MMPI-AMinnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory - Adolescent (University of Minnesota)
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Merrell, Ervin, and Gimpel (2006) noted that use of the MMPI-A in school-based mental health evaluations is limited due to inadequate training in personality evaluation provided by school programs and the length of time it takes for a student to complete the inventory.
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.
Palavras-chave: Personalidade, adolescencia, vida escolar, MMPI-A, dimensoes PSY-5 do MMPI-A.
In this cross-sectional study, we analyse the relationship between personality, which was operationalized in the PSY-5 dimensions of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--Adolescent (MMPI-A) and the way students live their lives at school, expressed through indicators of achievement, integration, and overall satisfaction.
MMPI-A questionnaire was used to study about mental health.
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.
Coverage includes an overview of the research base and the most effective interpretive strategies for MMPI-2 and MMPI-A, international use of the Spanish-language adaptations of the two instruments, use of the MMPI-2 with Hispanics in the U.S., 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.
This study, using the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Adolescent version (MMPI-A; Butcher et al., 1992), examined the psychological characteristics of gifted students attending a state-funded, public residential academy in the Midwest.
A hierarchical cluster analysis was conducted with the following scales of the MMPI-A: F, K, L, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10.
Palavras-chave: Personalidade, ajustamento escolar, extemalizacao, MMPI-A.
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.
Directed at students, clinicians and researchers who want to maximize the utility of the MMPI-A, this guide offers a comprehensive account of adolescent development and of the MMPI-A and its most salient elements.