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Essentials of MMPI-A Assessment

Essentials of MMPI-A Assessment

Robert P. Archer, Radhika Krishnamurthy

ISBN: 978-0-471-39815-8

Nov 2001

304 pages

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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the MMPI-A(TM)

The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-Adolescent (MMPI-A(TM)) is the most widely used objective personality assessment instrument with adolescents. Essentials of MMPI-A(TM) Assessment provides an authoritative source of information and guidance to maximize the clinical information yielded from this important instrument. The book is designed to provide fundamental information concerning the procedures necessary to administer, score, interpret, and report findings from the MMPI-A(TM). Each chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that enable the reader to evaluate their grasp of principles and procedures. Important interpretive principles and approaches are underscored by the use of several clinical case examples.

Essentials of MMPI-A(TM) Assessment offers step-by-step guidance for the clinical application of this instrument in varied settings. The book also provides an overview of the relative strengths and weaknesses of this popular assessment instrument, and an overview and illustration of the MMPI-A(TM) Structural Summary approach to test interpretation. This text provides a concise, convenient, and complete introduction to the MMPI-A(TM).

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Chapter 1. Overview
Chapter 2. How to Administer the MMPI-A
Chapter 3. How to Score the MMPI-A
Chapter 4. How to Interpret the MMPI-A
Chapter 5. Strengths and Weaknesses of the MMPI-A
Chapter 6. Clinical Applications of the MMPI-A
Chapter 7. Illustrative Case Reports
  • MMPI-A™ is the most widely used objective personality assessment instrument with adolescents
  • Authors are foremost authorities on MMPI-A™ and lead author has published the only comprehensive text on the instrument
  • Part of the popular Essentials of Psychological Assessment series
  • Features quick-reference boxes, case examples, and "Test Yourself" questions
  • Practical, step-by-step guide to using the MMPI-A™ effectively.