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Tsushima, William T.; Tsushima, Vincent G. – Assessment, 2009
Validity scales of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--2 (MMPI-2) are widely used for the detection of exaggerated psychological complaints, although little is known about the results of these scales with racial or ethnic minority individuals. Five validity scales derived from the MMPI-2, including the F Scale, the Back Infrequency…
Descriptors: Race, Validity, Psychopathology, Personality
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Greene, Roger L. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1987
Reviews Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) performance as a function of ethnic group membership in Asian Americans, Blacks, Hispanics, and Native Americans. Recommends issues raised in the review be addressed by research before it can be concluded that new norms for the MMPI are needed for specific ethnic groups. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Ethnicity, Personality Assessment, Test Bias
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Sue, Stanley; Sue, Derald W. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 1974
Results indicated that Asian students when compared with control students, under-utilized the clinic services, possessed more pronounced MMPI scale elevations, and exhibited problems involving somatic complaints, family discord, and social introversion. (Author)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Differences
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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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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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Ketterer, Holly L.; Han, Kyunghee; Hur, Jaehong; Moon, Kyungjoo – Psychological Assessment, 2010
In response to the concern that Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2; J. N. Butcher, W. Dahlstrom, J. R. Graham, A. Tellegen, & B. Kaemmer, 1989; J. N. Butcher et al., 2001) Variable Response Inconsistency (VRIN) and True Response Inconsistency (TRIN) score invalidity criteria recommended for use with American samples results…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Personality, Personality Measures, Measures (Individuals)