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February 11, 2012

Some psychologists are afraid to use the “short form” of the MMPI-2. There are many reasons to use the so-called “short form” which has 370 items (the too long form has 567 items). The short form (which I prefer to call the “basic form,” is much better to use when the...

January 26, 2012

Abstract
Forensic psychiatrists occasionally conduct psychological testing, for a host of reasons that may include a lack of access to psychological consultation, a lack of funding for such consultation, or a genuine belief that they are technically and legally qualifi...

November 11, 2011

But you won’t find the keys to his scales in his own book! (Nichols, D. S., 2011. Essentials of MMPI-2 Assessment, 2nd Edition. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.)

University of Minnesota Press wouldn’t let him publish his keys. I can understand an argument for not publish...

July 16, 2011

Dr. Butcher has a valuable list of studies: SIGNIFICANT
CONTRIBUTIONS FOR USE OF THE MMPI/MMPI-­‐2 IN TREATMENT
FIFTY HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS
July, 2011
www.umn.edu/mmpi

“Extensive research has been conducted on the use of the MMPI and MMPI-2 scales in evaluating clients...

March 16, 2011

“Departures from MMPI–2 empirical traditions: The fake bad scale, restructured clinical scales, and the MMPI–2–RF.
By Butcher, James N.
Butcher, James N., (2011). A beginner’s guide to the MMPI-2 (3rd ed.), (pp. 175-194). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Asso...

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