Murder and the MMPI-2
: The Necessity of Knowledgeable Legal Professionals.
Studies of both the MMPI and MMPI-2
have found consistently elevated L scale scores within religious samples.
es una prueba de amplio espectro disenada para evaluar un numero importante de tipos de personalidad y de trastornos emocionales, la cual proporciona puntuaciones y perfiles objetivos derivados de normas nacionales representativas.
With the development of the MMPI-2
, obtained results have been more consistent, but still considerably mixed (Shepherd, 1997; Garfield, 1994).
Barron's Revised Ego-Strength Scale as a measure of test taking style: Relationships with the validity scales of the MMPI-2
. Counseling and Clinical Psychology Journal, I, 119-124.
Utility of selected MMPI-2
scales in the outcome prediction of patients with chronic back pain.
counterparts by appending "-r" to their labels
Data analyses were done for the MMPI-2
profiles of the selected sample of missionary candidates.
Effect of symptom information and validity scale information on the malingering of depression on the MMPI-2
. J Pers Assess 2000; 75:183-199.
Rhee (20 I 0) provided a cross-cultural perspective in her investigation of the MMPI-2
results of Korean seminary students.
clinical and validity scales were used as predictors of group membership in a hierarchical cluster analysis.
This highlights the need for psychometric instruments that measure the validity of the protocols, the MMPI-2
being the psychometric instrument most widely used in the Spanish forensic context (Arce, Farina, & Buela-Casal, 2008; Arch, Jarne, Pero, & Guardia, 2011; Farina, Arce, & Sotelo, 2010; Jimenez, Sanchez, & Tobon, 2009; Perez-Pareja, Sese, Gonzalez-Ordi, & Palmer, 2010), and worldwide (Archer, Buffington-Vollum, Stredny, & Handel, 2006; Bow & Quinnell, 2001; Rogers, Sewell, Martin, & Vitacco, 2003), particularly for the assessment of psychological injury (Arce, Farina, Carballal, & Novo, 2006; Resnick et al., 2008).
The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory II (MMPI-2
) [16, 17] is a 567-true-false-item self-report questionnaire which assesses psychiatric symptoms and personality organization; after checking for validity indicators (in order to screen out invalid protocols) only the ten basic clinical scales were used to indicate different psychological conditions.
MMPI-A is designed according to clinical, content, justifiability and supplementary criterion of MMPI-2
and has known as most perfect tool in mental pathology of teenagers .
Studies that have addressed this issue focused on assessing the mental health of the individual by means of psychometric tests have used projective tests and alexithymia scales15, the Mini Mental Status Examination (16) (MMSE), the Temperament and Character Inventory (16) (TCI), the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (5, 17, 18) (MMPI) or the MMPI-2