What is MMPI-2

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The MMPI-2 is the most widely used objective tests used to measure psychopathology. How was it developed? What are some advantages of using a disorders-based objective personality measure, such as the MMPI-2? How could those advantages affect both diagnosis and treatment? What are some disadvantages? How could the disadvantages affect both diagnosis and treatment?

According to Pomerantz (2014), psychology is a very diverse field. OR

Psychology is a very diverse field (Pomerantz, 2014).

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Pomerantz, A. (2014). Clinical Psychology, 2nd Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

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MMPI-2 Development, Advantages, and Disadvantages


MMPI-2 development, advantages, and disadvantages

The second revision of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2) is
the most widely used objective tests used to measure psychopathology. This is an
improvement and revision of the version (MMPI). The first version was originally developed
by J. C. McKinley and Starke Hathaway in 1939 as a test for patients experiencing various
known psychological issues. While MMPI consisted of 550 items, MMPI-2 consists of 567
items in the form of statements that are used to evaluate the mental and psychological state of
adults. In this regard, the revised version was dev...

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