Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory: personality test, Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2)

inventory

 [in´ven-tor″e]
a comprehensive list of personality traits, aptitudes, and interests.
California Personality inventory CPI; a self-report, true-false questionnaire designed to measure aspects of personality style. It is generally used in counseling situations or for less than severe psychopathology.
Millon Clinical Multiaxial inventory MCMI; a true-false, self-report questionnaire designed to produce a profile of the personality style and structure underlying mental disorders.
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality inventory MMPI; a psychological test in questionnaire form in which the answers to true-false statements show dimensions of the subject's personality structure and provide comparison with responses made by persons in various diagnostic categories.

Min·ne·so·ta Mul·ti·pha·sic Per·son·al·i·ty In·ven·tor·y test (MMPI),

a questionnaire type of psychological test for ages 16 and older, with 550 true-false statements coded in four validity and ten personality scales which may be administered in both an individual or group format.

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)

a commonly used psychological test that includes over 500 statements for interpretation by the subject, used clinically for evaluating personality and detecting various disorders in adults. The current version is the MMPI-2. The adolescent version is the MMPI-A.
A widely used true-false test for evaluating a person’s psychological and personality ‘profile’

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory

MMPI Psychology A widely used true-false test for evaluating a person's psychological and personality 'profile'. See Psychological testing.

Min·ne·so·ta Mul·ti·pha·sic Per·son·al·i·ty In·ven·to·ry

(MMPI) (min-ĕ-sō'tă mŭl'ti-fā'zik pĕr-sŏn-al'i-tē in'vĕn-tōr-ē)
A questionnaire type of psychological test for ages 16 years and older, with 550 true-false statements coded in four validity and 10 personality scales, which may be administered in either an individual or group format.
References in periodicals archive ?
This can sometimes be diagnosed through an invalid profile in the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory.
At the time of their enrollment, the men completed the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, a 263-item questionnaire that gauges optimism or pessimism.
They were the Personality Inventory for Children (PIC) (Wirt, Lachar, Klinedinst, & Seat, 1977) depression, withdrawal, and social skills subtests, and the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) (Hathaway & McKinley, 1967; Hoffman & Butcher, 1975; Overall & Gomez-mont, 1974; Hedlund, Won Chu, & Powell, 1975).
Generally, only tests developed for clinical purposes, like the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI), contain such inquiries.
What set the brain injured subgroup apart were response on the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory which suggested insecurity, psychological instability, and social isolation, all more so than in the other two chronic pain comparison groups who also suffered from chronic stress and disability.
Persky and her co-workers used a depression scale from a standard psychological test, the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI).
In one study of adults who had been victims of sexual abuse as children, their Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) scores were found to be extremely similar to those of combat veterans with PTSD.
Scores on the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) validity scales for 34 of the possible 40 cases fell in the average range on their mean scores.
The group with nightmares had muchhigher scores on several scales of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (an extensive self-report questionnaire) than the other two groups; the elevated scores indicated distrust and oversensitivity to others, feelings of being different, poor self-esteem and alienation from feelings.
of Texas at Austin) examine the domains of masculinity and femininity as represented in the adult and adolescent versions of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI), a leading personality inventory.

Full browser ?