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Help me study for my Psychology class. I’m stuck and don’t understand.

what is the advantage of MMPI over MMPI-2

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The development of the MMPI can to some degree be seen as a reaction to the issues connected with expected personality inventories. The MMPI was developed before and throughout the Second World War, mostly by neuropsychiatrist J. Charnley Mckinley and psychologist Starke R. Hathaway at the Minnesota University. The new test was conceived as a time saving, organized psychiatric interview. Such a test may standardise psychiatric determination and help recognize the truly physically sick from the "psychoneurotic" malingerer, a typical issue at the hospital of university and somewhere else. It was intended to be pertinent for most mental patients, with normal wording and presentation, alongside a wide testing of mental health symptomatology. Hathaway and Mckinley designed the test utilizing the psychiatric grouping local version to characterize scales, trusting that this might surety its significance in normal psychiatric work.


MMPI first significant update was the MMPI-2, which was institutionalized on another national specimen of adults in the U.S and liberated in 1989. It is suitable for use with adults eighteen and over. Resulting corrections of certain test components have been published, and an extensive verity of subscales was additionally acquainted over numerous years with help clinicians interpret the first clinical scales consequences, which had been found to hold a general component that made difficult analysis of scores on the clinical scales.

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