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Whatley, P. Richard; Allen, James; Dana, Richard H. – Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 2003
Examines the relation of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) to the Racial Identity Attitude Scale-Black, Short Form (RIAS-B) was examined among 50 African American male college students Results indicated RIAS-B scale scores functioned as predictors of MMPI scale scores. Implications of these findings for MMPI-2 research with…
Descriptors: Black Students, College Students, Ethnic Groups, Males
Archer, Robert P.; Krishnamurthy, Radhika – 2002
This book is designed to provide fundamental information concerning the procedures necessary to administer, score, interpret, and report findings from the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-Adolescent[TM] (MMPI-A), the most widely used objective personality assessment instrument for adolescents. The chapters are: (1) "Overview";…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Diagnostic Tests, Evaluation Methods, Personality Assessment
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McDevitt-Murphy, Meghan E.; Weathers, Frank W.; Flood, Amanda M.; Eakin, David E.; Benson, Trisha A. – Assessment, 2007
This study investigated the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-Revised (MMPI-2; Butcher, Dahlstrom, Graham, Tellegen, & Kaemmer, 1989) and the Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI; Morey, 1991) with regard to each instrument's utility for discriminating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from depression and social phobia in a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Personality Assessment, Depression (Psychology), Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
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Arnau, Randolph C.; Handel, Richard W.; Archer, Robert P. – Assessment, 2005
The Personality Psychopathology Five (PSY-5) is a five-factor personality trait model designed for assessing personality pathology using quantitative dimensions. Harkness, McNulty, and Ben-Porath developed Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) scales based on the PSY-5 model, and these scales were recently added to the standard…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Personality Traits, Personality, Personality Measures
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Gervais, Roger O.; Ben-Porath, Yossef S.; Wygant, Dustin B.; Green, Paul – Assessment, 2007
This study describes the development of a Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2) scale designed to detect negative response bias in forensic neuropsychological or disability assessment settings. The Response Bias Scale (RBS) consists of 28 MMPI-2 items that discriminated between persons who passed or failed the Word Memory Test…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Response Style (Tests), Measures (Individuals), Persuasive Discourse
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Smith, Steven R.; Gorske, Tad T.; Wiggins, Chauntel; Little, Jessica A. – International Journal of Testing, 2010
The present study is an exploration of the personality assessment practices of clinical neuropsychologists. Professional members of the National Academy of Neuropsychology and the International Neuropsychological Society (N = 404) were surveyed to examine use of several forms of personality, behavior, and emotional function measures. Results…
Descriptors: Test Use, Personality Assessment, Learning Disabilities, Personality
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Sellbom, Martin; Ben-Porath, Yossef S.; Graham, John R.; Arbisi, Paul A.; Bagby, R. Michael – Assessment, 2005
The authors examined and compared the susceptibility of three Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) scale sets (Clinical, Restructured Clinical [RC], and Content) to over- and underreporting using five analog samples. Two samples of 85 and 191 undergraduate students, respectively, took the MMPI-2 under underreporting versus…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Undergraduate Students, Patients, Rating Scales
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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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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McDaniel, William F.; Passmore, Corie E.; Sewell, Hollie M. – Research in Developmental Disabilities, 2003
A study involving 58 adults with mental retardation and mental disorders found few correlations between the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) and the Assessment of Dual Diagnosis (ADD). The major exception was the Mania scale of the MMPI, which correlated moderately well with the ADD Schizophrenia and Dementia scales. (Contains…
Descriptors: Adults, Behavior Rating Scales, Diagnostic Tests, Disability Identification
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Poythress, Norman G., Jr. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1978
Faschingbauer offered guidelines in selecting MMPI short forms as substitutes for the MMPI. This reviews empirical studies of the clinical validity of MMPI short forms and discusses MMPI-168, not considered in Faschingbauer's earlier article. Empirical evidence favors the Faschingbauer Abbreviated MMPI and the MMPI-168 over others. (Author)
Descriptors: Behavior Rating Scales, Personality Assessment, Personality Measures, Psychological Evaluation
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American Psychologist, 2012
Presents a short biography of one of the co-recipients of the American Psychological Association's Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology. One of the 2012 winners is Fanny M. Cheung for her outstanding contributions to the assessment of cross-cultural psychopathology, personality psychology, and gender…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Recognition (Achievement), Personality Measures, Cross Cultural Studies
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Weisenburger, Susan M.; Harkness, Allan R.; McNulty, John L.; Graham, John R.; Ben-Porath, Yossef S. – Psychological Assessment, 2008
The Minnesota Mutiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2)-based Personality Psychopathology-Five (PSY-5) scales provide an overview of personality individual differences. Several textbooks and a test report offer instruction on interpreting MMPI-2 PSY-5 scores. On the basis of an earlier item response theory article (S. V. Rouse, M. S. Finger,…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Personality Measures, Measures (Individuals), Data Analysis
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Walters, Glenn D.; Rogers, Richard; Berry, David T. R.; Miller, Holly A.; Duncan, Scott A.; McCusker, Paul J.; Payne, Joshua W.; Granacher, Robert P., Jr. – Psychological Assessment, 2008
The 6 nonoverlapping primary scales of the Structured Interview of Reported Symptoms (SIRS) were subjected to taxometric analysis in a group of 1,211 criminal and civil examinees in order to investigate the latent structure of feigned psychopathology. Both taxometric procedures used in this study, mean above minus below a cut (MAMBAC) and maximum…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Psychopathology, Personality, Measures (Individuals)
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Detrick, Paul; Chibnall, John T. – Assessment, 2008
Interpretation of positive response distortion (socially desirable responding) in employment evaluations is an important validity issue. This study of police officer applicants examined the construct validity of the Paulhus Deception Scales (PDS)--Moralistic Bias (MB; exaggerated adjustment/agreeableness) and Egoistic Bias (EB; exaggerated…
Descriptors: Responses, Police, Personnel Selection, Deception
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