Category Archives: Adult

MMPI – 3®

Aug 12, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory®-3 AGE: 18 years and older The MMPI®-3 builds on the history and strengths of the MMPI instruments to provide an empirically validated, psychometrically up-to-date standard for psychological assessment. he MMPI®-3 is a contemporary personality assessment for mental health, medical, forensic, and public safety settings. This newest version builds on the history and strengths of the MMPI instruments to provide an empirically validated, psychometrically up-to-date standard for psychological assessment. Key Features New, nationally representative English language normative sample Updated for the first time since the mid-1980s and designed to match US Census Bureau demographic projections for 2020, the MMPI-3 normative sample includes 1,620 individuals (810 men and 810 women) ages 18 and older from diverse communities throughout the United States. Spanish language translation and normative sample  For the first time, the adult Spanish translation of the MMPI-3 includes norms derived from a sample of 550 US Spanish speakers (275 men and 275 women). New and updated items and scales  The MMPI-3 includes 72 new and 24 updated items used to develop new scales (Eating Concerns, Compulsivity, Impulsivity, and Self-Importance) and to update existing MMPI-2-RF scales. Interpretive Report: $76. Read More


Aug 10, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 Restructured Form™ AGE: 18-Adult   Composed of 338 items, with the RC (Restructured Clinical) Scales at its core, the MMPI-2-RF builds on the strengths of the MMPI®-2 test to create a new standard. Psychometrically up-to-date, the MMPI-2-RF is linked to current models of psychopathology and personality. A comprehensive technical manual for the MMPI-2-RF reports empirical correlates of the scales in a range of settings, including mental health inpatient and outpatient clinics, substance abuse treatment centers, criminal court proceedings, personal injury and disability evaluations, and public safety employment evaluations. The MMPI-2-RF provides a valuable alternative to the MMPI-2 test. The MMPI-2 test continues to be published and fully supported by the University of Minnesota Press and distributed exclusively by Pearson. How to Use this Test The MMPI-2-RF aids clinicians in the assessment of mental disorders, identification of specific problem areas, and treatment planning in a variety of settings. The test can be used to help: Assess major symptoms of psychopathology, personality characteristics, and behavioral proclivities. Evaluate participants in substance abuse programs and select appropriate treatment approaches. Assess medical patients and design effective treatment strategies, including chronic pain management. Support college and career counseling recommendations. Provide valuable insight […] Read More


Aug 06, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Quality of Life Inventory AGE: Adult   Assess positive mental health and help guide clients to a happier life. Brief yet comprehensive, the QOLI assesses positive mental health, well being and happiness and yields an overall score based on the “Sweet 16” areas that make up quality of life including love, work and play. The QOLI test is a measure of positive psychology that can be used in a variety of settings and offers several unique features. How to Use This Test This assessment can help laypeople, clients and professionals in a variety of settings. In clinical settings, the test is well-suited for planning, evaluating and tracking medical and psychological treatment and patient progress. In substance abuse/chemical dependency programs, test results can help build motivation for treatment and yield a blueprint for a balanced drug-free lifestyle. In positive psychology, personal growth counseling, and employee assistance programs, the assessment measures assets and strengths as well as problems in a non-pathological way. In gerontology settings, the QOLI assessment can be used to help measure “successful aging” as defined by leaders in the field. In career counseling, the test can help predict future job satisfaction and productivity. In research and quality assurance programs, […] Read More


Aug 05, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Quickview® Social History AGE: 16-Adult   The Quickview® Social History inventory helps provide the clinician with a complete psychosocial history in nine major areas in a limited amount of time. Clinicians can use this test to help: Screen for social, psychological, and physical problems to aid diagnosis and treatment planning Facilitate DSM-IV® diagnostic classification Clarify client history for follow-up interviews Expedite routine data collection and report writing Key Features Enables the clinician or other staff to collect a standardized set of social and clinical data on every client with a minimal amount of administration time. Designed to help meet Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations’ (JCAHO) consolidated standards for psychological assessment. Areas of Inquiry Demographics and Identifying Data Occupational History/Financial Status Developmental History Legal History Family of Origin Military History Educational History Symptom Screen (psychological and physical) Marital History Interpretive Report: $47. Test Booklet: $8. Read More


Aug 03, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Symptom Checklist-90-Revised AGE: 13 – Adult   The Symptom Checklist-90-R (SCL-90-R) instrument helps evaluate a broad range of psychological problems and symptoms of psychopathology. The instrument is also useful in measuring patient progress or treatment outcomes. The SCL-90-R instrument is used by clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, and professionals in mental health, medical, and educational settings as well as for research purposes. It can be useful in: Initial evaluation of patients at intake as an objective method for symptom assessment Measuring patient progress during and after treatment to monitor change Outcomes measurement for treatment programs and providers through aggregated patient information Clinical trials to help measure the changes in symptoms such as depression and anxiety Key Features The SCL-90-R test contains only 90 items and can be complete in just 12-15 minutes. The test helps measure 9 primary symptom dimensions and is designed to provide an overview of a patient’s symptoms and their intensity at a specific point in time. The progress report graphically displays patient progress for up to 5 previous administrations. By providing an index of symptom severity, the assessment helps facilitate treatment decisions and identify patients before problems become acute. The Global Severity Index can be used as a […] Read More


Aug 01, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Validity Indicator Profile AGE: 16 – Adult   Designed to help meet the increasing need for a well-validated, psychometrically sound test that can provide empirical support in courtrooms and other legal institutions, the VIP test provides a broad spectrum of information about an individual’s performance on an assessment battery. As a measure of response styles, test results help assess whether the results of cognitive, neuropsychological or other types of testing should be considered representative of an individual’s overall capacities. How to Use This Test The VIP test is intended to provide support for conclusions that may impact the awarding of large sums of money or the determination of competence or culpability. As a result, the test is potentially useful to neuropsychologists, forensic, and clinical psychologists in a variety of situations, including: Civil and criminal trials Competency-to-stand-trial evaluations Medical insurance examinations Social Security disability reviews Workers compensation examinations Rehabilitative treatment assessments Key Features The VIP test contains verbal and nonverbal subtests, each of which can be administered independently. As a self-administered forced-choice validity indicator, the VIP test provides more information than a yes/no decision regarding malingering. The test helps assess the relationship between the individual’s intention and the effort in completing […] Read More