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Pazol, Richard B.; Griggins, Cynthia – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2012
Despite increased demands on university counseling center resources, some centers are offering comprehensive assessments for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The rationale for one counseling center's decision to provide comprehensive ADHD assessments is presented, including the clinical, legal, social, medical, financial, and…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Counseling Services, Guidance Centers, Identification
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Hoerger, Michael; Quirk, Stuart W.; Weed, Nathan C. – Psychological Assessment, 2011
Deficits in gratification delay are associated with a broad range of public health problems, such as obesity, risky sexual behavior, and substance abuse. However, 6 decades of research on the construct has progressed less quickly than might be hoped, largely because of measurement issues. Although past research has implicated 5 domains of delay…
Descriptors: Delay of Gratification, Measures (Individuals), Factor Structure, Test Reliability
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Arbisi, Paul A.; Polusny, Melissa A.; Erbes, Christopher R.; Thuras, Paul; Reddy, Madhavi K. – Psychological Assessment, 2011
The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 Restructured Form (MMPI-2 RF) was administered to 251 National Guard soldiers who had recently returned from deployment to Iraq. Soldiers were also administered questionnaires to identify posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). On the basis of responses to the…
Descriptors: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Emotional Disturbances, Injuries, Validity
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Xiao, Lijun; Han, Jing; Han, Jian – Journal of Career Assessment, 2011
In this article, the authors present the findings of two studies analyzing new recruits' adjustment to army life in the Chinese military. In the first exploratory study, we developed a scale to measure new recruits' adjustment to military life, and found that new soldiers' adaptation could be divided into two distinct types: interpersonal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adjustment (to Environment), Military Personnel, Interpersonal Relationship
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Lilienfeld, Scott O.; Garb, Howard N.; Wood, James M. – Psychological Assessment, 2011
In a recent article in this journal, Poston and Hanson (2010) reported a meta-analysis of 17 studies on the use of psychological assessment as a therapeutic intervention (PATI) and concluded that "psychological assessment procedures--when combined with personalized, collaborative, and highly involving test feedback--have positive, clinically…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Intervention, Psychological Evaluation, Program Effectiveness
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Mundia, Lawrence – Educational Psychology, 2011
The survey investigated the problems of social desirability (SD), non-response bias (NRB) and reliability in the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--Revised (MMPI-2) self-report inventory administered to Brunei student teachers. Bruneians scored higher on all the validity scales than the normative US sample, thereby threatening the…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, College Students, Social Desirability, Response Style (Tests)
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Ingram, Paul B.; Kelso, Kristy M.; McCord, David M. – Assessment, 2011
The recent release of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2-Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF) has received much attention from the clinical psychology community. Particular concerns have focused on Restructured Clinical Scale 3 (RC3; Cynicism). This article briefly reviews the major criticisms and responses regarding the restructuring of…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Personality, Measures (Individuals), Clinical Psychology
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Lee, Tayla T. C.; Forbey, Johnathan D.; Ritchey, Kristin A. – Assessment, 2011
The current study investigated potential emotional priming effects on Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) scale scores. Participants included 98 college students who completed a personal narrative intended to induce temporary mood states, the MMPI-2, and a mood rating inventory. Results of the mood manipulation indicated that…
Descriptors: Personality Measures, Measures (Individuals), Statistical Analysis, Comparative Analysis
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Mundia, Lawrence – Higher Education Studies, 2011
Students with psychological and mental health problems are often accorded a low status and priority compared to peers with other disabilities. Recent research indicated that a female Brunei student teacher prematurely left her training program due to unaddressed mental health problems. The present study used a mixed methods approach. The random…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Anxiety, Interpersonal Competence
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Stauder, J. E. A.; Cornet, L. J. M.; Ponds, R. W. H. M. – Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2011
According to the Extreme Male Brain theory persons with autism possess masculinised cognitive traits. In this study masculinisation of gender role behaviour is evaluated in 25 persons with an autism spectrum condition (ASC) and matched controls with gender role behaviour as part of a shortened version of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality…
Descriptors: Autism, Sex Role, Personality, Brain
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Kutsal, Ebru; Pasli, Figen; Isikli, Sedat; Sahin, Figen; Yilmaz, Gokce; Beyazova, Ufuk – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2011
This study aims to provide preliminary findings on the validity of Child Abuse Potential Inventory (CAP Inventory) on Turkish sample of 23 abuser and 47 nonabuser parents. To investigate validity in two groups, Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) Psychopathic Deviate (MMPI-PD) scale is also used along with CAP. The results show…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Child Abuse, Validity, Personality
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Knabb, Joshua J.; Vogt, Ronald G.; Newgren, Kevin P. – Psychological Assessment, 2011
In the current study, we investigated Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) characteristics in an Old Order Amish nonclinical sample (N = 84), comparing these data with both the United States normative sample (N = 2,600) and a sample of Old Order Amish outpatients (N = 136). Consistent with our hypothesis, the Old Order Amish…
Descriptors: Religious Cultural Groups, Patients, Personality Measures, Psychopathology
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Tolin, David F.; Steenkamp, Maria M.; Marx, Brian P.; Litz, Brett T. – Psychological Assessment, 2010
Although validity scales of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2; J. N. Butcher, W. G. Dahlstrom, J. R. Graham, A. Tellegen, & B. Kaemmer, 1989) have proven useful in the detection of symptom exaggeration in criterion-group validation (CGV) studies, usually comparing instructed feigners with known patient groups, the…
Descriptors: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Validity, Personality, Veterans
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Forbey, Johnathan D.; Lee, Tayla T. C.; Handel, Richard W. – Psychological Assessment, 2010
The current study examined empirical correlates of scores on Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2-Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF; A. Tellegen & Y. S. Ben-Porath, 2008; Y. S. Ben-Porath & A. Tellegen, 2008) scales in a college setting. The MMPI-2-RF and six criterion measures (assessing anger, assertiveness, sex roles, cognitive…
Descriptors: Correlation, Assertiveness, Personality Traits, Measures (Individuals)
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Wygant, Dustin B.; Sellbom, Martin; Gervais, Roger O.; Ben-Porath, Yossef S.; Stafford, Kathleen P.; Freeman, David B.; Heilbronner, Robert L. – Psychological Assessment, 2010
The present study extends the validation of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) and the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF) Response Bias Scale (RBS; R. O. Gervais, Y. S. Ben-Porath, D. B. Wygant, & P. Green, 2007) in separate forensic samples composed of disability claimants and…
Descriptors: Response Style (Tests), Criminals, Validity, Personality Measures
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