Forensic Applications of the MMPI-2 / Edition 1

Forensic Applications of the MMPI-2 / Edition 1

by Yossef S. Ben-Porath
     
 

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.See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803970137
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/19/1995
Series:
Applied Psychology Series, #2
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface - Yossef S Ben-Porath and John R Graham
Scientific Bases of Forensic Applications of the MMPI-2 - Yossef S Ben-Porath and John R Graham
The Legal Basis of Forensic Applications of the MMPI-2 - James R P Ogloff
Psychometric Issues in Forensic Applications of the MMPI-2 - Irving B Weiner
Detecting Distortion in Forensic Evaluations with the MMPI-2 - David T R Berry
Use of the MMPI-2 in the Assessment of Criminal Responsibility - Richard Rogers and Geoffrey R McKee
Use of the MMPI-2 in Correctional Settings - Edwin I Megargee and Joyce L Carbonell
Risk Assessment with the MMPI-2 in Forensic Evaluations - Kirk Heilburn and Alfred B Heilburn Jr
Personality Patterns of Personal Injury Litigants - James N Butcher
The Role of Computer-Based MMPI-2 Evaluations
Use of the MMPI and the MMPI-2 in Forensic Neuropsychological Evaluations - Linda D Nelson
Use of the MMPI-2/MMPI-A in Child Custody Evaluations - Randy K Otto and Robert P Collins
Forensic Applications of the MMPI-2 - John R Graham, Yossef S Ben-Porath and Kathleen P Stafford
Current Status and Future Directions

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