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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.
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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.
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A widely used true-false test for evaluating a person’s psychological and personality ‘profile’
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Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory

MMPI Psychology A widely used true-false test for evaluating a person's psychological and personality 'profile'. See Psychological testing.
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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.
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(2015) resumen los hallazgos de los investigadores con el MMPI-2 que "tienen un mayor riesgo de comportamiento violento: la esquizofrenia, mania, trastorno de la personalidad, el abuso de sustancias, y otras condiciones mas raras de la lesion cerebral organica y la enfermedad de Huntington" (pp.
Duris, Bjorck, and Gorsuch (2007) directly explored, across two studies, MMPI-2 Lie scale elevations within Christian samples.
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--Second Edition (MMPI-2; Butcher et al.
Results indicated that there were no differences on MMPI-2 validity and clinical scale scores across missionary candidate generational affiliation, with two exceptions.
While there is a sparse literature that is sometimes equivocal (e.g., the MMPI-2 L scale found to be elevated with one group of Christians but not elevated with another group--see Duris et al., 2007; Rhee, 2010), there are major gaps in whether non-clinical individuals from some religiously diverse groups may have elevated clinical scales, suggesting pathology simply because of how their religious worldview causes them to interpret some of the test questions.
In order to arrive at a meaningful interpretation of clusters, we compared the profile of each cluster on the MMPI-2 scales.
Furthermore, the MMPI-2 protocols were screened in search of highly inconsistent response profiles in the evaluations either due to extreme acquiescence (TRIN raw score > 18); random responses (VRIN raw score > 18; F T [greater than or equal to] 120; [absolute value of F-Fb] > 19); a large number of unanswered items or double responses, which would indicate a lack of cooperation in the evaluations; and outliers (L raw score > 10, K raw score > 26), in order to eliminate them from the study (Greene, 2008), but none of these contingencies were observed.
As regards the psychological variables investigated in the pretreatment assessment (mean scores in Table 1) we found that, based on the personality profile obtained with MMPI-2, 24.5% of women and 27.7% of men had clinically significant scores (T scores [greater than or equal to] 65) in at least one of the clinical scales with psychopathological content (Paranoia, Schizophrenia, and Hypomania).
A comparison of the MCMI-III and the MMPI-2 in a chronic pain population.
of Minnesota) in 1998, at the conclusion of an effort to revise the Clinical Scales to coordinate with the MMPI-2. They then began collaboration to create the MMPI-2 Restructured Form, which was published in 2008.