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Essentials of Mmpi-2 Assessmentby David S. Nichols
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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the MMPI-2
The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Revised (MMPI-2) is the most widely used test in the world for personality assessment. To use it properly, professionals need an authoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer, score, and interpret this test. Written by clinical psychologist David S. Nichols, Essentials of MMPI-2 Assessment is that source.
Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of a major psychological assessment instrument. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.
Essentials of MMPI-2 Assessment provides step-by-step guidance on test administration, scoring, and interpretation. As well, the author provides his expert assessment of the test’s relative strengths and weaknesses, valuable advice on its clinical applications, and several illuminating case reports.
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The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Revised (MMPI-2) is the most widely used test in the world for personality assessment. This book will help mental health professionals acquire the knowledge and skills they need to administer, score, and interpret the MMPI-2. Each chapter features callout boxes highlighting key concepts, extensive illustrative material, and quiz questions. The test's strengths and weaknesses are discussed, as well as its clinical applications. Nichols is a clinical psychologist practicing in Portland, Oregon.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 342-346) and index.
About the Author
DAVID S. NICHOLS, PhD, Portland, Oregon.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. History and Development
Chapter 2. Administration
Chapter 3. Scoring.
Chapter 4. Introduction to Interpretation
Chapter 5. Assessing Protocol Validity
Chapter 6. The Standard Clinical Scales
Chapter 7. The Content and Content Component, Personality Psychopathology-5 (PSY-5), and Supplementary Scales
Chapter 8. Profile Patterns and Codetypes.
Chapter 9. Strengths and Weaknesses of the MMPI-2.
Chapter 10. Clinical Applications of the MMPI-2.
Chapter 11. Illustrative Case Report
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