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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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471345336
Author:
Nichols, David S.
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
New York
Subject:
Personality
Subject:
Mental health
Subject:
Clinical Psychology
Subject:
Minnesota multiphasic personality inventory
Subject:
MMPI
Subject:
Assessment
Copyright:
Series:
Essentials of psychological assessment series
Series Volume:
9
Publication Date:
March 2001
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.48x5.58x1.02 in. 1.00 lbs.

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