, Personality Assessment
Geslak, Lisa – 1998
The use of the MMPI and MMPI-2 to assist in the understanding of individuals with bulimia nervosa is examined. DSM-IV criteria for diagnosis of bulimia nervosa are reviewed. It is also important to understand the personality variables or psychological correlates associated with this disorder. The structure and history of the MMPI and MMPI-2 are…
Descriptors: Bulimia, Clinical Diagnosis, Eating Disorders, Females
Schuldberg, David – 1988
Indices were constructed to measure individual differences in the effects of the automated testing format and repeated testing on Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) responses. Two types of instability measures were studied within a data set from the responses of 150 undergraduate students who took a computer-administered and…
Descriptors: College Students, Computer Assisted Testing, Higher Education, Individual Differences
McVay, Micheal R. – 1993
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Extraversion-Introversion scale was compared with the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) 0 scale (Social Introversion) for 18 male and 66 female adult students in introductory courses in psychology, aged 17 to 83 years. A status survey design was used with a priori and post hoc groupings.…
Descriptors: Adults, Age Differences, Analysis of Variance, College Students
Kolotkin, Richard A.; And Others – 1994
This experiment investigated: (1) relationships among locus of control, attributional style, and depression; (2) if a depressogenic attributional style could be empirically isolated; and (3) if reliable relationships existed between attribution and depression when depression was operationalized using different instruments. Subjects completed the…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Cognitive Style, Depression (Psychology), Helplessness
Regardie, Cynthia Ramos – 1994
In recent decades, the incidence of eating disorders has sharply increased. This paper reviews literature published between 1969 through 1992 which addresses personality characteristics of individuals with anorexia nervosa, restrictor subtype, utilizing the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-I). The current literature and research…
Descriptors: Anorexia Nervosa, Body Image, Eating Disorders, Emotional Disturbances
Orozco, Sergio; Freidrich, Katherine R. – 1992
The relationship between factors underlying a measure of acculturation, the Acculturation Rating Scale for Mexican Americans (ARSMA), and the 566-item Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) was studied. The ARSMA consists of 20 questions that are scored on a 5-point Likert scale ranging from Mexican oriented (1) to Anglo oriented (5).…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), College Students, Comparative Testing
Thompson, James P.; And Others – 1993
In an effort to compare the psychological characteristics of HIV positive veterans who are homeless with those who are not homeless, the psychological test performances of patients referred to the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Houston, Texas were examined. Investigators analyzed the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Homeless People, Social Influences, Veterans
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