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Forensic Applications of the MMPI-2

Forensic Applications of the MMPI-2

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Volume: 2
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Forensic Psychology

304 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Research and practice on a widely used psychological test in forensic psychology - the MMPI-2 - are examined and integrated in this volume. Chapters discuss the psychological and legal bases of forensic psychological assessment in general, and the use of the MMPI-2 in particular, in a variety of specific forensic applications involving criminal and civil proceedings.
Yossef S Ben-Porath and John R Graham
Yossef S Ben-Porath and John R Graham
Scientific Bases of Forensic Applications of the MMPI-2
James R P Ogloff
The Legal Basis of Forensic Applications of the MMPI-2
Irving B Weiner
Psychometric Issues in Forensic Applications of the MMPI-2
David T R Berry
Detecting Distortion in Forensic Evaluations with the MMPI-2
Richard Rogers and Geoffrey R McKee
Use of the MMPI-2 in the Assessment of Criminal Responsibility
Edwin I Megargee and Joyce L Carbonell
Use of the MMPI-2 in Correctional Settings
Kirk Heilburn and Alfred B Heilburn Jr
Risk Assessment with the MMPI-2 in Forensic Evaluations
James N Butcher
Personality Patterns of Personal Injury Litigants
The Role of Computer-Based MMPI-2 Evaluations

Linda D Nelson
Use of the MMPI and the MMPI-2 in Forensic Neuropsychological Evaluations
Randy K Otto and Robert P Collins
Use of the MMPI-2/MMPI-A in Child Custody Evaluations
John R Graham, Yossef S Ben-Porath and Kathleen P Stafford
Forensic Applications of the MMPI-2
Current Status and Future Directions


Yossef S. Ben-Porath

Yossef S. Ben-Porath, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology at Kent State University. He received his doctoral training at the University of Minnesota and has been involved extensively in MMPI research for the past 24 years. He is a co-developer of the MMPI-2-RF and co-author of test manuals and numerous books, book chapters and articles on the MMPI test. His recent book, Interpreting the MMPI-2-RF provides detailed and practical instruction for interpreting the MMPI-2-RF, the most recent version of the MMPI for adults. He is Associate Editor of Psychological Assessment, and a member of the editorial board of several psychology journals. His... More About Author

John R. Graham

Gordon C. Nagayama Hall

Richard Hirschman

Maria Zaragoza

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