MMPI-AMinnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory - Adolescent (University of Minnesota)
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Despite past limitations in diagnosis, Flanagan and Esquivel (2006) noted that the MMPI-A can be used effectively in combination with other clinically interpreted assessment tools to identify ED.
First, it was intended to determine if eight scales of the MMPI-A can discriminate among three groups (normal, identified with ED, and hospitalized).
Instruments were the Portuguese experimental version of the MMPI-A and a questionnaire on several school dimensions, including problem behaviors.
Keywords: Personality, school adjustment, extemalization, MMPI-A.
MMPI-A questionnaire was used to study about mental health.
A factor structure for the MMPI-A, University of Virginia.
En el caso de las escalas CT se hipotetizo que los grupos de sujetos con puntuaciones MACI sobre el punto de corte obtendrian puntuaciones bajas en las escalas del MMPIA, compatibles con un funcionamiento normal; por el contrario, los grupos con puntuaciones bajo el punto de corte de las escalas MACI obtendrian puntuaciones altas en el MMPI-A, asociadas a patologia.
Todos cumplieron con el requisito de tener protocolos MACI y MMPI-A validos segun los siguientes criterios: El MACI tuvo ausencia de itemes omitidos o con dobles marcas, una puntuacion directa de la Escala X (Sinceridad) mayor o igual a 201 e inferior o igual a 589 y una puntuacion en la Escala V (Validez) igual o inferior a 1.
assessing the credibility of Hispanic clients' responses, MMPI-2 measures and possible adjustments to interpretation of some scales, case studies of clinical interpretation of the MMPI-2 with Hispanic clients, assessing Hispanic adolescents with the MMPI-A, and case studies illustrating the use of the MMPI-A.
It was predicted that these adolescents would fall into distinct groups based on MMPI-A scale scores.
Psychological distress, as measured by MMPI-A scales measuring anxiety (Psychasthenia, Welsh's A, Anxiety content scale) and depression (Depression clinical scale and Depression content scale,), will be less in juveniles who go on to commit serious or violent offenses.