MinnesotaMultiphasicPersonalityInventory (Cherry, 2012).
One major differencebetween the two is that in Cattell’s traits, each human has all 16 traits to a certain extent. In the MinnesotaMultiphasicPersonalityInventory it is possible to have more than one on the scale, but a person does not...
Construction of the schedule. Journal of Psychology, 10, 249-254
Wygant, D. B., Sellbom, M., Gervais, R. O., Ben-Porath, Y. S., Stafford, K. P., Freeman, D. B.,
& Heilbronner, R. L. (2010). Further validation of the MMPI-2 and MMPI-2-RF
Response Bias Scale: Findings from disability and criminal forensic settings.
Psychological Assessment, 22(4), 745-756....
of formal assessments of the skills of various, privileged applicants (Geisinger, 2000, p. 117).
Exploring my selected event
On our “History of Psychological Assessment Paper”, there are four different events and I chose the MinnesotaMultiphasicPersonalityInventory.
major ones were the MMPI (Hathaway and McKinley, 1940) and the CPI.
The MMPI (MinnesotaMultiphasicPersonalityInventory) assesses traits in comparison to psychiatric diseases, with the intention to make the testmultiphasic, meaning diagnostic of a number of different kinds of psychopathology...
to help the United States Army screen out recruits who might be susceptible to shell shock.
Some of the most commonly used personalitytests are:
Keirsey Temperament Sorter
Big Five Personality Traits...
personalityinventory-2. Retrieved from
Mental Measurements Yearbook.
Pearson Education Inc., (2008). MMPI®-2 (MinnesotaMultiphasicPersonalityInventory®-2).
Retrieved October 11, 2008, from http://www.pearsonassessments.com/tests/mmpi_2.htm.
Rogers, R., Bagby, R. M., & Chakraborty, D. (1993). Feigning schizophrenic disorders on the
mmpi-2: detection of coached simulators. Journal of personality Assessment, 60, 215-226....
are more likely to measure what they say they measure) than do projective tests or the subjective judgment of clinicians. The most famous and widely used objective test of personality is the MinnesotaMultiphasicPersonalityInventory (MMPI).
There are four primary uses of objective...
measure one trait
* Most tests provide S data
* Some test provide B data
* MinnesotaMultiphasicPersonalityInventory (MMPI)
* Implicit Association Tests (IAT)
* Theory: people who implicitly, or nonconsciously, know they have a certain trait will...
History of Psychological Assessment
Jan E. Miller
History of Psychological Assessment
Historically, the MinnesotaMultiphasicPersonalityInventory-2 (MMPI-2) is the most widely used personalitytest used in the psychological setting according to Cohen and Swerdlik (2010). This history of...
positions.Psychologists such as Freud, and Erickson have attempted to come up with personality theories. Personality can also be determined through a variety of tests. This may be done through the MinnesotaMultiphasicPersonalityInventory (MMPI-2), Rorschach Inkblot test, or the Thematic...
assessment. This article focuses on methodological considerations in conducting research on the MinnesotaMultiphasicPersonalityInventory–2 (MMPI—2; J. N. Butcher, W. G. Dahlstrom, J. R. Graham, A. Tellegen, & B. Kaemmer, 1989 ), the most widely used clinical personality instrument. The article...
University, M.A. (1928) Ohio State University, Ph.D. (1932) University of Minnesota.Director of the division of clinical psychology at the University of Minnesota, co-creator of the MinnesotaMultiphasicPersonalityInventory (MMPI).
Starke Hathaway was born on August 22, 1903 in Central Lake...
November 10, 2011
The MinnesotaMultiphasicPersonalityInventory (MMPI) is one of the most frequently used personalitytests in mental health. The test is used by trained professionals to assist in identifying personality...
. clinicianadministered paper version
Watson et al. 1992
Computer vs. paper
Kobak et al. 1993
MinnesotaMultiphasicPersonalityInventory Hamilton Anxiety Scale Timed power and speeded tests of cognitive abilities Between-Ps Between-Ps Strong-Campbell Interest InventoryPersonality...
binge eating” (Fernandez, et al, 2006, p.405).
“(MMPI-2) The MinnesotaMultiphasicPersonalityInventory-2 has been known as the widely used test known in psychological practice. Originally it was developed during the last century, and today it has been around the world still” (Butcher...
in forensics to provide information during the clinical diagnosis of a criminal investigation. Two of the best know personalitytest are the MinnesotaMultiphasicPersonalityInventory or (MMPI) and the Rorschach Inkblots test, which involves describing inkblot images as they are presented...
personality testing. Objective personalitytests area objectively scored and based on items answered in a true-false or similar format. Some of these tests used include the MinnesotaMultiphasicPersonalityInventory, Beck Depression Inventory, and Eating Disorder Inventory (Hogan, 2007). The second...