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In clear, accessible language, this book introduces readers to the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI2), the most widely researched and broadly used personality assessment instrument. James N. Butcher, one of the authors of the MMPI2, explains how the instrument was developed to describe and predict behavior in a range of applied settings. Guidance is provided for administering and interpreting the results, with case studies to illustrate major concepts. Several updates have been made since the previous edition of this popular book, including new interpretive information on the MMPI2, new areas for application of the MMPI2, and-most importantly-a new chapter on the MMPI2 Restructured Form (MMPI2RF), a separate short instrument that beginners may confuse with the MMPI2. This user-friendly but comprehensive primer is essential reading for nonpsychologist professionals who need a quick overview of the test, as well as for students of clinical and personality assessment who seek a reliable introductory text.
Table of Contents
|A Well-Traveled Path: MMPI Use and Administration||p. 3|
|To Believe or Not to Believe, That Is the Question: Assessing the Validity of MMPI-2 Test Results||p. 21|
|A Bond With the Past: The MMPI-2 Basic or Clinical Scales||p. 39|
|The Analysis of Complex Cases: Code-Type Interpretation||p. 67|
|The Content Scales: An Assessment of Client Content Themes||p. 85|
|The MMPI-2 Supplemental Scales: An Appraisal of Special Problems||p. 105|
|Putting It All Together: How to Interpret an MMPI-2 Profile and Organize Test Inferences||p. 119|
|Using the MMPI-2 in Various Settings and Populations||p. 139|
|The Report: Documenting and Explaining the Results of the MMPI-2 Evaluations||p. 157|
|Departures From MMPI-2 Empirical Traditions: The Fake Bad Scale, Restructured Clinical Scales, and the MMPI-2-RF||p. 175|
|Correlates of Selected MMPI-2 Code Types||p. 195|
|Selected References for the MMPI-2||p. 207|
|About the Author||p. 257|
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