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ISBN-10: 0205284167

ISBN-13: 9780205284160

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)

Authors: Roger L. Greene

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The book is a comprehensive overview of the MMPI-2 and its interpretation. In a single source, the book provides an introduction to basic issues in the development and administration of the MMPI as well as a step-by-step procedure for interpreting the test. Additionally, the author discusses the use of the MMPI-2 with special groups and reviews the use and interpretation of critical items, special scales, and short forms. Summaries of empirical research are included in each chapter to illustrate the bases for interpretations.
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Book details

List price: $130.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/28/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 696
Size: 10.00" wide x 7.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.750

The Evolution of the MMPI and MMPI
The Early History of the Objective Personality Inventories
Construction of the MMPI
Interpretation of Individual Item Content
Assessment of Test-Taking Attitudes
Appropriateness of MMPI Norms
A Contemporary Normative Study of the MMPI
Development of the MMPI-2
MMPI versus MMPI-2
Interpretation of the MMPI-2
Current Status of the MMPI-2
MMPI-2 Errata.2
Administration and Scoring
Computer Administration
Test Forms
Hand Scoring
Linear T Scores
Uniform T Scores
Computer Scoring
Errors in Scoring
Interpreting the Profile
Validity Indexes and Validity Configurations
A Note on the Concept of Validity on the MMPI-2
Steps in Assessing MMPI-2 Validity
Accuracy of Item Endorsement
Cutting Scores for Assessing Validity in Clinical Settings
Frequency of Inconsistent and Inaccurate MMPI-s Profiles
Validity Scale Configurations
Normal K+ Profiles
Simulation as Role Playing
Detection of Response Sets
Obvious and Subtle Items
Clinical Scales
Scale 1: Hypochondriasis (Hs)
Scale 2: Depression (D)
Scale 3: Hysteris (Hy).Neorotic Triad Configurations
Scale 4: Psychopathic Deviate (Pd)
Scale 5: Masculinity-Femininity (Mf)
Scale 6: Paranoia (Pa).Scale 4-5-6 Configurations
Scale 7: Psychasthenia (Pt)
Scale 8: Schizophrenia (Sc).Scale 6-7-8 Configurations
Scale 9: Hypomania (Ma)
Scale 0: Social Introversion (Si)
Item Overlap among MMPI-2 Scales
Content Scales, Content Component Scales, and the MMPI-2 Structural Summary
General Principles for the Interpretation of Content Scales
A Note on Incremental Validity
Psychometric Characteristics
MMPI-2 Structural Summary
Supplementary Scales, Critical Items, and Short Forms
Supplementary Scales
Additional MMPI-2 Supplementary Scales
Personality Disorder Scales
Personality Psychopathology Five (PSY-5) Scales
Suicide Scales
Psychotic-Neurotic Indexes
Critical Items
Correction Items
Short Forms
MMPI Cookbook Interpretive Systems
Frequencies of Codetypes
Concordance between MMPI-2 and MMPI Codetypes
Codetype Stability
Relationship between Codetypes and Psychiatric Diagnoses
Prototypic Scores for Codetypes
Interpreting the MMPI-2 Profile
Comparison Groups
Effects of Demographic Variables
Preliminary Issues in Profile Interpretation
General Issues in the Interpretive Process
The Interpretive Process
Examples of Profile Interpretation
Effects of Demographic Variables and Setting
Caldwell Clinical Dataset
Marital Status
Ethnic Group Membership
Multiple Demographic Variables
Adolescents and Elderly Adults
Elderly A