Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory
noun Etymology: University of Minnesota Date: 1943 a test of personal and social adjustment based on a complex scaling of the answers to an elaborate true or false test

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  • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory — Diagnostics ICD 9 CM 94.02 MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory — [mul΄tē fā′zik] n. Psychol. a true false test designed to assess personality traits and tendencies …   English World dictionary

  • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory — (MMPI) Prueba psicológica con 550 enunciados a interpretar por el sujeto, que se utiliza clínicamente para la evaluación de la personalidad y para detectar diversos trastornos, como la depresión y la esquizofrenia. Diccionario Mosby Medicina,… …   Diccionario médico

  • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory — Der Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) ist einer der weltweit am häufigsten verwendeten Persönlichkeitstests in der klinischen Psychologie und Psychiatrie. Er dient als Hilfsmittel bei der Untersuchung der Persönlichkeitsstruktur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory — noun a self report personality inventory consisting of 550 items that describe feelings or actions which the person is asked to agree with or disagree with; many scales estimating traits and qualities of personality have been developed using MMPI …   Useful english dictionary

  • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory — Min·ne·so·ta Mul·ti·pha·sic Personality Inventory .min ə sōt ə .məl ti fā zik , .məl .tī n a test of personal and social adjustment based on a complex scaling of the answers to an elaborate true or false test * * * (MMPI) a self report, true… …   Medical dictionary

  • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory — Psychol. a widely used test designed to identify configurations of personality traits in normal persons and to study the personality patterns occurring in various types of mental illness. Abbr.: MMPI [1940 45; after the University of Minnesota,… …   Universalium

  • MMPI (abréviation de Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory) — ● MMPI (abréviation de Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory) Questionnaire destiné à explorer plusieurs traits de la personnalité …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Миннесотский многофазный личностный опросник (minnesota multiphasic personality inventory) — MMPI (после новой редакции 1989 г. MMPI 2) на сегодня является наиболее широко используемым бланковым личностным тестом среди неск. сотен методик оценки личности. Хатуэй и Мак Кинли намеревались создать объективный диагностический инструмент для… …   Психологическая энциклопедия

  • personality inventory — n any of several tests that attempt to characterize the personality of an individual by objective scoring of replies to a large number of questions concerning the individual s behavior and attitudes see MINNESOTA MULTIPHASIC PERSONALITY INVENTORY …   Medical dictionary

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