Mmpi 2 assessing personality and psychopathology

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mmpi 2 assessing personality and psychopathology

MMPI-2: Assessing Personality and Psychopathology by John Grahaam

The MMPI-2 is the most widely used personality test in the United States and around the world. It is employed in mental health settings, medical centers, and correctional programs, and is frequently admitted as evidence in legal proceedings. In addition, use of the MMPI-2 in the process of screening applicants for jobs that involve public trust and safety is spreading rapidly.
The fourth edition of MMPI-2: Assessing Personality and Psychopathology describes effective uses of the MMPI-2 and explains how to accurately interpret test results. Current and comprehensive, it presents detailed instructions for administering, scoring, and coding the MMPI-2. It also discusses the most recent interpretations of the tests validity, clinical content, and supplementary scales; illustrating points with case studies and examples. In addition, the book covers two new sets of scales: the Restructured Clinical (RC) scales, which help focus the interpretation of the original clinical scales; and the Personality Psychopathology 5 (PSY-5) scales, which assess major dimensions of normal and abnormal personality.
MMPI-2: Assessing Personality and Psychopathology, Fourth Edition, is ideal for graduate courses in psychological assessment and an indispensable guide for researchers and clinicians working in personality assessment.
Features .Incorporates new information from recent empirical research studies
.Covers the latest developments in supplementary scales
.Discusses using the MMPI-2 with such diverse population groups as older adults, ethnic minorities, medical patients, and prisoners
.Includes the latest information on computerized administration, scoring, and interpretation of test results
.Provides expanded technical material
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MMPI-2-RF: Basic Overview

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John Grahaam

MMPI-2: Assessing Personality and Psychopathology / Edition 4

Survey data indicate that the MMPI-2 is the most widely used psychological test in the United States and is commonly used in countries around the world. It is used in inpatient and outpatient mental health settings, medical centers, and correctional settings. We have seen increased applications of the MMPI-2 in the screening of applicants for jobs that involve public trust and safety. The MMPI-2 is frequently admitted as evidence in civil and criminal legal proceedings. More than articles, chapters, and books were published about the MMPI-2 since the last edition of this book was completed. MMPI-2 research continues to inform our use of the test.

It is employed in mental health settings, medical centers, and correctional programs, and is frequently admitted as evidence in legal proceedings. Current and comprehensive, it presents detailed instructions for administering and scoring the MMPI-2 and discusses using the MMPI-2 with such diverse population groups as older adults, ethnic minorities, medical patients, and prisoners. The book also covers the Restructured Clinical RC scales, which help focus the interpretation of the original Clinical scales, and the Personality Psychopathology 5 PSY-5 scales, which assess major dimensions of normal and abnormal personality. The author has produced a very thorough yet readable, accessible book with helpful additions in this latest edition. This book is an uncritical guide both for clinicians and researchers working within the personality assessment domain, and for graduates wishing to learn more about this widely used test. Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy.

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John Robert Graham. Ideal for graduate courses in psychological assessment, it is also useful as a reference guide for researchers and clinicians. The text begins by describing the development and revision of the original MMPI and then focuses on the MMPI-2, presenting detailed instructions for administering, scoring, and coding the test. The interpretation of validity, clinical, content, and supplementary scales is discussed and illustrated with cases. A section concerning the use of the MMPI-2 with special populations such as older adults, ethnic minorities, medical patients, and prisoners is also included. This new edition incorporates information from a large number of recent empirical research studies and includes approximately new references. It also provides details on several new scales that were developed after the MMPI-2 was published.

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