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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"He was admitted to the hospital on June 25 and underwent an MMPI (Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory) psychological test as well as Stanford Binet Intelligence Scales.
A pesar de las dificultades inherentes en la prediccion de los actos violentos por medio de instrumentos de personalidad, algunos investigadores han intentado relacionar las puntuaciones en las escalas del Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) de Hataway y McKinley (1967) con la agresion y el comportamiento antisocial.
Manual for the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory. New York: Psychological Corporation.
Many of the poems included in the anthology derive from her excellent book The Anger Scale, which used the questions from a personality test (the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory) as search strings, and then created monologues from the results.
The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (hereon, MMPI) and subsequent successors (i.e., MMPI-A MMPI-2, MMPI-2-RF) have been a mainstay assessment instrument in the sub-field of behavioral medicine (see Marek & Ben-Porath, 2017), particularly in the evaluation of pain patients and in research investigations with a focus on the study of pain (Deardorff, 2000; Epker, 2013; Gatchel et al., 2017; Haggard et al., 2008).
Although there are no psychometrically validated assessment tools to distinguish real vs feigned hallucinations, several standardized tests, such as the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, can help tease out the truth.
Her Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory results were interpreted as "social withdrawal, low activity level, shy, and incompetent during interaction with others"
Although, some assessment tools claim to measure some specific aspects of somatic symptoms e.g., 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).7 But all of these scales exclude either many of the somatic symptoms are outmoded and their suitability for assessing different somatic symptoms disorder is questionable.
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.

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