Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory

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Noun1.Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory - a self-report personality inventory consisting of 550 items that describe feelings or actions which the person is asked to agree with or disagree with; many scales estimating traits and qualities of personality have been developed using MMPI items
self-report inventory, self-report personality inventory - a personality inventory in which a person is asked which of a list of traits and characteristics describe her or him or to indicate which behaviors and hypothetical choices he or she would make
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The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (hereon, MMPI) and subsequent successors (i.
9) The preferred personality test used in forensic settings is the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, (14) which consists of 567 items, with 10 clinical scales and several validity scales.
Her Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory results were interpreted as "social withdrawal, low activity level, shy, and incompetent during interaction with others"
Screening for Somatoform Symptoms Scale (SOMS-7),5 World Health Organisation (WHO) Screening Scales,6 Somatisation Scale of the Symptoms Checklist (SCL-90-R) and the Hypochondriasis scale of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI).
The third article, by Miller, Li, and Kabell, addresses using the adolescent version of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory to recognize the emotional restrictions of secondary students.
Since that first assessment tool, there have been a wide variety of personality tests that have been developed and employed, including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, the Keirsey Temperament Sorter and the Newcastle Personality Assessor to name a few.
Smith et al and using a shortened version of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) to measure personality traits that included hysteria, depression, and anxiety in patients just prior to receiving their dentures.
Supplemental scales of The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-AF) [8] were used to measure seven specific personality traits previous researchers have identified as related to internet addiction, including ego strength (Es), social status (St), dependency (Dy), dominance (Do), manifested anxiety (MAS), social responsibility (Re), and self-control (Cn).
In order to test these hypotheses, separate analyses were carried out for different mediation models, for which the PSY-5 dimensions of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--Adolescent (MMPI-A; Butcher et al.
The Ausburg Multidimensional Personality Instrument (AMPI; Kelly, 2012a, 2012b) originally was developed as a pedagogical tool to provide advanced undergraduate psychology students the opportunity to administer and interpret a brief personality instrument measuring domains similar to those of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI; Hathaway & McKinley, 1943) and its revised form, the MMPI-2 (Butcher, Dahlstrom, Graham, Tellegen, & Kaemmer, 1989).
For measurement of anxiety, the well-known Manifest Anxiety Scale (MAS; Taylor, 1953) was developed based on the items of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (Hathaway & McKinley, 1943).
In this cross-sectional study, we analyse the relationship between personality, which was operationalized in the PSY-5 dimensions of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--Adolescent (MMPI-A) and the way students live their lives at school, expressed through indicators of achievement, integration, and overall satisfaction.

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