Mmpi-2 : Assessing Personality and Psychopathology

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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 test's 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 materialshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 592 pages
  • 162.56 x 236.22 x 33.02mm | 952.54g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • numerous tables and graphs
  • 0195168062
  • 9780195168068
  • 1,085,636

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Praise for Previous Editions: "Graham is uniquely qualified to write this manual on how to interpret the MMPI-2....[It is] readable, instructive, and authoritative."--Contemporary Psychology "A must for any graduate-level course on personality assessment."--Karen Multon, University of Missouri "Excellent reference and sourcebook for beginners and experienced MMPI-ers"--Karen Greenbaum-Maya, California School of Professional Psychology-Los Angeles "Destined to become indispensable."--The Independent Practitioner "An excellent text for teaching and instructional purposes and for use in clinical practice. Very accessible and readable."--James Lichtenberg, University of Kansas "Not only and excellent text but also an invaluable reference tool for use in both assessment and research applications of the MMPI-2."--Clinton Martin, Virginia Medical Centershow more

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