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Message started by ThugCop on Feb 22nd, 2005 at 3:29am

Title: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by ThugCop on Feb 22nd, 2005 at 3:29am
I have done quite a bit of research on the MMPI 2 used by psychological testing.  Here's the first 75 out of 567 questions.  I could give out rest of them & how some of them are interpeted by psychologists for advice on admitting past history on the psych & medical tests.  See my post on "Help with Admissions for Psych & Medial"

MMPI 2 TEST QUESTIONS IN ORDER
TRUE OR FALSE (567 QUESTIONS)

1.I like mechanics magazines
2.I have a good appetite
3.I wake up fresh & rested most mornings
4.I think I would like the work of a librarian
5.I am easily awakened by noise
6.I like to read newspaper articles on crime
7.My hands and feet are usually warm enough
8.My daily life is full of things that keep me interested
9.I am about as able to work as I ever was
10.There seems to be a lump in my throat much of the time
11.A person should try to understand his dreams and be guided by or take warning from them
12.I enjoy detective or mystery stories
13.I work under a great deal of tension
14.I have diarrhea once a month or more
15.Once in a while I think of things too bad to talk about
16.I am sure I get a raw deal from life
17.My father was a good man
18.I am very seldom troubled by constipation
19.When I take a new, I like to be tipped off on whom should be gotten next to
20.My sex life is satisfactory
21.At times I have very much wanted to leave home
22.At times I have fits of laughing & crying that I cannot control
23.I am troubled by attacks of nausea and vomiting
24.No one seems to understand me
25.I would like to be a singer
26.I feel that it is certainly best to keep my mouth shut when I’m in trouble
27.Evil spirits possess me at times
28.When someone does me a wrong I feel I should pay him back if I can, just for the principle of the thing.
29.I am bothered by acid stomach several times a week
30.At times I feel like swearing
31.I have nightmares every few nights
32.I find it hard to keep my mind on a task or job
33.I have had very peculiar and strange experiences
34.I have a cough most of the time
35.If people had not had it in for me I would have been much more successful
36.I seldom worry about my heath
37.I have never been in trouble because of my sex behavior
38.During one period when I was a youngster I engaged in petty thievery
39.At times I feel like smashing things
40.Most any time I would rather sit and daydream than to do anything else
41.I have had periods of days, weeks, or months when I couldn’t take care of things because I couldn’t “get going”
42.My family does not like the work I have chosen ( or the work I intend to choose for my life work)
43.My sleep is fitful and disturbed
44.Much of the time my head seems to hurt all over
45.I do not always tell the truth
46.My judgment is better than it ever was
47.Once a week or oftener I feel suddenly hot all over without apparent cause
48.When I am with people I am bothered by hearing very queer things
49.It would be better if almost all laws were thrown away
50.My soul sometimes leaves my body
51.I am in just as good physical health as most of my friends
52.I prefer to pass by school friends, or people I know but have not seen for a long time, unless they speak to me first
53.A minister can cure disease by praying and putting his hand on your head
54.I am liked by most people who know me
55.I am almost never bothered by pains over the heart or in my chest
56.As a youngster I was suspended from school one or more times for cutting up
57.I am a good mixer
58.Everything is turning out just like the prophets of the Bible said it would
59.I have often had to take orders from someone who did not know as much as I did
60.I do not read every editorial in the newspaper everyday
61.I have not lived the right kind of life
62.Parts of my body often have feeling like burning, tingling, crawling, or like “going to sleep”
63.I have had no difficulty in starting or holding my bowel movement
64.I sometimes keep on at a thing until others lose their patience with me
65.I loved my father
66.I see things or animals or people around me that others do not see
67.I wish I could be as happy as others seem to be
68.I hardly ever feel pain in the back of the neck
69.I am very strongly attracted by members of my own sex
70.I used to like drop-the-handkerchief
71.I think a great many people exaggerate their misfortunes in order to gain the sympathy and help of others
72.I am troubled by discomfort in the pit of my stomach every few days or oftener
73.I am an important person
74.I have often wished I were a girl.  (Or if you are a girl) I have never been sorry that I am a girl
75.I get angry sometimes

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exa
Post by matt2006 on Aug 12th, 2006 at 7:31am
Dear thug cop oh my gosh you are a god sent im going to be taking the test (mmpi 2) in 2 weeks and I would appreciate if you could send me the rest of the test and any pointers that you might have.  I bought a book on it and I am studying what they want.  I am taking the test for employment.  I took a polygraph recently and scored a "unconclusive" so I have to take it again in 1 week at a differnt place if you have any info it would be greatly appreciated.  thank god for people like you this is such a process and so much is riding on my results I want to be as prepared as possible.
My EMAIL address is Flux123@hotmail.com
please please please send anything you can.
Thanks again!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exa
Post by Dippityshurff on Aug 14th, 2006 at 2:48am
I guess I have always wondered if the MMPI and other personality inventory tests can be/have been defended in Court as valid instruments? Anybody have any information on this?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exa
Post by nonombre on Aug 14th, 2006 at 5:09am

DippityShurff wrote on Aug 14th, 2006 at 2:48am:
I guess I have always wondered if the MMPI and other personality inventory tests can be/have been defended in Court as valid instruments? Anybody have any information on this?


Perhaps we should all start up an "anti-MMPI.org website?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exa
Post by Dippityshurff on Aug 15th, 2006 at 2:30am

nonombre wrote on Aug 14th, 2006 at 5:09am:


Perhaps we should all start up an "anti-MMPI.org website?



maybe, I dunno LOL. I do remember when that bunch of Academe' snoots from FSU were trying to develop something called the LEPI or law enforcement personality inventory. It was a tweaking, supposedly of the MMPI.  Never got off the ground really because they couldn't validate it.  I have seen some pretty good cops who showed up as really weird upon taking that thing.  Most are still employed, except of course for that one guy who the voices told to move to Roswell, NM

Dip

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exa
Post by raasdo on Aug 16th, 2006 at 2:30am

nonombre wrote on Aug 14th, 2006 at 5:09am:


Perhaps we should all start up an "anti-MMPI.org website?


For one, the MMPI, alone, never sunk anyone's career. Secondly, I trust a 600-question inventory assessment a lot more than I trust a couple of hours strapped to a machine that monitors my heart rate, etc., and purports to be a "lie detector."

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exa
Post by nonombre on Aug 16th, 2006 at 3:16am

raasdo wrote on Aug 16th, 2006 at 2:30am:


For one, the MMPI, alone, never sunk anyone's career. Secondly, I trust a 600-question inventory assessment a lot more than I trust a couple of hours strapped to a machine that monitors my heart rate, etc., and purports to be a "lie detector."


Are you sure that nobody ever lost out on a law enforcement job because they had the misfortune to "fail" the MMPI?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exa
Post by raasdo on Aug 16th, 2006 at 10:18am

nonombre wrote on Aug 16th, 2006 at 3:16am:


Are you sure that nobody ever lost out on a law enforcement job because they had the misfortune to "fail" the MMPI?


Comparing the MMPI to a polygraph is a bit absurd, and the proposition's a red herring not worth pursuing. What I will tell you is that the MMPI is a personality inventory that is just one element, of many, occasionally (and very rarely) used by certain agencies (intelligence agencies, not the FBI nor any other law enforcement agency to my knowledge). You can't do well, you can't do poorly on the MMPI. You're either a strong match, a not so strong match, or a terrible match for the profile they're looking for. A "terrible match" doesn't mean your application is sunk; similarly, a "strong match" doesn't mean you're on the road to a job offer. Moreover, even if you're not a good match, you simply go home realizing hey, perhaps I wasn't qualified (akin to not succeeding in a job interview).

Compare a polygraph: you either pass or you fail. Failure is the end of the line, bar none. Passing means you go on. After "failing" a polygraph, you are deemed a liar, perhaps disloyal, deviant, a druggie, or worse.

Comparing the two is pretty ridiculous.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exa
Post by Gino J. Scalabrini on Aug 16th, 2006 at 1:55pm
Rassado,

I respectfully disagree with some of the points you raised.


Quote:
intelligence agencies, not the FBI nor any other law enforcement agency to my knowledge


The MMPI is actually used very widely by law enforcement, at least on the local level. And yes, it is used (in whole or in part) to disqualify candidates.

The biggest difference here is that psycological DQs--like medical DQs--are frequently appealed with success. The same cannot be said for results of a polygraph seance.


Quote:
Compare a polygraph: you either pass or you fail. Failure is the end of the line, bar none. Passing means you go on. After "failing" a polygraph, you are deemed a liar, perhaps disloyal, deviant, a druggie, or worse.


Incorrect. The 'graph jockey can also deem the results of the "test" inconclusive. Regrettably, this is essentially the same as "failing," as many agencies--especially federal ones--will not hire you without a "passing" result.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exa
Post by retcopper on Aug 16th, 2006 at 3:06pm
Rosado:

This "shrink test" is used all the time to "flunk" police applicants.  Many, many times it is also the ONLY tool used to eliminate applicants in a promotion process.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exa
Post by matt2006 on Aug 18th, 2006 at 6:29am
raasdo,
WOW, seriously where have you been?? the mmpi 2 has sunk me as a applicant and i took it again and passed for another agency.  Friend, this test eliminats many applicants!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exa
Post by dev on Nov 23rd, 2006 at 8:38am
Hey Thug cop

27-female -california.
IM in background for an agency right now. Id really appreciate it if i could get those questions from you.


to the other guy:

I also passed one and maybe failed another. Dosent make sense. I hate these freakin tests.

Thanks ahead of time.

Dev.
-

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exa
Post by Teh User on Dec 1st, 2006 at 11:37pm
http://www.bitching.org/mmpi2/test.php

Just an online version of the MMPI-2 that also scores it.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by zouzou12 on May 18th, 2007 at 7:11am
Dear thug cop I would appreciate if you could send me the rest of the questions of M.M.P.I.2.  I bought a book on it but I am quite comfused.  I am taking the test for employment.  
My EMAIL address is gianzouzou@yahoo.gr
please send anything you can.
Thanks a lot! :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by palerider on May 23rd, 2007 at 2:28pm
Hilarious! ;D "Cheating" on an MMPI is rich. Haven't any of you heard of the "lie scale" on the MMPI? It's highly unlikely to consistantly pose as a different person throughout the entire test. Last I checked, they don't let you take the test home----and more importantly, they don't much care for an elevated lie scale on a test which asks questions like fear of water and love of your mama. This thread reminds me of why applicants for law enforcement need to be thoroughly interrogated and thoroughly researched. Cheating on a personality test??????    wow.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on May 23rd, 2007 at 3:38pm
How can you call it cheating when MMPI and polygraphy carries no relevance what so ever to how well a person can do his job? Most any given day, some newspaper or TV news across the country has articals about rogue cops. I"m sure they had to pass MMPI and polygraph to get their jobs.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by palerider on May 23rd, 2007 at 5:52pm

Twoblock wrote on May 23rd, 2007 at 3:38pm:
How can you call it cheating when MMPI and polygraphy carries no relevance what so ever to how well a person can do his job?


Most any given day, some newspaper or TV news across the country has articals about rogue cops. I"m sure they had to pass MMPI and polygraph to get their jobs.


Of course it is relevant. Among other things, the MMPI looks for indicators of a host of ills of personality such as psychopathy, paralyzing phobias, rage isues, certain sexual impulsivenesses, and a host of other very relevant personlal proclivities. I prefer cops to not be "crazy" or horrificly impulsive thank you.


Psychometric tests are immutable---meaning that they only take a snapshot of current psychological issues. Who is to say what kinds of psycho-maladies manifest themselves from the job over time.

p.s. You can't "fail" a personality test. A person might be revealed to be too OCD or what have you, but there is no pass/fail. If a person is shown to be too impulsive mixed with short-fuse angry, than perhaps carrying a gun around in the ghetto with taunts from locals is not the job for them. The posts on this MMPI thread are very similar to the untruths spouted about polygraph. The effort and honesty will win---and if by rare circumstances it doesn't work---then screw them. Being a cop is like being someone's bitch----you don't have a boss, you have a commander.


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by okiemo on May 26th, 2007 at 12:15am
Hi:

If you happen to get a copy of the MMPI could you please email me a copy. I'm going to be taking the exam for a job and I just want to have some idea about the questions. I am terribly worried about not passing. My email address is: JcoL232213@aol.com.

Thanks,

jack

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by TANSTAAFL7 on Jun 20th, 2007 at 11:51pm
Hey hows it going guys. Just popped in and started reading this thread. I too failed a psych eval. Its true - life ain't fair. I agree with 95% of everything Doc had to say about, basically, wanting to hire the MOST qualified candidate. However, there were some things that I take issue with, being on the other side of the fence. I will address this to the guys like myself who are passionate about getting on to a department.

     1. Fail the MMPI test in California, and, for a lot of departments, its mandatory that you wait 6 months before you can apply to that specific department. I don't know how they do things over on the east coast, but over here, you can be as jolly "go git-em" as you want and it won't do crap for you. They don't care about tenacity. When they fail you on the psych you're looking at a long, long wait no matter how passionate you are. Sorry, thats facts.

     2. The test is subjective. Theres about 1000 questions, however before they administer the test you're told that they REALIZE the test is subjective and that AFTER the test, your particular answers will be gone over in detail and "ironed" out with the psych doctor. In REALITY, all 1000+ answers are fed into a machine. That machine sorts, collates, and correllates your answers to a preset computer model of different personality profiles, and then spits out your results which are, GET THIS: Short paragraphs that are basically a cheat sheet for the psych eval guy to look at and size you up.
     As user after user on this board has pointed out though, the questions which are used to make those paragraphs (which purport to be your "personality-in-a-can") are based on questions, the answers to which are judged on a very subjective basis. I love how some jerks on this board try and tell you to "tell the truth" and it'll all be "ok." Thats unrealistic. The very NATURE of these questions clips off portions and degrees of the truth from your answer.
     For Example: Say I'm asked True or false (and by the way, most of the questions on the test I took were degree based questions, Like: "I like to take charge when others hold back" 1- VERY TRUE 2- STRONG TRUE 3- TRUE 4- NEUTRAL 5- NOT TRUE 6- NOT TRUE AT ALL etc) whether I have committed acts of violence. That for me, and I suspect for everyone else, would be true, with strict reading of interpretation. However, answering True to this question does not go under the "TRUE" category, its computed into the machine after you're done taking the test and is used to build a PSYCH PROFILE of you. Now, this one answer alone would not be enough to sink you. I suspect that the designers of the test were looking for someone trying to fake the test. However, not all of the questions are this easy to read. There are some that make you wonder "Well, yeah, thats true, I have to answer true but gosh, I know the machine isn't going to understand that I was 6 years old when I "stole" my dads car and that everyone laughed, I got spanked after I backed it up all of 5 feet into the street, learned my lesson and never did something like that again- it just asks true or false and unfortunately THATS ALL THE MACHINE KNOWS - I had to put down "T" for multiple "bad" category questions because of one silly incident that happened to me when I was a kid. Heres the killer though - the machine spits out all these small little paragraphs about your personality right? The psych guy comes in (he was late in my case) from the gold course or whereever. He's a white guy, in his sixties probably, I guessing well to-do. He asks his secretary "Are they done yet?" walks into his office with the results of the test which are the little paragraphs. He walks back out of his office, tells me to take off my tie and my jacket and sit down with him. Now, before I took the test I thought this would be the easiest part to pass. However, when he looked me in the eyes and told me "Well it appears to me you have control issues Mr. X." I knew it was going to be rocky. This guy, (his name is Doctor Wolfe, with an "E" I think, he runs a consulting firm out of Napa california) never went back and looked at how I actually answered all 1000 questions and why I answered them the way I did. The reason why I had scored so high on the "control issues" section (I can't remember the technical term for the section) was due to how I was taught to view a leader takes responsibilty for his actions and the actions of those in his unit. I was coming from a military background (1st Battalion 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, C Company Wpns Platoon) where I had served 3 combat tours in the infantry in Iraq. I remember well, one of the questions was basically : "I engage in small talk on the job." Where I come from, "small talk on the job" means talking on post, or sending or recieving or talking about non-mission related things. Where I come from, that will get your killed, court-martialed or even worse, one of your buddies killed or court martialed. YOU JUST DONT DO IT. So I answered, very strongly, with a 1 or 5 whichever it was, that NO I do not engage in small talk on the job. LOL! Bad move on my part brothers! The test results actually SCOLDED ME for my "anti-social" behavior in the "work-place." I was taken aback, especially when the psych eval guy announced to me that he was done with the interview after only about 15 minutes. He was CONVINCED based on my test results that I was not fit to serve as a deputy sheriff for the Contra Costa County Sheriff's department. I was not allowed to explain myself, and he evaded my attempts to be "tenacious" and show him that I wanted the job and was misunderstood by telling me that I would have made a better lawyer than a sheriff's deputy. I understand that it wasn't him. Its the system of testing that they use. The psych eval guys are not "bad guys." They're just doing their jobs. They're just as lazy, and focused on getting back out to the golf course as all of us are (I hate golf but you get my drift).

The only thing I can really tell you in conclusion is tell the truth to the best of your ability and BE A MAN. I spent about 1000 dollars driving back and forth from Orange county where I live to Contra Costa County trying to get that stupid job. Sometimes things just dont work out. Don't get discouraged, its NOT YOUR FAULT! Just move on. I would like to note however, to all my fellow brother Marines and fellow infantry guys in the Army that CCC Sheriffs Department is probably not the best spot for us. They were pretty hostile to me because of my being in the Marines and I picked up a lot of strong hostility from the psych guy as well. I highly recommend the LAPD or the LA County Sheriff's Department. They're good people and they have more Marines and Soilders protecting and serving than just about anyone else (with the exception of Dallas PD, which are hiring by the way, in a big way). Remember, BE A MAN take your lumps and move on. If they don't like you, its better for both of you guys that you part ways. And for the love of god, you younger guys, DONT CHEAT! You erase ANY sympathy any senior or elder guy has for you if you start cheating or trying to "one up" the system by building up some fake profile.

God bless you guys and I wish all of you good luck in your endeavors!

P.S.- To the guy who posted these questions on here, I hope you realize you're helping young guys build up a phony profile that will probably get them DQ'ed right? Think before you post this stuff. Let them make their own mistakes. Don't baby them or hold their hand. Tell em what they need to know to take the test but don't tempt them with cheating. The test is designed to detect that. You're only teaching them bad habits and how to lie.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Chris600 on Jul 3rd, 2007 at 6:39am
Dear Thug Cop

I would like to ask if yiou could send me the whole MMPI-2 questions and any tips or answers to the test. I am due to be retest in the near future as apparently I was too defensive the last time I did.
Any help would be appreciated. My email address is ccamp72@yahoo.com.au

Cheers

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Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by sierra on Aug 15th, 2007 at 12:13am
Thanks for the help!!!! Could you please help me find the rest of the questions? I have written this once and they will not give me any answers about this test.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Darth_Plagis on Aug 23rd, 2007 at 12:45am
Anyway you can display the rest of those test questions. I failed it two weeks ago. Its frustrating. I wish I can find the test questions on the CPI too.

Scott

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Lloyd Ploense on Aug 23rd, 2007 at 1:16am
Hello:

I've taken the MMPI before to reinstate a CPRP and DoD Secret clearance required for me to resume work in a Surety Facility operated by a government contractor.  This occurred during and after a nasty divorce and I understand and agree with the reasons for my temporary removal.

Though I am a bit of an oddball, I was reinstated after 9 months.  This was largely because allies in my corner needed my skills.

The MMPI and psych evaluations are quite curious creatures as well.  The Director of Neuropsychology at Michael Reese Hospital who performed the tests did make numerous false observations and these led him to false conclusions.  I could not correct his false ideations and turned to the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.  Yep, he was canned by the hospital risk management.

The MMPI attempts to use statistics to draw behavioral projections.  When one has unusual life experiences these can often be false.  The MMPI I deem another load of crap like polygraphy.

Good luck with your test.  If you’re an ‘average Joe’ you might pass.

Lloyd Ploense

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Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by MMPI on Sep 22nd, 2007 at 9:11pm
The questions are published in these books:

Development and Use of the Mmpi-2 Content Scales
Authors: James N. Butcher, John R. Graham
ISBN: 0816618178

MMPI-2. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2: Manual for administration, scoring, and interpretation
Authors:  John R. Graham, Yossef S. Ben-Porath, Auke Tellegen, Grant Dahlstrom, Beverly Kaemmer James N. Butcher


The scales (needed for scroring) are in these books:

MMPI-2: Assessing Personality and Psychopathology
Author: John R. Graham
ISBN:  0195060687 (1st edition), 0195079221 (2nd edition), 0195114817 (3rd edition), 0195168062 (4th edition)


MMPI-2. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2: Manual for administration, scoring, and interpretation
Authors:  John R. Graham, Yossef S. Ben-Porath, Auke Tellegen, Grant Dahlstrom, Beverly Kaemmer James N. Butcher
(Same as above, has questions and scales - can be hard to find and expensive!)

----

The questions are posted here, so all you need to undersand the MMPI-2 is the "MMPI-2: Assessing Personality and Psychopathology" book.  The older editions can be found for under $25.


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Dragon_Lady on Sep 23rd, 2007 at 4:43pm
First you want to try and beat a polygraph.  Now you want to beat a personality test - WTF?  That just scares the hell out of me.  BTW doesn't that material have a copywrite?  I guess that wouldn't matter anyway since you probably don't know which personality typed it!  dumb azz!   ::)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Paradiddle on Sep 24th, 2007 at 3:20pm
Anyone who tries to cheat on a personality test indicates a level of psycopathy that can't be hidden for long Dragon Lady. His lie scales and all other MMPI "built-ins" will reveal this character's.....well, character. He/She would be better off taking the damn test and marking positively on the questions like---"do you think you deserve special treatment due to your depth of intellect?"--and other similar narcissistic indicators. All cops get a "10% discount" regarding the laws that they themselves enforce----where as this cat, according to his goals of circumnavigating a personality test, reveals him/her to be one who will take a 90% discount. Those types of cops get fired within 5 years for rape, stealing, falsifying records, DUI----you name it, they F up and F up big time. Fortunately, attempting to cheat on the MMPI is a great comedy of errors, and poster named "MMPI" is the big clown on the little stage.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by clara on Feb 11th, 2008 at 10:42pm
Dear thug cop,

I would appreciate if you could send me the rest of the test. I will take the test for next month and I want prepare me for that.

My email address is patita82@gmail.com
please!!!
Thanks a lot!




ThugCop wrote on Feb 22nd, 2005 at 3:29am:
I have done quite a bit of research on the MMPI 2 used by psychological testing.  Here's the first 75 out of 567 questions.  I could give out rest of them & how some of them are interpeted by psychologists for advice on admitting past history on the psych & medical tests.  See my post on "Help with Admissions for Psych & Medial"

MMPI 2 TEST QUESTIONS IN ORDER
TRUE OR FALSE (567 QUESTIONS)

1.I like mechanics magazines
2.I have a good appetite
3.I wake up fresh & rested most mornings
4.I think I would like the work of a librarian
5.I am easily awakened by noise
6.I like to read newspaper articles on crime
7.My hands and feet are usually warm enough
8.My daily life is full of things that keep me interested
9.I am about as able to work as I ever was
10.There seems to be a lump in my throat much of the time
11.A person should try to understand his dreams and be guided by or take warning from them
12.I enjoy detective or mystery stories
13.I work under a great deal of tension
14.I have diarrhea once a month or more
15.Once in a while I think of things too bad to talk about
16.I am sure I get a raw deal from life
17.My father was a good man
18.I am very seldom troubled by constipation
19.When I take a new, I like to be tipped off on whom should be gotten next to
20.My sex life is satisfactory
21.At times I have very much wanted to leave home
22.At times I have fits of laughing & crying that I cannot control
23.I am troubled by attacks of nausea and vomiting
24.No one seems to understand me
25.I would like to be a singer
26.I feel that it is certainly best to keep my mouth shut when I’m in trouble
27.Evil spirits possess me at times
28.When someone does me a wrong I feel I should pay him back if I can, just for the principle of the thing.
29.I am bothered by acid stomach several times a week
30.At times I feel like swearing
31.I have nightmares every few nights
32.I find it hard to keep my mind on a task or job
33.I have had very peculiar and strange experiences
34.I have a cough most of the time
35.If people had not had it in for me I would have been much more successful
36.I seldom worry about my heath
37.I have never been in trouble because of my sex behavior
38.During one period when I was a youngster I engaged in petty thievery
39.At times I feel like smashing things
40.Most any time I would rather sit and daydream than to do anything else
41.I have had periods of days, weeks, or months when I couldn’t take care of things because I couldn’t “get going”
42.My family does not like the work I have chosen ( or the work I intend to choose for my life work)
43.My sleep is fitful and disturbed
44.Much of the time my head seems to hurt all over
45.I do not always tell the truth
46.My judgment is better than it ever was
47.Once a week or oftener I feel suddenly hot all over without apparent cause
48.When I am with people I am bothered by hearing very queer things
49.It would be better if almost all laws were thrown away
50.My soul sometimes leaves my body
51.I am in just as good physical health as most of my friends
52.I prefer to pass by school friends, or people I know but have not seen for a long time, unless they speak to me first
53.A minister can cure disease by praying and putting his hand on your head
54.I am liked by most people who know me
55.I am almost never bothered by pains over the heart or in my chest
56.As a youngster I was suspended from school one or more times for cutting up
57.I am a good mixer
58.Everything is turning out just like the prophets of the Bible said it would
59.I have often had to take orders from someone who did not know as much as I did
60.I do not read every editorial in the newspaper everyday
61.I have not lived the right kind of life
62.Parts of my body often have feeling like burning, tingling, crawling, or like “going to sleep”
63.I have had no difficulty in starting or holding my bowel movement
64.I sometimes keep on at a thing until others lose their patience with me
65.I loved my father
66.I see things or animals or people around me that others do not see
67.I wish I could be as happy as others seem to be
68.I hardly ever feel pain in the back of the neck
69.I am very strongly attracted by members of my own sex
70.I used to like drop-the-handkerchief
71.I think a great many people exaggerate their misfortunes in order to gain the sympathy and help of others
72.I am troubled by discomfort in the pit of my stomach every few days or oftener
73.I am an important person
74.I have often wished I were a girl.  (Or if you are a girl) I have never been sorry that I am a girl
75.I get angry sometimes


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by zigga on Feb 15th, 2008 at 5:02am
would i be able get the rest of these questions?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by MMPI on Apr 28th, 2008 at 1:29pm
Online MMPI-2

All of the the questions and scoring (using JavaScript in the browser).


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by MMPI on May 12th, 2008 at 2:17am
Online MMPI-2 (fixed link)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by sackett on May 12th, 2008 at 9:07pm
GREAT!  But what am I suppose to answer?  

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by nopolycop on May 12th, 2008 at 9:38pm

sackett wrote on May 12th, 2008 at 9:07pm:
GREAT!  But what am I suppose to answer?  


The voices in your head tell you what to do, obviously.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by MMPI-2 test taker on May 24th, 2008 at 2:17am
MMPI -What happened to the online MMPI-2 test? My screen comes up blank. It was a good program.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on May 25th, 2008 at 9:14am
The MMPI-2 is a copyrighted instrument of both Pearson and The University of Minnesota Press.  

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by MCMI-III on May 29th, 2008 at 6:00am

psych1 wrote on May 25th, 2008 at 9:14am:
The MMPI-2 is a copyrighted instrument of both Pearson and The University of Minnesota Press.  

Anyone know where I can get the questions to th Millon Clinical Multiaxial inventory?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on May 30th, 2008 at 3:38am
I am curious why so many people think that they have so much to hide, or are so pathological, that they would need to purposefully attempt to distort results.  I am also curious how they think this will go undetected by the examiner.  

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by sackett on May 30th, 2008 at 4:05am

psych1 wrote on May 30th, 2008 at 3:38am:
I am curious why so many people think that they have so much to hide, or are so pathological, that they would need to purposefully attempt to distort results.  I am also curious how they think this will go undetected by the examiner.  


psych1,

because this site, it's promoters and supporters have no belief in any testing or process that is not scientifically supported by the entire related community, to be absolutely factual and accurate, based on deeply researched and peer reviewed studies which allow for no mistakes, no distortions or any possible contamination and most of all no potential for false results in any way shape or form at any level of finding.

I think that leaves mathematics!  All else, they feel cheating is the only way to succeed.

Sackett

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on May 30th, 2008 at 4:19am
"no distortions or any possible contamination and most of all no potential for false results in any way shape or form at any level of finding."


Lol...well I am aware of nothing except a standard ruler or yard stick that can reach that scientific standard. Statistically, that criteria is just unrealistic. If someone can propose a statistically stronger model for assessment or prediction, Id be happy to hear it.

This posting regards the MMPI-2 for assessment of psychological functioning.  Not use of polygraph which is a different issue.

The MMPI-2's psychometric properties, utility in assessing psychopathology, as well as its ability to discriminate genuine vs feigned psychological impairment (or normality) is well supported by many scientific and peer reviewed academic articles over a 50 year period. I am curious how one "cheats" on the MMPI? Hence, why the literature on analogue and "coached" faking of MMPI profiles would suggest that this is quite the futile effort. And actually, the MMPI-2 is very much grounded in mathematics and statistics, but is never interpreted blindly, without taking into consideration the factors of the individual through an interview.

I think what people are not understanding is that the base rate occurrence of "false-positive" scale elevation of any significant magnitude on the MMPI is so small to begin with. It takes an aggregate amount of deviant responses throughout the test to elevate scales to an alarming level. In other words, statistics are really working against the notion of the random chance of false-positive, and should calm in undue paranoia people have about this. This is why people shouldn't complain about the length of the test. It works to your advantage in terms of potential for "false-positive" or "false-negative" scale elevation.  The more items, the less amount of random error variance introduced into the equation. I guess I'm just not understanding what the objection is here, unless one is pathologically paranoid or has something to hide?

I would emplore anyone to be honest when taking the MMPI-2. Please think about this from the clinician's (psychologist's) perspective. A slight elevation on many of the clinical scales are not necessarily a contraindication for the job. The MMPI measures many constructs.  I really don't care if you happen to be a bit hypochondriacal, or have dysphoric tendencies. Even mild anxiety disorders. If the problem is well controlled, or mild, and/or unlikely to affect job performance, it not a big deal. However, when they see elevated validity scales that demonstrate attempts to underreport or "fake-good," at the very least, it suggests deceitful behavior and a standard of ethics that is contraindicated in a law enforcement officer. Further, it opens up the window of suspicion on what factors might underly the motivation to deceive. Paranoia? Significant Psych issues/history? What else might the candidate be lying about or covering up?  

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by T.M. Cullen on May 30th, 2008 at 8:09am

Quote:
I would emplore anyone to be honest and natural when taking the MPPI-2. Please think about this from the clinician's (psychologist's) perspective. A slight elevation on many of the clinical scales are not necessarily a contraindication for the job. The MMPI measures many constructs.  I really don't care if you happen to be a bit hypochondriacal, or have dysphoric tendencies. Even mild anxiety disorders. If the problem is well controlled, or mild, and/or unlikely to affect job performance, it not a big deal. However, when they see elevated validity scales that demonstrate attempts to underreport or "fake-good," at the very least, it suggests deceitful behavior and a standard of ethics that is contraindicated in a law enforcement officer. Further, it opens up the window of suspicion on what factors might underly the motivation to deceive. Paranoia? Significant Psych issues/history? What else might the candidate be lying about or covering up?


Gee whiz professor, can it tell if I'm having "naughty" thoughts, or have been playing with my "privates"?   :-X

TC

P.S.  I don't care what you say, repeated F3 reactions to a question does not necessarily indicate "deception", it just indicates persistent "reactions".  Or as the NAS report stated, these reactions are not uniquely related to "deception".  Or as Phil Zimbardo has said, "there is no direct and unequivocal connection between lying and these physiological states of arousal...".  Cloak your theory in all the fancy scientific mumbo-jumbo you want, you will never get around that fact.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Sergeant1107 on May 30th, 2008 at 10:19am

sackett wrote on May 30th, 2008 at 4:05am:
psych1,

because this site, it's promoters and supporters have no belief in any testing or process that is not scientifically supported by the entire related community, to be absolutely factual and accurate, based on deeply researched and peer reviewed studies which allow for no mistakes, no distortions or any possible contamination and most of all no potential for false results in any way shape or form at any level of finding.

I think that leaves mathematics!  All else, they feel cheating is the only way to succeed.

Sackett

Do you really feel it is appropriate to speak to what is on the mind of this site's promoters and supporters?

Do you really feel the need to denigrate anyone possessing an opinion with which you disagree?


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by nopolycop on May 30th, 2008 at 12:25pm

Sergeant1107 wrote on May 30th, 2008 at 10:19am:

sackett wrote on May 30th, 2008 at 4:05am:
psych1,

because this site, it's promoters and supporters have no belief in any testing or process that is not scientifically supported by the entire related community, to be absolutely factual and accurate, based on deeply researched and peer reviewed studies which allow for no mistakes, no distortions or any possible contamination and most of all no potential for false results in any way shape or form at any level of finding.

I think that leaves mathematics!  All else, they feel cheating is the only way to succeed.

Sackett

Do you really feel it is appropriate to speak to what is on the mind of this site's promoters and supporters?

Do you really feel the need to denigrate anyone possessing an opinion with which you disagree?



He does, because he knows he is loosing his battle.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by sackett on May 30th, 2008 at 2:47pm

Sergeant1107 wrote on May 30th, 2008 at 10:19am:

sackett wrote on May 30th, 2008 at 4:05am:
psych1,

because this site, it's promoters and supporters have no belief in any testing or process that is not scientifically supported by the entire related community, to be absolutely factual and accurate, based on deeply researched and peer reviewed studies which allow for no mistakes, no distortions or any possible contamination and most of all no potential for false results in any way shape or form at any level of finding.

I think that leaves mathematics!  All else, they feel cheating is the only way to succeed.

Sackett

Do you really feel it is appropriate to speak to what is on the mind of this site's promoters and supporters?

Do you really feel the need to denigrate anyone possessing an opinion with which you disagree?



Sarge,

the evidence of my statements come from the postings on this board, not a simpleminded opinion, based on minimal actual knowledge, as does some of those who post on this board.  

As for the term denigration.  I believe that act would would require a specific target and proof that anyone was actually harmed as a result of my statement.  Your accusations fail to rise to that standard of proof.

Sackett

n.p.c.  whose really losing the battle? Polygraph is stable and growing in use around the world, standardizing its procedures and processes as we speak and as strong as it ever was and more so.  If you wish to deceive yourself and those on this board, feel free to continue.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on May 30th, 2008 at 8:37pm

T.M. Cullen wrote on May 30th, 2008 at 8:09am:

Quote:
I would emplore anyone to be honest and natural when taking the MPPI-2. Please think about this from the clinician's (psychologist's) perspective. A slight elevation on many of the clinical scales are not necessarily a contraindication for the job. The MMPI measures many constructs.  I really don't care if you happen to be a bit hypochondriacal, or have dysphoric tendencies. Even mild anxiety disorders. If the problem is well controlled, or mild, and/or unlikely to affect job performance, it not a big deal. However, when they see elevated validity scales that demonstrate attempts to underreport or "fake-good," at the very least, it suggests deceitful behavior and a standard of ethics that is contraindicated in a law enforcement officer. Further, it opens up the window of suspicion on what factors might underly the motivation to deceive. Paranoia? Significant Psych issues/history? What else might the candidate be lying about or covering up?


Gee whiz professor, can it tell if I'm having "naughty" thoughts, or have been playing with my "privates"?   :-X

TC

P.S.  I don't care what you say, repeated F3 reactions to a question does not necessarily indicate "deception", it just indicates persistent "reactions".  Or as the NAS report stated, these reactions are not uniquely related to "deception".  Or as Phil Zimbardo has said, "there is no direct and unequivocal connection between lying and these physiological states of arousal...".  Cloak your theory in all the fancy scientific mumbo-jumbo you want, you will never get around that fact.


You have commented on the wrong instrument and the wrong topic. Dr. Zimardo is referring to a polygraph machine and the methodology used within it.  I am not knowledgeable in that matter and was not the topic of this thread. (Although I do know the F3 reaction is a Galvanic Skin response paradigm implored in psychophysiological research and in the polygraph screening). I was referring to the MMPI-2 which is the topic of this thread. The two have nothing in common, and are totally different measures, looking at very different constructs, using different methods for arriving at conclusions. The MMPI-2 is paper and pencil questionnaire that measures personality constructs and levels of psychopathology. There are no machines and no measures of physiological arousal on the MMPI-2. The validity scales are not polygraphs or "lie detectors," but do use statistics to look for signs of overreporting or underreporting of symptomotology. When the scales are raised high enough, they suggest that the chances of elevation to that point by chance alone is so low that conscious intent to distort is the only viable explanation.  With regard to the validity of Polygraph, I am not jumping into that debate, although I will say I would warn you not to put all your eggs in one basket (i.e., Zimbardo). Statistically, you are likely to find many outliers. Only searching and/or evaluating evidence that confirms preexisting beliefs is not a very scientific way to address a debate, and of course leads to confirmation bias, illusory correlations, and a whole host of other logical fallacies that we are prone to.  I am only here to comment on the validity of the MMPI-2 in assessing psychological functioning and it added benefit of being able to discriminate feigned vs true psychological impairment (or normality), not the validity of polygraph or "lie detector" instruments.

Lastly, I would argue that intellectual debate between parties is both a healthy and a rather fun activity. I guess there aren't many lawyers in here..lol What a boring world it would be if everyone agreed with us all the time, right?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Sergeant1107 on May 30th, 2008 at 9:18pm

sackett wrote on May 30th, 2008 at 2:47pm:
Sarge,

the evidence of my statements come from the postings on this board, not a simpleminded opinion, based on minimal actual knowledge, as does some of those who post on this board.  

As for the term denigration.  I believe that act would would require a specific target and proof that anyone was actually harmed as a result of my statement.  Your accusations fail to rise to that standard of proof.

Sackett


Perhaps you have a different definition of "denigrate" than the rest of us.  The word means "to criticize in a deragotory manner."  

I don't see the following run-on sentence fragment, authored by you, could reasonably be characterized as anything else: "because this site, it's promoters and supporters have no belief in any testing or process that is not scientifically supported by the entire related community, to be absolutely factual and accurate, based on deeply researched and peer reviewed studies which allow for no mistakes, no distortions or any possible contamination and most of all no potential for false results in any way shape or form at any level of finding."

It is hardly an "accusation" to recognize something for what it is and identify it as such.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by pailryder on May 30th, 2008 at 11:09pm
psych1

If you are in search of a healthy fun intellectual debate, oh boy, did you ever come to the wrong board.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by T.M. Cullen on May 31st, 2008 at 12:36am

Quote:
The MMPI-2 is paper and pencil questionnaire that measures personality constructs and levels of psychopathology. There are no machines and no measures of physiological arousal on the MMPI-2.


Okay, I stand corrected.

I had to take a test similar to that at the NSA during the psych screening.  The lady just kept shaking her head after scoring my test and showed me the way back to the lobby with a really disgusted look on her face.  Bitch!

TC

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by sackett on May 31st, 2008 at 12:46am

Sergeant1107 wrote on May 30th, 2008 at 9:18pm:

sackett wrote on May 30th, 2008 at 2:47pm:
Sarge,

the evidence of my statements come from the postings on this board, not a simpleminded opinion, based on minimal actual knowledge, as does some of those who post on this board.  

As for the term denigration.  I believe that act would would require a specific target and proof that anyone was actually harmed as a result of my statement.  Your accusations fail to rise to that standard of proof.

Sackett


Perhaps you have a different definition of "denigrate" than the rest of us.  The word means "to criticize in a deragotory manner."  

I don't see the following run-on sentence fragment, authored by you, could reasonably be characterized as anything else: "because this site, it's promoters and supporters have no belief in any testing or process that is not scientifically supported by the entire related community, to be absolutely factual and accurate, based on deeply researched and peer reviewed studies which allow for no mistakes, no distortions or any possible contamination and most of all no potential for false results in any way shape or form at any level of finding."

It is hardly an "accusation" to recognize something for what it is and identify it as such.


Thanks Sarge,

I'll take you last statement as an endorsement of my run-on sentence.

Sackett

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by sackett on May 31st, 2008 at 12:48am

T.M. Cullen wrote on May 31st, 2008 at 12:36am:

Quote:
The MMPI-2 is paper and pencil questionnaire that measures personality constructs and levels of psychopathology. There are no machines and no measures of physiological arousal on the MMPI-2.


Okay, I stand corrected.

I had to take a test similar to that at the NSA during the psych screening.  The lady just kept shaking her head after scoring my test and showed me the way back to the lobby with a really disgusted look on her face.  Bitch!

TC


Maybe it was your "fake-good" tendancies... ;D





Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Joyce Hauk on Jun 14th, 2008 at 6:18am
I was wondering if you would be able to send me all the questions for the MMPI-2 test. I have to take it and would like an opportunity to study it first.

Thank you  :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Jun 15th, 2008 at 4:50am
What exactly would you study?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by RadFace on Jun 28th, 2008 at 12:54am
If you need to cheat on the MMPI-2 in order for you to become a police officer. Then please sit down think, and do everyone else a favor and find another profession. MMPI-2 is an accurate assesment, no pass or fail, you have a 1on1 interview afterwards. I dont want to be working with officers that has psychotic tendencies, so I believe in this test. I just took one with no problem, yea my hand hurts, and it took about 3 1/2 hours. Be who you are, dont pretend to be someone else. Remember INTEGRITY is very important quality for a law enforcement officer.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by nopolycop on Jul 3rd, 2008 at 2:48pm

wrote on Jun 28th, 2008 at 12:54am:
If you need to cheat on the MMPI-2 in order for you to become a police officer. Then please sit down think, and do everyone else a favor and find another profession. MMPI-2 is an accurate assesment, no pass or fail, you have a 1on1 interview afterwards. I dont want to be working with officers that has psychotic tendencies, so I believe in this test. I just took one with no problem, yea my hand hurts, and it took about 3 1/2 hours. Be who you are, dont pretend to be someone else. Remember INTEGRITY is very important quality for a law enforcement officer.


The MMPI can be manipulated very easily.  In fact, my undergraduate degree is in psychology, and in my abnormal psychology class, we studied the MMPI, seeing how the questions fit together, and how easliy it is manipulated.  

I say don't throw it out completely, but certainly, do not use it at the exclusion of other factors.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Jul 4th, 2008 at 1:16am

nopolycop wrote on Jul 3rd, 2008 at 2:48pm:

wrote on Jun 28th, 2008 at 12:54am:
If you need to cheat on the MMPI-2 in order for you to become a police officer. Then please sit down think, and do everyone else a favor and find another profession. MMPI-2 is an accurate assesment, no pass or fail, you have a 1on1 interview afterwards. I dont want to be working with officers that has psychotic tendencies, so I believe in this test. I just took one with no problem, yea my hand hurts, and it took about 3 1/2 hours. Be who you are, dont pretend to be someone else. Remember INTEGRITY is very important quality for a law enforcement officer.


The MMPI can be manipulated very easily.  In fact, my undergraduate degree is in psychology, and in my abnormal psychology class, we studied the MMPI, seeing how the questions fit together, and how easliy it is manipulated.  

I say don't throw it out completely, but certainly, do not use it at the exclusion of other factors.


The published literature on analogue/coached malingering would disagree with you there. Although it can be done, it is very hard (not easy) to do without raising alarm bells on the validity scales, particularly the supplemental validity scales that have been developed in the past decade that are more focused on individuals who try to fake or underreported specific phenomenology, and especially sensitive to those who have been "coached." Both the sensitivity and specificity are high for these scales, albeit not generally as high as the standard validity scales. (i.e., K, F, L). They do meet the Daubert criteria for admissibility in court however. Although the Fb scale has been controversial in several high profile cases in Florida, so I'm not sure if it still would or not. I would also add that an undergrad class in abnormal psych does not provide the time nor the depth necessary to fully understand the psychometric properties, statistics, and the empirical keying (rather than theoretical) method underlying the test.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Jennymurphy on Jul 4th, 2008 at 12:54pm
Hey i dont know who was asking about weather the test holds up in a criminal court, im a student of criminology and tecnically it does hold up as a 'reference' however it cannot be used to say point blank if a person is sane or insane because it doesnt work in that method. as with alot of personality tests it doesnt say wrong/right it merly states how many attributes of a certain personality type a person taking the test appears to have.

famously karla homolka took the test after her husband was arrested and the test was given by a Dr. Ardnt, who actually found that her test result didnt appear to be anything like her!

However, when working on a case such as this (im sing this as an example, im sure there are other better examples of its criminal use) it was already apparent that she had some physchological damage and unusual behaviour. (look up karla homolka and paul bernardo if you wish to know more) The test was given to homolka and at the end of it was a good explination of her behaviour that was seen as 'put of character.

As with most personality test they can be slightly vague and used to explain almost everything, but this one is extremly accurate.

However as she was never put on trial these where never shown.

I hope that helps, any other examples i would be very interested to find out about!

Also would say that it is the type of test thats almost 'unbeatable' there are only two answers to each question, and alot of the questions influence each other, for example:

the difference in a person that 'reads articles about crime' harmless in itself, but when paired with 'finds it hard to control anger' becomes a slightly different statement.


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by nopolycop on Jul 5th, 2008 at 9:12pm

psych1 wrote on Jul 4th, 2008 at 1:16am:
I would also add that an undergrad class in abnormal psych does not provide the time nor the depth necessary to fully understand the psychometric properties, statistics, and the empirical keying (rather than theoretical) method underlying the test.


Okay, how about taking the educaiton and adding in a few actual test procedures, where I new about the outcome of the test based on my own knowledge of how I answered the questions, and the result the testor gave me.  Does that add any to my credibility to state that the test can be easily manipulated?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Jul 6th, 2008 at 12:52am

nopolycop wrote on Jul 5th, 2008 at 9:12pm:

psych1 wrote on Jul 4th, 2008 at 1:16am:
I would also add that an undergrad class in abnormal psych does not provide the time nor the depth necessary to fully understand the psychometric properties, statistics, and the empirical keying (rather than theoretical) method underlying the test.


Okay, how about taking the educaiton and adding in a few actual test procedures, where I new about the outcome of the test based on my own knowledge of how I answered the questions, and the result the testor gave me.  Does that add any to my credibility to state that the test can be easily manipulated?


I would argue that real world practice of instruments/knowledge that you do not fully understand the underlying theory of is of marginal benefit.  And a N=1 case study (your experience) does not carry as much generalizablity as the hundreds of published studies of the instrument. I think my last question would be what is your definition of "successfully manipulated"? Did you mean alter the profile only? Or did you mean alter the profile and have it not come across as invalidated or suspicious to a trained psychologist? What were your validity scale T scores? Who evaluated your results?  You would have had to have your profile evaluated by an independent outside psychologist to make a valid claim of successful manipulation. In other words, who did you fool?

Regardless, if the psychologists came back and told you that you seemed extraordinarily depressed, when in fact that you were not and this was the phenomenology you set out to fake, my money would be on that you had a bum psychologists.  However, in the case that they were fully competent, I would argue that you accomplished a feat that most others can not (according to the empirical literature to date) and therefore your accomplishment is far from "easy." Again I would go back to the argument that an N=1 case example carries less external validity for the general population than multitudes of studies involving thousands over the course of decades. If you can do it and the empirical literature demonstrates that most others can not, I do not think this qualifies as "easy", would you agree? Remeber, "easy" is a subjective experience.  What is easy for one person, may not be easy for the next person.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by nopolycop on Jul 6th, 2008 at 4:40am
Psych1:

You seem to have assumed that I manipulated the test.  Go back and read again, and when you answer my question directly, I will be happy to continue our little discussion.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Jul 6th, 2008 at 4:54am

nopolycop wrote on Jul 5th, 2008 at 9:12pm:

psych1 wrote on Jul 4th, 2008 at 1:16am:
I would also add that an undergrad class in abnormal psych does not provide the time nor the depth necessary to fully understand the psychometric properties, statistics, and the empirical keying (rather than theoretical) method underlying the test.


Okay, how about taking the educaiton and adding in a few actual test procedures, where I new about the outcome of the test based on my own knowledge of how I answered the questions, and the result the testor gave me.  Does that add any to my credibility to state that the test can be easily manipulated?



Ok. The short answer to your question would be no. So what evidence are you citing that shows the test is "easy" to manipulate? I have never seen a review, meta-analysis, or empirical study that supports this claim and could not find evidence of this doing a lit search just now.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by nopolycop on Jul 8th, 2008 at 2:54pm

psych1 wrote on Jul 6th, 2008 at 4:54am:

nopolycop wrote on Jul 5th, 2008 at 9:12pm:

psych1 wrote on Jul 4th, 2008 at 1:16am:
I would also add that an undergrad class in abnormal psych does not provide the time nor the depth necessary to fully understand the psychometric properties, statistics, and the empirical keying (rather than theoretical) method underlying the test.


Okay, how about taking the educaiton and adding in a few actual test procedures, where I new about the outcome of the test based on my own knowledge of how I answered the questions, and the result the testor gave me.  Does that add any to my credibility to state that the test can be easily manipulated?



Ok. The short answer to your question would be no. So what evidence are you citing that shows the test is "easy" to manipulate? I have never seen a review, meta-analysis, or empirical study that supports this claim and could not find evidence of this doing a lit search just now.


When you did your lit search, did you discover any studies that attempted to prove or disprove the theory that the MMPI can be manipulated?

Assuming the answer is no, then lack of finding any studies which indicate the MMPI can be manipulated is no evidence at all of my belief that the test can be manipulated.

Shesh.  My experience is limited to an undergrad course about 28 years ago, I took my last MMPI about 8 years ago.  When I took it then, I was able to pick out the questions that had to do with abnormal behavior, and I thought to myself "boy, a person really would have to be a dunce to answer this one TRUE".  If one can figure out how the test "tests" certain psychological traits, then it can be manipulated.  I hadn't thought about it for over a decade and a half and it was no chore to figure out what was going on with it.  A person who actually might want to manipulate it, and did some serious study, would have no problem massaging the results.

The shrink told me in the post test interview that my results were the most "normal" he has ever seen.  Accross the board, middle of the road.  That is because I answered the questions they way I knew they wanted them to be answered.  If I was applying for a job as a sociopath, I could have answered the questions to get that job too.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Jul 8th, 2008 at 8:17pm
I am glad to hear that everything worked out well for you in your eval for whatever position. However, I would give yourself more credit, and your method, alot less.  I would suggest that you actually accomplished very little in your method. Or at least you weren't really doing what you think you were doing. Let me explain:

You seem to be running on the premise that the questions are face vaild indicators of the construct they are measuring. They are not. The questions that seem like they belong to one type of disorder scale, often do not.  Assignment of questions to a particular scale (Depression, Schizophrenia, Hypochondriasis, etc) was done after the list of questions were normed on clinical samples during its original construction.  The "deviant response" is indicated by  individuals already known to have the disorder who endorse an item at a frequency that enables it to be a statistically reliable discriminator of that population from "normal" populations and other clinical populations (i.e.,empirical keying method), not by a clinical rationale of "this seems crazy" or "this seems like something someone with this disorder would endorse." It doesn't matter what the content of the question was, as long as the question happens to be statically discriminant among normal vs clinical populations. An example would be that, the question (regardless of its content) is endorsed by the depressed normative group so much more over any other group that it becomes a statistically reliable discriminator of that group, and hence, the construct of "depression." Assuming of course it wasn't also highly endorsed in the "normative" control sample. If it wasn't, it indicates this item is endorsed significantly more by the depressed group than both "normals" and those with other disorders. Therefore, it is viewed as a pure (nonoverlapping) indicator of depression. Endorsement of the item in the deviant direction identifies the test taker as responding in the same way as the depressed norm group did.  Item endorsement is aggregate, and after so many deviant endorsements consistent with that group, your T-score is raised on that scale. Remember, this is solely based on whether the question discriminates reliably between groups. It doesn't matter what the content of the question was. If it discriminates, it discriminates. Period. Certainly some of the questions are face valid, but the majority actually are not. Trust me, the questions that seem like they belong to one type of disorder scale, often do not, and the normative sample didn't always endorse or deny in the way you think they would have for particular questions. (i.e., questions do not always measure what you think they do). "I tortured animals as a child" was actually endorsed in only one particular disorder, and it it was NOT psychopaths.  It was found to be a discriminant question in another disorder and got coded on its scale instead. Hence, why I made the comment that an undergrad class in abnormal psych provides neither the time nor depth to fully understand the construction of the test and its subcales. I would not assume anything about the test until you you are formally educated on the method of construction and how exactly it does what it does. Psychologists are tricky fellows. One of the biggest reasons why the MMPI-2 is so loved by the field and has lasted so long (it was renormed in 1989 though) is there has been so much research done on the instrument on both its validity and its validity scales.  It's not an easy instrument to manipulate for the lay person, without it being picked up on.

Lastly, you seem to not know or at least not understand the validity scales built into the instrument. Do you know what they are, their purpose, and the statics behind them? I doubt you would have discussed them in your undergrad class. Again, don't assume you understand how something works just because you have taken it. Obviously, we wouldn't want every person who takes it to be able to figure it out just by looking and thinking about it, right?

"When you did your lit search, did you discover any studies that attempted to prove or disprove the theory that the MMPI can be manipulated?"

Well it's not really "theory," its statistics. And yes there are hundreds of pubished studies on these issues dating back to the test's development. Meehl  (1948) was the first to report on the suppressor variable in psychological sophisticated malingerers, which lead to the development of the K scale. F and L were developed during initially norming. Actually the majority of the research on the MMPI-2 examines profile validity and manipulation issues. A Psychinfo search using Key words of "MMPI-2" and "malingering" yielded 188 published studies in in this area in just the past 3 years. A Pubmed search using the same key words reveals 166 studies. Because of my training and clinical practice I am already familiar with this literature. Overall, studies indicate the test has both high sensitivity and high specificity in identifying symptom exaggeration and/or manipulation in clinical samples, forensic samples, as well as those who were "coached" to simulate a particular disorder ("analogue" malingering studies).  Overall, coaching studies  demonstrate the ability of coached participants to suppress some the older standard validity scales fairly succesfully, but have typically been caught using the newer developed ones (eg.,FBS, Fp, Superlative Scale).  

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by nopolycop on Jul 9th, 2008 at 2:02pm
Okay then, I will admit perhaps my limited knowledge is less than sufficient to criticize the MMPI is such a fashion.  Taking that into consideration then, are you saying that the MMPI is then a very accurate asessment of a person's psychological make-up?  Do wacko's pass the test, and normal people fail it?  If so, by what percentage does the MMPI fail to deliver?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Jul 9th, 2008 at 8:55pm

nopolycop wrote on Jul 9th, 2008 at 2:02pm:
Okay then, I will admit perhaps my limited knowledge is less than sufficient to criticize the MMPI is such a fashion.  Taking that into consideration then, are you saying that the MMPI is then a very accurate asessment of a person's psychological make-up?  Do wacko's pass the test, and normal people fail it?  If so, by what percentage does the MMPI fail to deliver?


Yes, the research literature does indeed show that the MMPI-2 is a good measure for assessment of psychopathology. It is the most widely used personality/psychopathology screening in the Western world for this very reason. However, the test should not be interpreted blindly and the results should always be supplemented by other clinical information (such as an thorough clinical interview before hand) if diagnostic decisions are going to made. For example, If a cleint is in the midst of messy divorce and the partner is using every method possible to get child custody and take all of his financial assets, I would certainly expect some elevation of paranoia above the norm. In the context of this situational variable it is quite understandable, and I would explain this in the report so no one gets the wrong idea by just looking at the numerical score.

I mentioned in my last post that both the sensitivity (proportion of actual positives which are correctly identified) and specificity (proportion of negatives which are correctly identified) of the individual subscales is very high. I do not have the sensitivity and specificity averages for each scale in front of me at the moment.  It varies by study and the population in question, but its in the very high 90% range. Perfectly acceptable for clinical use. I do not do these screens for enforcement agencies as part of my practice, but I see no reason why people should be paranoid about this issue.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by VictorA on Jul 16th, 2008 at 5:23pm
Hi!
Sorry for interrapting your discussing and for grammar mistakes =)
My name is Victor Audren and I'm from Russia. All you discuss is not so bad compared with what we have in Russia =)
We use MMPI-1 and how we use it? Somebody does, somebody does not. Interpretation? Oh, com'n man interpret yourself =)
I'm working on adaptation of MMPI-2 in Russia and computerizing it. But the problem is we have no books you've listed. I would be very gratefull to you all if you send me on this e-mail (au-v@mail.ru) questions and some interpretation of MMPI-2. I'm a student psychologist and I have some skills in translation, so I would translate to my scientific advisor professor who has lots of skills in interpretation and make normal test for using. This will be the first MMPI-2 in Russia!!!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by maureen mowbray on Jul 21st, 2008 at 1:44pm
Hi,
I was just reading the sample questions, and I have to take this test for a law suit I am very nervous, is there any way you can send me other questions, and what exactly they are looking for.  I had a bad fall on a cruise ship. and my neurologist wants me to take this test.  My lawyer says if I screw up on this test that could ruin my lawsuit.
Thank you :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by T.M. Cullen on Jul 21st, 2008 at 4:52pm

Quote:
I had a bad fall on a cruise ship. and my neurologist wants me to take this test.  My lawyer says if I screw up on this test that could ruin my lawsuit
.

Since it is a lawsuit, maybe you should do what your lawyer advises.

TC

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by seuss on Jul 21st, 2008 at 8:43pm
If you still have all of the questions.. I would love to get them.  Thanks.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Jul 21st, 2008 at 11:07pm

wrote on Jul 21st, 2008 at 1:44pm:
Hi,
I was just reading the sample questions, and I have to take this test for a law suit I am very nervous, is there any way you can send me other questions, and what exactly they are looking for.  I had a bad fall on a cruise ship. and my neurologist wants me to take this test.  My lawyer says if I screw up on this test that could ruin my lawsuit.
Thank you :)


If this is in the course of litigation, the test will be used to screen for and rule out premorbid psychopathology and personality characteristics that could be contributing to your current symptom presentation. I would assume they are also looking for signs that you are exaggerating current symptomatology. You should not be nervous and simply answer honestly.  Attempts to exaggerate or feign deficits would be the thing that will shed doubt on your claims. The test is copyrighted by both the University of Minnesota Press and Pearson Assessment Resources, and is not in the public domain. Looking at the questions provides little assistance or help in skewing a profile while still keeping it valid or without raising red flags.  See my posts above for why this is.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Boxermom on Jul 23rd, 2008 at 2:04am
Does anybody know how many people receive negative results from taking the mmpi and do not get the jobs they had to take it for. After everything I have read, it hardly seems like the most effective tool for a psych evaluation.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Jul 23rd, 2008 at 2:22am

wrote on Jul 23rd, 2008 at 2:04am:
Does anybody know how many people receive negative results from taking the mmpi and do not get the jobs they had to take it for. After everything I have read, it hardly seems like the most effective tool for a psych evaluation.


It's not a medical test, where there is an identifiable physically pathology to use as a metric for comparison. No measure of a psychological construct will reach absolute 100% specificity.  Few medical tests can reach this threshold even. For example, the blood test for HIV is 97.9% accurate in most instances. However, bottom line is that if you are psychological healthy, the test will show this. I have discussed the statistical logic behind this in previous posts on page 4 and 5. Please feel free to read them. I mentioned in my last post that both the sensitivity (proportion of actual positives which are correctly identified) and specificity (proportion of negatives which are correctly identified) of the individual subscales is very high when they were normed on clinical samples of patients already known to have the disorder. Sensitivity and specificity both in the upper 90 percent range on average. Continued research using varying populations, (i.e., normal, clinical, and forensic) have consistently shown high levels of sensitivity and specificity across populations. If you can cite peer reviewed literature to the contrary, I would be happy to hear it. "Fitness for duty" as defined by individual departments is the subjective element here. The psychologist is working as a consultant for them.  The ultimate decision rests on departmental guidelines/policy, with the input from the psychologist. I mentioned before that they are looking for personality traits and/or pathology that is contraindicated for being a law enforcement officer.  I would really not care if you were a little anxious or hypochondriacal, as this has few ramifications for you performing your duties as an officer. Things like this will be overlooked.

So what have you read about the MMPI to lead you to that conclusion? What specifically is not acceptable about the instrument?  What instrument would you suggest we use in its place?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Bob Ganz on Jul 23rd, 2008 at 2:56am
Psych1- Is the dissimulation scale ever used in forensic settings? Is it ever used for fake-good in forensic settings? Is the cutoff for fake-good -13 in forensic settings?  If not, what is it?    

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Jul 23rd, 2008 at 3:03am

wrote on Jul 23rd, 2008 at 2:56am:
Psych1- Is the dissimulation scale ever used in forensic settings? Is it ever used for fake-good in forensic settings? Is the cutoff for fake-good -13 in forensic settings?  If not, what is it?    


I do not work in forensic settings anymore. I think stating the cutoffs in a public forum would be over the line in terms of test security and my ethical code. The Gough dissimulation is used rarely anymore in my experience in clinical settings for fake good determinations. That being said, I have seen it used however, but never in isolation without using other validity scales to supplement the clinical picture. It's just not as widespread as it once was in my experience. Other scales with higher sensitivity and specificity have replaced this for the most part.  Also scales like FBS and Fp that look specifically for feigning or exaggeration of specific symptomatology are in wide use in forensic settings.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Bob Ganz on Jul 23rd, 2008 at 3:15am

psych1 wrote on Jul 23rd, 2008 at 3:03am:

wrote on Jul 23rd, 2008 at 2:56am:
Psych1- Is the dissimulation scale ever used in forensic settings? Is it ever used for fake-good in forensic settings? Is the cutoff for fake-good -13 in forensic settings?  If not, what is it?    


I think stating the cutoffs in a public forum would be over the line in terms of test security and my ethical code. The Gough dissimulation is used rarely anymore in my experience in clincial settings. That being said, I have seen it used however, but never in isolation without using other validity scales to supplement the clinical picture. It jsut not as widespread as it once was in my experience. Other scales with higher sensitivity and specificity have replaced this for the most part.  Also scales like FBS and Fp that look specifically for feigning or exaggeration of specific symptomatology.

Thanks

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Boxermom on Jul 27th, 2008 at 10:01pm
I know that the mmpi is not the only measure used to evaluate someone's ability to perform a job and that there are many other factors involved when being considered for a position. After reading some of the sample questions, I think it would be hard to answer a simple yes or no. Knowing that they expect you to answer yes or no or true or false seems interesting  but then when your results come in they say you have black or white thinking. They only offer black or white answers. Also, while many of the doctors administering these tests are I'm sure very experienced doesn't it seem a little unreasonable of them to write a full report on someone, when they might have only spoke to them for five minutes. I think if they are really going to uphold these methods, they should at least have the doctors spend more time with people.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Jul 28th, 2008 at 4:23am

wrote on Jul 27th, 2008 at 10:01pm:
I know that the mmpi is not the only measure used to evaluate someone's ability to perform a job and that there are many other factors involved when being considered for a position. After reading some of the sample questions, I think it would be hard to answer a simple yes or no. Knowing that they expect you to answer yes or no or true or false seems interesting but then when your results come in they say you have black or white thinking. They only offer black or white answers. Also, while many of the doctors administering these tests are I'm sure very experienced doesn't it seem a little unreasonable of them to write a full report on someone, when they might have only spoke to them for five minutes. I think if they are really going to uphold these methods, they should at least have the doctors spend more time with people.


I am not really sure what you mean by this, or what you are basing this on. Who told you this?  Psychologists do not make comments on flexibility of thought based on the MMPI.  Abstract reasoning, set shifting, and cognitive flexibility are measured using other tests (if this is what you meant by this statement).  I suppose that this could be inferred if the subject answered true to all the questions that were absolutes (e.g., "People always"). Maybe this is what you meant?

The forced choice format of the MMPI is a result of the way the test was normed. Again, the aim of the test was create an empirical way of classifying groups using the presence or absence of an endorsement as the statical discriminator between groups.  Likert scales (e.g., somewhat agree, agree, neutral, etc) are not amenable to this statistical procedure.  Although the forced choice format may presents as frustrating at times for the test taker, correlations between the MMPI and a common personality test that uses a Likert scale are high. Thus demonstrating that the use of a forced choice paradigm does not artificially influence clinical findings.

I whole heartedly agree that a thorough clinical interview is very important to compiling an accurate picture.  The test should never be interpret blindly.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by sarah X on Aug 26th, 2008 at 1:44am
I am in a messy child custody case and I guess this MPPI will be administered to the father and I as part of our psychological evaluation... Does anyone know if they will evaluate his wife as well? Or maybe his mother who watches my son when he is in his father's care... Does anyone know where to find the rest of the list of questions? I read the first 75 and they seem pretty random, I don't even know how I'd answer several of them because they don't even apply?? I am very lost and just love my son and want him with me if anyone has any more info on this process or anything else that might be of help please let me know... Thank you

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Aug 26th, 2008 at 6:56am

sarah X wrote on Aug 26th, 2008 at 1:44am:
I am in a messy child custody case and I guess this MPPI will be administered to the father and I as part of our psychological evaluation... Does anyone know if they will evaluate his wife as well? Or maybe his mother who watches my son when he is in his father's care... Does anyone know where to find the rest of the list of questions? I read the first 75 and they seem pretty random, I don't even know how I'd answer several of them because they don't even apply?? I am very lost and just love my son and want him with me if anyone has any more info on this process or anything else that might be of help please let me know... Thank you


The MMPI-2 is copyrighted by both the University of Minnesota Press and Pearson Assessment Resources, and is not in the public domain. Looking at the questions provides little assistance or help in skewing a profile while still keeping it valid or without raising red flags.  Please review my previous posts on this thread for why this is, and for how the test is scored, interpreted, etc.

In a custody case the only people who are evaluated formally are the parties involved in the tort (i.e., the parties who will be awarded custody).  However, this does NOT mean that the extended home environment (e.g., other part-time caregivers) will not be asked about or taken into consideration during the psychologists' interviews with each party. The MMPI-2 is a frequently used measure in custody evals, however, it is by no means the only measure used during the evaluation. There will be several others assessment measures, along with a clinical interview performed by the psychologist.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by lola on Aug 29th, 2008 at 10:45pm
I caught my Ex with another man, yet the test showed that he was not gay. He has also been drugging my todler son yet he pass the test as someone passive and not dangerus. He is a research/programmer. this test is only as good as the cheater taking it!!!!!!!!!!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Aug 30th, 2008 at 12:25am

wrote on Aug 29th, 2008 at 10:45pm:
I caught my Ex with another man, yet the test showed that he was not gay. He has also been drugging my todler son yet he pass the test as someone passive and not dangerus. He is a research/programmer. this test is only as good as the cheater taking it!!!!!!!!!!


I would counter that the mmpi-2 is not diagnostic for homosexuality. Scale 5 (feminine vs masculine traits) simply assesses for how much the person identifies with the traditional gender role, not sexual orientation.  The psychometric properties of this particular subscale are indeed weak and not very clinically useful. Obviously, not all homosexual men necessarily endorse feminine characteristics. Additionally, just because a male endorses items consistent with a feminine gender role, this is in no way diagnostic of homosexuality. It could be a stay-at-home dad who has little interest in sports.  See what I mean? Moreover, bisexuality can not be determined via this scale either.  

If your husband has indeed been abusing your son, this is a matter for the authorities, not a psychologist. The MMPI-2 is not designed as a measure of criminal behavior, or for the assessment of violent risk potential. There are other instruments designed for this. Engaging in criminal behavior does not automatically equal psychopathology, which is what the MMPI-2 is designed tio assess.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Anonymous on Aug 31st, 2008 at 10:16pm
I don't understand why someone would spend time trying to help people pass a psychological test.  A psychological test whether it is the MMPI or some other tool is designed to ensure the individual is qualified and capable to do that job.  Would you feel comfortable if your efforts here helped an unqualified individual to become an airline pilot or a police officer etc.  I hope I am not on that plane when one of these folks makes some type of catastrophic mistake.  If you were the only one on that plane it would not bother me.  I believe the work you are doing here is reckless and irresponsible.  Please find something more constructive to do with your life.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Uptown on Sep 1st, 2008 at 4:56am
Well, lets look at the first 75. Now, a person came up w/ each question, and even though they are scored to several profiles, let's look at what some on was thinking when they added the question;



1.I like mechanics magazines Don't understand people, have to revert to machines. Psychopath
2.I have a good appetite Depressed?
3.I wake up fresh & rested most mornings Depressed?
4.I think I would like the work of a librarian introvert
5.I am easily awakened by noiseNeurotic?
6.I like to read newspaper articles on crime neurotic?
7.My hands and feet are usually warm enough I guess they would be
8.My daily life is full of things that keep me interested For most people
9.I am about as able to work as I ever was Look 4 it asked differently later
10.There seems to be a lump in my throat much of the time most peoples throats R OK ...
11.A person should try to understand his dreams and be guided by or take warning from them Kids understand Dreams are Dreams ... You, being 34 think there is enough significance to ...
12.I enjoy detective or mystery stories Dunno
13.I work under a great deal of tension people find tension where they want. Look for it to be repeated
14.I have diarrhea once a month or more most non-neurotics don't
15.Once in a while I think of things too bad to talk about Now's the time to make yourself look good ...
16.I am sure I get a raw deal from life If you don't get this ...
17.My father was a good man
18.I am very seldom troubled by constipation
19.When I take a new, I like to be tipped off on whom should be gotten next to
20.My sex life is satisfactory
21.At times I have very much wanted to leave home
22.At times I have fits of laughing & crying that I cannot control
23.I am troubled by attacks of nausea and vomiting
24.No one seems to understand me
25.I would like to be a singer
26.I feel that it is certainly best to keep my mouth shut when I’m in trouble
27.Evil spirits possess me at times
28.When someone does me a wrong I feel I should pay him back if I can, just for the principle of the thing.
29.I am bothered by acid stomach several times a week
30.At times I feel like swearing
31.I have nightmares every few nights
32.I find it hard to keep my mind on a task or job
33.I have had very peculiar and strange experiences
34.I have a cough most of the time
35.If people had not had it in for me I would have been much more successful
36.I seldom worry about my heath
37.I have never been in trouble because of my sex behavior
38.During one period when I was a youngster I engaged in petty thievery
39.At times I feel like smashing things
40.Most any time I would rather sit and daydream than to do anything else
41.I have had periods of days, weeks, or months when I couldn’t take care of things because I couldn’t “get going”
42.My family does not like the work I have chosen ( or the work I intend to choose for my life work)
43.My sleep is fitful and disturbed
44.Much of the time my head seems to hurt all over
45.I do not always tell the truth
46.My judgment is better than it ever was
47.Once a week or oftener I feel suddenly hot all over without apparent cause
48.When I am with people I am bothered by hearing very queer things
49.It would be better if almost all laws were thrown away
50.My soul sometimes leaves my body
51.I am in just as good physical health as most of my friends
52.I prefer to pass by school friends, or people I know but have not seen for a long time, unless they speak to me first
53.A minister can cure disease by praying and putting his hand on your head
54.I am liked by most people who know me
55.I am almost never bothered by pains over the heart or in my chest
56.As a youngster I was suspended from school one or more times for cutting up
57.I am a good mixer
58.Everything is turning out just like the prophets of the Bible said it would
59.I have often had to take orders from someone who did not know as much as I did
60.I do not read every editorial in the newspaper everyday
61.I have not lived the right kind of life
62.Parts of my body often have feeling like burning, tingling, crawling, or like “going to sleep”
63.I have had no difficulty in starting or holding my bowel movement
64.I sometimes keep on at a thing until others lose their patience with me
65.I loved my father
66.I see things or animals or people around me that others do not see
67.I wish I could be as happy as others seem to be
68.I hardly ever feel pain in the back of the neck
69.I am very strongly attracted by members of my own sex
70.I used to like drop-the-handkerchief
71.I think a great many people exaggerate their misfortunes in order to gain the sympathy and help of others
72.I am troubled by discomfort in the pit of my stomach every few days or oftener
73.I am an important person
74.I have often wished I were a girl.  (Or if you are a girl) I have never been sorry that I am a girl
75.I get angry sometimes

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Sep 1st, 2008 at 5:10am
Why are you assuming items are face valid indicators of the construct they are measuring?  

This demonstrates a fundamental misunderstanding of how the test was developed.  Please see my post on the previous page (on page 5) on the subject of  "empirical keying" vs "clincial rational" for the construction of the item pool of the MMPI

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by jason on Sep 5th, 2008 at 10:44pm
I am taking the test and was wanting a copy of it to look and see all the questions. Can you email me a copy please. What is the percent of people that fail it and what would make you fail?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Sep 6th, 2008 at 12:20am
The MMPI-2 is copyrighted by both the University of Minnesota Press and Pearson Assessment Resources, and is not in the public domain. It is not a pass/fail.  

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Sep 6th, 2008 at 2:08am
MMPI doesn't destinguish between gay or straight, doesn't destinguish between this and that, doesn't tell you this or that. All posted on this thread. What the hell good is it? It's described with $100 words but with nickel meanings. It's not a pass or fail but a instrument, just like the polyhraph, where the operator holds a person's livelyhood in his unqualified opinion. Put all psychocologist together and you might have enough intelligence to score 45 on an IQ test. Also, just like the polygraph, MMPI is an instrument by which a lot of people make money. Also, just like the polygraph, it doens't have the usefulness of a Sears catalog or a corn cobb in an outhouse. All four will burn your ass.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Sep 6th, 2008 at 2:48am
This demonstrates a fundamental misunderstanding of psychometric assessment.  Assessment instruments do not diagnose, nor were they meant to.  The MMPI-2 was designed as an objective (not projective like Rorschach's ink blots) measure to assist the clinician in the psychodiagnsotic process. If you are confused about the rationale behind the empirical development of the MMPI-2, I would suggest reading my post on page 5 regarding how the items assess psychological constructs utilizing an "empirical keying" approach.

This is an interesting take.  If you would be so kind to cite some research to back up your opinion about the MMPI?  Additionally, if 6 years of intensive doctoral training do NOT make a qualified psychologist (in your opinion), perhaps you would like to propose an alternative training model so our opinions can become "qualified"?


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Sep 6th, 2008 at 3:53am
The empirical data on which you base your conclusions is biased by the limited scope of subjects whos responses form your baseline. Example: conclusions as simplistic as the following statement;
"Every murderer that I have questioned drinks milk."
"You drink milk."
"Therefore you are a murderer".

For MMPI results to be truely meaningful, everyone would have to be tested and the data tabulated taking into consideration almost countless variables.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Sep 6th, 2008 at 4:04am

Twoblock wrote on Sep 6th, 2008 at 3:53am:
The empirical data on which you base your In conclusions is biased by the limited scope of subjects whos responses form your baseline. Example: conclusions as simplistic as the following statement;
"Every murderer that I have questioned drinks milk."
"You drink milk."
"Therefore you are a murderer".

For MMPI results to be truely meaningful, everyone would have to be tested and the data tabulated taking into consideration almost countless variables.


I am not sure I follow? Do you mean you think the normative control group used as the baseline is biased or somehow not representative of the normal population? You realize the data was derived via statistical comparison between criterion groups (those known to have the disorder of a particular subscale) AND a "normative" control group (normal individuals to used as a baseline for statistical comparison), right? The data is not restricted to just a clinical sample. If it was, how would we know what the deviant (scored) response should be? We have to know that a normal population would consistently endorse the item differently in order to establish what the normal response would be. If the norm group didn't endorse the item different than the criterion group at a high rate, then the item is worthless. The developers threw these items out. The ones that make up the test are the ones that show statistically significant differences between norm group and criterion group. It allows us to see the true differences between the groups (normal vs psychiatric). It's NOT an absolute conclusion (as you stated), it is a "degree of probability" (the degree of probability depends on how many standard deviations the T score is elevated above the norm), because the test is using items that have extemely high statistical differentiation properties.  Your "milk" example would be an example of an item that would have been tossed out during the test's development because its ability to differentiate is highly flawed. If we take a sample of milk drinkers and run this same statistical procedure that MMPI-2 used for its development, we would see the true statistical trend. (i.e., there is no true correlation between the 2 when we do an empirical test of this hypothesis). We find out that most milk drinkers are not murders, and thus we realize your item example is a statistically weak discriminator. Items with weak statistical properties like this did not make it into the test. This prevents the occurrence of this logic leap error you are referring to. We don't use items like that. Only ones with high statistical reliability for true group differentiation. However, more importantly, you are not taking into account the real issue of the  statistical logic at work here. Its the aggregate sum of many endorsements consistent with the criterion group that raises the red flags.  Not just one endorsement, as in your example. We do not make snap judgments based on one item, or even several items.  That's why the test has so many items, 567 to be exact. You've heard the old saying "One swallow doesn't make a summer", right? Well, we have too.  

Your second paragraph demonstrates a poor understanding of multivariate statistics, and again, misconstrues the purpose of psychometric assessment. The reason we have statistics is because what you proposed is obviously impossible. Statistics are powerful estimators of group trends.  Multiple Regression, linear regression, and structural equation modeling procedures are well validated, scientifically accepted procedures for quantification of the frequency of a event or trait in a large data sample. If you have a problem with these procedures and methods, then you should have a problem with ALL of science and modern day medicine! Guess how risk factors for disease are calculated? They certianly don't survey everyone, right? Keep in mind the MMPI-2 is based on statistical base rates and likelihood of item endorsement consistent with a criterion group over a certain threshold. The threshold is set very very high (i.e., 4, or 5 endorsements consistent with the criterion group is statistically meaningless. It takes 15, sometimes 20 endorsements consistent with a criterion group to raise the T score above "normal"). When you have an subscale elevated above the designated T score, the statistics of the test tell us that this elevation being the result of chance alone (i.e., error) are very very small. This tells us that you are indeed endorsing items consistent with those with the disorder at a very very high rate with a very very small  likelihood that this could have happened by chance alone. In other words, you end up "looking like" (on paper) this clinical population. But again, this does NOT equate to diagnosis, nor does this automatically mean you would necessarily meet the clincial threshold for the disorder. You simply have alot of similarities with this particular population, since you have endorsed so many of the same opinions they did. You have alot of traits of that disorder. The clinician delineates whether there is clinically significant meaning behind these elevations after taking into account all the data from the clincial interview and any other tests that have been given. As you can see, the MMPI-2 is a powerful statistical tool, nothing more. It is just one piece of clinical information, but, one that is completely empirical, statistically objective, and highly reliable. It does NOT diagnose, but that in no way means the data derived is "meaningless." Statistically, they are very meaningful. Official diagnoses should indeed be made cautiously, taking into account the many many factors and the numerous environmental and situational variables (as you pointed out) that the clinician obtains during the clincial assessment process.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Sep 6th, 2008 at 7:53am
You are correct. I do have a problem with modern medicine and medical research. There is a cure out there for many types of cancer.

I have four scars on my face where basil cell carcenomas were removed by doctors. Sense then, I have removed three carcenomas and just finished removing a dime size melanoma on the surface that had spread throughout my right temple underneath. I have had 100% success on me and three other people which I told about and showed how to remove skin cancers with this product. Nine cancers total. Not a failure. I have a long time friend that cured lung cancer with this product. He had already lost one lung and later got it in the other. That one he cured himself with this product years ago. He is still alive at 86. I know two other people that cured internal cancer with this product and read numerous accounts of other cures. Most had been sent home (by doctors) to die. The idiots at the
FDA know about this product and are closing down the labs that advertise it cures cancer. They say there is no cure for cancer. That's an idiotic statement. What about the small percentage of cancers the medical profession cures? The real reason for the closures is MONETARY. If this product was widely known, the researchers, doctors and pharmaceutical industries would lose billions. The research grants (a lot of our tax money) would dry up and the pharmaceutical industry couldn't hawk it for 1000% profit because it is already out there.

I won't call the name of the product because this is not a website on which to advertise. Not because I'm afraid of the FDA.


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Sep 6th, 2008 at 8:41am
I am sorry to hear of your plight. However, you have meandered way out of my area of expertise and beyond the scope of this thread.  I can not knowledgeably discuss wild notions of amateur oncology research/cures, or the problems associated with the FDA and big pharm. I have simply tried to correct misconceptions regarding the theory, development, validity, and use of the MMPI-2.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Sep 6th, 2008 at 2:06pm
You made the statement that I must have a problem with modern day science and medicine. I simply agreed with you and told you why.

What plight. It's a campaign against a corrupt government that's in concert with corrupt corporations.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by tracey on Sep 8th, 2008 at 3:07pm
please help me i have to take a mmpi test
give me some pointers or a sample test????


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Sep 8th, 2008 at 8:23pm
Pointers for what exactly? Just be honest.  The MMPI-2 is copyrighted by both the University of Minnesota Press and Pearson Assessment Resources, and is not in the public domain.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by FreeW on Sep 18th, 2008 at 8:01pm
Hello. Could u send me a copy of MMPI questions, I'm going to take a test on next month for my job. Thank you very much
my email is vofusi@gmail.com

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by ron on Sep 18th, 2008 at 9:00pm
i have the test now, but no time to copyu it, i am taking it for a pain pump for my spine? dont know why but failed first time because i answered questions like they were about pain! not personality so i failed, just remember its about personality! i think the test is a joke, even some questions that start like ......once a week or oftener..... i think it is a 5th grader at best that wrote it. the 2 doctors that came up with test are a BIG JOKE.    

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Sep 18th, 2008 at 9:28pm
One of my old supervisors was trained by Starke Hathaway at Minnesota. He was highly regarded, and my supervisor always found him to be an extemely gifted clinician and an outstanding empirically minded researcher.   :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Sep 19th, 2008 at 3:05am
tracy

You didn't say why you were taking the test. Is it for employment. If it's for employment, my question is why would you and FreeW want to work for an entity that requires MMPI or polygraph. They are both extremely misleading and are used by employers who lacks the intelligence to ask the right questions or understand the answers in an interview.

In my nearly 40 years in a management position, I have hired many, many people and didn't use either. In that time I did hire a couple of duds but, for the most part, I did pretty good without MMPI or polygraph.

psych 1

The MMPI copyright is useless as tits on a boar hog unless someone is using it for monetary gain and are not paying the required royality to the U. of Minnesota and Pearson who, I am sure, got big grant money to develop the test.  I suspect some, maybe all, was our tax money.

A case in point: I designed and built a machine for my mining operation. Nothing like it in the business. Then a person snuck in to my operation, made a print and built one exactly like for his mining operation and there was nothing that I could do about it except stomp his ass into the muck and destroy his machine. If he ever sells the design, then I got him (legally) by the ying yang.


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Sep 19th, 2008 at 4:27am
The costs of norming and restandardization of the MMPI-2 in 1989 were provided up front by Pearson. No grant money. Costs are made up by selling the test to qualified practitioners at an, admittedly, exorbitant price. That why the thing costs so darn much for psychologists.  So, when one bootlegs a copy and possibly spreads it around, they have indeed cheated Pearson.  It cost them alot to collect the norming data, so naturally they want people to buy it, so costs can be made up.

The paradigms used for a polygrah are totally different than the the MMPI-2. They really have nothing in common.  The MMPI's main goal is the assessment of psychopathology. However, it does have the added benefit (due to its statistical properties and empirical keying construction) to detect unusual responding that suggests, the purposeful attempt to distort results. What evidence do you have that the MMPI, if used by a properly trained psychologist, is "misleading"? Or is that just "personal opinion"?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by tracey on Sep 24th, 2008 at 8:20pm
HI
I took this test now a doctor wants to ttalk to me about it ..i must did poorly on it or something.

I had to go through evaluations for custody for a child to be around my boyfriends child.

Is there anyway to to get copy of it or??? study

I already did it and now they want to talk to me about it..

Thank you so much for your help

Tracey Kadner
leopardprintgal1@yahoo.com

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Sep 24th, 2008 at 9:47pm
tracy

Your doctor is required to tell you how you did on the test. Don't assume that you did badly. psych1 will tell you there is no pass or fail for the mmpi. You should want to know the doctor's evaluation of the test just in case you wanted to sue him in a court of law. Also your doctor wants another consultation fee.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by jean on Oct 11th, 2008 at 7:36pm
Do you know if you can appeal or fight the results of a psch test? My son just went through the process for the PA . They sent a letter saying that he failed. I know this is my son but he is the most normal person I know. I just feel that this was very unfair. Any info that you could give me would help. My whole family is sick over this.
                                     Thank You,
                                    A VERY SAD MOM

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 12th, 2008 at 4:47am
For the ten millionth time, their is no "fail" on a psych test. I don't know what people mean when they say this.

If you feel your son's psych eval was done by an incompetent examiner, you can always get a 2nd opinion. Besides the fact that you dont like the results, what specifically do you fee was done wrong?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by jean on Oct 12th, 2008 at 3:12pm
Hi,
On the letter he recieved it stated that  "you fail to meet the psychological requirement which are required to perform the essential functions of a port authority officer"  Isn't it possible that sometimes they are just trying to eliminate an over abundance of applicants and that this may not be fair? Where can I get a second opinion? He put a whole year of his life into this process which seemed to be to no avail. Like I said, i know he is my son but he is a good kid who did deserve this job. He is a clean cut kid,  no drugs no alcohol, never in trouble, Graduated college with a BA ,  physicaly fit etc...  They even called him in for the medical part of the test 2 weeks after the psych part.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 12th, 2008 at 9:48pm
I have no knowledge and can not comment on the motivation of the port authority or of their hiring practices. I am a psychologist.

As I said, if you disagree with the psychologist interpretation of certain tests, I would contact PA to see what the steps are to appeal and petition for a 2nd opinion. "A good kid who deserves this job" is not very informative, nor persuasive. Most moms think this of their children, right?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by jean on Oct 12th, 2008 at 10:16pm
Thank you for answering me. He is going to call to see  if there is an appeal process. You are right ,most moms feel that way about their children.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by not a member on Oct 13th, 2008 at 3:57am
You cannot pass or fail an MMPI. You can only lie or not lie. The only reason companies have you take this test is to make sure you are not a person who may freak out one day and blow up the company. You generally will not fail to be hired because of your score unless you score high as being seriously mentally impaired (schizophrenic, dissociative, etc.). You know, in general, crazy (I apologize to those who are offended by the word).

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by not a member on Oct 13th, 2008 at 4:02am
Jean,

Your son may have placed to high on a certain level, making him too unstable to be a Port Authority Officer. That doesn't mean there's anything wrong with him, but he may have certain views about things that they do not like.  I think that if he is trying out for that kind of job he is probably a very good boy.
However, if it still worries you, you can always tell him it bothers you and you'd like him to talk to someone (even if it is just once) to ease your fears. It may be helpful.

Tell him good luck!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by jean on Oct 13th, 2008 at 1:51pm
Thank You  (not a member),
 To tell you the truth Iam not worried about my son that way. He is very smart he has strong convictions and alot more common sense than most adults i know. I have 2 sons and i know the difference. They are totally different, if it were the other son, I wouldn't feel this way. How reliable are these tests when they ask things like "do you have a bowel movement once a month" / "do you see animals and people around you when no one else does"!!!!!!  In my heart-i feel that they had to start eliminating kids because they had too many applicants. I know of one kid who "failed" 1 year ago and took it agian and passed, So does that mean that he told the truth the first time, and lied the second. I don't believe so.  I think they use this test as a way to cover themselves when they let these kids go. It just seems soooo unfair
I appreciate you answering me , it does help to talk to other people.THANX

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 16th, 2008 at 6:36am

psych1 wrote on Oct 12th, 2008 at 4:47am:
For the ten millionth time, their is no "fail" on a psych test. I don't know what people mean when they say this.

If you feel your son's psych eval was done by an incompetent examiner, you can always get a 2nd opinion. Besides the fact that you dont like the results, what specifically do you fee was done wrong?


fail would be not geting the job, that means do not "pass" go do not collect a check from a job you wanted, simple enough egg head? maybe your the one that needs a test, you really think to deep ino this simplified questions lol

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 16th, 2008 at 9:26pm
Apparently, you were not picking up the good natured satire. I thought I laid it on pretty thick. But apparently you missed it.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by jean on Oct 17th, 2008 at 3:21am
Called the PA -- no one will give me any answers on appeals, they said you have to write a letter.   I called a lawyer (that i got from the Chief  newspaper) He said that the PA does not have an internal appeal process like the FD or PD. It is much harder to appeal. He knew of the Dr. who sent us the letter ( he mentioned her name). He also said that a family had just been in with the same disqualification letter that my son got.  He seemed to be very knowledgable of the whole situation.  If i retain him it is a flat fee of $5,000.00.  No guarentees--- It will go to supreme court.
does anyone have any opinions?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 17th, 2008 at 5:49am
Yea, but how much is the psychologist he retains for consultation on this case gonna cost you? I am assuming you are wanting to challenge the interpretation here, right?  If so, he is gonna have to retain a psychologist.  And, unless he is the nicest lawyer in the history of the world, you will be responsible for the cost.

I suppose this comes down to a cost/benefit analysis for you.  I wish my mom was as willing to get litigious when the Dairy Queen fired me when I was in high school.  It was a total injustice I tell you! ;) By the way, I'm curious to how old your son is and why you are doing all this legwork for him, rather than him for doing it for himself? I get the sense that you want this job for him more than he wants it for himself, given the fact that you were the one who posted on the board expressing frustration with the situation, not him. So, I guess my question is, who is this job really for, you or him?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by gary davis on Oct 17th, 2008 at 4:05pm
I find it interesting this problem is being addressed by mom rather than the applicant..this may be an indicator of what disqualified her son

gary

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 17th, 2008 at 10:40pm
what i dont get is that they ask you if you like achery and stamp collecting, i mean are you for real? if you like to hunt your a nut job? or unfit lol. I know 14 -18 police officer that hunt.. i duuno the test is kind of redundant.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 18th, 2008 at 2:47am
I have discussed the logic behind the MMPI's construction and how items were included several different times already. (please see my posts on page 5 and 7 that discuss rational vs empirical keying approaches to psychometric test construction).

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 18th, 2008 at 12:30pm
psych1, it would really help some of us if you could give us examples of how you as a psycholigist would interpret some of these questions instead of throwing a bunch of big words and egg head data out here.

why are these quesions relevant to law enforcement

you often check the contents of the toilet after a bowel movement

you want to be a singer?

i mean there are many dumb questions on there, i know there is one that has a fake poets name just to see if your paying attention.

i mean seriously, do you like archery?

yes i love to hunt, but no i dont collect stamps

explain these a bit. IE no psych mumbo jumbo <barny style> if you will lol



Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 18th, 2008 at 7:11pm
This is a complicated issue that requires advanced understanding of multi variate statistics, linear regression, and the nature of psychiatric diagnosis. This is just the nature of the beast. Hence, why the test was developed and is interpreted by psychologists, not the lay public.  

In general, individual items are NOT evaluated or interpreted.  Let me explain why:

As most people understandably do, you seem to be running on the premise that the questions are face valid indicators of the construct they are measuring. That is, if the question asks about feelings of sadness,  they must be tapping into depression. Right? Well, this is NOT how the mmpi was constructed. The questions that seem like they belong to one type of disorder scale, often do not.  Assignment of questions to a particular scale (Depression, Schizophrenia, Hypochondriasis, etc) was done after the list of questions were normed on clinical groups (idividuals with a particular disorder) and norma groups. The "deviant response" is indicated by individuals already known to have the disorder (the clinical group) who endorsed an item so much more often than a normal population that the item becomes a statistically reliable discriminator of that clinical population from "normal" populations  (i.e.,empirical keying method). It doesn't matter what the content of the question was.[/b] This is why questions with weird content are part of the MMPI. It doesn't really matter what the content of the question was. If it discriminates between groups, it discriminates between groups. Period. That's all we need to know. The item is there because it s a powerful discriminator between groups. Period. Endorsement of the item in the deviant direction identifies the test taker as responding in the "same way" as the a particular clinical criterion group did. In other words, you are taking th test like a person with the disorder. It is not diagnostic in and of itself, but it means you present like that group, and certainly have alot things in common. Item endorsement is aggregate, and after so many deviant endorsements consistent with that group, your T-score is raised on that scale, to point were is is almost impossible that is was done by chance alone (i.e., random error/chance).

Remember, this is solely based on whether the question discriminates reliably between groups. It doesn't matter what the content of the question was. If it discriminates, it discriminates. Period. Certainly some of the questions are face valid, but the majority actually are not. Trust me, the questions that seem like they belong to one type of disorder scale, often do not, and the normative sample didn't always endorse or deny in the way you think they would have for particular questions. (i.e., questions do not always measure what you think they do). "I tortured animals as a child" was actually endorsed in only one particular disorder, and it it was NOT psychopaths. It was found to be a discriminant question in another disorder and got coded on its scale instead. Since so much of the interpretation of the MMPI is based on statical base rate occurrences, having a thorough clincial interview with the individual before their evaluation is very important.  The clinician needs to take into account many environmental factors that have the potential to raises scores on the mmpi artificially. Hence, the MMPI s never interpreted totally blindly, without knowing about the person, their history, and their current circumstances.

Personalty traits and levels of psychopathology, particular measures of anti-social and psychopathic traits, are extremely important to consider when hiring individual for positions where they have a great deal of authority over others, and where they are responsible for the life and well being of others. I am sure you would agree on this issue, no?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 18th, 2008 at 7:58pm
yeah on certain things, did you read my post on the bad scale i put? If THIS  test is so accurate on judging ppl then why do some people pass the test elsewhere when they take it again? I mean there has to be some baseline correct? It seems to be it is very incosistant, if you gotta shitbag examiner, or a good one, or some used car salesman that was the lowest bid but spent 2 years at a shithole college. I mean, reading all these occurences, of ppl passing one and not another or the low bid guy ect ect.. I really wonder how many careers were shot down due to lack of education or the bias judgement of your examiner.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 18th, 2008 at 8:44pm

lawlizard wrote on Oct 18th, 2008 at 7:58pm:
yeah on certain things, did you read my post on the bad scale i put? If THIS  test is so accurate on judging ppl then why do some people pass the test elsewhere when they take it again? I mean there has to be some baseline correct? It seems to be it is very incosistant, if you gotta shitbag examiner, or a good one, or some used car salesman that was the lowest bid but spent 2 years at a shithole college. I mean, reading all these occurrences, of ppl passing "one and not another or the low bid guy ect ect.. I really wonder how many careers were shot down due to lack of education or the bias judgement of your examiner.


There is no "baseline correct."  Uniform T-score transformations are made for each scale, with the mean being 50 and standard deviations being 10.  Therefore, a theoretically "normal profile" then would be a profile where T-scores on each of the 10 clinical scales are between 46 and 64. Within one standard deviation of the overall mean. As you can see, the range is quite large there.  So no, there is no mean, or "average" profile.  Is this what you mean? Also, all individuals who interpret MMPIs are licensed clinical psychologists who hold Ph.Ds.  There are no "used car salesmen" with undergrad degrees in psych doing these evals.

Second, the term "Personality Inventory" in MMPI is somewhat of a misomer.  In reality, we are are examining levels of psychopathology, which can and do change over time. Infact, the  MMPI is frequently given periodically during the course of therapy to see if behavior change and symptom reduction is occurring.

However, what also might be occurring is that the characteristics amenable to one job, may be actually contraindicated in another. Or, one job, or one department is simply more strict about their criteria and judgments about "fitness for duty. " I doubt the actual profile of these individuals is changing all that significantly.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by SanchoPanza on Oct 18th, 2008 at 11:35pm

psych1 wrote on Oct 18th, 2008 at 8:44pm:
In reality, we are are examining levels of psychopathology, which can and do change over time. Infact, theMMPI is frequently given periodically during the course of therapy to see if behavior change and symptom reduction is occurring.


Psych1, I have often wondered how dependant ones responses on MMPI and consequently the interpretation of those responses are dependant on what may be a dynamic or temporary  psychological state?

In other words, I know that some police departments request an MMPI following a traumatic incident in order to have the results compared to the pre-employment MMPI in an attempt to determine if the incident has rendered an officer "Unifit for Duty".  

Are there inherant hazards or probable inaccuracies associated with doing this subsequent test too close in time to the traumatic incident?

Sancho Panza

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 18th, 2008 at 11:47pm
PSYCH1 i took this test online, i looked at the scores which are below, does the mmpi work with the big 5? well here it is , have a look.

P-NEO Narrative Report
NOTE: The report sent to your computer screen upon the completion of the IPIP-NEO is only a temporary web page. When you exit your web browser you will not be able to return to this URL to re-access your report. No copies of the report are sent to anyone. If you want a permanent copy of the report, you must save the web page to your hard drive or a diskette, and/or print the report while you are still viewing it in your web browser. If you choose to save your report, naming it with an .htm extension (example: Myreport.htm) as you save it may help you to read it into a web browser later. If you choose to print the report, selecting landscape orientation for your paper will display the graphs properly. Using portrait orientation (normally the default for printers) will cause the graphs to wrap around and render them unreadable.
This report compares iraqvet from the country USA to other adult men. (The name used in this report is either a nickname chosen by the person taking the test, or, if a valid nickname was not chosen, a random nickname generated by the program.)
This report estimates the individual's level on each of the five broad personality domains of the Five-Factor Model. The description of each one of the five broad domains is followed by a more detailed description of personality according to the six subdomains that comprise each domain.
A note on terminology. Personality traits describe, relative to other people, the frequency or intensity of a person's feelings, thoughts, or behaviors. Possession of a trait is therefore a matter of degree. We might describe two individuals as extraverts, but still see one as more extraverted than the other. This report uses expressions such as "extravert" or "high in extraversion" to describe someone who is likely to be seen by others as relatively extraverted. The computer program that generates this report classifies you as low, average, or high in a trait according to whether your score is approximately in the lowest 30%, middle 40%, or highest 30% of scores obtained by people of your sex and roughly your age. Your numerical scores are reported and graphed as percentile estimates. For example, a score of "60" means that your level on that trait is estimated to be higher than 60% of persons of your sex and age.
Please keep in mind that "low," "average," and "high" scores on a personality test are neither absolutely good nor bad. A particular level on any trait will probably be neutral or irrelevant for a great many activites, be helpful for accomplishing some things, and detrimental for accomplishing other things. As with any personality inventory, scores and descriptions can only approximate an individual's actual personality. High and low score descriptions are usually accurate, but average scores close to the low or high boundaries might misclassify you as only average. On each set of six subdomain scales it is somewhat uncommon but certainly possible to score high in some of the subdomains and low in the others. In such cases more attention should be paid to the subdomain scores than to the broad domain score. Questions about the accuracy of your results are best resolved by showing your report to people who know you well.
John A. Johnson wrote descriptions of the five domains and thirty subdomains. These descriptions are based on an extensive reading of the scientific literature on personality measurement. Although Dr. Johnson would like to be acknowledged as the author of these materials if they are reproduced, he has placed them in the public domain.
Extraversion
Extraversion is marked by pronounced engagement with the external world. Extraverts enjoy being with people, are full of energy, and often experience positive emotions. They tend to be enthusiastic, action-oriented, individuals who are likely to say "Yes!" or "Let's go!" to opportunities for excitement. In groups they like to talk, assert themselves, and draw attention to themselves.
Introverts lack the exuberance, energy, and activity levels of extraverts. They tend to be quiet, low-key, deliberate, and disengaged from the social world. Their lack of social involvement should not be interpreted as shyness or depression; the introvert simply needs less stimulation than an extravert and prefers to be alone. The independence and reserve of the introvert is sometimes mistaken as unfriendliness or arrogance. In reality, an introvert who scores high on the agreeableness dimension will not seek others out but will be quite pleasant when approached.
Domain/Facet........... Score 0--------10--------20--------30--------40--------50--------60--------70--------80--------90--------99
EXTRAVERSION...............69 *********************************************************************
..Friendliness.............91 *******************************************************************************************
..Gregariousness...........74 **************************************************************************
..Assertiveness............74 **************************************************************************
..Activity Level...........64 ****************************************************************
..Excitement-Seeking.......24 ************************
..Cheerfulness.............47 ***********************************************
Your score on Extraversion is high, indicating you are sociable, outgoing, energetic, and lively. You prefer to be around people much of the time.
Extraversion Facets
•      Friendliness. Friendly people genuinely like other people and openly demonstrate positive feelings toward others. They make friends quickly and it is easy for them to form close, intimate relationships. Low scorers on Friendliness are not necessarily cold and hostile, but they do not reach out to others and are perceived as distant and reserved. Your level of friendliness is high.
•      Gregariousness. Gregarious people find the company of others pleasantly stimulating and rewarding. They enjoy the excitement of crowds. Low scorers tend to feel overwhelmed by, and therefore actively avoid, large crowds. They do not necessarily dislike being with people sometimes, but their need for privacy and time to themselves is much greater than for individuals who score high on this scale. Your level of gregariousness is high.
•      Assertiveness. High scorers Assertiveness like to speak out, take charge, and direct the activities of others. They tend to be leaders in groups. Low scorers tend not to talk much and let others control the activities of groups. Your level of assertiveness is high.
•      Activity Level. Active individuals lead fast-paced, busy lives. They move about quickly, energetically, and vigorously, and they are involved in many activities. People who score low on this scale follow a slower and more leisurely, relaxed pace. Your activity level is average.
•      Excitement-Seeking. High scorers on this scale are easily bored without high levels of stimulation. They love bright lights and hustle and bustle. They are likely to take risks and seek thrills. Low scorers are overwhelmed by noise and commotion and are adverse to thrill-seeking. Your level of excitement-seeking is low.
•      Cheerfulness. This scale measures positive mood and feelings, not negative emotions (which are a part of the Neuroticism domain). Persons who score high on this scale typically experience a range of positive feelings, including happiness, enthusiasm, optimism, and joy. Low scorers are not as prone to such energetic, high spirits. Your level of positive emotions is average.
Agreeableness
Agreeableness reflects individual differences in concern with cooperation and social harmony. Agreeable individuals value getting along with others. They are therefore considerate, friendly, generous, helpful, and willing to compromise their interests with others'. Agreeable people also have an optimistic view of human nature. They believe people are basically honest, decent, and trustworthy.
Disagreeable individuals place self-interest above getting along with others. They are generally unconcerned with others' well-being, and therefore are unlikely to extend themselves for other people. Sometimes their skepticism about others' motives causes them to be suspicious, unfriendly, and uncooperative.
Agreeableness is obviously advantageous for attaining and maintaining popularity. Agreeable people are better liked than disagreeable people. On the other hand, agreeableness is not useful in situations that require tough or absolute objective decisions. Disagreeable people can make excellent scientists, critics, or soldiers.
Domain/Facet........... Score 0--------10--------20--------30--------40--------50--------60--------70--------80--------90--------99
AGREEABLENESS..............75 ***************************************************************************
..Trust....................65 *****************************************************************
..Morality.................80 ********************************************************************************
..Altruism.................63 ***************************************************************
..Cooperation..............76 ****************************************************************************
..Modesty..................37 *************************************
..Sympathy.................78 ******************************************************************************
Your high level of Agreeableness indicates a strong interest in others' needs and well-being. You are pleasant, sympathetic, and cooperative.
Agreeableness Facets
•      Trust. A person with high trust assumes that most people are fair, honest, and have good intentions. Persons low in trust see others as selfish, devious, and potentially dangerous. Your level of trust is average.
•      Morality. High scorers on this scale see no need for pretense or manipulation when dealing with others and are therefore candid, frank, and sincere. Low scorers believe that a certain amount of deception in social relationships is necessary. People find it relatively easy to relate to the straightforward high-scorers on this scale. They generally find it more difficult to relate to the unstraightforward low-scorers on this scale. It should be made clear that low scorers are not unprincipled or immoral; they are simply more guarded and less willing to openly reveal the whole truth. Your level of morality is high.
•      Altruism. Altruistic people find helping other people genuinely rewarding. Consequently, they are generally willing to assist those who are in need. Altruistic people find that doing things for others is a form of self-fulfillment rather than self-sacrifice. Low scorers on this scale do not particularly like helping those in need. Requests for help feel like an imposition rather than an opportunity for self-fulfillment. Your level of altruism is average.
•      Cooperation. Individuals who score high on this scale dislike confrontations. They are perfectly willing to compromise or to deny their own needs in order to get along with others. Those who score low on this scale are more likely to intimidate others to get their way. Your level of compliance is high.
•      Modesty. High scorers on this scale do not like to claim that they are better than other people. In some cases this attitude may derive from low self-confidence or self-esteem. Nonetheless, some people with high self-esteem find immodesty unseemly. Those who are willing to describe themselves as superior tend to be seen as disagreeably arrogant by other people. Your level of modesty is average.
•      Sympathy. People who score high on this scale are tenderhearted and compassionate. They feel the pain of others vicariously and are easily moved to pity. Low scorers are not affected strongly by human suffering. They pride themselves on making objective judgments based on reason. They are more concerned with truth and impartial justice than with mercy. Your level of tender-mindedness is high.
Conscientiousness
Conscientiousness concerns the way in which we control, regulate, and direct our impulses. Impulses are not inherently bad; occasionally time constraints require a snap decision, and acting on our first impulse can be an effective response. Also, in times of play rather than work, acting spontaneously and impulsively can be fun. Impulsive individuals can be seen by others as colorful, fun-to-be-with, and zany.
Nonetheless, acting on impulse can lead to trouble in a number of ways. Some impulses are antisocial. Uncontrolled antisocial acts not only harm other members of society, but also can result in retribution toward the perpetrator of such impulsive acts. Another problem with impulsive acts is that they often produce immediate rewards but undesirable, long-term consequences. Examples include excessive socializing that leads to being fired from one's job, hurling an insult that causes the breakup of an important relationship, or using pleasure-inducing drugs that eventually destroy one's health.
Impulsive behavior, even when not seriously destructive, diminishes a person's effectiveness in significant ways. Acting impulsively disallows contemplating alternative courses of action, some of which would have been wiser than the impulsive choice. Impulsivity also sidetracks people during projects that require organized sequences of steps or stages. Accomplishments of an impulsive person are therefore small, scattered, and inconsistent.
A hallmark of intelligence, what potentially separates human beings from earlier life forms, is the ability to think about future consequences before acting on an impulse. Intelligent activity involves contemplation of long-range goals, organizing and planning routes to these goals, and persisting toward one's goals in the face of short-lived impulses to the contrary. The idea that intelligence involves impulse control is nicely captured by the term prudence, an alternative label for the Conscientiousness domain. Prudent means both wise and cautious. Persons who score high on the Conscientiousness scale are, in fact, perceived by others as intelligent.
The benefits of high conscientiousness are obvious. Conscientious individuals avoid trouble and achieve high levels of success through purposeful planning and persistence. They are also positively regarded by others as intelligent and reliable. On the negative side, they can be compulsive perfectionists and workaholics. Furthermore, extremely conscientious individuals might be regarded as stuffy and boring. Unconscientious people may be criticized for their unreliability, lack of ambition, and failure to stay within the lines, but they will experience many short-lived pleasures and they will never be called stuffy.
Domain/Facet........... Score 0--------10--------20--------30--------40--------50--------60--------70--------80--------90--------99
CONSCIENTIOUSNESS..........69 *********************************************************************
..Self-Efficacy............70 **********************************************************************
..Orderliness..............54 ******************************************************
..Dutifulness..............75 ***************************************************************************
..Achievement-Striving.....48 ************************************************
..Self-Discipline..........73 *************************************************************************
..Cautiousness.............67 *******************************************************************
Your score on Conscientiousness is high. This means you set clear goals and pursue them with determination. People regard you as reliable and hard-working.
Conscientiousness Facets
•      Self-Efficacy. Self-Efficacy describes confidence in one's ability to accomplish things. High scorers believe they have the intelligence (common sense), drive, and self-control necessary for achieving success. Low scorers do not feel effective, and may have a sense that they are not in control of their lives. Your level of self-efficacy is high.
•      Orderliness. Persons with high scores on orderliness are well-organized. They like to live according to routines and schedules. They keep lists and make plans. Low scorers tend to be disorganized and scattered. Your level of orderliness is average.
•      Dutifulness. This scale reflects the strength of a person's sense of duty and obligation. Those who score high on this scale have a strong sense of moral obligation. Low scorers find contracts, rules, and regulations overly confining. They are likely to be seen as unreliable or even irresponsible. Your level of dutifulness is high.
•      Achievement-Striving. Individuals who score high on this scale strive hard to achieve excellence. Their drive to be recognized as successful keeps them on track toward their lofty goals. They often have a strong sense of direction in life, but extremely high scores may be too single-minded and obsessed with their work. Low scorers are content to get by with a minimal amount of work, and might be seen by others as lazy. Your level of achievement striving is average.
•      Self-Discipline. Self-discipline-what many people call will-power-refers to the ability to persist at difficult or unpleasant tasks until they are completed. People who possess high self-discipline are able to overcome reluctance to begin tasks and stay on track despite distractions. Those with low self-discipline procrastinate and show poor follow-through, often failing to complete tasks-even tasks they want very much to complete. Your level of self-discipline is high.
•      Cautiousness. Cautiousness describes the disposition to think through possibilities before acting. High scorers on the Cautiousness scale take their time when making decisions. Low scorers often say or do first thing that comes to mind without deliberating alternatives and the probable consequences of those alternatives. Your level of cautiousness is average.
Neuroticism
Freud originally used the term neurosis to describe a condition marked by mental distress, emotional suffering, and an inability to cope effectively with the normal demands of life. He suggested that everyone shows some signs of neurosis, but that we differ in our degree of suffering and our specific symptoms of distress. Today neuroticism refers to the tendency to experience negative feelings. Those who score high on Neuroticism may experience primarily one specific negative feeling such as anxiety, anger, or depression, but are likely to experience several of these emotions. People high in neuroticism are emotionally reactive. They respond emotionally to events that would not affect most people, and their reactions tend to be more intense than normal. They are more likely to interpret ordinary situations as threatening, and minor frustrations as hopelessly difficult. Their negative emotional reactions tend to persist for unusually long periods of time, which means they are often in a bad mood. These problems in emotional regulation can diminish a neurotic's ability to think clearly, make decisions, and cope effectively with stress.
At the other end of the scale, individuals who score low in neuroticism are less easily upset and are less emotionally reactive. They tend to be calm, emotionally stable, and free from persistent negative feelings. Freedom from negative feelings does not mean that low scorers experience a lot of positive feelings; frequency of positive emotions is a component of the Extraversion domain.
Domain/Facet........... Score 0--------10--------20--------30--------40--------50--------60--------70--------80--------90--------99
NEUROTICISM................9 *********
..Anxiety..................18 ******************
..Anger....................38 **************************************
..Depression...............7 *******
..Self-Consciousness.......20 ********************
..Immoderation.............1 *
..Vulnerability............24 ************************
Your score on Neuroticism is low, indicating that you are exceptionally calm, composed and unflappable. You do not react with intense emotions, even to situations that most people would describe as stressful.
Neuroticism Facets
•      Anxiety. The "fight-or-flight" system of the brain of anxious individuals is too easily and too often engaged. Therefore, people who are high in anxiety often feel like something dangerous is about to happen. They may be afraid of specific situations or be just generally fearful. They feel tense, jittery, and nervous. Persons low in Anxiety are generally calm and fearless. Your level of anxiety is low.
•      Anger. Persons who score high in Anger feel enraged when things do not go their way. They are sensitive about being treated fairly and feel resentful and bitter when they feel they are being cheated. This scale measures the tendency to feel angry; whether or not the person expresses annoyance and hostility depends on the individual's level on Agreeableness. Low scorers do not get angry often or easily. Your level of anger is average.
•      Depression. This scale measures the tendency to feel sad, dejected, and discouraged. High scorers lack energy and have difficult initiating activities. Low scorers tend to be free from these depressive feelings. Your level of depression is low.
•      Self-Consciousness. Self-conscious individuals are sensitive about what others think of them. Their concern about rejection and ridicule cause them to feel shy and uncomfortable abound others. They are easily embarrassed and often feel ashamed. Their fears that others will criticize or make fun of them are exaggerated and unrealistic, but their awkwardness and discomfort may make these fears a self-fulfilling prophecy. Low scorers, in contrast, do not suffer from the mistaken impression that everyone is watching and judging them. They do not feel nervous in social situations. Your level or self-consciousness is low.
•      Immoderation. Immoderate individuals feel strong cravings and urges that they have have difficulty resisting. They tend to be oriented toward short-term pleasures and rewards rather than long- term consequences. Low scorers do not experience strong, irresistible cravings and consequently do not find themselves tempted to overindulge. Your level of immoderation is low.
•      Vulnerability. High scorers on Vulnerability experience panic, confusion, and helplessness when under pressure or stress. Low scorers feel more poised, confident, and clear-thinking when stressed. Your level of vulnerability is low.
Openness to Experience
Openness to Experience describes a dimension of cognitive style that distinguishes imaginative, creative people from down-to-earth, conventional people. Open people are intellectually curious, appreciative of art, and sensitive to beauty. They tend to be, compared to closed people, more aware of their feelings. They tend to think and act in individualistic and nonconforming ways. Intellectuals typically score high on Openness to Experience; consequently, this factor has also been called Culture or Intellect. Nonetheless, Intellect is probably best regarded as one aspect of openness to experience. Scores on Openness to Experience are only modestly related to years of education and scores on standard intelligent tests.
Another characteristic of the open cognitive style is a facility for thinking in symbols and abstractions far removed from concrete experience. Depending on the individual's specific intellectual abilities, this symbolic cognition may take the form of mathematical, logical, or geometric thinking, artistic and metaphorical use of language, music composition or performance, or one of the many visual or performing arts. People with low scores on openness to experience tend to have narrow, common interests. They prefer the plain, straightforward, and obvious over the complex, ambiguous, and subtle. They may regard the arts and sciences with suspicion, regarding these endeavors as abstruse or of no practical use. Closed people prefer familiarity over novelty; they are conservative and resistant to change.
Openness is often presented as healthier or more mature by psychologists, who are often themselves open to experience. However, open and closed styles of thinking are useful in different environments. The intellectual style of the open person may serve a professor well, but research has shown that closed thinking is related to superior job performance in police work, sales, and a number of service occupations.
Domain/Facet........... Score 0--------10--------20--------30--------40--------50--------60--------70--------80--------90--------99
OPENNESS TO EXPERIENCE.....6 ******
..Imagination..............0
..Artistic Interests.......5 *****
..Emotionality.............22 **********************
..Adventurousness..........45 *********************************************
..Intellect................25 *************************
..Liberalism...............33 *********************************
Your score on Openness to Experience is low, indicating you like to think in plain and simple terms. Others describe you as down-to-earth, practical, and conservative.
Openness Facets
•      Imagination. To imaginative individuals, the real world is often too plain and ordinary. High scorers on this scale use fantasy as a way of creating a richer, more interesting world. Low scorers are on this scale are more oriented to facts than fantasy. Your level of imagination is low.
•      Artistic Interests. High scorers on this scale love beauty, both in art and in nature. They become easily involved and absorbed in artistic and natural events. They are not necessarily artistically trained nor talented, although many will be. The defining features of this scale are interest in, and appreciation of natural and artificial beauty. Low scorers lack aesthetic sensitivity and interest in the arts. Your level of artistic interests is low.
•      Emotionality. Persons high on Emotionality have good access to and awareness of their own feelings. Low scorers are less aware of their feelings and tend not to express their emotions openly. Your level of emotionality is low.
•      Adventurousness. High scorers on adventurousness are eager to try new activities, travel to foreign lands, and experience different things. They find familiarity and routine boring, and will take a new route home just because it is different. Low scorers tend to feel uncomfortable with change and prefer familiar routines. Your level of adventurousness is average.
•      Intellect. Intellect and artistic interests are the two most important, central aspects of openness to experience. High scorers on Intellect love to play with ideas. They are open-minded to new and unusual ideas, and like to debate intellectual issues. They enjoy riddles, puzzles, and brain teasers. Low scorers on Intellect prefer dealing with either people or things rather than ideas. They regard intellectual exercises as a waste of time. Intellect should not be equated with intelligence. Intellect is an intellectual style, not an intellectual ability, although high scorers on Intellect score slightly higher than low-Intellect individuals on standardized intelligence tests. Your level of intellect is low.
•      Liberalism. Psychological liberalism refers to a readiness to challenge authority, convention, and traditional values. In its most extreme form, psychological liberalism can even represent outright hostility toward rules, sympathy for law-breakers, and love of ambiguity, chaos, and disorder. Psychological conservatives prefer the security and stability brought by conformity to tradition. Psychological liberalism and conservatism are not identical to political affiliation, but certainly incline individuals toward certain political parties. Your level of liberalism is average.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 18th, 2008 at 11:59pm
Very good question.  The evaluation after a traumatic incident (ie., a shooting, witnessing horrific atrocities, etc.) is very important.  However, the MMPI is unlikely to pick up many of the changes that are most important in this situation. Many parts of the MMPI an be sensitive to changes in beliefs over time, but more so longer periods of time. Not days or weeks.

Moreover, MMPI is a gross screen for major psychopathology. It's content scales will pick up some salient issues in regards to post-traumatic questions, but we have many better measures for assessing Post-traumatic stress and maladjustment changes over time.  As the name implies, the MMPI is mutiphasic.  Giving several individual assessments that each look at specific constructs (i.e., post traumatic stress, anxiety, depression) will yield greater sensitivity and specifcity in picking up changes over time, especially, if the assessment is being given within weeks of an event.

In other words, I would give an MMPI post event and compare the results to baseline assessment, however, it would by no means be the only assessment I give, and I probably wouldn't make any diagnostic decisions based upon it. It would just be one piece of information to take into account.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 12:10am
IraqVet:

In short, no. The purpose of the NEO-PI is much different than the MMPI. As I mentioned before, the term "Personality Inventory" in Minnesota Mulitphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) is rather misleading.  It's really looking at psychopathology, adjustment, and attitudes.  It not necessarily meant as a descriptive narrative of personality in normal populations, as the NEO-PI is. The NEO-PI is cool but is based on this five factors theory of personality.  Its strongly supported though. But you will notice the MMPI is totally atheoretical. Its totally emprical.  That is, there are no theories of personality of psychopathology underlying it.  
                                   HOWEVER
Factor analytic studies of the MMPI over the years have reveal that it is indeed tapping into essentially five factors. These are labeled as the "PSY 5 Scales." Harkness and McNulty developed a dimensional model of personality from quantitative studies of key personality and personality disorder descriptors (1994). The constructs that emerged from these studies are Aggressiveness (AGGR), Psychoticism (PSYC), Disconstraint (DISC), Negative Emotionality/Neuroticism (NEGE), and Introversion/Low Positive Emotionality (INTR). You will notice that these descriptors are very very similar to the Five factors of personality that Costa and McCrea used as the theoretical basis for the development of the NEO-PI. These dimensions (the PSY 5 Scales) can presented in the MMPI score report.  They provide an interesting, although clinically uninformative summary of a persons personality style.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 12:23am
thanks for the feedback, btw did you get my pm?

on a side note i just ate a kfc potpie and i feel mad sick lol

another note, i thought it was cool that it stated i would be best suited for law enforcement

i am drawing a conclusion here though, it seems i avoided a bunch of wuss stuff like poertry and flowers.. seems like that had a huge impact, i dunno thats my persdonality though. I dont give 2 hoots about art or poetry

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 12:33am
;D Yes, well, considering the types of personalities law enforcement attracts, I'm sure a lack of interest in art and poetry is not outside the norm for this population..... ::) Im not sure id want my arresting officer to read me Miranda in Highku form.... ;D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 12:42am
lol @ psych1 (btw psych i take it the one that asks if i was closer to my father than my mother isnt face value? because i sure mr. bow tie wont let me answer it like i did on here. Or do they assume that i like them even? or are they testing if you are all snap into a slim jim macho? see what i mean, how can you tell if there is 50 different ways to percieve this as a test taker unless you can explain each answer? wouldnt the candidate deserve that?

btw for those who want these i found a few more questions from the test

I liked Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll  wtf hell no
I have trouble falling asleep at night. i dont sleep at night i sleep during the day
As a child, I was closer to my father than my mother. false i am close to both evenly
I would join the circus if it paid enough. I'll pass on the bozo invite
I am an important person. depends on what role i am in, lead role or shit bag detail
I like poetry. Nope its puss shit
I am the life of the party. sometimes if i last long enough

And my favorite,
Lincoln was greater than Washington well i am not really a liberal or conservitive, but i will go with the real Dubya

<disclaimer> these answers are for pure fun and humor, iraqvet04 accepts no responsibility if you do this on the test>


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 12:48am
I am not sure where you got these, but only a couple of these are actual items on the test.  More importantly, the MMPI-2 items are copyrighted by UM Press and Pearson and should not be posted in the public domain for various ethical and legal reasons.  

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 12:52am
if you havent seen.. well there are 75 of them on here already, shit you can go to amazon and get the whole damn test lol, plus what would they sue me for? my empty bag of kfc? :P btw check my edit on there

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 12:55am
the bottem line is if you dont know how they are scored, unless you do your online and book research then what in hell are ppl going to do with a few of these? you said it yourself need scoring and the whole test. I talked to my aunt, she said most the ones i read off  this site are on there, although she did tell me just to tell the truth, i am going to to that regardless, i dont have anything to hide, i had a top secret clearence in the military, i sat with a shrink for 3 hours to get cleared but never did the scan tron shit lol

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 1:00am
[quote author=425D5203010101310 link=1109032158/131#131 date=1224376956]lol @ psych1 (btw psych i take it the one that asks if i was closer to my father than my mother isnt face value? because i sure mr. bow tie wont let me answer it like i did on here. Or do they assume that i like them even? or are they testing if you are all snap into a slim jim macho? see what i mean, how can you tell if there is 50 different ways to percieve this as a test taker unless you can explain each answer? wouldnt the candidate deserve that?

Off hand, I have no idea what scale that question is keyed on. Its just whatever clinicall criterion group endorsed it at a rate so above the norm sample that that item becomes a discriminator of the clinical population. I don't know what group endorsed that over the norm group, but that is the beauty of it.  Neither do you. It statistically empirical, and its hard to fake the test, because you don't know which way the deviant response is, or what the item even represents.

But the validity scales are really what is used to assess for underreporting or overreporting of psychopathlogy.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 1:11am
LMAO you just proved my point, you said i dont know what is deviant? here comes a rant, and this ends my wonders of this pos test. How the hell does some douche sitting in he chair beside me know if my father or my mom beat me? or maybe i liek the equal? or maybe dad hates me and i just liked my more? or vice versa? i mean dude with that statement this test lost a lot of credit with me. They sure as hell wont ask why, so who the F are they to judge my answer to that question? now even knowing why? sure you will say all this stuff but man he truth is in the pudding homie. No data or big words needed.

It is simply setting you up for failure basing your answers with a statistic, not treating you as an individual, just the minority or the majority. LOl this shit is too funny. On a side note my aunt replied and she has been teach psych for years.. shes said the test has to many loose ends and faults.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 1:18am
a post i found interesting

Another interesting thing about the MMPI is that it was never meant to be a "Psychiatrist in a box" as it is being used in nuclear power.  It was simply a clinical assessment tool to be used by mental health professionals in assessing, and diagnosing general disorders in new patients.
Once you have taken it once, it is no longer a valuable tool for this.  It is even LESS valuable for the purpose that nukes have given it.  I even have a way to get the 567 questions done in less than 45 minutes and still not have to talk to the shrink.  You read every question, but only mark the "true" answers on the scan-tron sheet.  There are only about 50 or so of those.  If you are very careful about marking the yesses on the right number, then you can just go through and fill in the unanswered questions on the sheet by filling in the "false" oval.  When you turn in your package, you will get a lot of funny looks and comments about how you couldn't have done it right, but it works.  Just don't goof up and mark a "true" on the wrong line or accidently skip a line.  Even if you do, it is no big deal, since it is all true/false and mostly false. All that could happen is that two answers get switched.  It's not like the multiple choice where one line can screw up the rest of the test.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 1:18am

lawlizard wrote on Oct 19th, 2008 at 1:11am:
LMAO you just proved my point, you said i dont know what is deviant? here comes a rant, and this ends my wonders of this pos test. How the hell does some douche sitting in he chair beside me know if my father or my mom beat me? or maybe i liek the equal? or maybe dad hates me and i just liked my more? or vice versa? i mean dude with that statement this test lost a lot of credit with me. They sure as hell wont ask why, so who the F are they to judge my answer to that question? now even knowing why? sure you will say all this stuff but man he truth is in the pudding homie. No data or big words needed.

It is simply setting you up for failure basing your answers with a statistic, not treating you as an individual, just the minority or the majority. LOl this shit is too funny. On a side note my aunt replied and she has been teach psych for years.. shes said the test has to many loose ends and faults.


Well, Im not here to debate. Just to inform. I understand that the methods and the stats are difficult to understand, and I prefaced all this with the notion that one needs to be well educated on the multivariate stats and taxometric approaches to psychaitric diagnosis.  Which you are obviously not, not would I expect you to be. Again, this is why the test is designed and interpreted by psychologists, not the lay public.  

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 1:23am
lol see you had all the answers b4, but as soon as i make a valid point you toss the same answer out, my simple question is, is it possible to tell 100% shit even 50 at that what a person is thinking when they answer? no exactly.. thats why so many ppl are trying to get rid of it, again your baseline or whatever is throwing good ppl in with your majority finding over time, sure statistics and data is good, but you better be damn sure its right because they are f'in with ppls life. Again this is not a personal shot at you, but if the test was 100
% correct there wouldnt be an appeal option in almost every area due to the faults and loose ends of the test.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 1:25am

psych1 wrote on Oct 19th, 2008 at 1:18am:

lawlizard wrote on Oct 19th, 2008 at 1:11am:
LMAO you just proved my point, you said i dont know what is deviant? here comes a rant, and this ends my wonders of this pos test. How the hell does some douche sitting in he chair beside me know if my father or my mom beat me? or maybe i liek the equal? or maybe dad hates me and i just liked my more? or vice versa? i mean dude with that statement this test lost a lot of credit with me. They sure as hell wont ask why, so who the F are they to judge my answer to that question? now even knowing why? sure you will say all this stuff but man he truth is in the pudding homie. No data or big words needed.

It is simply setting you up for failure basing your answers with a statistic, not treating you as an individual, just the minority or the majority. LOl this shit is too funny. On a side note my aunt replied and she has been teach psych for years.. shes said the test has to many loose ends and faults.


Well, Im not here to debate. Just to inform. I understand that the methods and the stats are difficult to understand, and I prefaced all this with the notion that one needs to be well educated on the multivariate stats and taxometric approaches to psychaitric diagnosis.  Which you are obviously not, not would I expect you to be. Again, this is why the test is designed and interpreted by psychologists, not the lay public.  


For the last post, I would simply recommend to be cautious about trusting the validity of information posted online. If people would prefer to discount the test and invalidated their profiles, that is well within their right. Although your hirer might not like it when the clinician reports this this was your preferred method.  This would be my 2 cents.

100% sensitivity and specificity?  I am unaware of any medical test that can reach that threshold, much less a test measuring psychological constructs. This is simply not possible, so i would argue that this is unreasonable expectation when dealing with this subject matter. And lastly, I think I have made the point before that the MMPI is not meant to be a diagnostic instrument in and of itself.  Simply one piece of contributory informations for the clinical puzzle.  Nothing trumps the information you gather in the clincial interview.  The MMPI supplements and adds to this process, its does not overrule it.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 1:31am
he or she wouldnt know, they could be my answeres right? and you can respond to my last statement yes? i think i have a solid arguement. you might have missed it, if so its cool. And no i thought it was a good read, i dont think i am going to base my answers on that, but i thinkk i will use that strategy when asnwering .. so all the true first, well the ones that are for sure. After all, i even did that in HS, do the easy ones first and such, so that you can concentrate on the others , or rule them out .

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 1:40am

lawlizard wrote on Oct 19th, 2008 at 1:31am:
he or she wouldnt know, they could be my answeres right? and you can respond to my last statement yes? i think i have a solid arguement. you might have missed it, if so its cool. And no i thought it was a good read, i dont think i am going to base my answers on that, but i thinkk i will use that strategy when asnwering .. so all the true first, well the ones that are for sure. After all, i even did that in HS, do the easy ones first and such, so that you can concentrate on the others , or rule them out .


I suppose that would be a good method if your department didnt want any valid information from it.  Certain validity scales would be through the roof and your profile would be invalid and it would be obvious what you are doing. The clinician will report this, but if the department doesn't care, then I suppose its all good. However, it has been my experience that hirers obviously like to have valid profiles so they can get the information they want.  If they didn't want it, they wouldn't have you take it in the first place, right? Nevertheless, if this is your preferred method, go ahead. If your really interested in the MMPI, I suppose you'll have to get a book to read about all the validity scales, cause I cant disclose or discuss them and how they work. Sorry.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 12:47pm
well in fact it would be valid, i just said i would simply answer all my true first. Which would be the same answer even if i were to go in order...

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Carl on Oct 19th, 2008 at 5:01pm
The MMPI-2 includes a personality scale that measures traditional stereotypic masculine and feminine interests, but it is not used to measure psychopathology.  So if you like hunting or collecting stamps, on the MMPI-2 it has no relevance for measuring psychological disturbance.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 5:30pm
ic, well i thought that questions like whats your favorite past time to watch ie baseball,football,tennis, or boxing.. you pick boxing and it shows you like and or might be violent.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Jen on Oct 19th, 2008 at 6:08pm
I understand that the MMPI is not available online; what I am looking for is questions similar to this test. I have to create a survey for a research class and this is the test that best covers every personality disorder in one test. Anyone have any suggestions? (I need it A.S.A.P. ~ something I can get online).

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 6:18pm
nothing that i know of, but i did post my scores on a previous online personality test if you want to use that site lookup the name of it. As far as online, we just have the 75 questions from the test on here, i have around 30 more i have compiled also.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 19th, 2008 at 9:51pm

wrote on Oct 19th, 2008 at 6:08pm:
I understand that the MMPI is not available online; what I am looking for is questions similar to this test. I have to create a survey for a research class and this is the test that best covers every personality disorder in one test. Anyone have any suggestions? (I need it A.S.A.P. ~ something I can get online).


Actually the MMPI does not assess personality disorders. Only major Axis I pathology. The test most frequently used for helping diagnose personality disorders is the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory (MCMI-III).  It is not available online, because as with almost all instruments, it copyrighted. I'm not sure if you are doing this in conjunction with a professor in a psych department or as part of some formal research project.  If you are, I'm sure your adviser/professor has access to the test, or will at least can order it. However, caution is warranted in using the MCMI in non-clinical populations, as it was developed and normed on clinical pops. Therefore, it tends to overestimate pathology in normal samples.

If you would like a relatively brief descriptive measure of personality (but NOT personality pathology) apparently the NEO-PI-R is available online. I think the 16-PF is as well.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by jean on Oct 21st, 2008 at 3:36am
Thank you Iraqvet04, I agree with you. Others have been tough on me though

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by bob d on Oct 29th, 2008 at 5:14pm
 please send first 75 questions

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by iraqvet04 on Oct 29th, 2008 at 9:54pm
um, they are posted on here already, check the first few pages of the post

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Oct 30th, 2008 at 2:11am
lawlizard

I find it amazing that psych1, like polygraphers, come here and continually try to uphold the validity of an invalid test worbling the same old poppycock humpteen dozen times.

I have taken this test two times at my own volition because I thought I might need some anger management. First time, a number of years ago, I was managing 2 mining operations. I had to fire a guy and before he left he forced me to kick his ass. Later that day he showed up wearing a six shooter. I strapped mine on and confronted him with a challenge to make his move. Fortunately, for him, he backed down. I would have killed him. Background story. The test showed that I was a noodle wimp. A few years ago I nearly killed a man for calling me an SOB. (Call me anything but that). I figured I better go back to the shrink and get some help before I wound up the Cross bar hotel. Guess what? He shoved another mmpi test under my nose. Again it showed me to be a noodle wimp. Therefore, mmpi like the polygraph is only a way for a lot of people to make a living. I guess I shouldn't criticize any one's livelyhood but, dammit, just try to push validity on me.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 30th, 2008 at 4:56am

Twoblock wrote on Oct 30th, 2008 at 2:11am:


he forced me to kick his ass.

;D I just found this particular line quite humorous and telling. I will leave it at that.  Although, maybe I will lay off talking about construct validity studies with twoblock.... ;)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Oct 30th, 2008 at 12:54pm
psych1

That particular line is easy for a normal person to understand. Here it is in a form that you just might understand. He turned his physical aggresion on me and I had to defend myself and put him down. Now that wasn't hard for you to understand. Was it? What else is so telling? What else can you CON STRUCT that is not destructive? Like a polygrapher, you sound like a broke record, Bud.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 30th, 2008 at 7:08pm
Take it easy pal.  I knew what it meant, just some good natured humor, thats all.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by SanchoPanza on Oct 30th, 2008 at 8:59pm

Twoblock wrote on Oct 30th, 2008 at 2:11am:
Later that day he showed up wearing a six shooter. I strapped mine on and confronted him with a challenge to make his move. Fortunately, for him, he backed down .. A few years ago I nearly killed a man for calling me an SOB. (Call me anything but that).



Gee twoblock   Sounds like your shrink gave you the wrong battery of tests.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by lawlizard on Oct 30th, 2008 at 11:15pm
Well, i posted a new thread about mine, i just took it. I did use a few guidelines. From what i am told by the department everything looked good when they got the call as of now. She stated she has to look at it a little more. But as of now its good too go.


She also asked me this, what is does the term mean strike why the iron is hot. lol I answered it by the book. But who knows what answer she was looking for.


I agree with you though twoblock, I dont think those test read a damn thing, but who am i to say that, I have only been living me for 26 years

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Oct 31st, 2008 at 7:07am
Gee Dr. Panza - What battery of test would you prescribe. I thought for sure you would take psych1's position since you both are trying to push the validity of your chosen field tests. You don't believe in the mmpi test either. HUH?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Oct 31st, 2008 at 7:25am
lawlizard

When you reach my age 78, you surely will know you. You won't need a shrink to TRY and tell you who you are. I found out that old age is the best treatment for anger management if you can stay alive that long. There's some young bucks out there that's pretty good. However, I still haven't learned to back down. Maybe in 4 or 5 years.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by KMac on Oct 31st, 2008 at 6:54pm
How on earth do you fail a personality test?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by SanchoPanza on Oct 31st, 2008 at 6:56pm
Twoblock  You seem prepared to question the validity of any test that requires skilled data interpretation especially if YOU don't agree with the results.

But, since you asked; maybe the Aggression Disorders Scale (ADS) or State Trait Anger Expression Inventory-2(STAXI-2), Multi-dimensional Anger Inventory (MAI), etc. I say "battery" of tests because an anger disorder appears to be a multi-dimensional construct and one needs to explore and assess the different aspects of the anger experience. MMPI-2 really doesn't have an "Anger" sub-scale although some practitioners may draw an inference from a combination of existing subscales. Also I don't recall the phrase "noodle wimp" in any of the MMPI reports I have read.  

note:to PSYCH1  My apologies for any glaring errors here it has been awhile since I last set in a psychology class and I'm no Doctor, feel free to correct me if you wish.


Twoblock wrote on Oct 30th, 2008 at 2:11am:
I had to fire a guy and before he left he forced me to kick his ass. Later that day he showed up wearing a six shooter. I strapped mine on and confronted him with a challenge to make his move. Fortunately, for him, he backed down. I would have killed him.  A few years ago I nearly killed a man for calling me an SOB. (Call me anything but that).  


Tell me Twoblock, in this "High Noon" story; Was there background music playing?  Did you wear spurs for that intimidating jingling sound as you stepped into the dusty street in front of the old mine to face Black Bart and challenge him to "make his move"? Didn't they turn this story into a movie of the week a few years ago?  Your account is either the result of a great deal of creativity, or an abundance of poor judgement on your part.

Sancho Panza

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Oct 31st, 2008 at 7:52pm
Dr Panza

I try to stay prepaired.

Your second para. just made my point. Why did the idiot shove a mmpi test under my nose? Answer. MONEY.

There was no music and all I had with me was a dog ass polygrapher to lie for me just in case I made the first move. Could have been Gelb, Trimarco, hell, I can't remember his name. If I ever get in that situation again, you will be the first polydupe I'll call. I'm not very creative except in the mining business. I don't have an abundance of poor judgement. I do have an abundance of confidence in my ability with a side arm. Learned from a Hollywood fast draw artist nearly 40 years ago. I already knew the art of shooting from the hip.

As I posted earlier, age has taken care of most of my anger problems.

You really break my heart when you question my honesty. NOOTT. It's totally inconsequential to me whether you believe me or not.

You do have the propensity to jump into a discussion when your chain hasn't been pulled. I believe this discussion was between me and lawlizard.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by SanchoPanza on Oct 31st, 2008 at 9:14pm
I've never been to Hollywood, but I think they use blanks in the movies thus the stakes are different. Stepping out in to the street for your Marshal Dillon gunfight was pretty stupid. In REAL gunfights your opponent can still kill you after you have dealt him a lethal blow. I saw a guy shot in the chest with a 357 magnum, fire 3 rounds from a high powered rifle before he went down. Autopsy showed the round actually went through his left ventricle.

But, all that  doesn't make any difference. Your point was that the MMPI wasn't a valid test. You were wrong, it simply wasn't the most appropriate test for the circumstances.


Quote:
You do have the propensity to jump into a discussion when your chain hasn't been pulled.

Remember,

Quote:
Gee Dr. Panza - What battery of test would you prescribe.

You asked me what other tests might have been more appropriate and I answered your question. If you don't want my input keep your hands off my chain.

cur·mudg·eon (kr-mjn)
n.
An ill-tempered person full of resentment and stubborn notions.

Sancho Panza

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by lawlizard on Oct 31st, 2008 at 11:09pm

SanchoPanza wrote on Oct 31st, 2008 at 9:14pm:
I've never been to Hollywood, but I think they use blanks in the movies thus the stakes are different. Stepping out in to the street for your Marshal Dillon gunfight was pretty stupid. In REAL gunfights your opponent can still kill you after you have dealt him a lethal blow. I saw a guy shot in the chest with a 357 magnum, fire 3 rounds from a high powered rifle before he went down. Autopsy showed the round actually went through his left ventricle.

But, all that  doesn't make any difference. Your point was that the MMPI wasn't a valid test. You were wrong, it simply wasn't the most appropriate test for the circumstances.


Quote:
You do have the propensity to jump into a discussion when your chain hasn't been pulled.

Remember,
[quote]Gee Dr. Panza - What battery of test would you prescribe.

You asked me what other tests might have been more appropriate and I answered your question. If you don't want my input keep your hands off my chain.

cur·mudg·eon (kr-mjn)
n.
An ill-tempered person full of resentment and stubborn notions.

Sancho Panza[/quote]


I don’t think it was your advice, I believe it was your disrespect to him by questioning his integrity. Seeing is you have never met him, I would think it was uncalled for.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by SanchoPanza on Nov 1st, 2008 at 12:43am

lawlizard wrote on Oct 31st, 2008 at 11:09pm:
I don’t think it was your advice, I believe it was your disrespect to him by questioning his integrity. Seeing is you have never met him, I would think it was uncalled for.  


I did not question his integrity. What I said was "Your account is either the result of a great deal of creativity, or an abundance of poor judgement on your part"  I still maintain it is one or the other. If it didn't happen the way he said it did, it was certainly creative. If it happened exactly the way he said it did , he used poor judgment.

How often to you plan to do the name change thing iraqvet/lawnlizard  ?


Sancho Panza

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by lawlizard on Nov 1st, 2008 at 1:06am
Not sure, depends on if I think of a better name. If you didnt see I said i was changing it. I did want to make sure that I changed it with a low post count that way i could build on that. Anyway, why does it matter? I stand by what i write. If you were apart of this discussion longer than 2 posts ago then to most its clearly obvious that iraqvet is lawlizard. Which is me.

And yes, you did question his story. Maybe you dont see you undertones in your post. But it was obvious to him and me. Oh and creativity means making up when it has to with someone telling you about a real life event.Like how your post is a creative way to try and spin your statement.

I'll be sure to ask your permission before i change my account sir.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by SanchoPanza on Nov 1st, 2008 at 2:21am

lawlizard wrote on Nov 1st, 2008 at 1:06am:
Maybe you dont see you undertones in your post


Lawnlizard
There are no undertones in an either/or proposition. The only way one can doubt his integrity is by choosing the first part of the proposition. Obviously this is what YOU have done. I haven't disclosed my choice, I have just postulated that the truth lies in one choice or the other.

No Spin, No Undertone,  In my opinion it must be one or the other.

By the way when you say
lawlizard wrote on Nov 1st, 2008 at 1:06am:
If you didnt see I said i was changing it
Are you trying to indicate that you announced in some previous post that you were changing your screen name or that you hid it in some spin, undertone, halftruth, or non-truth?


There is no spin in my explanation either, if you can't decide flip a coin.

Sancho Panza

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Nov 1st, 2008 at 2:44pm
lawlizard

Let it go.

You are new here and to should realize that the sole purpose of polygraphers posting here is to discredit this site, George and anyone who opposes polygraphy with false accusations and inuendos. When they find that they can't debate a subject which they picked, they resort to childish ridicule and name calling. Hence "lawnlizard". They will bait you with things like "twoblock  your shrink gave you the wrong battery of tests" and when you answer, they will accuse you of pulling their chain. They will make vain attempts to turn most every thing you say around to suit their purpose.

Dr. Panza, since it's important to you to have the last word, go ahead. I will do my best not to acknowledge your stupidity any longer.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by SanchoPanza on Nov 1st, 2008 at 4:55pm
Twoblock

I'm betting you won't be able to ignore my comments and I warn you if you keep calling people stupid,{other than being a prime example of the pot trying to call the kettle black,}  someone might start calling you an S.O.B. (Silly Old Bozo)

Of course, I never would.

Sancho Panza

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by lawlizard on Nov 1st, 2008 at 5:03pm
good call TwoBlock, I dont want to hijack a good thread.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Evan on Nov 12th, 2008 at 7:51pm
I dont understand these tests, how can they possibly disqualify you on such stupid questions? I will be taking this test in about a month and not sure what they are looking for if anyone could help me out i would appreciate it, Thanks..........thomasgsx@hotmail.com

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Nov 13th, 2008 at 2:01am
::) Here we go again.  I would suggest reading through the thread, my posts in particular, if you are truley interested learning about how  the test was constructed, how and why it is a good empirical instrument for assessing attitudes and psychopathology, and how and why it is used in employment screening settings.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mr on Nov 19th, 2008 at 3:42pm
Please send me the rest of the MMPI 2 question it would be a great help to me. I take the test in a week. rodriguez7064@bellsouth.net

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mr on Nov 19th, 2008 at 3:50pm
Thugcop
or
Any one
please send me the rest of the mmpi 2 questiton with the answers. it would help me very much. please send to rodriguez7064@bellsouth.net

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mad mikey on Nov 21st, 2008 at 2:47pm
Hey!

There's more then the Lie scale, like over 4 scales for Validity, so just be yourself and try not to think evil thoughts during the test!! LOL

If you think evil thoughts, get your sh#t together, stop drugs, heavy metal, say something nice to your mom, help a stranger and don't be an A-hole all the time!

worked last time!!!!  LOL

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mad mikey on Nov 21st, 2008 at 2:55pm
Just forgot,

I scored MMPI-2 like an air line pilot!  (over the years they have profiled thousands of people by job and background, etc, including axe murders in jail, so they know over a huge data base of results
if you are faking it (F scale).

So straighten up and fly right losers!!

After all,  they don't call me Mad Mikey for nothin' !!!

see ya saps!!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mr on Nov 21st, 2008 at 11:41pm
ATTENTION ATTENTION
PLEASE ANYONE SEND ME THE [b]QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS TO THE MMPI-2 ... sEND TO RODRIGUEZ7064@BELLSOUTH.NET

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Frusstreatedd on Nov 25th, 2008 at 2:09am
I am very upset that I had to take this MMPI 2 test.  I have severe back pain, confirmed by MRI as being caused by degenerative discs and bulging discs.  But standard medical protocol required I take this test to rule out depression as a cause of my back pain.

Did it ever occur to them to just ask me about it?  DUH!  Of course I am depressed, anyone would be depressed if they weren't able to carry out the most minor daily chores, like bathing, without experiencing a ton of pain.

And here's the main point, I had to pay out of pocket for a lumbar epidural steroid injection $50.80.  A major procedure to help me overcome my pain, right?  And yet, lo and behold, I will have to pay out of pocket $200.00 for this stupid MMPI-2 test.  Completely unnecessary, only adding to my medical bills, which are higher than a kite as it is!

That $200.00 could have been used toward useful tests, tests that could further determine the actual cause of my pain, things like CAT Scans, or more MRI's, or co-pays to other docs, whatever, so I am pissed I have to pay out $200.00 for a stupid test which does NOTHING to resolve my pain, or diagnose the true source of my pain.

Judi

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Nov 25th, 2008 at 8:55am
With all due respect, I believe you have overlooked an important factor here.  There seems to be alot of focus on the MMPI-2 as a diagnostic instrument.  However, this is not its sole fuction in a clinical context.

In your situation, as a psychologist, I am very interested in the quality of life of individuals coping with chronic pain.  Since the MMPI-2 is sensitive to changes in distress over time, the MMPI-2 is often used as objective way of quantifying emotional distress level and emotional symptomatology and tracking their change over time. It is very common to give the MMPI pre and post treatment for chronic pain syndromes, so the treating physician can see how quality of life has improved (or possibly not improved) after a course of treatment. This is for your benefit, as it allows the treating physician to: 1.)understand how you are coping with chronic illness/pain so appopriate referals can be considered (ie., psychiatry, psychotherapy services if needed) 2.) as a way of tracking and objectively measuring improvments in emotional/psychological functioning after a treatment has been implemented.  

Although the cost is a pain (and I can sympthathize), you should feel comforted by the fact that your physician is taking a look at the entire clinical picture here. Until recetly, "sucessful treatment" in physical medicine was defined  solely as "symptom eradication."Fortunatley, in recent years, medical provders have become more cognizant of overall "quality of life" issues and the emotional/psychologcial sequelae that affect the chronic pain population. Personally, I would take comfort in the fact that your doctor is viewing you as whole person, rather than just a black box of symptoms that need to be treated.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Nov 25th, 2008 at 3:03pm
Judi

You haven't seen anything yet. Look forward to all of us having to take MMPI 10 or 11 to detect our stress level caused by the Federal Reserve Globalist taking control of our lives and our unwillingness to work toward removing our idiot congress that allowed it to happen. They will use hundred dollar words, that is meaningless to the average citizen, to explain their five cent reasons for making us take it.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Frusstreatedd on Nov 26th, 2008 at 12:04am

psych1 wrote on Nov 25th, 2008 at 8:55am:
With all due respect, I believe you have overlooked an important factor here.  There seems to be alot of focus on the MMPI-2 as a diagnostic instrument.  However, this is not its sole fuction in a clinical context.

In your situation, as a psychologist, I am very interested in the quality of life of individuals coping with chronic pain.  Since the MMPI-2 is sensitive to changes in distress over time, the MMPI-2 is often used as objective way of quantifying emotional distress level and emotional symptomatology and tracking their change over time. It is very common to give the MMPI pre and post treatment for chronic pain syndromes, so the treating physician can see how quality of life has improved (or possibly not improved) after a course of treatment. This is for your benefit, as it allows the treating physician to: 1.)understand how you are coping with chronic illness/pain so appopriate referals can be considered (ie., psychiatry, psychotherapy services if needed) 2.) as a way of tracking and objectively measuring improvments in emotional/psychological functioning after a treatment has been implemented.  

Although the cost is a pain (and I can sympthathize), you should feel comforted by the fact that your physician is taking a look at the entire clinical picture here. Until recetly, "sucessful treatment" in physical medicine was defined  solely as "symptom eradication."Fortunatley, in recent years, medical provders have become more cognizant of overall "quality of life" issues and the emotional/psychologcial sequelae that affect the chronic pain population. Personally, I would take comfort in the fact that your doctor is viewing you as whole person, rather than just a black box of symptoms that need to be treated.



That's all fine and dandy if I WANTED to take the test, or if I was WILLING to shell out the $200. bucks!  I was FORCED to take this test, all patients MUST take this test if they want treatment from the Pain Management Clinic!

I can't see my pain managemnt doc until he sees the results of the stupid test.  Then he's gonna say "Gee, Judi, looks like you have a bit of occassional depression and you seem to be suffering from fatigue".  And I'm gonna say "Yeah doc, severe back pain has a tendency to piss people off, wear them out, and overall cause great frustration at the inability to carry out daily chores.  But thanks for the $200. dollar opinion, which I could have told you for FREE."

Psych, you obviously have no concept of out of control medical costs, and the average person's INABILITY to shell out $200. bucks at the drop of a hat.  You don't have a clue what happens to the average Joe when he can't come up with the extra money, especially around the holidays when money is tight enough already!

Well I can tell you what happens, they don't get treatment for their back pain!  That's right!  They go home, look at their bills, decide the power bill has to be paid first, and the back pain treatment has to be PUT OFF until sometime after the New Year, when they get a chance to cough up the extra money!  Chew on this: you are CAUSING people to SUFFER.  Suffer for weeks and weeks longer than necessary.

Like a lot of people my age, I have other medical problems I am dealing with, including the posibility of endometrial cancer, having to get surgery for that, which obviously takes priority over my aching back.  I had to cancel my appointment with the eye doc to do cateract surgery, coz I just can't afford it right now!

The ONLY thing this test does is wrecks havoc on my empty wallet, while plumping up the wallets of God knows how many folks who work in the psych system.  And wastes VALUABLE time, time I don't have, fooling around with nonsense.  I can quickly and easily describe my quality of life to my doc, I sure as heck didn't need some expensive test to do my talking for me.

I have very good insurance, BCBS, even so, the part I have to pay is quickly adding up to well over $1,000.00 and that Is BEFORE I get my bill for the endo surgery!  God only knows when I'll be able to get back to the eye doc, but please pat yourself on the back that your industry is hurting me.    

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Frusstreatedd on Nov 26th, 2008 at 12:44am

Twoblock wrote on Nov 25th, 2008 at 3:03pm:
Judi

You haven't seen anything yet. Look forward to all of us having to take MMPI 10 or 11 to detect our stress level caused by the Federal Reserve Globalist taking control of our lives and our unwillingness to work toward removing our idiot congress that allowed it to happen. They will use hundred dollar words, that is meaningless to the average citizen, to explain their five cent reasons for making us take it.



LOL, so true. ;)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Mad Mikey on Nov 29th, 2008 at 4:05am
Hi to all!

For those who want to 'practice'  MMPI-2  try this address and plug in your answers and the copy the results into MS word and print out.

Please don't jam up or abuse this site or it may disappear!
( I use it to weed out all the losers for free!)

www.fixcas.com/scholar/mmpi.htm

remember, they don't call me 'Mad Mikey' for nothin'!!!!

keep smilin'!!!

;)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by PITHON35 on Nov 30th, 2008 at 8:41pm
I have a handful of the questions from when I took the test a month or so ago for the ARMY.  email electroniccourier@gmail.com  for info

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Mad Mikey on Dec 2nd, 2008 at 3:37am
Hi to all!

A good cheap place for books on MMPI is Ebay!!

I bought 2 off there for under $20 each. Just put 'MMPI' in the search window and let'r rip!

If you pick carefully you can get everything you need to figure it out, more over to do the test on your own and figure out the results and make sure the people testing you don't screw you over!!

Public libraries often don't have anything on MMPI, so this is the way to go!

see ya!


... remember, they don't call me 'Mad Mikey' for nothin'  !!

;)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Mad Mikey on Dec 2nd, 2008 at 4:36pm
Hi all!

Mad Mikey made a mistake!

EBAY  search  'MMPI Book'

The list of material is good, just bought another book on MMPI
for less then $10 shipping incl.!!


see ya!!!!

:D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by JC on Dec 4th, 2008 at 2:01am

Please be careful. The MMPI is a very good and thorough test, but must be interpreted by a trained counselor or psychologist. Anyone who would post these questions is not and it is irresponsible. This is a good test, but is also dangerous in the wrong hands.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Dec 4th, 2008 at 2:10am
JC

Dangerous???  Please explain how so. By saying such a thing, you are indicating that you know.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by ejb on Dec 4th, 2008 at 3:52am

DippityShurff wrote on Aug 14th, 2006 at 2:48am:
I guess I have always wondered if the MMPI and other personality inventory tests can be/have been defended in Court as valid instruments? Anybody have any information on this?  


I've been studying this in my psychology class this semester. Though no test can ever give the complete picture of a person, the MMPI tests are highly regarded amongst psychologists. The MMPI is arguably the most effective.    

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Dec 4th, 2008 at 5:46am

wrote on Dec 4th, 2008 at 3:52am:

DippityShurff wrote on Aug 14th, 2006 at 2:48am:
I guess I have always wondered if the MMPI and other personality inventory tests can be/have been defended in Court as valid instruments? Anybody have any information on this?  


I've been studying this in my psychology class this semester. Though no test can ever give the complete picture of a person, the MMPI tests are highly regarded amongst psychologists. The MMPI is arguably the most effective.    


I think it is safer to say that is the most emprically researched instrument, and has wide range of clinical utility, both diagnsotic and for treatment planning purposes. However, I generally prefer other briefer measures unless there is a specific reason I need to use it.  But yes, it is irresponsible (and illegal) to post the instrument online.  Scale elevations mean very differnt things depending on other scale elevations. What does Scale 3 represent when K is more than standard deviation above the mean? Does it really mean anything?  Should it be interpreted?  If all the Harris Lingoe scales of particular parent scale are elevated, but the parent scale itself isnt, what does this mean?  Can you interpret it, and if you do, what is your clinical rational for doing this?  Can you justify, both statisically and clinically, why this intepreation was done? How were the content scales constructed and keyed? How is this different from the way the clinical scales were keyed and constructed?  What does this mean when you interpret them?  If a content scale and clincial scale are discrepant from one another, what could be responsbile for this and what do these discrepancies represent clinically?  What if content scale DEP is elevated, but clinical Scale 2 isnt?  What does this represent? If the content scale ANX is elevated, but Scale 2 and 7 arent, what does this mean? Does the content subscale titled "Antisocial Practices", really measure this behavioral construct?  Scale names can be misleading ya know. How and at what T elevation do you intepret scale 8 if BIZ1 and BIZ2 are low?  How does that change the construct of what is realy being measured? And, do you know when you have to plot a non-K corrected profile? This is what clinical trianing provides, and you wont find all this stuff I mentioned in text books. This would be my argument for why interpretation by someone not trained is flawed and misinformed, and represnts an undue danger to the public through the risk of misdiagnosing, inappopriately diagnosing, or overlooking serious psychaitric disturbance. A persons emotional welfare/care is on the line here. Thats serious business if you ask me! This is also the rationale courts have used in decieding that this practice meets criteria for "malpractice" in tort litigation cases. Hence why we have licensing laws/requirements for practicing psychologists in all 50 states, right?

If people come across a bootlegeed copy on the internet and decide to "practice" it, so be it.  However, the literature on analogue malingering and coached malingering demonstates that this often a futile effort and can backfire unless you spend insane amounts of time reading about the clinical scales, content scales, validity scales, and so forth.  But that is me. I suppose I would just rather spend my time doing something else with my spare time.   ::)

"Admissability" of the MMPI itself in courts is not really an issue, because the MMPI itself is not entered as a piece of evidence. Courts can not, and do not, dictate what instrumens psychologists use in a court ordered psychological examination. However, the "Frye Standard" of admissability says that scientific evidence presented to the court as testimony must be interpreted by the court as "generally accepted" by a meaningful segment of the associated scientific community. This applies to procedures, principles or techniques that may be presented in the proceedings of a court case. In practical application of this standard, those who are proponents of a particular scientific issue must provide a number of experts to speak to the validity of the science behind the issue in question. The MMPI does indeed meets this standard, as there are literally hundreds of validity studies of the MMPI. Therefore, psychologists can depose or testify opinions based on the MMPI (and clinical interview among other things) to the court. It is up to the jury to deciede how much weight or credibility, if any, to give to this testimony.

PS: I sent a note to Pearson and the UM Press about the test being posted online.  Maybe they will shut it down, maybe not. Im not sure how they do it.  I have done my ethical duties either way.  Plus, someone would probably just host it on another site as soon as the other is taken offline. Se La Vee..... ::)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Mad Mikey on Dec 4th, 2008 at 11:16pm
Hey   Psych1:

Say it ain't so!

don't take away my free MMPI  site!!

I love testing hires for free!!

Have a christmas heart!


see ya!

remember, they don't call me 'Mad Mikey' for nothin'!!

:D


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Dec 8th, 2008 at 9:42am
JC

Are you going to defend your stupid ass statement or are you going to "hit and run"?  OTOH I guess it could be dangerous if used in the outhouse instead of softer paper. In untrained hands one could get a paper cut on one's hiney.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Fucker on Dec 9th, 2008 at 3:45am
Ignorance is biss, I have takin this test over 6 times over a 7 year period and each time it has come up with a different answer, its a diagnosis test that does not look at just lies, but any type of incoherent, inappropriate thought patterns, that maybe considered twisted and deranged.  Any agency that uses this test will have there own criteria, so even if you attemp to cheat you will need to know the criteria for that agency to begin with you fuckin morons.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by joe2008 on Dec 12th, 2008 at 7:47am
I took the test today and actually only had to answer 299 questions. I have to go back tomorrow and finish the last 24. I got side tracked with the receptionist and thought I was done. I do remember answering a lot of questions no but I think I will double check the questions I marked yes. Thanks for the heads up. What was the first question suppose to intend to do. What does it matter if you read a mechanics magazine? And the the question about whether I thought women should have equal sexual freedom. Was that suppose to make you unbios or somehow equal. I actually thought of my 3 young girls and wanted to answer no. But in the society we live in today everything has to be equal according to the statis quo.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by bapat on Dec 12th, 2008 at 5:20pm
Please send all 567, if possible.
Regards,
Bapat

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Mad Mikey on Dec 15th, 2008 at 8:35pm
Hey  Bapat  !!!


Dude!  having the quesions won't do you much good since you can't
possibly know how the questions are linked together!

There are like, 4-5 validation scales and 135 other clinical tests
computed from your answers.

Your attempt to second guess the test would fail somewhere and you'll
get caught-out!!!!

If you really got problems, don't try to fake it, it won't work!!
They have been working on perfecting MMPI since the 1930's!!!!

Stop smoking Pot and be a well adjusted smart-ass like me!!!

........'cause they don't call me 'Mad Mikey' for nothin'!!!!  LOL

see ya!!!

:D



Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Payne on Dec 24th, 2008 at 3:40am
I recently applied to work in Law Enforcement for the first time. After graduating from Universty, having plenty of work and volunteer experience I thought I would have a good chance of being hired. Anyways, after applying and passing the panel interview I did the MMPI2 and did not spend too much time thinking about the questions (as instructed). After doing the MMPI2 they made me and all the other applicants meet up with a psychologist. After meeting up with the psychologist they emailed me a letter 2 weeks later indicating that I would no longer be considered in the process. I am devastated because I honestly dont know what went wrong. So right now I am volunteering some more in order to keep busy. I am also looking for other ways to improve myself before re-applying again.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Dec 24th, 2008 at 9:02am
Payne

I will ask the same question that I have about polygraph. Why would you want to work for an intity that puts such faith in that crap? It's a total fraud on the taxpayers. As with the polygraph, it has NO validity in employment.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Payne on Dec 24th, 2008 at 2:58pm
I agree with you Twoblock. I didn’t think it was fair either, I mean how could this happen to me. But I want to try again. I want to show them that I am not a quitter. I am going to improve myself as much as I can and re-apply after 6 months. Hopefully something good will happen the second time around. If not, I will give another Police Service a shot. Worst case scenario, I will switch career goals. At 23 years of age, I think I've got plenty of kick in me.  :)


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by T.M. Cullen on Dec 24th, 2008 at 9:27pm

Quote:
I agree with you Twoblock. I didn’t think it was fair either, I mean how could this happen to me. But I want to try again. I want to show them that I am not a quitter. I am going to improve myself as much as I can and re-apply after 6 months. Hopefully something good will happen the second time around. If not, I will give another Police Service a shot. Worst case scenario, I will switch career goals. At 23 years of age, I think I've got plenty of kick in me.  Smiley



Living well is the best revenge.  Don't eliminate the private sector as an opton.  Trust me,  more  $$$  Good luck!

TC

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Mad Mikey on Dec 26th, 2008 at 10:07pm
Hey Payne!

Dude!  Always think carefully about the questions and answer them
HONESTLY.  You may have been a bit careless and screwed yourself.

Other errors often made are when test takers mark their answer in
the wrong box, (off by 1 or 2 throughout the test) or even started marking in the wrong coloumn on the form, therefore all the answers
are totally screwed up!!

Good luck next time!

see ya!!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Payne on Dec 27th, 2008 at 6:24am
Thanks for all the advice and support fellas. You know its puzzling that my rejection letter did not say whether I passed or failed the MMPI2. It simply stated that I would no longer be in the process for that particular position.

Mind you that the position I applied for is called Prisoner Escort Officer. There is alot of competition in this field since every police service has a few Escort Officers while bigger cities have 20+.

Maybe I passed but was just not competetive enough and someone else got the job. Oh well, I'll man up and re-apply after some time. Hopefully the next time around they will see that I am a different and much more improved person.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Anne on Jan 3rd, 2009 at 6:05pm
Is it possible to view the rest of the test?ThanksPlease e-mail

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by policeshrink on Jan 5th, 2009 at 4:36pm
Wow, this is pretty sad.  The MMPI is the most widely used, widely research psychological instrument in history.  It is, however, a poor instrument for screening law enforcement applicants if it is being interpreted by someone without any training on working with law enforcement officers.  The civilian profile looks different from the law enforcement profile.  If the examiner expects your profile to look like the "normal profile" you will get screened out.  If they understand uniformed service personnel, they will not screen out applicants so readily.  The problem isn't the test, it's unqualified examiners interpreting the test.  Talk to your departments about it if you are upset, but arguing that the MMPI is crap is a silly argument.  There is far too much research supporting it's use.  Also, publishing these questions online is a serious copyright infringement let alone the fact that you are breaking the law in the process of trying to be hired into law enforcement.  Pretty sad.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Mad Mikey on Jan 12th, 2009 at 3:17pm
Hi all!

Well said POLICESHRINK!!!!

Since the 1940s all kinds of people in all walks of life have been profiled and compared to Control groups to verify the validity of the test and new tests developed around the standard 567 question set.

Look up any books by James N Butchner, (the U of M guy that runs all MMPI research).


...remember, they don't call me Mad Mikey for nothin'!!!
(da sanest crazy-guy to fly an L-39 in AZ!!)

see ya!
:D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by rocio on Jan 13th, 2009 at 5:23pm
Por favor me pueden pasar el resto del The MMPI-2 is made of 567 binary (true or false) items (questions).
Is it possible to view the rest of the test?ThanksPlease e-mail, but I only  have the first 75 out of 567 questions.  and I need see the rest
Thank's

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Girl on Jan 19th, 2009 at 6:14pm
Hi.

I am writing to ask you to please take down these questions, as it invalidates the test. I don't know if NCS Assessments could sue, but I do know that they would greatly appreciate you taking down this information. No one is supposed to have access to this information unless they are licensed psychologists or are in a graduate degree seeking licensure- it is strictly confidential information.

Thanks.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Jan 19th, 2009 at 8:20pm
girl

Once information hits a computer it is NOT confidential any more. Computer guru's tell me that anyone's computer can be hacked. Even our nation's security systems, but the stupids keep using the net as a secured entity. During research for case law I have inadvertently hacked into places that I shouldn't have been and I'm far from being a computer guru. Though I immediately got out, I was still there.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Ran man on Jan 20th, 2009 at 2:04am
thug cop you do not have those questions in the write order. so you guys be careeful, those guestions are there but not in that order!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by zolo on Jan 21st, 2009 at 8:46pm
Hi,
I was trying to print the questions but only 15 of them is making it, the other 60 does not appear on the printing.
How can I get them?
Zolo

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Mad Mikey on Jan 22nd, 2009 at 5:41am
Hi all!

There's actually a couple of books written by Dr James N Butchner
where he actually listed all the questions used in MMPI-1 /-2 /-A.

So they are out there to be had if you locate the right book!

...remember they don't call me 'Mad Mikey' for nothin'!!

see ya!!

:D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by samchi on Jan 30th, 2009 at 3:17am
Do you think I can get all of the MMPI2 question from you?
my email is samchi33k@yahoo.com   (1/29/2009)

Thank you

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by alistair on Feb 2nd, 2009 at 7:04am
hey mate, i've found this really helpfully, and am wondering if you can help me out by sending me the rest of the q's...would really appreciatre it
cheers
alistair

zalgen1@yahoo.com :D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Mad Mikey on Feb 2nd, 2009 at 11:29am
Hi Zolo / Samchi / Alistair!!

Just go to the link below:

www.fixcas.com/scholar/mmpi.htm

......remember, they don't call me 'Mad Mikey' for nothin'!!!!

Keep smilin'!!!

:D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by MMPI on Feb 3rd, 2009 at 2:57pm
List of popular MMPI books

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by MMPI on Feb 3rd, 2009 at 3:01pm

wrote on Jan 20th, 2009 at 2:04am:
thug cop you do not have those questions in the write order. so you guys be careeful, those guestions are there but not in that order!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


The questions in the first post are from the MMPI, not the MMPI-2. When the MMPI was revised to become the MMPI-2 some questions where removed and some new ones added.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Feb 3rd, 2009 at 4:28pm
Which means MMPI was flawed so they change things and now it's MMPI-2 which again is flawed.  Next will it be MMPI-4? Since a test of this sort will always be flawed, the revision numbers go up and the scam will continue. Who says crime doesn't pay.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mad Mikey on Feb 4th, 2009 at 3:45pm
Hi to all !!

Nice to see a spirited discussion on all things MMPI!  Revisions to MMPI
are normal and occur over a long period of time since any change has to tested before it is legally admissable in various applications.

There is MMPI-1 (old) MMPI-2 (current) and MMPI-A (for kids)

Previously somebody mentioned the questions are out of order, they are numbered, take them as they come and answer carefully and honestly.

I used to doubt MMPI-2, but I know now after running tests on known good and known bad subjects that it works and even obtained 3rd party verification in one case as proof.

As I said before in this forum, clean yourself up, don't be perv and you could be normal after all!!!

Am I doctor? nope. do I have an undue interest? nope. I'm an ordinary
L-39 flyin' Joe that almost got jacked over by a court ordered shrink who was told I was 'schizophrenic' and then tried to make it stick!!!!

Well it took a year but that shrink lost her license!!!  thanks to me!!

So straigthen up and fly right and you'll be OK, unless you are a basket case, if so, get help!!!

......remember, they don't call me 'Mad Mikey' for nothin'!!!!

Keep smilin'!!!

:D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by creole on Feb 4th, 2009 at 4:09pm
I just took the MMPI 2 for custody battle.  I had never heard of this test previously so I naturally began searching the internet to find out what its all about.  I found the site and re-took the test online by myself.  I noticed that the scales 4 and 6 were elevated (both above 70).  I found information on the internet that states women going through custody battles will often have an elevated 4 and 6.  Where can I find a profile of a woman that will show me what is considered "normal"??  I find it very difficult to accept that a psychologist (aka complete stranger) is going to provide testimony regarding my "fitness" when she knows very very little about me.  It seems ridiculous that 567 questions (which is nothing more than a "SNAPSHOT IN TIME") can have a profound effect in a court of law.
Thanks for comments and/or help!  

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by aueuil on Feb 5th, 2009 at 2:36am
I recently took the mmpi-2 test and received feedback that did not match my personality at all. When I questioned the Psychologist regarding possible biases within the test he denied any bias existed. He also stated that he had not used any of my background information in his assessment. Was he lying or are there no biases for this test.

The reason I ask is that some of the questions I answered on the test may appear to be a false positive. For instance "People say insulting and vulgar things about me", I have filed complaints against co-workers for saying extremely inappropriate things about my ethnicity. I am not cynical in answering true to the question because it still is happening.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by MMPI on Feb 5th, 2009 at 4:29am

wrote on Feb 4th, 2009 at 3:45pm:
There is MMPI-1 (old) MMPI-2 (current) and MMPI-A (for kids)


The restructured clinical (RC) scales where added to the MMPI-2 a while ago as an alternative to the original 10 clinical scales. The latest version is the MMPI-2-RF (Restructured Form).  Neither the RC nor RF has yet to become very widely used.


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Feb 7th, 2009 at 9:13pm
Neither the RC nor RF has yet to become very widely used.

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I am not sure this is an accurate statement.  I know that Ben-Porath is currently working on a survey of such though.  In my experience, practioners (the ones who were most attached to their dear ole codetypes) are really liking it. Especially at the VA setting where I work, as well as in academic setings.  Some in PP may be slower to join in, but I would say it has been well recieved.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Feb 7th, 2009 at 9:24pm

Twoblock wrote on Feb 3rd, 2009 at 4:28pm:
Which means MMPI was flawed so they change things and now it's MMPI-2 which again is flawed.  Next will it be MMPI-4? Since a test of this sort will always be flawed, the revision numbers go up and the scam will continue. Who says crime doesn't pay.


This is also a very inaccurate interpretation. Fore example, when Microsoft came out with Vista, the purpose was to enhance and update over previous versions due to increases in technology that occur over time.  No? I am not sure why you have  the notion that updated editions of something imply that previous editions were fatally flawed? If this was the case for the MMPI, then they would have had to assemble new clinical groups and drastically change the questions. They did not. They simply updated antiquated language, and normed it on a sample that matched 1990 census data. This was necceary, since the demographic/ethnic make up of the country is so much different now than it was in 1939. Natural changes over time.  Not flawed theory or test construction.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Magie on Feb 9th, 2009 at 10:43pm
Please post me all the questions of MMPI-2.
Thanks
Magie

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by T.M. Cullen on Feb 10th, 2009 at 5:47am
sorry posted on wrong tread

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by trucker on Feb 14th, 2009 at 11:40am
Ladies and Gentlemen,  Relax please.  Most of the post i have read seem to deal with a sub-consious fear of testing.  This is the first portion of the test.  How doe this indiviual handle stress.. Althought the test has many questions a great deal are the same question re-worded or phrased.  a large portion of the results are from the interview and the post interview of the test results.  Face it if you are taking this test for Law enforcement standards the pre-interview will determine your attitude and abilities to handle the stress filled job of law enforcement.  Just look slowly at the 75 questions just relax and the answers will flow easily.  The whole design is to see if you are you or trying to be someone your not.  I recall a post from a former marine ( semper fi ) the test got you because you were thinking from a battlefield point of view.  Survival in war.  Law enforcement is not a complex battlefield of kill or be killed.  its gonna be 90 plus or minus boredom and 10 plus or minus percent shear terror or panic.  Just be yourself.  And if you get threw all the testing and training.  your primary goal is voluntary compliance.  serve your citizens and protect them, their children, and property.  we have enough JOHN WAYNES in this profession.  treat people as you would like to be treated and i promise you respect beyond your dreams.  dont get me wrong its not a cake walk but how you handle things will make the difference in a job you work, or a career of good memories, comrodarie , and people who will never forget your name.  Good luck.  Sorry about rattleing on.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by susieT on Feb 14th, 2009 at 6:58pm
@ this moment i am chuckling to myself.  
i 1st came across this msg board a few months ago.
quickly & simply found 567 things of interest!  (thanX mad Mikey)  
the reason for my inner amusement is that continually people keep asking for "all 567" of the questions.  & they have been posted TWICE!!  also the comment about "cheating" on a personality test is priceless!  
makes one wonder......Hmmm

......things that make ya' go "Hmmm"......

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by susieT on Feb 14th, 2009 at 8:11pm
also comical is the all mighty Quest for the "correct" answers.  there are no right answers.  there are no wrong answers.  kinda like answering the following questions;  

TRUE or FALSE:
eg.                   1.  my hair is auburn
                       2.  i have green eyes
                       3.  kittens are my favorite animal
                       4.  blue is the color is like best
                           
trucker,  'tis true about the "stress factor".   & honesty.  honest answers work best.  as in the above examples, yes, you can look bad like answering TRUE to #2 when your eyes are blue.

anyhow, just remember, if taking the test~~~RelaX & be Honest.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Mad Mikey on Feb 17th, 2009 at 5:59am
Hi all!

Thanks for the credit,  susieT !!

A good point was raised: relax and don't out-smart yourself!!


see ya!

...remember they don't call me 'Mad Mikey' for nothin'!!

:D

Title: MMPI-2
Post by Nothing2See on Feb 24th, 2009 at 1:08am
I don't think anyone here really WANTS to cheat. I think it is fair to study something though, to know what you're up against. When it comes to a matter of ARE YOU THE RIGHT PERSON FOR THE JOB, I think this test is a pretty solid foundation for an employer to base their opinions. As a employee, I think it is fair to get a look at what you're facing.

In this light, I think both sides are correct.

There are a couple of old sayings I like that really describe this situation.

1) In fighting, the losers, generally speaking, are the ones who complain about broken rules.

2) "Your best? Losers always whine about their best. Winners go home and fuck the prom queen." --Sean Connery (as John Patrick Mason), "The Rock"

Let's face it. Big business, ANY big business, private, foreign, or government wants to know that their investments are secure. This includes investments made in employees. This is an ongoing fight, a fight which any business is clearly going to win. So. It is the employee who will lose, and cry about the rules, or what's fair, and not fair.

Likewise, we as employees have a right to equal oppurtunity. Leveling the playing field doesn't mean "trying our best". It means we level the playing field so no one has the high ground. Thise means no cheating, but no being surprised either.

So I feel that IF any business will issue an MMPI-2, then we should as employees come prepared, not to try our best, but to be the best employee. To be the employee that they are looking for.

As far as lie scales go. Yes. They know when you're lying. If your test looks remotely suspicious, you have to retake it. If you fail, generally, you retake it once, and if you fail again, you may be subject to a psychiatric evaluation.

These are tricky questions, and seeing as I have to take my test tomorrow, yes. I'm looking for information, but nevertheless, I will answer honestly. This test is not about fabricating answers. It's about honesty, and can you be honest enough to share your mental health (or lack thereof)?

In the end, if you're mentally sound, you'll win. If you're not, and you somehow find a loophole, consider this: Somewhere along the road, you will make a poorly based decision that will bite you hard in the ass. I'm talking investigations, inquiries, and jail time.

Ask yourself if this test is worth it, and if it is, what are the consequences down the road, six months, six years, or a decade ahead?

Figure it out for yourself.

I support both sides.

For you "unfair testing" critics, grow up, win, and go fuck the prom queen.

Anonymous

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by susieT on Feb 24th, 2009 at 4:39pm
LOL

prom queen here~~~ready & waiting for a winner!!!!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Tracy H on Feb 28th, 2009 at 2:23pm
Good morning Thug cop.....I am doing a college project on the MMPI-2 Test.  Would you please send me the entire list of questions so I can utilize them as class participation aides during my presentation?  I would greatly appreciate it.  Thank you!

Tracy H :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Feb 28th, 2009 at 7:35pm
no, because the test is copyrighted and it is agianst the law to copy or distribute it to the the lay public.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Sergeant1107 on Mar 1st, 2009 at 10:05am

psych1 wrote on Feb 28th, 2009 at 7:35pm:
no, because the test is copyrighted and it is agianst the law to copy or distribute it to the the lay public.

Is there a precedent on that?

I think if a person copies the questions for instructional purposes or research it falls under the fair use exception, doesn't it?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Hancocktl on Mar 1st, 2009 at 10:36pm
Thank you anyway.  I appreciate your rapid response.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 2nd, 2009 at 12:21am

Sergeant1107 wrote on Mar 1st, 2009 at 10:05am:

psych1 wrote on Feb 28th, 2009 at 7:35pm:
no, because the test is copyrighted and it is agianst the law to copy or distribute it to the the lay public.

Is there a precedent on that?

I think if a person copies the questions for instructional purposes or research it falls under the fair use exception, doesn't it?


Yes, this is a good point.  However, instructional purposes for what exactly, and to whom? Presented to grad students in a clinical psychology doctoral program, then yes, giving out the questions would be permissable because all doctoral students in clinical psychology are bound ethically (and in many states, legally) to the APA ethics code. It is pressumed (because you student practice license in on the line) that you know the legal and ethical quandries associated with releasing/sharing test information. Furthermore, they are being trained in the use and intepreation of the test as part of their clinical trianing. Students in an undgrad abnormal psych class are not bound by the APA ethics code and are not being formally trained in its use. I learned about the MMPI (and other measures of psychopathology) as an undergrad and was able to become familiar with its underlying theory, psychometric properties, and purpose without the professor handing out the entire test booklet.  Did they mention a question from the test in a lecture? Yes, I am sure they did.  But we did not get a test booklet. This was simply not needed for puposes of undergrad training.  At this stage, it all about theory and purpose.  When you in grad school, that when you need to get deeper, and learn interpetation as well.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Whatever on Mar 9th, 2009 at 9:28am
This test will probably be the most important thing I do in my life, also
to everyone who has responded to this. I am not taking this test to
become a cop, FBI, or any other law enforcement agency employee,
I am doing this because I need a life altering surgery. If I want to be
pain free or hopefully close to it I need a Spin Stimulator put in, due to
damage from a accident to my neck.      So this test is new to me and in my opinion if your information on this test isn't informitive, why are you posting anything. This is a pretty scarry thing if people sit and listen to some of you go back and forth.  Quality info is much more appreciated.                                                    Thank- You

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Whatever on Mar 9th, 2009 at 9:46am
Trucker,
            After reading your post, I applaud you if there were any ?'s
about this test you've just answered them plain and simple!!!

                                                            Thanks
                                                                 w

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Mad Mikey on Mar 14th, 2009 at 12:55am
Hi to all!

Hey!!!   Who are the poor sports who had my favorite self administered PPMI-2 site yanked off the web ?????

it used to be:

www.fixcas.com/scholar/mmpi.htm

it's a sad day in America.......

Mad Mikey is a Saaaaad Mikey...........


:D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 14th, 2009 at 1:12am
Well I wrote Pearson and the APA and requested that your link be taken down back in January.  I'm actually sorry they are so slow. Red tape I guess...what can you do?.........

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Mar 14th, 2009 at 8:22am
Mad Mikey

Where's your fighting spirit?  Put it up again and keep putting it up. Maybe some lawyer will see the violation of freedom of speach and expression. Like polygraphers, psyc 1 comes on here whining trying to save a rip-off industry. Keep putting it up and keep them busy here so they won't have time for rip-offs.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Ed Earl on Mar 14th, 2009 at 5:19pm

psych1 wrote on Mar 14th, 2009 at 1:12am:
Well I wrote Pearson and the APA and requested that your link be taken down back in January.  I'm actually sorry they are so slow. Red tape I guess...what can you do?.........


Psych1
Will knowing the questions in advance or understanding MMPI test structure significantly skew results?

Are you aware of any EFFECTIVE countermeasures to an MMPI test?
(by effective, I mean are there any known countermeasures for MMPI that reduce the test's ability to identify potential psychological problems or that would allow someone to conceal a psychological problem the test was designed to illuminate?)
OR
Would MMPI countermeasure attempts actually be more likely to indicate a problem area where perhaps none existed?

I am NOT asking you to provide any specific information that would possibly enable someone to attempt to tamper with MMPI test results.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 14th, 2009 at 10:45pm
see below

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 14th, 2009 at 10:49pm

psych1 wrote on Mar 14th, 2009 at 10:45pm:
I'm not sure what you mean by "countermeasures"....but the MMPI has several embedded scales that tell psychologists if the individual has a tendebcey to respond a certain way. It suggests that they may be over pathologizing problems, or on the other hand, under reporting symptoms. This is done by using base rate sampling of item endorsements in both psychiatic and normative samples. Regression models are used to determine the probablity with which this sugestion becomes more and more likely.

Because the test was contructed using a empirical keying aproach to assess psychoapthlogy and personality constructs (very different from what most people think, which is "rational item selecton") it is difficult to tell which questions are keyed to which scale. So, no, having the questions themselves is not that big a deal. But combine it with a text book and way to score the thing, and it would be plausable that a person could practice everything enough to where they could successfully feighn a profile. However, going to this great of a length to feighn a profile means the person is either 1) so paranoid or 2.) has so much pathology to hide, (or thinks he does) how they would manage to cover up all this pathology during a clinical interview and/or on other measures is beyond me.  This behavior in and of itserlf suggests hypervigilance, lack of trust and confidence, and decpetive behavior that is contraindicated in being a law enforcement officer. Who knows what else this potential officer might fake, lie, or make up, right? I think most reasonable persons would agree to this as well.

The MMPI is not perfect, and results are always taken into account with a interview and complete history.


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Carroll on Mar 14th, 2009 at 11:12pm
I have been reading many many of your messages.  Personally, you all have scared me to death.  I have been referred to a neuropsychologist by my psychiatrist and neuroligist due to both long-term and short-term memory loss after 36 ECT treatments.  I saw him onThursday and testing was begun.  I brought the MMPI-2 home and completed it.  I answered the questions truthfully.  Now you all have me afraid of what I may be "labeled" as.  I am sure depression will show up as I am being treated for that but who knows what else it will show.  Should I be concerned about this test.  Does anyone have any suggestions for help for my memory problems?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 14th, 2009 at 11:31pm
im sorry, to hear about your problems. However, you docs seem to be reffering you appropriatley to get to the bottom of your problems. In neuropsych evals, the purpose of the MMPI is to claify what memory problems may be associated with psychaitric factors such as anxiety, poor coping skills, and depression. Several psychiatic illnessses such as severe depression, bipolar disorsder, and schizophrenia are associated with cognitive problems in and of themselves. The MMPI is not used to  label you, it is already quite clear you have had severe depression since you have had ECT treatments.  Again, its used parse out what is psychiatric and what is neurologic, and to see help clarify which one is contributing most  to your memory problems.

Please talk to the neuropsychologist about what can be done to help your memory problems.  I dont know the specifics of your case and it is unethical to commment or give medical, or mental health advise on this forum.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Ed  Earl on Mar 14th, 2009 at 11:38pm

psych1 wrote on Mar 14th, 2009 at 10:49pm:
This behavior in and of itserlf suggests hypervigilance, lack of trust and confidence, and decpetive behavior that is contraindicated in being a law enforcement officer. Who knows what else this potential officer might fake, lie, or make up, right? I think most reasonable persons would agree to this as well.  


Well said.  I think exactly the same statement would apply to anyone who attempted countermeasures on a pre-employment polygraph for a law enforcement agency.

Title: I just need help understanding things!
Post by Carroll on Mar 14th, 2009 at 11:44pm
Thank you for your reply.  You are correct.  I have been suffering from severe depression since a serious auto accident which left me unable to work as a nurse any longer-something I dearly loved.  I completed a whole battery of tests the other day, which I could tell I did not do very well on.  I just wish there was an answer to solve my problem with my memory and I don't understand how the MMPI-2 plays a role in that.  I suppose to get a better view of the "total" me.  It is funny, I have gone from a college graduate to someone barely able to follow a recipe and must write notes for everything.  I lose things all the time and get lost in places I have always gone before.  Thanks for writing back.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 15th, 2009 at 9:08am

Twoblock wrote on Mar 14th, 2009 at 8:22am:


Keep putting it up and keep them busy here so they won't have time for rip-offs.

Yes, yes..... Im sure all psychologists will come here to fight rather than designing new and better assesment measures or seeing their patients...lol.  Get real......

Sometimes when you dont understand a subject matter (i.e., psychometric theory, multivariate statisitics, personality assessment) its best to keep your mouth shut and defer the judegments to those who do, lest you look foolish. My mother taught me this at an early age. Just like tommy cruise....everyone wants to play amateur psychologist/psychiatist, right?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by vik on Mar 15th, 2009 at 12:40pm

wrote on Feb 14th, 2009 at 8:11pm:
also comical is the all mighty Quest for the "correct" answers.  there are no right answers.  there are no wrong answers.  kinda like answering the following questions;  

TRUE or FALSE:
eg.                   1.  my hair is auburn
                       2.  i have green eyes
                       3.  kittens are my favorite animal
                       4.  blue is the color is like best
                           

OF COURSE, there are right & wrong answers. The right answer is the one that the tester is looking for ... and the wrong answer is the one that pegs the person has having something "undesirable".

The actual test has no questions AT ALL along the lines of green eyes, favourite colour etc.  

Some of the actual questions are very obvious attempts to check if a person has psychiatric problems. Hence:
"Evil spirits possess me at times" True/False?

Now, it's pretty obvious that if you're applying for a job as a cop, then it's definitely the WRONG answer to say that you're possessed by evil spirts. This'll get you pegged as a lunatic & there's no way you'll get the job. Instead the best thing to do (even if you are actually possessed by spirits) :) is to answer False.

In some other circumstances, for example, when trying to plead "not guilty due to insanity" :) it would actually be the RIGHT answer to reply "True" to this question.

Other questions in the test are more subtle & the right or wrong answer is not immediately obvious ... but that doesn't mean it doesn't exist.

For example:
"I get angry sometimes." True/False?

Now, a normal person always gets angry "sometimes", so I suspect this question was put in as a control to see if a person is lying. So it may be the right answer to admit that "yeah, I do get angry sometimes".

The real check for anger management issues, I think, is other questions such as:
"Sometimes I get so angry and upset I don't know what comes over me." True/False?

Now, a "normal" person would get angry sometimes, but not to the extent of "losing control". So, the right answer here (for the cop interview, anyway) is to reply False.


wrote on Feb 14th, 2009 at 8:11pm:

trucker,  'tis true about the "stress factor".   & honesty.  honest answers work best.  as in the above examples, yes, you can look bad like answering TRUE to #2 when your eyes are blue.

anyhow, just remember, if taking the test~~~RelaX & be Honest.

No, honest answers do NOT work best if, for example, you really want that cop job to feed your family, but you suffer from occassional episodes of demonic possession. :)

If you want the job, then the only option is to lie through your teeth and claim to be just like "everyone else" ... not a saint (because that would show that you are lying) :) .... but just a normal "Joe Average".

Personally, I feel it WOULD be useful to go over the questions first, and think of what it is that "The Man" would be looking for as the "ideal" replies.

And I think it is precisely because of this empowerment, that the "The Man" is so afraid of the questions getting leaked & wants to keep them a secret.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 16th, 2009 at 1:28am
And I think it is precisely because of this empowerment, that the "The Man" is so afraid of the questions getting leaked & wants to keep them a secret.[/quote]

Or we could be slightly more parsimonous here and say that perhaps it is because 1.) it's a copyright violation due to the fact that developing and norming the test was expensive and test companies would like to be able to pay for this process by actually sellng the test(much like a publishing company sells a book, rather than giving it away) 2.) to ensure the integrity of the test in order to minimize the likleyhood that some would attempt to develop amateurish scorring progams that can assist individuals in attemtping to succsfully feign profiles.  

I'm not sure about you, but this seems much more parsimonous and logical. However, I do understand that some people will always be distrustful of "The Man"...although I must admit, I've never been sure who this is actually reffering to. I've never thought of myself much as "the man" seeing as that I am a female  :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by PsychStu on Mar 18th, 2009 at 11:00pm
I have to do some research on predicting behaviors...so I was wondering if you could e-mail me the rest of the questions for me to use as my instrument!! I would really appreciate it!!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 19th, 2009 at 2:41am
No, because the test is copyrighted and it is against the law (and unethical) to copy or distribute it to the the lay public.  

As an aside...predicting behavior? The MMPI is notorioulsy poor at predicting anything except psychotherapy treatment outcomes. It's not even a very good predictor of job performance, although "mental health" taken as a whole tends to be powerful predictor. Psychologists, much less anyone else, are poor predictors of almost all complex human behavior variables, including violence, criminal recidivism, etc.  Meehl (1954) demonstrated the superiority of actuarial methods  over clinical judgment for predicting behaviors.... we have just been slow to accept this notion. If anyone was actually good at predicting behavior, then the controversy surrounding parole and "early release" programs would be significantly less.

What behavior(s) are you ypu interested in trying to predict anyway? The tool you choose to employ will depend on what behaviors/type of behaviors your interested in.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mad Mikey on Mar 19th, 2009 at 8:10pm
Hi to all!!!

SUBJECT: SELF ADMINISTERED MMPI-2 TEST SITE:

On a serious note:  When I found the site listed below, it helped save the life of a person who did not know how to communicate the problems they had, as a result they suffered with schizophrenia for many years and was at the edge of doing injury to themselves and others. By helping get the test done and using myself as a 'Control' sample we printed out a result that helped prompt a 'Doctor' to finally do their job.

Since then, I have been a fan of the MMPI-2 test and the possibilities it has when used correctly. For us unwashed mortals it gives us at least an idea of where to look.

EVERYONE here should give 'PSYCH1' a swift kick in the @#% for protecting his turf above all else!!!  He has done a disservice to us all
by limiting access to knowledge with the excuse that MMPI-2 can be abused.  Anything can be abused, cars, booze, drugs, relationships, guns, power or knowledge - are we to live in the stone age 'pysch1'?

The MMPI-2 copyright protection psych1 refers to cannot be any greater then when it has been published in various books by Dr. James N Butcher himself (UM authority on MMPI-2).

LOOK UP  ISBN # 1-55798-182-5    (see pages 233 to 246)


RIP little buddy:
www.fixcas.com/scholar/mmpi.htm  ('thanks' to 'psych1')


......for now, Mad Mikey is a Saaaaaaad Mikey.....

try to keep smilin'!!!  (except psych1)

:D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by MMPI on Mar 19th, 2009 at 9:21pm
There are several other MMPI & MMPI-2 tests on the Internet. Just use your favorite search engine to find them. Try various keywords and don't stop at the first page of search restults.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mad Mikey on Mar 20th, 2009 at 5:22am
MMPI BOOKS ON EBAY!!!!!

Now that I have your attention, theres lots of good books out there on the cheap including Ebay when you search 'MMPI' and see what pops up - unless 'psych1' corners the market to keep this stuff out our hands!!! LOL

2 other books I liked are:

Essentials of MMPI-2 and MMPI-A Interpretation by none other then
James N Butcher  ISBN # 0-8166-2100-4
He decontructs the tests and explains them in a readable manner.

MMPI-2 Assessing Personality and Psychopathology
John R Graham  ISBN # 0-19-506068-7
A much dryer read but still very useful

One thing to remember is that a lot of this relies on methodology for assessment and statistics a lot of folks won't get, but if you like to calculate the statistical probability of getting 2 flat tires at once, etc,
there's a world of info out there at a whole other level!

But these 2 books and the previous book mentioned in the earlier post are the books I rely on when helping out pals that are getting jacked over in custody disputes!

They may call me 'Mad Mikey' but I was as sane as can be when I finally took the test for real myself!!!  But hey! I'm just an engineer from my Fermilab days, with my powers of deductive reasoning, I'd already figured out the design of the test 6 questions in!

But I know  of several cases where the test was admininstered incorrectly by shrinks paid to fail people and they had no idea they were jacked over.
stuff to watch for:
- Never accept an Answer sheet or MMPI question book that is marked up or was marked up and erased.
- Never get suckered into answering only 300 or 400 questions, the 'short test'
- Mark or answer sheet with the HB pencil real hard so no one can change your answers.
- Write your name and sign the sheet in INK so your name is not swapped onto another sheet.  If some on else marks your name on the sheet, authenticate it with your signature.
- Be sure the answer sheet and question book versions match, sounds stupid but some doctors mix them up and you get screwed!
- Be sure the question number you read and the one you mark are exactly the same! With 567 questions to mark in columns, you could make this mistake at any time.
- Don't lie! None of us are really good liers anyway, plus other tests and the observations of a good doctor is gonna figure you out! they've seen it all after a while!
- Be honest, look in the mirror and get your sh#t fixed up, you'll be better off in the long run!


....they don't call me Mad Mikey for nothin' !!!!!!!!!!!!

see ya!

:D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Mar 20th, 2009 at 1:40pm
Mad Mikey

I was sure you would be back. Welcome

If you worked at Fermilab, there's a polygrapher that visits here often that may wish to discuss particle separation with you.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 20th, 2009 at 4:15pm

mad Mikey wrote on Mar 20th, 2009 at 5:22am:
But these 2 books and the previous book mentioned in the earlier post are the books I rely on when helping out pals that are getting jacked over in custody disputes!

:D


Perhaps you could enlighten me on the rationale for licensing and board certification in the psychological sciences and medicine? If you can not answer this question, I think it wise that you consider it.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mad Mikey on Mar 21st, 2009 at 4:46am
To   'psych1'

Of course medical professionals need to be licensed - or it would be way worse!!!!!!

But folks in duress, ie, custody disputes will never know if a test was screwed up by sloppy work if they have no idea what to look for and are preoccupied by their problems at the same time.

This gets much worse when 'Child Protection Agencies' think dirty and jack you over because a nasty grandma decides to make a false claim.

Shrinks that work for these agencies have Expert Witness Immunity for any testimony they give and any report they write is considered 'prima facie' evidence (considered true unless you prove otherwise).  That means ordinary folks need big bucks to defend themselves, not good in this economy.

We are citizens, we have the right to know!  If MMPI-2 is suposed to be a secret, then none of the books should be printed in the conventional way with ISBN #s, etc and found in libraries or Ebay!!!

It reminds me of a collection of top secret books during WWII for radar development and nightvision systems, etc, they all had serial numbers and and to be signed out to companies under contract to build equipment for the allied effort.  These books were a technology transfer vehicle, theory, practice and construction of new equipment. Now that's secret - not MMPI-2!

.....remember they don't call me 'Mad Mikey' for nothin' !!!!!

see ya

:D


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 21st, 2009 at 5:54am
So where do you draw the line? Should we encourage the public to perform surgery on themselves or others (without a license) in case their surgeon makes an error?  You know, this way we can just try it out on our neighbors after reading the Grey's Anatomy testbook and a suture manual. The fact is, although you may indeed have a basic understanding if the MMPI itself from thouroghly reading Butcher's text, you are not trained in psychological assessment. (i.e., integrating information from tests score, clinical observation, and knowlege about personality theory and psychopathology/psychiatric diagnosis to describe a person). Big difference betwen testing and assessment. It's not just about a test score. If this is all it was, this wouldn't be a doctoral level profession.  

Additionally, what is the rationale for requiring a doctoral degree if the subject to be mastered requires no more than reading a test textbook? I find this to be extraordinarly naive and demostrative of a lack of understanding of the complexities of personality/psychiatric assessment.

Shrinks that work for these agencies have Expert Witness Immunity for any testimony they give and any report they write is considered 'prima facie' evidence (considered true unless you prove otherwise).  

Lastly, where on earth did you get this idea?! This is categorically false! You obviously have no formal training in jurisprudence either do you?

I propose that if we trash a test, we talk shit about the Rorschach Inkblot Test. I mean, can we please bury this thing?  I will gladly scientific trash this test with the rest of you. Fortunately, it is used less and less nowadays, especailly in legal or forensic settings.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 21st, 2009 at 6:30am
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Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by George W. Maschke on Mar 21st, 2009 at 7:27am
psych1,

What is the purpose of question #69 cited in the first post of this message thread:

(yes or no) "I am very strongly attracted by members of my own sex."

Do you think this is an appropriate question for prospective employees to be asked?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 21st, 2009 at 8:29am

George W. Maschke wrote on Mar 21st, 2009 at 7:27am:
psych1,

What is the purpose of question #69 cited in the first post of this message thread:

(yes or no) "I am very strongly attracted by members of my own sex."

Do you think this is an appropriate question for prospective employees to be asked?


All I can say is that is NOT item 69 on the MMPI-2.  The person posted the orginal MMPI question list (not MMPI-2), which has been out of use for some 25 years now. Further, an employer never sees an inividual's actual answers or responses from the MMPI-2 anyway. It is not given by them, its done by a contracted psychologist whos ethics code (APA, 2002) strickly forbays sharing raw test data with employers (or anyone who is not a licensed psychologist for that matter). There is no reasson to either.  Again, using an interview to inform the assessment, the psychologist simply writes a report (or verbally reports) an opinion regarding job fitness and/or mental health.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by George W. Maschke on Mar 21st, 2009 at 9:21am
psych1,

Are you quite sure? I yesterday received a letter from a lawyer for NCS Pearson, Inc. who avers that the first post in this message thread contains material from the MMPI-2.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by MMPI on Mar 21st, 2009 at 2:45pm
Most of the questions in the MMPI where retained in the revised MMPI-2, so the first post does contain some MMPI-2 content.

The complete set of questions from both the MMPI and MMPI-2 are available here

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 22nd, 2009 at 12:31am

George W. Maschke wrote on Mar 21st, 2009 at 9:21am:
psych1,

Are you quite sure? I yesterday received a letter from a lawyer for NCS Pearson, Inc. who avers that the first post in this message thread contains material from the MMPI-2.


There is considrable item overlap betwen the two versions. I am sure Pearson simply saw the title "MMPI-2" and the list of questions.  I doubt they have time to read through all 567 to see from which version it is or to see of they are all completely accurate.

Title: Letter from NCS Pearson, Inc.
Post by George W. Maschke on Mar 22nd, 2009 at 9:44am
As I mentioned earlier, a lawyer for NCS Pearson, Inc. has sent AntiPolygraph.org a letter averring that the first post in this message thread contains material from the MMPI-2 and demanding that it be deleted. For the full text of the letter, and AntiPolygraph.org's reply, see AntiPolygraph.org Receives (and Rejects) a Copyright Takedown Request on the blog.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Mar 22nd, 2009 at 10:57pm
psych1

Ref: your analogy concerning the public performing surgery on themselves without a license: This presents an opportunity for me to share my personal experience and refute your analogy. I have removed three basal cell carcenomas and one melanoma from my face and temple. Two of the carcenomas were previously surgically remove by a dermatologist and came back. After my treatment they have never come back.  Six others, through my involvement, have been successfully cured. I have not experienced a failure. I have four personal friends that have cured themselves with this product who had been sent home to die by the medical profession.

Another example: I have a degree in Bus. Adm. and had a suit and tie job for a number of years. Without additional formal education, I have acquired expert status in the precious metals business which includes all technical aspects of prospecting, developing, assaying, producing, designing and refining to purity precious metals. All this without associated technical degrees.

I consider your statement that success in any endeavor requires a degree in the field is arrogant and self serving.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 22nd, 2009 at 11:05pm

Twoblock wrote on Mar 22nd, 2009 at 10:57pm:
psych1


I consider your statement that success in any endeavor requires a degree in the field is arrogant and self serving.


I dont recall saying this. I believe I made it perfectly clear that I was talking specifcally about knowledge of psychological assessment.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
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Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Desprez on Mar 24th, 2009 at 11:51am
First off, I'd like to thank you, psych1, for your explanations of how the MMPI works; You've already answered some of the questions I was going to ask.

However, I still have a few. Many questions seem to have several different interpretations, or connotations that can completely change how you would answer the question. If this only occurred once in a while, I'm sure it would average out. However, it seems far to frequent for comfort.

A big problems seems to come from subjectively rating a subjective qualifier, and then trying to stuff it into a true/false matrix.
Questions that start, "I sometimes have... [statement]"
Let's say [statement] happens all the time. The answer should be 'false', since 'sometimes' is far removed from 'all the time'. If [statement] happens hardly at all, the answer is still 'false', since 'sometimes' is also far removed from 'hardly at all'. Only when your frequency of [statement] approaches 50/50 should you answer 'true'. The problem, I'd wager, is that many people are going to answer 'true' if [statement] happens all the time, and 'false' if it happens seldomly. The reasoning being if it happens often, then logically, that includes sometimes, therefore the answer is 'true'.
How are these differences reconciled?

Then there are connotative differences. Take the T/F questions: "I would like to be an used car salesman." And, "I would like to sell automobiles." These questions were listed in a Psychology textbook as an example of repeated questions to test for consistent answers. Yet, I can think of many legitimate reasons why they might be answered differently. What if someone has the image of the sleaze-ball used car salesman that would sell his grandmother a lemon, as compared to the guy selling brand new cars from the factory. That person will likely score as deceptive or inconsistent.

Now to look at some actual MMPI examples:
3) I wake up fresh and rested most mornings.
Is the question testing for 'fresh and rested' or 'mornings'? If one has a schedule where they wake up in the evening, it seems like you should simply transpose 'evening' for 'morning'. But this is exactly the sort of interpretation we're not supposed to read into, since we can't be sure if we're being categorized into a statistical group (night shift people or 'morning person') or testing for poor sleep habits. What if the answer is, "It depends on what day it is?" What about, "Right now, yes. If I actually get a job and have to wake up at a particular time, probably not."

4) I think I would enjoy the work of a librarian.
Ok, is this asking about what you think a librarian does? Maybe a stereotypical librarian? Or what an librarian job is really like? How many people actually know what a librarian job is really like? Or is this question referring to liking quiet scholarly pursuits? Perhaps it refers to helping others find information, almost like solving a problem? Perhaps it refers to a fondness for organization?

5) I am easily awakened by noise.
What kind of noise? Normal, random, sounds from outside? Or a child crying next you? Quiet conversation in the next room? Laughing in the next room? This question is way to vague. Normal every-day sounds? No. Unexpected banging near my head? Yes. How would I answer this?

Only five questions in, and already three of them have serious wording issues.
And I didn't even complain about question 2) "I have a good appetite." I'm reasonably certain that 'good' in this instance refers to normal or appropriate. However, anyone speaking this line in real life would probably have meant 'I'm very hungry' i.e. more so than normal.

Moving right along...
7) I like to read newspaper articles on crime.
Imagine the thought process upon reading this question:
"Well, sure, I guess. But I wouldn't say I like them over other articles. But I don't hate them. I guess I don't like them, I'm indifferent. So that would be 'false' then. But saying 'false' seems to suggest I don't like them. Ok, I'll put 'true' here, and next time I see something similar I'll put 'false' so it'll even out."
Do you see where I'm going with this?

24) Evil spirits possess me at times.
Ok, WTF. Who is going to answer 'true' to this question? I'd postulate even a person who believes this to be true, is going to answer this 'false', especially while applying for a job. Ok, granted, maybe you're not actually checking for insanity, but rather a statistical category. Would that category happen to be the people who answer 'true' just to see what'll happen?

25) I would like to be a singer.
Ah, it's the same problems as question 4, but more so. Again, I'm going to say that most people don't actually know what it's like to be a singer. Are we talking about the myriad stereotypical singers, or actual singers?
This question even has a talent conditional thrown in. As in, if I had the talent to do so, yes. But seeing as I don't, no. Which way should I answer this question?

34) I have never been in trouble because of my sexual behavior.
Define 'trouble' i this context, please. Trouble as in, I got arrested? Or trouble as in, I got caught cheating? Or trouble as in, I got an STD? Or trouble as in, my mom caught me masturbating? Does this question imply deviant behavior? What's considered deviant? Also, some people equate trouble with simple embarrassment, does that count?

68) I sometimes tease animals.
Define 'tease' in this context, please. Good natured teasing one might engage in with a family pet? Reading teasing as closer to playing. Or the cruelty a kid might inflict on a squirrel? Reading teasing as mischief. What about shouting 'Moo!' to cows out of the window of a moving car?

I'll stop here as I think I've covered most of the types of problems.
It seems like some of these questions are deliberately vague. If that's the case, then it is up to the test taker to interpret them, and I have trouble seeing how that's useful. If there are multiple interpretations, than how is anyone able to tell what I meant and put me in a category?
Regardless, if they're up for interpretation, I'd be able to answer some because I can feel like I'm 'leaning' towards a particular interpretation, and therefore an answer. But there would still be many that are basically unanswerable without clarification. Seeing as there is never any clarification (and the non-PhD test administrators would probably be unqualified to comment anyway) I'm always inclined to remember how I answered, and then answer the other way on a similar question later. But apparently that's not correct to do either. Where does that leave me?

About copyright.
I mean no offense, but you would do well to brush up on your impression of what copyright is, and what it isn't. The quoting of a few questions in a discussion about how the test works easily falls under fair use. e.g. This post. The purpose of copyright is never to stifle discussion.
Your claim that because we aren't studying psychology gives us no moral or ethical reason to see or quote the questions is quite misguided. Or did I mis-read what you said?
I will, however, agree that posting the whole test would be a copyright violation. (Though trying to combat it is a lost cause - if anything, it makes sure more people see it. Streisand Effect, anyone?) As for the 75 questions originally posted here, that's probably going to be considered fair use. But, it depends on more factors than just a flat percentage of the work. (See fair use link above)
You've taken a rather over-defensive copyright stance with regard to this work. Do you work on/for/research/publish the MMPI?
And finally, if seeing the questions invalidates the test, then the test is flawed. Just as in cryptography, if seeing the encryption algorithm breaks the encryption, then that encryption scheme is flawed.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by hostage on Mar 24th, 2009 at 7:56pm
http://geisel.narod.ru/mmpi2.htm

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by T.M. Cullen on Mar 24th, 2009 at 9:13pm
Thank you comrade!

TC

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 25th, 2009 at 12:42am

Desprez wrote on Mar 24th, 2009 at 11:51am:
First off, I'd like to thank you, psych1, for your explanations of how the MMPI works; You've already answered some of the questions I was going to ask.

However, I still have a few. Many questions seem to have several different interpretations, or connotations that can completely change how you would answer the question. If this only occurred once in a while, I'm sure it would average out. However, it seems far to frequent for comfort.

A big problems seems to come from subjectively rating a subjective qualifier, and then trying to stuff it into a true/false matrix.
Questions that start, "I sometimes have... [statement]"
Let's say [statement] happens all the time. The answer should be 'false', since 'sometimes' is far removed from 'all the time'. If [statement] happens hardly at all, the answer is still 'false', since 'sometimes' is also far removed from 'hardly at all'. Only when your frequency of [statement] approaches 50/50 should you answer 'true'. The problem, I'd wager, is that many people are going to answer 'true' if [statement] happens all the time, and 'false' if it happens seldomly. The reasoning being if it happens often, then logically, that includes sometimes, therefore the answer is 'true'.
How are these differences reconciled?

Then there are connotative differences. Take the T/F questions: "I would like to be an used car salesman." And, "I would like to sell automobiles." These questions were listed in a Psychology textbook as an example of repeated questions to test for consistent answers. Yet, I can think of many legitimate reasons why they might be answered differently. What if someone has the image of the sleaze-ball used car salesman that would sell his grandmother a lemon, as compared to the guy selling brand new cars from the factory. That person will likely score as deceptive or inconsistent.

Now to look at some actual MMPI examples:
3) I wake up fresh and rested most mornings.
Is the question testing for 'fresh and rested' or 'mornings'? If one has a schedule where they wake up in the evening, it seems like you should simply transpose 'evening' for 'morning'. But this is exactly the sort of interpretation we're not supposed to read into, since we can't be sure if we're being categorized into a statistical group (night shift people or 'morning person') or testing for poor sleep habits. What if the answer is, "It depends on what day it is?" What about, "Right now, yes. If I actually get a job and have to wake up at a particular time, probably not."

4) I think I would enjoy the work of a librarian.
Ok, is this asking about what you think a librarian does? Maybe a stereotypical librarian? Or what an librarian job is really like? How many people actually know what a librarian job is really like? Or is this question referring to liking quiet scholarly pursuits? Perhaps it refers to helping others find information, almost like solving a problem? Perhaps it refers to a fondness for organization?

5) I am easily awakened by noise.
What kind of noise? Normal, random, sounds from outside? Or a child crying next you? Quiet conversation in the next room? Laughing in the next room? This question is way to vague. Normal every-day sounds? No. Unexpected banging near my head? Yes. How would I answer this?

Only five questions in, and already three of them have serious wording issues.
And I didn't even complain about question 2) "I have a good appetite." I'm reasonably certain that 'good' in this instance refers to normal or appropriate. However, anyone speaking this line in real life would probably have meant 'I'm very hungry' i.e. more so than normal.

Moving right along...
7) I like to read newspaper articles on crime.
Imagine the thought process upon reading this question:
"Well, sure, I guess. But I wouldn't say I like them over other articles. But I don't hate them. I guess I don't like them, I'm indifferent. So that would be 'false' then. But saying 'false' seems to suggest I don't like them. Ok, I'll put 'true' here, and next time I see something similar I'll put 'false' so it'll even out."
Do you see where I'm going with this?

24) Evil spirits possess me at times.
Ok, WTF. Who is going to answer 'true' to this question? I'd postulate even a person who believes this to be true, is going to answer this 'false', especially while applying for a job. Ok, granted, maybe you're not actually checking for insanity, but rather a statistical category. Would that category happen to be the people who answer 'true' just to see what'll happen?

25) I would like to be a singer.
Ah, it's the same problems as question 4, but more so. Again, I'm going to say that most people don't actually know what it's like to be a singer. Are we talking about the myriad stereotypical singers, or actual singers?
This question even has a talent conditional thrown in. As in, if I had the talent to do so, yes. But seeing as I don't, no. Which way should I answer this question?

34) I have never been in trouble because of my sexual behavior.
Define 'trouble' i this context, please. Trouble as in, I got arrested? Or trouble as in, I got caught cheating? Or trouble as in, I got an STD? Or trouble as in, my mom caught me masturbating? Does this question imply deviant behavior? What's considered deviant? Also, some people equate trouble with simple embarrassment, does that count?

68) I sometimes tease animals.
Define 'tease' in this context, please. Good natured teasing one might engage in with a family pet? Reading teasing as closer to playing. Or the cruelty a kid might inflict on a squirrel? Reading teasing as mischief. What about shouting 'Moo!' to cows out of the window of a moving car?

I'll stop here as I think I've covered most of the types of problems.
It seems like some of these questions are deliberately vague. If that's the case, then it is up to the test taker to interpret them, and I have trouble seeing how that's useful. If there are multiple interpretations, than how is anyone able to tell what I meant and put me in a category?
Regardless, if they're up for interpretation, I'd be able to answer some because I can feel like I'm 'leaning' towards a particular interpretation, and therefore an answer. But there would still be many that are basically unanswerable without clarification. Seeing as there is never any clarification (and the non-PhD test administrators would probably be unqualified to comment anyway) I'm always inclined to remember how I answered, and then answer the other way on a similar question later. But apparently that's not correct to do either. Where does that leave me?

About copyright.
I mean no offense, but you would do well to brush up on your impression of what copyright is, and what it isn't. The quoting of a few questions in a discussion about how the test works easily falls under fair use. e.g. This post. The purpose of copyright is never to stifle discussion.
Your claim that because we aren't studying psychology gives us no moral or ethical reason to see or quote the questions is quite misguided. Or did I mis-read what you said?
I will, however, agree that posting the whole test would be a copyright violation. (Though trying to combat it is a lost cause - if anything, it makes sure more people see it. Streisand Effect, anyone?) As for the 75 questions originally posted here, that's probably going to be considered fair use. But, it depends on more factors than just a flat percentage of the work. (See fair use link above)
You've taken a rather over-defensive copyright stance with regard to this work. Do you work on/for/research/publish the MMPI?
And finally, if seeing the questions invalidates the test, then the test is flawed. Just as in cryptography, if seeing the encryption algorithm breaks the encryption, then that encryption scheme is flawed.


I can't answer all of this zillion part question.

However,The MMPI is NOT interpreted at an individual item level. If you consider having headaches once a month "frequent"....thats fine by me.  Items were keyed to a scale by using clinical criterion groups during a norming process. If you think you have headaches "frequently"......that's all need to know. You are thinking (i.e., endorsing) just like the criterion group for that question.  It doesn't really matter how frequently they actually occur because it not really the headaches themselves that are the point. The test is just seeing if you indentify in the same way the clinical criterion group did. In other words, you identified yourself as having them frequenly, just like they did, no matter what "frequently" actually means to you. I dont really care how you or any of the critrion group defined the abstarct notion of "frequently." You think you have headaches "frequently"......just as they thought they had headaches "frequently." It would be just one questiion out of dozens that could potetially indentify you as endorsing similair to the criterion group. NOW, Could this item inividual endorsement be toally meaningless?  OF COURSE! That's why we dont look at individual items for content! Many times it is just totally meaningless, and/or totally by chance that you happen to be endorsing like the criterion group. However, when you are endorsing 25 out of 30 items like the clinical criterion group (rather than just 4 or 5 items), then we can say with a much greater degree of likelyhood that your indentification (i.e. similarity) to the criterion group is not by random chance, statistically speaking. Once this termination is made, then this is where clincial training, experience, and clinical judegment fill in the blanks and guide final intepretation of whether the scale that was elevated by those 25 endorsesments is clinically meaningful for the individual case in question.  

In the instances where I do loook at individual items for their content, I ask the client to "tell me more about that"; especially questions involving risk for self-harm, legal problems/violence, or substance abuse. For example, I might say, "Mr. X, I see here that you said you have been in touble with the law?"  As you pointed out, this could be anything from a speeding ticket to serial murder depending on how he interpreted the questions. In this case I would simply say: "So Mr. X, you endorsed having been in trouble with the law before.......tell me a little bit more about that." The  client then describes the situations/circumstances, and ta-da, no more ambiquity.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by JSP on Mar 25th, 2009 at 9:32pm
Ok to be honest,i dont understand this:

L Lie 11   83

I have a high lie score here. I am not sure why, i answered everything to the best of my ability and yet it says i scored very high on the lie portion. How can that be? I dont understand.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 25th, 2009 at 9:49pm
I would not take the name of the scale too literally, especially in isolation. Having a high L scale in and of itself is really not an issue, especially when considering the population (i.e., prospective employees), and simply denotes some unusual responding there.  By itself, it doesn't suggest anything more than that.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by JSP on Mar 25th, 2009 at 10:34pm
Yea, i took it twice. I am trying to be a police officer. Everything on the result i got seems to be inline. yet the L-lie score seems high, too high. But hopefully it wont be a disqualifier, i really answered to the best of my ability.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 25th, 2009 at 11:02pm

JSP wrote on Mar 25th, 2009 at 10:34pm:
Yea, i took it twice. I am trying to be a police officer. Everything on the result i got seems to be inline. yet the L-lie score seems high, too high. But hopefully it wont be a disqualifier, i really answered to the best of my ability.


You seem to have an awful lot of trust in the accuracy of an illegally bootlegged scoring program?  It is somewhat amazing to me that people's hypervigilance/paranoia about this issue doesnt extend to having any skepticism or distrust regarding the accuracy of materials provided by strangers on an internet chat forum. If your distrustful about one, why would you not be distrustfull about the other.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Desprez on Mar 25th, 2009 at 11:05pm
If the questions themselves are completely unimportant, than why not just have very abstract questions asking to pick between different words, like:
1) Red or Blue
2) Car or Train
3) Fast or Slow
ext.

I mean, couldn't you build up the same statistical models about groups answering similarly, or interpret/assign meanings to the questions similarly?

And then you wouldn't have to worry about a 'Lie' index, because why would you lie about 'Red or Blue', and you don't have to worry about some people thinking a particular question is going to disqualify them.


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Mar 25th, 2009 at 11:33pm

Desprez wrote on Mar 25th, 2009 at 11:05pm:
If the questions themselves are completely unimportant, than why not just have very abstract questions asking to pick between different words, like:
1) Red or Blue
2) Car or Train
3) Fast or Slow
ext.

I mean, couldn't you build up the same statistical models about groups answering similarly, or interpret/assign meanings to the questions similarly?

And then you wouldn't have to worry about a 'Lie' index, because why would you lie about 'Red or Blue', and you don't have to worry about some people thinking a particular question is going to disqualify them.



If red and blue color preference happens to be a statistical discriminator between schizophrenics and "normals", than yea, sure go ahead. This is how the empirical keying method works. However, I think the likelihood of seeing a 95% to 5% split between those 2 groups on red and blue color preference is improbable at best.  But hey, if it works....sure.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by wildkoala on Apr 25th, 2009 at 7:05am
For those wishing to know the MMPI 2 test questions in full:  Do a search in your local library (or nearest university library) and see if they have the following book:

Development and use of the MMPI-2 Content Scales by James Neal Butcher.

It contains the entire list of questions in an appendix at the back of the book, or so one Amazon review of the book says.  (No wonder it's currently out of stock......)

My local university library has it, and I'll be borrowing it on Monday.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by romeo on Apr 30th, 2009 at 1:23pm
I would certainly appreciate if you could send send me the remaining questions.

Thanks

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by romeo on Apr 30th, 2009 at 1:48pm
I suspect my boss will have me pass the Rorschach test in order to be able to fire me.

The protection my union offer is that if I fail the test, I will be sent to see another psy.

Do you know how I could prepare for that test ?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Apr 30th, 2009 at 9:37pm
;D....no one is gonna fire you based on a Rorschach. Intellectually interesting. Psychometric nightmare!

Moreover, just FYI, your boss does NOT dictate what tests a psychologist will give. Your boss can request that you get a psych eval (you can refuse this) and he can request that a specific question related to your job functioning be answered in that eval (ie., dangerousness to others, fitness for duty, etc). HOWEVER, your boss can NOT dictate what specific tests he want the person to get. I give tests that I think will provide the cleariest most valid answer to the refferal question. I make the decisions about what tests I think are appopriate to give, no one else.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by geeve on May 13th, 2009 at 1:53am
I would really appreciate getting the other questions for the MMPI-2, and any other information you have. Do you know how to get the answers that they score it by, or determine your personality by?
Would you email me at giogemel@gmail.com. Thanks for any help you can give.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on May 16th, 2009 at 7:56pm
geeve

Research this thread. Hostage posted a website that lists all questions on MMPI-2. If you have a copier, make yourself a copy.

Title: I need the answer keys for the MCMI-III
Post by davido on Jun 6th, 2009 at 10:42pm
I need to get the answers to a test that's quite similar to the MMPI 2. Specifically, for the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory, or MCMI-III, I need the Manual, answer keys, and Hand-Scoring User's Guide. Does anybody have any of these items, or have any ideas on how to get them. You can either answer here, or email me privately at davido_de at yahoo.com.  Thank you.

Davido

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Jun 8th, 2009 at 5:31am
All of these assessment instruments are copyrighted, are not in the public domain, and there are no "answer keys." Im sure the MCMI-III is being used as part of a larger assesment process. Just answer the questions honestly.


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Anti-MMPI-2 on Jul 26th, 2009 at 1:49am
(Yes, the research literature does indeed show that the MMPI-2 is a good measure for assessment of psychopathology. It is the most widely used personality/psychopathology screening in the Western world for this very reason. However, the test should not be interpreted blindly and the results should always be supplemented by other clinical information (such as an thorough clinical interview before hand) if diagnostic decisions are going to made. For example, If a cleint is in the midst of messy divorce and the partner is using every method possible to get child custody and take all of his financial assets, I would certainly expect some elevation of paranoia above the norm. In the context of this situational variable it is quite understandable, and I would explain this in the report so no one gets the wrong idea by just looking at the numerical score.

I mentioned in my last post that both the sensitivity (proportion of actual positives which are correctly identified) and specificity (proportion of negatives which are correctly identified) of the individual subscales is very high. I do not have the sensitivity and specificity averages for each scale in front of me at the moment.  It varies by study and the population in question, but its in the very high 90% range. Perfectly acceptable for clinical use. I do not do these screens for enforcement agencies as part of my practice, but I see no reason why people should be paranoid about this issue.)
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I have to disagree with the above post!!!! I took the MMPI-2 and the Rorschach after I just had moved from Europe to the US. I am also originally diagnosed with a psych disorder in europe. 

I never was shown any resulst from these tests from the LPAE who administered the test. I just thought it was a waste of time to be honest. After about 6 months I quit seeing this blowho because I was tired of being told that everything I had experienced in my abusive childhood never happend and that I just imagined my illness. What I find even more insane about this is, she had access to my mental records from Europe. You know what she did?????? She went in the records in front of me, picked pieces apart, made fun of the pdoc who wrote the notes and basically disregarded everything.  ???????? Professional huh? 

Now almost 2 years later I found out, that she diagnosed me with Antisocial Personality Disorder!  ??????? I NEVER was involved in any crimes. I don't have a record.  I NEVER took any drugs and am NOT a alcoholic. I NeVER coned anybody. I am NOT violant. Everything what they list for this personality disorder I am not.

You would not believe to what extend this LPAE went to warn the whole hospital staff AND the community about me.  Because of her unprofessional actions, my life in that community was ruined!!! We ended up moving this year to get away from it.

I have done some research now and she never conducted a pre interview about my past, she never considered my current situation when I took the test and she never explained the test to me. She never asked for any documents. NOTHING!!! She even claimed I made up all my education from my homecountry. Heck, she even claimed that the statement in my regular medical records about both of my parents having high blood pressure was made up.  Or that my mother's brother doesn't have schizophrenia, since I supposedly made that up too.

So she basically read it blind I guess.  The minute I walked into this womans office, she didn't want to hear what I had to say. Would interrupt me and then talk about her family or a patient who was colour blind.

When I tried to put in a complaint, I was laughed at by the patient advocat. I tried to have my records released to my new pdoc, but they continued to loose the request of release. I put in a complaint, which was lost also.   I had no support whatsoever, because of this bloody idiot going amok with her "diagnosis"!!!  And all I am is a SAHM!!!  I don't even have a influenzing position.  I could not even get a job because of this, it was known all over the community.  Even my neighbors in the street where I lived knew about this. Which is actually a federal offense, but hey... I am the bad guy, that is what her test results say, so I guess it is ok for her to break the law.

  Do you have any idea what I had to go through??? And I have NEVER done a thing to anybody.  She even went so far and had notes put in my children's medical file about this, so when I brought my children in for routine appointments they were automatically checked for abuse. Every time I saw a physician I was treated very negative. Before I knew I just thought these people were just rude, but after I found out, it made all sense.

Yes I am angry! And I am very bitter about this!!! 

I do NOT support these tests!!! In the wrong hands, they can be lethal weapons and ruin lifes!!!!  This is just nuts!!!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Jul 26th, 2009 at 8:23am
So did a test do all this to you, or did a person?

If true, this seems to be the story of an incompetent practitioner and misuse of test data, no? Is that the tests fault, or the persons fault?

PS: What is an "LPEA" anyway. Assuming this is in the US, if this person not a doctoral level provider, they should not be giving the MMPI at all anyway.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Anti-MMPI-2 on Jul 26th, 2009 at 1:43pm

psych1 wrote on Jul 26th, 2009 at 8:23am:
So did a test do all this to you, or did a person?

If true, this seems to be the story of an incompetent practitioner and misuse of test data, no? Is that the tests fault, or the persons fault?

PS: What is an "LPEA" anyway. Assuming this is in the US, if this person not a doctoral level provider, they should not be giving the MMPI at all anyway.



Ok, I got a little carried away last night. Just thinking about what I had to go through upsets me all over again.  I agree it was not the test itself, but the person who evaluated it.  I actually ended up in a psych facility last year for 11 days, because I had a mental breakdown. My husband had to involuntary admit me. I never have felt so freaked out and scared before, not even when I used to hear voices and had hallucinations. 

It took me a little while to find out what her credentials were, because she never told me. I guess I was a bit naive and trusting in that matter when I first came to the States, because I had a really good Psychologist and Psychiatrist where I came from. 
LPAE stands for Licensed Professional Art Therapist or Licensed Professional Art Education, depending on which State he/she is licensed at. I read that this is a Masters Degree. So no PHD.

What I also don't understand is, she lives in the South, but is licensed in the State of Alaska.  When I do a search on her, supposedly she never has lived in Alaska. Now why would she be licensed there??? Don't you have to live in the State where you are licensed in???

I did some research on my own now to figure out why she could come to such a conclusion.  I assume, that my level 4 must have read high.  But that does not automatically mean the person is a psychopath. I have always honored any laws and regulations. In fact, in my country I have a degree as a Legal-Assistant. One big logical conclusion for her should have been, that if I would have had a record somewhere, I could not have qualified for a green card/legal alien visa. They do a extensive background check for that.

I am though, somewhat opinionated and I don't easily just let someone tell me what to think. I like to form my own opinion about something, by looking at it closer, collect information and facts, then draw my own conclusions and then either agree or disagree. Though, I don't harp on my opinion, especially not, when someone has much better facts and information than I do.  I also tend to be outspoken and say what I think. But I don't believe that makes me a psychopath, I believe it makes me more of an independent thinker. What is your take on that? 

Also, during the time of taking the test I was very homesick, I also didn't like where we had to live and was in a depressive phase because of that. Plus, I did not really want to come to the States to live. I really like my homecountry!! I think it is a pretty good place to live.  So I don't know if that had something to do with how I answered certain questions???!!!  I am just left to wonder.

I tried to gain insight to these records, but was told by the patient advocate with a grin on her face, that if the Psychiatrist and therapist deem it dangerous to the patient they can deny showing the medical records. ???? I think that is a load of crap to be quite honest!! But they can turn around and just spread around defamatory statements and all just based on a test result???? I mean, she has no facts whatsoever.  Same with accusing me of doing drugs. She never even asked me if I would be willing to do drug testing. I would have agreed to that. She could have randomly tested me for drugs.  Besides...... the Psychiatrist I saw back home did random testing on me, because I used to be on Tegretol.  And to cover all of her bases this Psychiatrist I saw back home also tested for drugs. And as I said before, this blowhole of a LPAE had access to these records. 
Unprofessional to no end!!!

I still believe though, in the hands of the wrong person, these tests are lethal weapons!!!   

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Anti-MMPI-2 on Jul 26th, 2009 at 6:12pm

wrote on Mar 14th, 2009 at 11:12pm:
I have been reading many many of your messages.  Personally, you all have scared me to death.  I have been referred to a neuropsychologist by my psychiatrist and neuroligist due to both long-term and short-term memory loss after 36 ECT treatments.  I saw him onThursday and testing was begun.  I brought the MMPI-2 home and completed it.  I answered the questions truthfully.  Now you all have me afraid of what I may be "labeled" as.  I am sure depression will show up as I am being treated for that but who knows what else it will show.  Should I be concerned about this test.  Does anyone have any suggestions for help for my memory problems?



Run and burn the test!!!!  Besides, the requirements for how the test is supposed to be taken are already violated, because you are not supposed to take the test home and finish it. 

Run, all I can say. And don't forget to burn the test!!! I am serious. Taking this test and some lunatic evaluating my test has brought me nothing but grief and trouble!!!!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Anti-MMPI-2 on Jul 26th, 2009 at 6:40pm

Twoblock wrote on Dec 4th, 2008 at 2:10am:
JC

Dangerous???  Please explain how so. By saying such a thing, you are indicating that you know.



Yes, dangerous in the wrong hands!!!!  I have experienced it myself, took the test and some lunatic read it.  Nothing but grief and trouble!!!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Jul 26th, 2009 at 8:02pm
Again, your gripes seem to be with an individual practitioner, not a test. Obviously, a person who is incompetent enough not to know that she is not  suppose to give this test in the first place is not gonna be competent enough to properly interpetret its results either. Again, this has nothing to to do with theory or psychometric validity of the test itself. Im sorry for your struggle, but perhaps your issue is one another board? Perhaps a formal ethics complaint to her licensing board as well?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Anti-MMPI-2 on Jul 26th, 2009 at 11:56pm

psych1 wrote on Jul 26th, 2009 at 8:02pm:
Again, your gripes seem to be with an individual practitioner, not a test. Obviously, a person who is incompetent enough not to know that she is not  suppose to give this test in the first place is not gonna be competent enough to properly interpetret its results either. Again, this has nothing to to do with theory or psychometric validity of the test itself. Im sorry for your struggle, but perhaps your issue is one another board? Perhaps a formal ethics complaint to her licensing board as well?


I am sorry that I have to disagree with you here, this is not just a gripe as you call it.  I believe people need to be aware that this test is not foolproof, especially not in the hands of incompetent professionals. I also want people to be aware, that it can have pretty bad consequences.  Isn't this test also used in forensics? What I have read is, it actually also decides if someone goes to jail or not.  I find that pretty frightning.  And no, I don't consider this a rant/gripe either what I just wrote.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Jul 27th, 2009 at 12:19am

Anti-MMPI-2 wrote on Jul 26th, 2009 at 11:56pm:

psych1 wrote on Jul 26th, 2009 at 8:02pm:
Again, your gripes seem to be with an individual practitioner, not a test. Obviously, a person who is incompetent enough not to know that she is not  suppose to give this test in the first place is not gonna be competent enough to properly interpetret its results either. Again, this has nothing to to do with theory or psychometric validity of the test itself. Im sorry for your struggle, but perhaps your issue is one another board? Perhaps a formal ethics complaint to her licensing board as well?


I am sorry that I have to disagree with you here, this is not just a gripe as you call it.  I believe people need to be aware that this test is not foolproof, especially not in the hands of incompetent professionals. I also want people to be aware, that it can have pretty bad consequences.  Isn't this test also used in forensics? What I have read is, it actually also decides if someone goes to jail or not.  I find that pretty frightning.  And no, I don't consider this a rant/gripe either what I just wrote.


A test does not deciede whether someone goes to jail. That is strictly a judge's or jury's job/ruling.  In a forensic case, a psychologist renders an opinion to a court based on many sources of data (not just one test) that assists in "trier of fact," and then a judge or jury deciedes how much weight to give that person's opinion/testimony in the context of the rest of the facts of the case. A judge or jury then reders a verdict. Psychologists and test results do not send people to jail, judges and juries do. I am not sure how or why you have this mistaken impresion of the american justice system.

Lastly, I do not know of any professionals who view any tests (medical or psychological) as "fool proof." I think most of the public knows this as well. This is why we (psychologist) are aware of, and publish, the senstivity and specificty of our assessment instruments, just as any medical physician is aware of the false-positive and false-negative error rate of their medical tests. So, again I am unsure why you think that anyone would view a test a "fool-proof"? Professionals know this of course, and i think any reasonably educated member of the public knows this already as well.

PS: Any test is arbitrary without a properly trained professional to interpret it, and, any and all tests can be misued in the hands of the wrong person. This is not a new concept, or one that is unique to the MMPI.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by T.M. Cullen on Jul 27th, 2009 at 4:49am
Can a person facing criminal charges be forced by the court to take the MMPI 2?  When is it used?  To determined competency to stand trial?

TC

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Jul 27th, 2009 at 5:08am

T.M. Cullen wrote on Jul 27th, 2009 at 4:49am:
Can a person facing criminal charges be forced by the court to take the MMPI 2?  When is it used?  To determined competency to stand trial?

TC

If you find a way to force someone to sit down and spend an hour and a half reading questions and bubbling in answers on a scantron sheet, please let me know ASAP ;D

The MMPI has little to do with comptency.  If there are questions about feigning of psychaitric illness in order to get out of the charges (and there often is), then yes, it often gets used (along with other measures) because there is so much research supporting the validity scales for this purpose. However, determining competency itself is acomplished via a very long and very thorough clinical interview detailing medical, occupational, academic, and psychiatric history, and of course, functioning and state of mind at the time of the offense, as well as inteviews with collateral informants who knew or were around the person at the time prior to the offense in question.  MMPI might be used to further document the extent of psychopathology, but unles it is grossly discrepant from what one gathers in the interview, it is of little consequence, clinically. However, if I have a long and well documented history of ligitimate psychiatric ilness via the medical records and the defendant is screaming about how aliens are inserting thoughts into his head, then no, I dont really need and MMPI at that point :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Aug 20th, 2009 at 10:23pm
TC

If the court orders the test, the one sure as hell better take it or he/she will be in violation of a court order. However, this test can be messed with just like the polygraph and, done right, psych1 or noone else can certify that it was messed with as in the case of the polygraph, done right, the polygrapher would be  only guessing that countermeasures are used. Unfortunately, the courts will go along with testmony of both professions knowing they are guessing.


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Aug 21st, 2009 at 2:57am

Twoblock wrote on Aug 20th, 2009 at 10:23pm:
TC

and, done right, psych1 or noone else can certify that it was messed with


based on?

This is incorrect. I can and have argued that tests results were not valid based on evidence of exaggeration of symptomatology. My testimony is/was considered valid, both legally and scientifically. Opinions on response bias is legally permissable under frye and daubert standards of evidence admissability, and backed up scientifically by empirical research on the use of the MMPI in clinical and forensic samples. Statistics are your friend....my friend. :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Aug 22nd, 2009 at 5:50pm

Twoblock wrote on Aug 20th, 2009 at 10:23pm:
TC

If the court orders the test, the one sure as hell better take it or he/she will be in violation of a court order.


Again, this is incorrect. Courts do not order MMPIs or any other psych tests for that matter.  A judge can request a psychological or neuropsychologial evaluation. The psychologist will determine what tests are needed and what tests are appopriate. There is no "court order" for psych evals, at least not in the sense that a person can be actively punished (contempt of court or jail) if they do not cooperate. If a person does not coperate with a psych eval as requested by the court, it is a detriment to his defense. As long as he is competent to stand trial,the law assumes a person is aware of the consequences. Again, this is because of the value the american justice system puts on individual freeedom. As long as a individual is judged to be legally competent (which is a relatively simple legal judgment that can be accomplished via informal assessment/interview, they are free do run their defense any way they see most fit. If that includes refusing a psych eval, so be it. Fine by us. They will not put the person in jail until they cooperate. The legal system (grand jury hearing, trial, sentencing, etc) will continue to move forward without it, just as it has for thousands of years before psychiatry existed.

Again, I would advise getting your facts straights before dissemenating false infomation.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Aug 22nd, 2009 at 9:46pm
NO IT ISN'T INCORRECT. If you, like polygraphers, were not so eager to defend your profession, you would take time to understand statements. I said "IF" the court orders. I didn't say they did or didn't. Now did I????

I personally know of two cases ( that refutes your statement) where the court ordered them into a state psych hospital for eval. and the judge was fully aware that MMPI (and other tests) were standard proceedure. I forget now the other two test that he specifically mentioned.

You should check with the legal profession before spouting disinformation.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Tom on Oct 28th, 2009 at 3:17pm
I am a psychometrist, that is a professional psychological and neuropsychological examiner. I have given 100's of MMPI-2 and tests like it. If you feel the test is not an accurate estimate of your current level of functioning, fine. Ask for more testing, more data can often clear things up. I was a LEO way back in the day; I had a partner draw his weapon and jammed it in between my Kevlar vest and arm pit. Later testing proved him to be schizophrenic - paranoid type. I almost lost my life because of poor screening. Just be yourself if you are not floridly psychotic or a real asshole you will be fine. Don't freaking lie. We know when you lie and it often can trigger more testing geared towards people we suspect of trying to cheat. I do compensation and pension exams from time to time. Watching someone fake bad is almost as funny as watching someone lie who wants to enforce the rule of law.
Law enforcement is a sacred trust. If you think you have some issues that might flag you on the test. Go pay some out of pocket money and talk it over with a licensed therapist. You will learn about yourself and gain some people skills that will help you when the job gets hard… it will get hard sometimes. When you see what people are capable of on a daily basis it can wear you down. For those of you that make it and take your oath… when people start to lie to you on the street and it really pisses you off, think about the examiner and psychologist that did your assessment.

Title: "Sacred Trust"
Post by Knightshaiid on Oct 28th, 2009 at 3:46pm
Your beautiful prose would be so much more profound were it all true.

Most department's selection processes are in the stone age, the psychologists they hire usually the lowest bidder. Police departments have an incredibly bad habit of dissecting their applicants into so much useless data and then judging the useless data.

Why is domestic abuse higher among those in the military and law enforcement? Why is alcohol abuse higher among those in the military and law enforcement? I attribute both to bad screening - 'job stress' isn't an excuse to beat your family, or drink incessantly.
(And I'm former military so save the 'bleeding heart liberal'  speech.)
I know the job is stressful, and I'm not trying to put down what you do - I want to do it, too!

Dumb questions on old psychological assessments and investigators who use 'lie detection' in lieu of actual background investigative work along with psychologists who have no clinical practice add up to a bad way to screen people, and after a department or two, this bad way to screen people encourages otherwise honest applicants to start lying.

Law enforcement SHOULD be a sacred trust. If/when their selection processes catch up to the 20th century, it might be.


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 30th, 2009 at 8:39am

Tom wrote on Oct 28th, 2009 at 3:17pm:
I am a psychometrist, that is a professional psychological and neuropsychological examiner. 

First of all, if you are a psychometrist, you are NOT a professional "neuropsychological examiner." You are a "psychometrist." You may be a good one, but touting yourself as a "proessional neuropsychological examiner" is a misrepresentation of your scope of expertise and practice. The competent and ethical practice of neuropsychology requires a doctoral degree in clinical psychology followed by a 2 year post-doc fellowship in clinical neuropsychology. http://www.div40.org/

Second, if you are admistering MMPIs as a "psychometrist" your interpretations and reports based on this assessment should be supervised by a doctoral level psychologist. If they arent, you are llikley in violation of state licensing laws and on a slippery ethical slope with the APA. "Psychometrist" does not equal "psychologist." Please see the ethical code below.

9.07 Assessment by Unqualified Persons
Psychologists do not promote the use of psychological assessment techniques by unqualified persons, except when such use is conducted for training purposes with appropriate supervision.

Title: Yeah what psych1 said!
Post by Knightshaiid on Oct 30th, 2009 at 3:13pm
And from the slippery ethical slope you're on, you dare pontificate about "Sacred Trusts?"

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Oct 30th, 2009 at 6:28pm

Tom wrote on Oct 28th, 2009 at 3:17pm:
We know when you lie and it often can trigger more testing geared towards people we suspect of trying to cheat. I do compensation and pension exams from time to time. Watching someone fake bad is almost as funny as watching someone lie who wants to enforce the rule of law.

I agree that watching unsophictated types try to malinger can sometimes be a excercise in hilarity. However, overall, your proclaimed certainty of "we know when you lie" concerns me, at least from a clincial practice standpoint. Let me explain.......

I've assessed hundreds of people. I publish research on symptom validity measures fairly frequently and I am often humbled by my inability to predict who will pass and who will fail SVTs. If I do think I've developed some exceptionally predictive powers, I'm concerned that I'm simply using 20/20 hindsight. In my role as psychologist, I am often humbled by what I dont know and by accepting the limitation of "clinical judgment." Meehl espoused this notion over 50 years ago, and we (as a profession) have been slow to change or paradigm. In sum, always approach the data with caution and humility.

In 1951, Jacob Bronowski, one of the physicists on the Manhattan Project, made a statement that I think is relevant to your 'certainty'

“One aim of the physical sciences has been to give an exact picture of the material world. One achievement of physics in the 20th Century has been to prove that that aim is unattainable…what physics has done is to show that …There is no absolute knowledge. And those who claim it, whether they are scientists or dogmatists, open the door to tragedy. All information is imperfect. We have to treat it with humility. That is the human condition, and that is what quantum physics says.” Bronowski The Ascent of Man, p. 353

I have a hard time believing that our science (psychology) is a more rigorous and objective science than physics.




Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by understand on Dec 5th, 2009 at 1:09am
I would like to know if anyone has been forced to take the MMPI-2 test for a custody evaluation.  If so what was the recommendation either way.  Im not nervous about taking the test myself, but I want to understand why they ask certain questions?  Some of the 75 questions that were posted seem ridiculous!  Like My hands and feet are usually warm enough?  What will that question prove?  Please give me some insight on why certain questions are asked, and what do they mean if answered yes or no?  Or where I can go to get a book that will help me understand what the meaning behind these questions are.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Dec 5th, 2009 at 2:26am
A complete psychological evaluation is usually standard in custody disputes, but no one is ever forced to do anything. However,  refusing a psych exam requires accepting the consequences of this decision. That is, failing to demonstrate that you are a psychologically heathy and appopriate to be a caretaker may adversly affect your case. If that is your choice, so be it.

Items were "emprirically keyed" to scales based on a differential endorsement by a certain clinical group (ie., those with certain disorders) in comparison to a normative group sample.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Twoblock on Dec 5th, 2009 at 4:17pm
understand

Now that you have been thoroughly educated and you completely understand the second paragraph of psychobabble, you can now ace the test. What she is actually saying is that the interpretation of your answers is based on a specific group's data from a specific group of subjects and therefore biased by the testing group. If you refuse to take the test they will use that against you. If you take the test and it doesn't meet the requirement of the tester, they will use that against you. The test is useless.
You can take the test three times with three different testers and get three different analysis.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Dec 6th, 2009 at 12:54am

Twoblock wrote on Dec 5th, 2009 at 4:17pm:
What she is actually saying is that the interpretation of your answers is based on a specific group's data from a specific group of subjects and therefore biased by the testing group.

Im not understanding the thought process that has lead to this conclusion, please elaborate.

If normal groups (non-patients) and clinical groups (patients) are unstatsifactory normative groups to you, what groups do you propose we use? I dont follow....

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Educo on Dec 30th, 2009 at 11:36am

psych1 wrote on Dec 6th, 2009 at 12:54am:

Twoblock wrote on Dec 5th, 2009 at 4:17pm:
What she is actually saying is that the interpretation of your answers is based on a specific group's data from a specific group of subjects and therefore biased by the testing group.

Im not understanding the thought process that has lead to this conclusion, please elaborate.

If normal groups (non-patients) and clinical groups (patients) are unstatsifactory normative groups to you, what groups do you propose we use? I dont follow....

The MMPI-2 is an abomination and I don't say that lightly. I've examined all 567 questions in detail including the underlying code used for scoring. It is quite easy to manipulate and as most of the methodology used for scoring is already in the public domain, no amount of DMCA take-downs will prevent a determined applicant from accessing its content. 

What we have here is an 19th century tool up against 21st century technology. It is an insult to any intelligent person to be asked to answer a series of thinly disguised questions, which, on the face of it, could destroy his or her career for life.

This test does not play fair. One or two slips of the pen and you can be branded in an instant. IMHO anyone who attempts to manipulate it or usurp its functionality by getting into the coding is perfectly within their rights to do so. Psych 1 will no doubt disagree with that analysis.

So what is the alternative? The reality is, there is no alternative. Psychological testing is immutable and therefore inadequate and totally biased against the applicant.

There are too many variables. Someone smack bang in the middle of a reactive depression could raise their score through the roof on the Pd or ASP T scales but might yield a perfectly normative result several months later.

As for Faking (Good) and Faking (Bad) I've never read such unmitigated S**t in all my life. This is the MMPI's get out of Jail card. I won't go into the individual questions themselves because this is not what this post is about, but puhleezz, spare me the agony of having to explain myself.

The bottom line is, there is a lot of very good airline staff, correctional officers and parents who have been trashed by this outrageous test and the sooner the better it is binned the better for us all.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Dec 30th, 2009 at 8:47pm
1. Endorsement of an item in the deviant direction is worth about 1.5 T score points. Therefore, "one or two slips of the pen" (whatever than means) would not lead to any clinically meaningful change in intepretation.

2. The mmpi is interpreted in layers and there are many more scales than just the 10 clinical scales. These are are all taken into acount. Its not a simple process and no one scale elevation is going to lead to any intepretation.  All the data must come together to support any interpretation from the mmpi including interview, history, etc. I can not understand why people continue to perserverate on the notion that the test in interpreted blindly without taking into acount history and situational factors. I have stated this over and over, yet people continue to perceive this.

3. Yes, MMPI scores can change from time period to time period and when one is depresed or not depresed. This is the whole reason the test was developed! Im not sure I understand why you think this is bad. If anything, it demonstrates that the test is senstive to changes in levels of psychopathology over time.We are ever evolving creatures.  Although pd could concievably change with levels of depression, I can not fathom a reason why the t score on ASP would? I mean the person is now torturing aninmals because they are depresseed? I dont think so.

I agree that the field of assessment of psychopathology and persoanlity has evolved at an embarrisingly slow pace. The MMPI could be better, but right now its the best we have and research shows that its does a good job at indentifying certain psychopathology. There is no (and i mean none) debate about this in the scientific community. However, you are correct that the current form has alot of variables and alot of "noise" when looking over the scales. Parsing out pathology from benign factors is indeed tough.  Interptetation is difficult and takes a skilled clinicain who has ample training in all aspects of clinical psychology.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Educo on Dec 31st, 2009 at 11:29am

psych1 wrote on Dec 30th, 2009 at 8:47pm:
1. Endorsement of an item in the deviant direction is worth about 1.5 T score points. Therefore, "one or two slips of the pen" (whatever than means) would not lead to any clinically meaningful change in intepretation.


There are several key questions in the MMPI-2 which are loaded and re-worded in many instances, all of which have the potential to deliver a false diagnostic no matter how you interpret the final result. Your interpretations - with respect - are predicated on the interviewee answering truthfully or not as the case may be and this is my main point of contention.

The MMPI-2, in its current form, does not have sufficient safeguards built-in to mitigate against a reasonably educated attempt to deliver a positive or normative result.


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2. The mmpi is interpreted in layers and there are many more scales than just the 10 clinical scales. These are are all taken into acount. Its not a simple process and no one scale elevation is going to lead to any intepretation.  All the data must come together to support any interpretation from the mmpi including interview, history, etc.


I am all too familiar with the number of scales but as I said earlier the interpretation is only as good as the information you receive and that includes history taking. People will ideally want a favourable result. That's a given. How they achieve that is open to debate and even corroboration is not to be relied upon should we doubt them and especially in family law studies.



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I can not understand why people continue to perserverate on the notion that the test in interpreted blindly without taking into acount history and situational factors. I have stated this over and over, yet people continue to perceive this.


This is a generalised statement which presumably has been cushioned so as not to be direct. However I think it has already been answered above.


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3. Yes, MMPI scores can change from time period to time period and when one is depresed or not depresed. This is the whole reason the test was developed! Im not sure I understand why you think this is bad.


Well of course it's bad! Any analysis with so many variables cannot be trusted or relied upon. And especially in criminal and family law cases where there is so much at stake!


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If anything, it demonstrates that the test is senstive to changes in levels of psychopathology over time.


It certainly does no such thing! Let's face it, we're talking about a multiple series of questions that require a certain degree of literacy and self-awareness on the part of the subject taking the test. Add in some of the variables discussed earlier and this quickly becomes an exercise in futility. And please don't suggest history taking as an adjunct! I have observed perfectly capable interviewees who are able to conduct themselves verbally but put a pen in their hand and they become bumbling basket cases. Exam pressure, performance pressure, the desire to please, all of these internal factors can dramatically influence results.


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We are ever evolving creatures.


Correct! And we are also adaptive or mal-adaptive as the case may be when faced with an interrogative test that purports to make a judgement that not even the Lord himself would attempt.



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Although pd could concievably change with levels of depression, I can not fathom a reason why the t score on ASP would? I mean the person is now torturing aninmals because they are depresseed? I dont think so.


Counsellor, you've taken 1 question off a series in isolation and formed an opinion on that basis; what about these? [26,35,66,81,84,104,105,110,123,227,240,248,250,254,269,283,284,374,412,418,419].

Numbers aside, the harsh reality is, most applicants do not have the luxury of repeating this test. This is a one-hit wonder for many of them and it is prohibitively expensive for most.


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I agree that the field of assessment of psychopathology and persoanlity has evolved at an embarrisingly slow pace. The MMPI could be better, but right now its the best we have and research shows that its does a good job at indentifying certain psychopathology.


And this is why it should be banned without hestitation. The best we have is simply not good enough and especially when people's lives can be turned upside down by a series of heavily weighted questions.


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There is no (and i mean none) debate about this in the scientific community.


Well of course there isn't. Open transparency and the inherent limitations of these tests is hardly a topic for scientific debate and admission of guilt. The litigation that would ensue and the resultant cost of premiums would make it impossible for clinicians to operate. What we have instead is a protectionist attitude towards psychometric testing that is akin to the official states secret act. Let's face it, if there were serious question marks over the methodology used and the construct validity of the MMPI the judicial system would be swamped with appeals. So there is a lot at stake here including commercial interests.



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However, you are correct that the current form has alot of variables and alot of "noise" when looking over the scales. Parsing out pathology from benign factors is indeed tough.


That, with respect, is an understatement! But tough on who!?!



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Interptetation is difficult and takes a skilled clinicain who has ample training in all aspects of clinical psychology.


They are few and far between. In the absence of a skilled clinician your fate can just as easily rest in the hands of a spotty faced Phd with about as much clinical experience as a box of fairies.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Dec 31st, 2009 at 6:37pm
The literature demostrates high senistivity and specifIcity of the mmpis validity scales (l, f, k, f, s f(p), FBS, RBS) for detecting malingering or false responding in both clinical and forenisc samples.

All doctoral programs in clinical psychology require courses and practica with the MMPI. I have never met a licensesd psychologists who conducted assessments that was not well trained in the instrument.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Educo on Jan 1st, 2010 at 12:45pm

psych1 wrote on Dec 31st, 2009 at 6:37pm:
The literature demostrates high senistivity and specifIcity of the mmpis validity scales (l, f, k, f, s f(p), FBS, RBS) for detecting malingering or false responding in both clinical and forenisc samples.

All doctoral programs in clinical psychology require courses and practica with the MMPI. I have never met a licensesd psychologists who conducted assessments that was not well trained in the instrument.


It's an unfortunate reality, but as with so many in your profession, when confronted with what amounts to public outrage, you clam up and baton down the hatches at the first sign of controversy.

That counsellor, is a wholly inadequate response to the comments in my last post but as we both know your silence speaks volumes.


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I have never met a licensesd psychologists who conducted assessments that was not well trained in the instrument.


You've not met them all have you? Well neither have I but if we are to follow your thinking this automatically suggests that all of them are competent does it not?

That's another sweeping generalisation and utter nonsense as you and I both know. I know of several so-called experts who have been admonished by the Courts - including their peers - for submitting sub-standard reports. Tests that failed the most basic "test-retest-validity" requirements.

But let's not turn this into a post-mortem of ineptitude. What's at stake here are people's lives. Your revealing statements in response to my first post only add weight to the argument that the MMPI should be banned without and yet I am astonished that you continue to defend it.

Psych1, please, for the sake of all who are reading this, kindly, take a position here. There is very little importance to be attached to the construct validity of  l, f, k, f, s f(p), FBS, and RBS and I am not going to repeat myself.

This test is fallible and therefore the validity of its test results are without question wholly unreliable.

Please do not continue to defend the indefensible. Too many lives have been destroyed by members of your profession under the guise of "expert" opinion.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psych1 on Jan 1st, 2010 at 3:24pm
My purpose on this forum is to minimize the amount of false/misleading information disseminated to the public via clarifications and correction of false facts and info. I am in no way obligated to respond to every question, query, or point that is raised. I am not here to "convert" anyone or to argue endlessly about the validity of the mmpi with people who like to play amateur psychologist. If one chooses to ignore the scientific literature on the matter for fear of grand conspiracies and malfeasence, well, then thats your decision and a whole other issue unto itself. Morerover, I find it difficult to respond or take many of your arguments or points seriously because you provide no citations for opinions. For example, the construct validity of the validity scales have long been established in the literature, so am unclear on whether this statement is simply your personal opinion (in which case it is contradicted in hundred of peer-reviewed studies), or a pulled from some scientifically validated work. I assume it the former, since you seem to have some sort of distrust of the academic community. Since I put more stock in the findings of peer reviewed scientific literature than on any one persons opinion (especially when they are not educated and trained in clinical psychology), we will likely never agree on much. I'd suggest you make your peace with it.

By the way, we are not in a courtroom here and I am not an attourney, so why do you keep calling me counselor? ::)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by BBernie on Jan 1st, 2010 at 6:36pm

psych1 wrote on Jan 1st, 2010 at 3:24pm:
My purpose on this forum is to minimize the amount of false/misleading information disseminated to the public via clarifications and correction of false facts and info. I am in no way obligated to respond to every question, query, or point that is raised. I am not here to "convert" anyone or to argue endlessly about the validity of the mmpi with people who like to play amateur psychologist. If one chooses to ignore the scientific literature on the matter for fear of grand conspiracies and malfeasence, well, then thats your decision and a whole other issue unto itself. Morerover, I find it difficult to respond or take many of your arguments or points seriously because you provide no citations for opinions. For example, the construct validity of the validity scales have long been established in the literature, so am unclear on whether this statement is simply your personal opinion (in which case it is contradicted in hundred of peer-reviewed studies), or a pulled from some scientifically validated work. I assume it the former, since you seem to have some sort of distrust of the academic community. Since I put more stock in the findings of peer reviewed scientific literature than on any one persons opinion (especially when they are not educated and trained in clinical psychology), we will likely never agree on much. I'd suggest you make your peace with it.

By the way, we are not in a courtroom here and I am not an attourney, so why do you keep calling me counselor? ::)



I agree with this.  I think sometimes we take outselves too seriously, especially on these type of forums.  I include mysef as well.               8-)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by psychsFear4jobs on Feb 3rd, 2010 at 4:54pm

Twoblock wrote on Sep 6th, 2008 at 2:08am:
MMPI doesn't destinguish between gay or straight, doesn't destinguish between this and that, doesn't tell you this or that. All posted on this thread. What the hell good is it? It's described with $100 words but with nickel meanings. It's not a pass or fail but a instrument, just like the polyhraph, where the operator holds a person's livelyhood in his unqualified opinion. Put all psychocologist together and you might have enough intelligence to score 45 on an IQ test. Also, just like the polygraph, MMPI is an instrument by which a lot of people make money. Also, just like the polygraph, it doens't have the usefulness of a Sears catalog or a corn cobb in an outhouse. All four will burn your ass. 


I totally agree.  I was victimized by the MMPI-2  while my marriage was failing.  It later turned out there was fraud involved by the psychological association that administered the test because they were in collusion with a church; and for other reasons that were evident to a judge. The main psychologist has been conducting symposiums as far back as ’96 teaching clergy when to refer business to him!  I found that out by a simple Google search on his name in the city which we live. What isn’t apparent, but became so after a smoking gun letter was taken down from the witness stand, is this psychologist is also allowing unqualified clergy to ‘diagnose’ when referring business to him!  When I got wise to what was going on, all of these people ganged up on me and colluded with my husband to try to drive me crazy.  They did it in an attempt to make the results of their test look believable AND more importantly to cover their butts. The whole escapade was so deviant and outlandish, if I had gone to police and told what they were all doing. while they were doing it, I surely would have been deemed nuts.  Instead the whole fiasco played out on a witness stand.  The judge bought none of it.  My attorney exposed them all for the fools they are.  So what were these psychologists motivation for victimizing me?  Simple… Money!  We had a great PPO that would pay and pay for years for a serious mental diagnosis  Obviously, her husband wanted to get her help.  Interestingly enough they refused to hear about his bullying and his lies. How convenient huh?! 

My raw data from the MMPU-2 was re-entered by another psychologist and no abnormal results could be found.  I was also evaluated  by a psychiatrist and no abnormalities could be shown there either. I was awarded full custody of my children!  The whole mess cost thousands to defend and allowed the person who really needed the help to continue on with his pathological liar antics. I think it should be against the law for these types of test to be administered or used against a person during a divorce.  Additionally, I feel many of these psychologists are in fear for their careers anyway.  I feel they know that neuroscience will eventually necessitate the  MMPI-2, 3, and other test like it, go the way of the dinosaur.  If some psycho psychologist thinks they’re going to collude with another victimizer to destroy someone’s life by taking all they hold most dear, they out to be able to prove a disorder with solid evidence.  Solid evidence would be brain scan technology; not some flimsy archaic 567 true false exam.  The whole thing going on in psychology today for monetary gain, via bilking insurance companies, is so absurd that it would be laughable, if it wasn’t so criminal.


Title: Re: MMPI 2 - Marked-up question books
Post by mad Mikey on Apr 9th, 2010 at 2:44am
Hi Guys!

Long time no see!

I have a situation where a Psychologist handed me a MMPI-2 question book that had 2 and half pages where all the questions were actually answered in the book and not the form by somebody else!

Then the Doctor only wants me to do 400 questions and not 567, saying that the overlay scoring tools being used did not do the whole test!  I kid you not!!

So I beefed about the book being marked up while I was there and did all the rest of the tests too, no big deal.  But the Doc wanted me to change some of my answers! I said no. (Also I recorded the whole thing just in case it comes in handy!!)

So I finish the assessment and in 3 days I faxed a letter saying I withdraw Consent because of the sloppy testing.  Then I file an official complaint.

I get an answer back saying the Doctor is still not incompetent enough to loose their licence! go figure, so I am appealing.  Jeezz! I wrote a real good complaint with lots of supporting material but it was not enough!!

My question:  Is there any Study out there that determines how far wrong a MMPI-2 has to be botched before it is statistically invalid? 

So naturally I tested myself with an online MMPI-2 and then went to a different doctor to get it done!
This whole process over 18 months!

Gawd! It takes less time to overthow a country then it does to get rid of a quack!

Thanks guys!
;)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Glavlit on Jun 22nd, 2010 at 6:04pm
I have been following this website for a little while now, and have found it very enlightening. I applaud the courage of the site owner, and I have now decided to chime in as well. This site is the very definition of free speech, so keep up all the tough work, and don’t give in.

*** DISCLAIMER ***
The following is meant as a philosophical discussion only, and is not to be taken as advice, nor should it be considered factual information. The information contained in this post is for academic curiosity only, is meant for educational purposes, and should only be used for research and analysis objectives only.
*** DISCLAIMER ***

Asking “Why” and knowing “why” is the only real source of power. If you do not understand things, then you are truly powerless and easily manipulated.

I know because I must know. That is my purpose.

Q & A Session with Glavlit about MMPI:

Q: Glavlit, why are you discussing items that are supposedly “confidential”.  Isn’t this illegal, unethical, and breaking professionalism and secrecy laws in some way?

A: The information is not classified and has been public in many different forms for a great many years now.  What is really unethical and unprofessional is for a few self-selected individuals to form their own cabal and decide by their own associations that they know better and are in a position to judge others, not on their actions, but on them as a person and emotional being; passing this judgement by virtue of the subject’s ignorance, naiveté and gullibility.  That is the true definition of unprofessionalism and lack of ethics. Sort of like a modern day shaman’s guild. 

For example, if you break the law, the law is usually clear and the police and judge will make it clear as to what you did wrong. Almost anyone can objectively understand and agree on this. In psychology, only the test evaluator really knows what “law” you broke during the test and he/she shall pass judgement on to you, without you ever knowing what was perceived to have happened, and how it really came to be about.  There are no second chances, no transparency and no psych “parole”; if you fail, your application is over and you are forever labelled and condemned...that is until the next revision comes along...oops I guess there really was no such thing as condition X, now we’ll call it condition Y...and add sub-parts Y-2 and Y-4...and so it goes in psychology/psychiatry...


Q: What business do you have on here Glavlit and what is your true agenda?

A: This post is meant to be a stand-alone introductory, definite practical resource guide to the MMPI-2, for security services and intelligence job applicants. Think of it as a game, a game which you do not wish to lose, since the only one who will end up truly losing out is you, the applicant. Such is the case with both the polygraph exam process and the psychological exam process.

Ask yourself one question: if you cannot effectively deal with this grey area and set of challenges (poly and psych tests) from an information management and self-control perspective, then how will you be able to deal with the real-life job challenges and the real enemies and adversaries that will undoubtedly come along? Why you scored well is beside the point; this is a results oriented field. What truly matters are the end results.

Remember, reality is what you think and make of it…I think therefore I am…remember you only know and see what I am before you now, because I have thought it and became it, everything else is nothing more than an illusion.


Q: So what about this MMPI instrument and its well-established validity?

A: "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics."

Any testing method that relies primarily on a subject’s ignorance is not and cannot ever be scientifically valid.  As they say: junk in, junk out! Just like polygraphy, psychology is not a hard science; it's much more of an art, or a pseudo-science!


Q: Where can I find the full MMPI and MMPI-2 item (question) lists in less than a minute?

A: For anyone that is curious you can find the older MMPI by searching for the torrent here:

http://isohunt.com/torrent_details/110119673/mmpi?tab=summary

(You will need to download a torrent client for downloading; just go to http://www.utorrent.com/ ; uTorrent is the best client right now.)

This package contains all the older MMPI items in text files, but it is also a fully functioning program that will let you do the test, and then give you a graph at the end with the t-score profile results, also showing the lines for the cut-off scores...as in where you would be flagged if you score outside those and then be referred for a follow-up interview.  It really is a nice package with the application included, and it also has a nice little summary explanation both in the readme and with the help function, that explains what each category is, and what they indicate.  A very useful educational tool indeed.

The package is 276 KB so it is very small, but be sure to read the README.TXT first.

Then, you can compare the old test to the MMPI-2, and see how it has changed.  The modern and complete MMPI-2 item list can be found at:

http://geisel.narod.ru/mmpi2.htm

This is a fully functioning MMPI-2 applet that contains all of the items and has a very detailed report.  The report is the real McCoy; it includes all the modern/current scales and categories with broken down scores, as well as the statistical corrections; and even more importantly, the critical items are highlighted and referenced to their respective scales, and the answers are also shown.

The nice thing about this applet is that you can easily change any of the answers and rescore it.  The rescored profile will be shown right after the previously scored profile, thus you can tinker and experiment with the item response patterns, to see what happens. This really is as close to the real profile as you can get without a psychologist in the room. The only thing missing are the profile code interpretations, but those are mostly subjective anyway, and so would be worthless.


Q: But please, the questions are so strange and I just don’t know if I really love flowers or not, or what that is supposed to measure in the first place? This is all much too confusing for me and it is giving me a headache!

A: Well the questions are grouped in smaller units, according to different psychological issues or scales. 

Lucky for you there is a pdf for that! If you go and take a look at this...

http://soar.wichita.edu/dspace/bitstream/10057/1479/1/d07017.pdf

...you will find that starting at page 88, and scrolling down, in the Appendices, all the various scales and categories are shown seperately, clearly listing the item numbers with the phrases themselves; all also showing exactly what the expected responses are, including the always tricky negative responses. It’s certainly worth a look to see just how the various factors are constructed in terms of item response patterns. A very interesting and practical read indeed!


Q: But what about The Rorscach test?

A: On a related note, you can see all of The Rorscach test slides that are used here:

http://listverse.com/2007/12/08/top-10-inkblot-test-cards/

“Nobody agrees how to score Rorschach responses objectively. There is nothing to show what any particular response means to the person who gives it. And, there is nothing to show what it means if a number of people give the same response. The ink blots are scientifically useless.” (Bartol, 1983).


Q: But what about a real philosophical discussion on all these psychological assessment/testing issues, including lie detection?

A: Well, you can read a very enlightening and interesting essay on here:

http://www.guidetopsychology.com/testing.htm

It is well worth the read, I promise, and it’s not that long either!


Schast'ya i zdorov'ya!

Udachi i khoroshego nastroeniya!


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Glavlit on Jun 24th, 2010 at 6:12pm
Just a quick, but very important update to this mmpi2 thread. There is a document out there that is invaluable. It lists all of the MMPI-2 questions in order, and also lists under each question all the scales that they are used for. This outline easily allows for anyone to see exactly what scales are represented, by each question, and how the answers are scored, either way.

The document can be found here:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/24890675/Compendium-Involving-Organized-Crime-and-the-use-of-Psychiatry#fullscreen:off

Full-screen link is here:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/24890675/Compendium-Involving-Organized-Crime-and-the-use-of-Psychiatry#fullscreen:on

The MMPI discussion starts on page 126 of the document (or page 140 on the web viewer).

The full-item list, showing all the question items in order, with the respective answer possibilities, and all of the relevant scale associations, starts on page 196 of the document (which is page 210 on the web viewer). While the content/clinical scale item information is published in various textbooks, the real gem here is that all the associated scales and response possibilities are listed clearly, for each and every question. The other interesting tidbit here is that the L-Scale items are also clearly marked and listed in full, which would never be the case in regular textbooks; since newer textbooks only list the clinical/content scales, and even then only by item numbers.   

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Glavlit on Jun 27th, 2010 at 6:57pm
An interesting, rather short article (well-written and cogent), that gives a quick snapshot of the MMPI2, with a special emphasis on the validity scales and response distortion issues, can be found here:

ASSESSMENT OF SELF-REPORT RESPONSE DISTORSION BY MEANS OF THE MMPI-2

http://www.papelesdelpsicologo.es/english/1253.pdf

Here is the Abstract (Summary):

The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory 2, MMPI-2 is one of the best validated multi-scale measures for random responding, malingered psychopathology and defensiveness. The present paper presents in detail different possibilities, strategies and scales provided by the MMPI-2 for the detection of overreporting response style (F, Fb and F(p) scales, positive F-K index, and FBS and DsR scales), underreporting response style (L and K scales, negative F-K index, and S and Wsd scales), and random response style (cannot-say or “?”, F, Fb, VRIN and TRIN scales).


For a somewhat more philosophical and detailed discussion of validity issues, also see the following brief articles:

What is the K scale really about?
http://www.caldwellreport.com/ess_kscale.aspx

Assorted topics: brief comments and opinions
Topics: RC, Ho, AAS and APS, GM and GF, S, F(p), and non-gendered norms
http://www.caldwellreport.com/ess_assorted.aspx


Poka vsyo.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Glavlit on Jun 30th, 2010 at 6:19pm
For further detailed invaluable information on the MMPI2 also see:

MMPI-2 Information
http://www.mmpi-info.com/mmpi-2/index.html

Bob's MMPI-2 Blog
News and Information on the MMPI-2
http://www.mmpi-info.com/blog/

MMPI-2 Faking to Look Good
http://174.120.151.7/~rmgordon/blog/?p=32

New Malingering Scales for the MMPI-2 (Better to look at external data)
http://174.120.151.7/~rmgordon/blog/?p=29

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mad Mikey on Jul 21st, 2010 at 8:41am
Hello Glavit!!

Interesting info you posted! Thanks!

In my previous posting I asked the question, how robust is MMPI-2 when a Doctor hands out an MMPI-2 Question Book where 2 full pages have had all the questions marked !! Then Expects me to 'ignore' it while I try to complete the test without undue influence!!!

Your thoughts or anyone else would be great!

Thanks

Mad Mikey!
;)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by jami.kukacka on Aug 23rd, 2010 at 5:16am

palerider wrote on May 23rd, 2007 at 2:28pm:
Hilarious! ;D "Cheating" on an MMPI is rich. Haven't any of you heard of the "lie scale" on the MMPI? It's highly unlikely to consistantly pose as a different person throughout the entire test. Last I checked, they don't let you take the test home----and more importantly, they don't much care for an elevated lie scale on a test which asks questions like fear of water and love of your mama. This thread reminds me of why applicants for law enforcement need to be thoroughly interrogated and thoroughly researched. Cheating on a personality test??????    wow.



Well, I was just goofing around on google, and I stumbled upon this and up until this post I was wondering what was wrong with you people.
I am curious how you would "prepare" for a personality test. In a situation where you would memorize the mmpi just to prepare seems pretty neurotic. As straight forward as it is, yes those agencies use that test to weed out the applicants deemed not to fit what the job entails. You can want a profession but it may not be right for you. You cannot anticipate how you would react to aspects of your profession, because in the case of being a police officer, you wouldn;t know how you would react to the stress of the job so the mmpi is used as a screening tool to prevent putting a being in a situation where you would be unable to handle what you would theoretically doing for the rest of your life. Jobs in high stress or using delicate information require the applicants to be reliable. There is no cheating on the MMPI. You can't possibly prepare for it unless you knew what the screeners were going to do with the information interpreted. You also wouldn't know what would be good or not. Ex, you would think that people that want to be in law enforcement would have to have a strong sense of whats right. That may not be the case, they may want a personality that is non biased. The ability to perform as a judge isnt about doing whats right, like putting a murderer in jail just because YOU think they murdered someone, its about justice and the evidence is supposed to prove that the person is a murderer, not your gut instinct. So by trying to prepare youself by answering the way  you think they want you to answer and them not accepting it, vs. being yourself and admitting to things you think about and feel like a normal human and getting accepted. vice versa.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Disgusted on Aug 25th, 2010 at 4:38pm
can you send me the questions to the MMPI-2 test please? :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mad Mikey on Sep 2nd, 2010 at 12:00am
Hello Disgusted !

Unless you know exactly how the test works, you will shoot yourself in the foot trying manipulate the MMPI-2 Test.  It is designed to detect 'fake good' attempts, even a little bit and your're dead!!  There's a few counterintuitive questions, like 'do you swear ?' 'do you get mad?', etc......there's about 6 or so questions like that.

You need to answer 'yes' to these or you will blow the L Scale as a fibber. No one is supposed to be perfect, if you try to be the results will be invalid and the test trashed. If you want to be a cop or get custody of kids, you'll screw yourself, etc......

I've spent the last year or so to get the licence of a bad shrink revoked, lots of work, lots of books, lots of case law, I've got a technical background, so this is not to hard for me to work out, but it would be too much for a regular joe.

Just try an online test and be honest and see what happens! If you are trying to hide a real problem, you won't make it, sorry dude !

Good luck !

Mad Mikey
:D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by pottergreen on Sep 7th, 2010 at 4:21am
If one was high on drugs,or drunk, would the test be valid? I assume they sometimes test prison populations, but many of those inmates might be coked up or wired on crystal meth.

If one were to honestly fake good,would taking a sedative or some such "happy pill" do the trick?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mad Mikey on Sep 16th, 2010 at 7:36pm
Hi  Pottergreen,

People that  are  high  when  doing the MMPI-2 would  likely test  as  invalid.  When you are high, careless  mistakes  are  detected in the  test.  So it does the prison inmate no good to be high.

Original clinical validation tests on MMPI using prisoners includes making sure they are not high compared to normal people that were already tested by other means and also not high.

A 'happy pill' may make you less critical when answering embedded ethical questions  used  for  the 'L'  scale, thus you will likely botch the test with a high 'L' score.   The  L scale kicks up easily even  when you are not trying to fool the  test  on purpose.

I did the MMPI-2  a while back and my 'L' scale raw score was a '6' (boarderline  high).

I  did the test again 8 months later on my own and scored and 'L' scale raw score of '7' (too high, invalid)

So last week I did it again, but marking my self 'hard' on the ethics questions.  I  scored a 'L' scale raw score of '5' (more then I expected,  but OK).

I tested  a crazy former girlfriend (undiagnosed  schizo) she scored an incredibly  low 'L' scale raw score of  just '2', incredibily honest!! Go figure!! Then  she blew the rest of the test:

Item    Raw  score       T score

D          37                   86
Pd         39                  100
Pa         24                  100
Pt          41                  88
Sc         62                  115 (!!) no sharp knives Pls!!
Ma        32                   88

I got my results confirmed at a hospital and treatment for her, but the Shrink that helped a
CPS steal her kids also prevented the kid's inherited problems from being treated!!  What an A-#@&*  !

So I am working to kick some Shrink butt!


So good luck dude!


see  ya,

Mad Mikey

:D

 

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by SpaceCadet2010 on Nov 19th, 2010 at 11:15pm

Quote:

http://geisel.narod.ru/mmpi2.htm

This is a fully functioning MMPI-2 applet that contains all of the items and has a very detailed report.  The report is the real McCoy; it includes all the modern/current scales and categories with broken down scores, as well as the statistical corrections; and even more importantly, the critical items are highlighted and referenced to their respective scales, and the answers are also shown.

The nice thing about this applet is that you can easily change any of the answers and rescore it.  The rescored profile will be shown right after the previously scored profile, thus you can tinker and experiment with the item response patterns, to see what happens. This really is as close to the real profile as you can get without a psychologist in the room. The only thing missing are the profile code interpretations, but those are mostly subjective anyway, and so would be worthless.


Keeping in mind they may be subjective, do you know where to find information as to what are the normal ranges?

Thanks

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by AnotherGuest12345 on Nov 20th, 2010 at 12:35am
Guest can post in this forum now?  Since when?

I know the CIA and NSA use the MMPI-2 test.  There is a great interpretation of the MMPI-2 test here: http://falseallegations.com/mmpi-bw.htm
Look for the phrase "A T-score of 65 has proven to be the best cutoff for critical items", under "THE ADVENT OF THE MMPI-2" section.  This would mean that a T-score over 65 may raise a flag.  This is just a general basis, psychologists may have some other method of scoring. I think I read that the lower cutoff for an average T-score is around 35 or so.  So 35-65  is like average.  One of these scores also tests if you are lying and trying to manipulate the test. 

When I took the test at http://geisel.narod.ru/mmpi2.htm, most of my T-scores were between 35-65.  I got a score of less than 35 on the Mf Masculine-Femininity"scale, which is expected because I am a your typical masculine "Marlboro Man". lol.  I also had T-scores in the high 60s in Es Ego Strength and, Masculine Gender Role, and Hypomania (I expect this because I'm irritable and people can drive me nuts).  If you study your scores and the link I provided, it doesn't take a doctor to get the gist of it.   


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by George W. Maschke on Nov 20th, 2010 at 10:19am

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Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by blaster on Dec 1st, 2010 at 2:49am
There is too much drilling down into the minutiae. The huge elephant y'all keep missing is this: the number of nuts screened out by this process isn't worth the number of decent people denied a job because of this testing scheme. If you think its not a large number, you're dead wrong. Add into it the families whose lives are torn apart thanks to OPINIONS taken as facts in a court of law, the time to look into psych testing under serious review. I fear ANY test that operators say, lay people (spelled you and me) can't understand how to score the test. Very wizard-of-oz'ish. I also fear a test that isn't repeatable, or can't have different scorers arrive at the same conclusion.
I don't see many recourses built into the process, either, jus a lot of "i-say-so".

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Guest on Dec 2nd, 2010 at 12:17am
Not speaking from personal experience, but I am curious about psychology without suffering any mental illness. This sort of test, because it is generally heralded as the best personality test, got me very interested. And the fact that the general public does not have very easy acess (lest the test be compromised) piqued my interest.

The thing that makes the test so hard to manipulate is that all the questions are standardized not only in the general population, but with populations known to have the given disorders for which the scales will detect. Furthermore, the questions have multiple overlapping validity scales that will show if you're faking, and even how you're trying to fake it.

You basically need two main things, and two side things to be able to know what is going on with the MMPI:

1. A set of all the questions. You can try googling around, and get lucky, but Pearson assessment searches routinely and asks posts to be taken down due to "copyright infringement" as release of the scales could invalidate their test. If you fail the search and are low on time, get one of the early editions of Development and Use of the Mmpi-2 Content Scales by James Butcher. Pearson asked this book to be reissued without the questions for obvious reasons, but if you can find an early edition, the list is in an appendix at the end. Note that the book is otherwise useless and not worth reading, you are just buying the early edition to have the questions.

2. A book explaining how to score it and which scales each questions tips off. Without the questions (and the book in question does *NOT* include them), the book is not useful. I found "MMPI-2: An Interpretive Manual" is EXTREMELY expensive but by far the most useful to explain you ever last question, every last test scale so you know the test as well as its creators. It is EXHAUSTIVE in its descriptions. You need lots of time to go question by question, scale by scale but depending on how much you know about psychology/mental health, it may only take a few weeks to know the test and how it works (for educational purposes, of course).

Good luck and have fun!




Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Guest on Dec 4th, 2010 at 6:18am
the reality is that this and other tests are purely subjective, it isnt only the paper test that gives results it is combined with a 1 on 1 with a psychologist and other important data, I am diagnosed with Axis 2 disorders yet if you look at my MMPI-2 there are no indicators at all for any disorder ... so really I dont think there is any real need to spend 2 hrs filling in this test when the subjectivity is so high

Scale Scale Description Raw Score K Score T Score % Answered
True  198   34.9
False  369   65.1
?  0   0.00
VRIN Variable Response Inconsistency 0  30 
TRIN True Reponse Inconsistency 9  50 
F Infrequency 2  44 100
Fb Backside F 0  42 100
Fp Infrequency Psychopathology 0  41 100
L Lie 6  62 100
K Correction 19  59 100
S Superlative Self-Presentation 31  57 100
Hs Hypochondriasis 0 10 40 100
D Depression 12  34 100
Hy Hysteria 19  43 100
Pd Psychopathic Deviate 15 23 51 100
Mf Masculinity-Femininity - Male 33  undefined 100
Mf Masculinity-Femininity - Female 33  57 100
Pa Paranoia 8  42 100
Pt Psychathenia 3 22 38 100
Sc Schizophrenia 3 22 42 100
Ma Hypomania 18 22 56 100
Si Social Introversion 13  35 100
D1 Subjective Depression 2  37 100
D2 Psychomotor Retardation 4  41 100
D3 Physical Malfunctioning 2  41 100
D4 Mental Dullness 0  38 100
D5 Brooding 0  37 100
Hy1 Denial of Social Anxiety 6  61 100
Hy2 Need for Affection 7  50 100
Hy3 Lassitude-malaise 0  39 100
Hy4 Somatic Complaints 0  37 100
Hy5 Inhibition of Aggression 4  54 100
Pd1 Familial Discord 0  38 100
Pd2 Authority Problems 4  61 100
Pd3 Social Imperturbability 6  64 100
Pd4 Social Alienation 3  44 100
Pd5 Self-alienation 2  43 100
Pa1 Persecutory Ideas 2  51 100
Pa2 Poignancy 1  40 100
Pa3 Naivete 4  45 100
Sc1 Social Alienation 1  42 100
Sc2 Emotional Alienation 1  49 100
Sc3 Lack of Ego Mastery, Cognitive 0  43 100
Sc4 Lack of Ego Mastery, Conative 1  44 100
Sc5 Lack of Ego Mastery, Defective Inhibition 0  40 100
Sc6 Bizarre Sensory Experiences 0  41 100
Ma1 Amorality 1  45 100
Ma2 Psychomotor Acceleration 4  45 100
Ma3 Imperturbability 5  62 100
Ma4 Ego Inflation 5  62 100
Si1 Shyness/Self-Consciousness 0  36 100
Si2 Social Avoidance 1  42 100
Si3 Self/Other Alienation 4  47 100
ANX Anxiety 2  40 100
FRS Fears 0  31 100
OBS Obsessivness 3  44 100
DEP Depression 0  34 100
HEA Health Concerns 0  32 100
BIZ Bizarre Mentation 0  39 100
ANG Anger 2  39 100
CYN Cynicism 8  48 100
ASP Antisocial Practices 7  42 100
TPA Type A 3  38 100
LSE Low Self-esteem 3  47 100
SOD Social Discomfort 1  35 100
FAM Family Problems 4  45 100
WRK Work Interference 2  37 100
TRT Negative Treatment Indicators 2  43 100
A Anxiety 3  39 100
R Repression 14  44 100
Es Ego Strength 42  66 100
MAC-R MacAndrew Alcoholism Scale-Revised 22  59 100
AAS Addiction Acknowledgement 2  50 100
APS Addiction Potential 24  52 100
MDS Marital Distress 1  42 100
Ho Hostility 10  41 100
O-H Overcontrolled Hostility 17  63 100
Do Dominance 18  56 100
Re Social Responsibility 22  53 100
Mt College Maladjustment 3  37 100
GM Masculine Gender Role 39  66 100
GF Feminine Gender Role 35  43 100
PK Post-traumatic Stress Disorder 2  40 100
PS Post-traumatic Stress Disorder 1  38 100
D-O Depression, Obvious 1  34 100
D-S Depression, Subtle 10  44 100
Hy-O Hysteria, Obvious 0  37 100
Hy-S Hysteria, Subtle 19  56 100
Pd-O Psychopathic Deviate, Obvious 2  41 100
Pd-S Psychopathic Deviate, Subtle 13  59 100
Pa-O Paranoia, Obvious 2  47 100
Pa-S Paranoia, Subtle 6  44 100
Ma-O Hypomania, Obvoius 6  49 100
Ma-S Hypomania, Subtle 12  59 100
dem Demoralization 1  41 100
som Somatic Complaints 0  36 100
lpe Low Positive Emotions 0  33 100
cyn Cynicism 5  48 100
asb Antisocial Behavior 4  52 100
per Ideas of Persecution 0  43 100
dne Dysfunctional Negative Emotions 3  42 100
abx Aberrant Experiences 0  39 100
hpm Hypomanic Activation 9  46 100
AGGR Aggressiveness 10  61 100
PSYC Psychoticism 1  41 100
DISC Disconstraint 16  66 100
NEGE Negative Emotionality / Neuroticism 4  38 100
INTR Introversion / Low Positive Emotionality 6  39 100
FRS1 Generalized Fearfulness 0  42 100
FRS2 Multiple Fears 0  30 100
DEP1 Lack of Drive 0  40 100
DEP2 Dysphoria 0  40 100
DEP3 Self-Depreciation 0  40 100
DEP4 Suicidal Ideation 0  45 100
HEA1 Gastrointestinal Symptoms 0  43 100
HEA2 Neurological Symtoms 0  39 100
HEA3 General Health Concerns 0  40 100
BIZ1 Psychotic Symptomatology 0  44 100
BIZ2 Schizotypal Characteristics 0  41 100
ANG1 Explosive Behavior 0  39 100
ANG2 Irritability 1  39 100
CYN1 Misanthropic Beliefs 6  51 100
CYN2 Interpersonal Suspiciousness 2  45 100
ASP1 Antisocial Attitudes 5  48 100
ASP2 Antisocial Behavior 2  61 100
TPA1 Impatience 0  34 100
TPA2 Competitive Drive 2  46 100
LSE1 Self-Doubt 0  39 100
LSE2 Submissiveness 2  51 100
SOD1 Introversion 1  40 100
SOD2 Shyness 0  35 100
FAM1 Family Discord 1  38 100
FAM2 Familial Alienation 0  41 100
TRT1 Low Motivation 0  41 100
TRT2 Inability to Disclose 1  46 100
Scale Scale Description Question Answer Question Text
LW5 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Deviant Thinking and Experiences 427 True I have never seen a vision.
LW7 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Antisocial Attitude 35 True Sometimes when I was young I stole things.
LW7 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Antisocial Attitude 266 False I have never been in trouble with the law.
LW10 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Sexual Concern and Deviation 62 True I have often wished I were a girl. (or if you are a girl) I have never been sorry that I am a girl.
LW10 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Sexual Concern and Deviation 121 False I have never indulged in unusual sex practices.
LW11 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Somatic Symptoms 57 True I hardly ever feel pain in the back of my neck.
Profile Elevation: 43.3
Answer Summary


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Glavlit on Dec 4th, 2010 at 7:56pm

wrote on Dec 2nd, 2010 at 12:17am:
Not speaking from personal experience, but I am curious about psychology without suffering any mental illness. This sort of test, because it is generally heralded as the best personality test, got me very interested. And the fact that the general public does not have very easy acess (lest the test be compromised) piqued my interest.

The thing that makes the test so hard to manipulate is that all the questions are standardized not only in the general population, but with populations known to have the given disorders for which the scales will detect. Furthermore, the questions have multiple overlapping validity scales that will show if you're faking, and even how you're trying to fake it.

You basically need two main things, and two side things to be able to know what is going on with the MMPI:

1. A set of all the questions. You can try googling around, and get lucky, but Pearson assessment searches routinely and asks posts to be taken down due to "copyright infringement" as release of the scales could invalidate their test. If you fail the search and are low on time, get one of the early editions of Development and Use of the Mmpi-2 Content Scales by James Butcher. Pearson asked this book to be reissued without the questions for obvious reasons, but if you can find an early edition, the list is in an appendix at the end. Note that the book is otherwise useless and not worth reading, you are just buying the early edition to have the questions.

2. A book explaining how to score it and which scales each questions tips off. Without the questions (and the book in question does *NOT* include them), the book is not useful. I found "MMPI-2: An Interpretive Manual" is EXTREMELY expensive but by far the most useful to explain you ever last question, every last test scale so you know the test as well as its creators. It is EXHAUSTIVE in its descriptions. You need lots of time to go question by question, scale by scale but depending on how much you know about psychology/mental health, it may only take a few weeks to know the test and how it works (for educational purposes, of course).

Good luck and have fun!





Everybody suffers from mental impairment/“illness” of one sort or another; the only question is to what degree and to what extent it affects ones daily life.

Here are a few more tidbits:

If you had only read the previous page (and only the previous page), you would have seen multiple references to the fully functioning MMPI-2 script which contains all the items and has an automatic detailed scoring scheme; all of which can be accessed in less than a few seconds: a total of one mouse click.

If you want to learn more about interpreting the results, then you will have to go to a college or local library and get one of these types of books:
MMPI-2: Assessing Personality and Psychopathology by John R. Graham
MMPI-2: A Practitioner's Guide by James Neal Butcher
Development and Use of the Mmpi-2 Content Scales (MMPI-2 Monograph Series) by James N. Butcher and John R. Graham
The MMPI-2/MMPI-2-RF: An Interpretive Manual
...or similar...there are many more and always new ones coming out too. 

The MMPI-2 is used predominantly, and not so much the newer and relatively unproven MMPI-2-RF, in terms of federal security/intelligence agency testing.  But don’t forget, most likely there will still be an interview with a psychologist as well, so the 'real you' will still be 'probed' during the one-on-one session with the professional.

The last thing I should mention is that the Russian script with the questions is not perfect.  It is meant as an educational tool for those who are curious, and also as a starting point for those who wish to explore the test items.  That script does have a few built-in scoring errors (whether intentional or not), a few miss-keyed critical items, and it also does not have all of the possible score sub-categories.  But nonetheless, it is an excellent starting point, and a great learning tool!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by antipoly4life on Dec 4th, 2010 at 9:55pm

Glavlit wrote on Dec 4th, 2010 at 7:56pm:

The MMPI-2 is used predominantly, and not so much the newer and relatively unproven MMPI-2-RF, in terms of federal security/intelligence agency testing.  But don’t forget, most likely there will still be an interview with a psychologist as well, so the 'real you' will still be 'probed' during the one-on-one session with the professional.


Exactly.  The CIA uses this apparently, see these posts from a CIA applicant here and here.  And the NSA also must use this.  See this NSA applicant's story Interviewing With An Intelligence Agency, where his psychological exam is on pages 7-12, it looks like he took some version of the MMPI also.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by guest on Dec 4th, 2010 at 10:51pm

Glavlit wrote on Dec 4th, 2010 at 7:56pm:

If you had only read the previous page (and only the previous page), you would have seen multiple references to the fully functioning MMPI-2 script which contains all the items and has an automatic detailed scoring scheme; all of which can be accessed in less than a few seconds: a total of one mouse click.


While I did not read the last page (now I did, thanks), I was aware of that applet. You can copy/paste the questions so you have them. But even having the scales from the applet w/ all your results won't be a huge help.

The other concern is that sooner or later the applet will be banned....

The second book I recommended I found to be extremely helpful as it also gives multiple real examples of various scales, combinations etc. It also offers criticisms and examples of when test results where the validity scales are all "OK" still don't reflect the situation, and suggestions for how to view tertiary scales etc.

That's if you really want to get into it though, it is highly involved reading.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Glavlit on Dec 5th, 2010 at 10:55pm

wrote on Dec 4th, 2010 at 10:51pm:

Glavlit wrote on Dec 4th, 2010 at 7:56pm:

If you had only read the previous page (and only the previous page), you would have seen multiple references to the fully functioning MMPI-2 script which contains all the items and has an automatic detailed scoring scheme; all of which can be accessed in less than a few seconds: a total of one mouse click.


While I did not read the last page (now I did, thanks), I was aware of that applet. You can copy/paste the questions so you have them. But even having the scales from the applet w/ all your results won't be a huge help.

The other concern is that sooner or later the applet will be banned....

The second book I recommended I found to be extremely helpful as it also gives multiple real examples of various scales, combinations etc. It also offers criticisms and examples of when test results where the validity scales are all "OK" still don't reflect the situation, and suggestions for how to view tertiary scales etc.

That's if you really want to get into it though, it is highly involved reading.

Getting a copy of the questions is the easy part, getting a copy of the scoring software is basically impossible.  That is why the Russian script is so nice, because someone already did most of the tedious work of scoring it.  Anyone can save it and edit it very easily now.

There is at least one older free trial software that will give out a basic automatic interpretive report when the general T-scores are inputted.  Other than that one, getting a copy of the new and comprehensive Pearson software is basically impossible for non-authorized users.

There were other scripts on US servers that were quickly removed or closed down.  But this script is not only a gem, but also Russian.  Because it’s Russian, it’s not really going anywhere anytime soon.  It might be gone eventually, but in this case, not because someone banned it.

But yes, I know what you meant, and my post was in general, and not directed specifically towards you.  Indeed, it is an imperfect instrument that tries to simplify very complex situations. 

So it is all quite complicated indeed!

Here is one book you probably did not read, so take a look at it (it is rather interesting and has a whole chapter devoted to the MMPI story):
The Cult of Personality: How Personality Tests Are Leading Us to Miseducate Our Children, Mismanage Our Companies, and Misunderstand Ourselves
by Annie Murphy Paul

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Nick 576 on Dec 7th, 2010 at 3:16am
Hey,

Could you send me the rest of the questions too, please?

Do some of these questions seem REALLY odd to people? I hope they can rule out severely depressed and disturbed people that see things that don't exist etc. by other means than this test...

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by does it matter on Dec 12th, 2010 at 7:48pm
I believe the results on those tests are also based on the state of mind one is in while taking the test. Environmental chaos or illness or even over worked changes the state of mind you are in... Maybe that is why some pass it one time and are ruled out another time.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by John B. on Dec 15th, 2010 at 2:06pm
Please send me the rest of the test

Thanks

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Hope Kelly on Jan 3rd, 2011 at 8:14pm
I too am extremely interested in the questions on the MMPI.  If you could email them to me, I would much, much appreciate it. 
Thanks,
Hope

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Tay on Jan 3rd, 2011 at 9:19pm
You all need to learn how to read through posts before asking a question where the answer has already been provided.  The MMPI-2 test questions are here, as mentioned earlier in this thread:
http://geisel.narod.ru/mmpi2.htm

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Thalia on Jan 10th, 2011 at 12:54am
So you're an applicant for a law enforcement job.

AND you're *here* looking for ways to cheat on the *personality test* that is part of the application process.

That translates to both dishonest and stupid.

Just the way I like my law enforcement officers.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Glavlit on Jan 16th, 2011 at 7:17pm

wrote on Jan 10th, 2011 at 12:54am:
So you're an applicant for a law enforcement job.

AND you're *here* looking for ways to cheat on the *personality test* that is part of the application process.

That translates to both dishonest and stupid.

Just the way I like my law enforcement officers.

Not sure to whom exactly you are replying to, but at any rate:

It’s not a true personality test per se. You also can’t really “cheat” on it either.

The one thing which truly “translates to both dishonest and stupid” is the MMPI itself!

The test items and the methodology of the MMPI are both dishonest and stupid. Kind of like the polygraph actually.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Myra on Jan 28th, 2011 at 12:17am
in New York State, they rely on John Wapner, who administers these tests in bulk, to the Albany Police Department, Fire Department, and many other agencies.

the problem is, John Wapner has never once purchased a psychometric examination himself and he also has no current and updated training in scoring the MMPI 2.  Additionally, for example, the other psychometric testing he is and has been responsible for with APD the booklets have the answers in them for the candidates they want.  Wapner illegally administers MMPI 2 tests, outdated Rorschack tests and TAT, for the NYS Dept. of Civil Service.  This john wapner is a friggen weezle.  If you have been victimized by him, there is a suit against him in Federal Court, Albany NY.
I have been on both sides, I was issued a test in 1990 that had the answers in it.  In 2007 post employment with OSC, who has Wapner issue these tests in bulk.  he also erases answers.  This guy should be reviewed by the APA.  He has mostly borrowed tests, and copied them.  He is a nut case.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by bunda on Feb 21st, 2011 at 8:03pm

wrote on Jan 3rd, 2011 at 9:19pm:
You all need to learn how to read through posts before asking a question where the answer has already been provided.  The MMPI-2 test questions are here, as mentioned earlier in this thread:
http://geisel.narod.ru/mmpi2.htm



I have just completed the Original MMPI test today. The web site you mentioned contains completely different questions than the MMPI!
This Russian site is a Fake!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Fruity Nutcake on Feb 27th, 2011 at 7:16pm
For you job-seekers, I put the complete list of sample questions from my MMPI exam up online.

http://www.lulu.com/product/ebook/mmpi-2-questions/14601195

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Tay on Feb 27th, 2011 at 8:11pm

wrote on Feb 21st, 2011 at 8:03pm:

wrote on Jan 3rd, 2011 at 9:19pm:
You all need to learn how to read through posts before asking a question where the answer has already been provided.  The MMPI-2 test questions are here, as mentioned earlier in this thread:
http://geisel.narod.ru/mmpi2.htm



I have just completed the Original MMPI test today. The web site you mentioned contains completely different questions than the MMPI!
This Russian site is a Fake!


The MMPI is a different test from the MMPI-2.  The questions on the Russian site posted above is for the MMPI-2 exam, and they are 100% accurate. 


wrote on Feb 27th, 2011 at 7:16pm:
For you job-seekers, I put the complete list of sample questions from my MMPI exam up online.

http://www.lulu.com/product/ebook/mmpi-2-questions/14601195


Yep, the 177 preview test questions shown on that site are the same from the site posted above. 

Remember folks, this is for the MMPI-2, not the original MMPI.  There is a huge difference.  See the wikipedia article about it here.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by rpd7104 on Feb 28th, 2011 at 4:55pm
I dont think you should need to study for this test...... If you do..... Ummmmmmm? Only thing I hate about it is how long it is. The questions are simple lol just put what you feel fits you best..... Goodluck  ;)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Chriz on Mar 11th, 2011 at 8:34am
Pls send me the remaining questions to complete the 567 of MMPI 2

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by tulips on Mar 18th, 2011 at 2:54am
did you know that Eisentien ( yes the great physiscits) could not pass an IQ test?  yep yep     so this and these sorts of tests are disqusting in that it all depends on who interpets them..... to bad this is how we decide who does or doesn't get a job.... :-/

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Pass It! on Mar 21st, 2011 at 7:08pm
Thank you for the test questions, I wish I had the answers, but with a little thinking, you can pass, just need to be consistant.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Michael Kim on Mar 21st, 2011 at 7:10pm
If you have any tips for me, please email me at mkmedia01@yahoo.com.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Erich on Mar 26th, 2011 at 4:16pm
Hey Id like to have the rest of the mmpi2 questions. If i could be emailed them Id appreciate it very much

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Just asking on Mar 28th, 2011 at 1:56am
For those that have the most accurate answer:

If you were looking at the results form the link listed above for the MMPI-2, what would trigger a negative response when applying for law enforcement? obviously agencies have different criteria but maybe you can give me an idea of what is "normal". here's a few examples of my results

VRIN Variable Response Inconsistency 0   31   
TRIN True Reponse Inconsistency 9   50   
F Infrequency 1   39 100
Fb Backside F 1   46 100
Fp Infrequency Psychopathology 1   48 100
L Lie 5   56 100
K Correction 22   64 100
S Superlative Self-Presentation 38   65 100


LW5 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Deviant Thinking and Experiences 122 True At times my thoughts have raced ahead faster than I could speak them.

LW5 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Deviant Thinking and Experiences 427 True I have never seen a vision.

LW7 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Antisocial Attitude 84 True I was suspended from school one or more times for bad behavior.

LW7 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Antisocial Attitude 105 True In school I was sometimes sent to the principal for bad behavior.

LW7 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Antisocial Attitude 227 True I don't blame people for trying to grab everything they can get in this world.

LW7 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Antisocial Attitude 254 True Most people make friends because friends are likely to be useful to them.

LW8 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Family Conflict 21 True At times I have very much wanted to leave home.

LW10 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Sexual Concern and Deviation 121 False I have never indulged in unusual sex practices.

LW11 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Somatic Symptoms 57 True I hardly ever feel pain in the back of my neck.

Profile Elevation: 46.1

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Just asking on Mar 28th, 2011 at 2:29am
Just realized i misread and incorrectly answered 2 questions. The sexual one.  I hope i didn't make that mistake on the real one i took.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mr mee on Apr 6th, 2011 at 4:26pm
this site has the MMPI-2 online. Automatically generates results, with any questions (567).
http://www.galenoalvarenga.com.bror direct link:http://www.galenoalvarenga.com.br/testes-psicologicos/mmpi-2-online-teste-psicologico-para-avaliar-personalidade-e-transtornos-mentais


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Unit2011 on Apr 17th, 2011 at 6:06pm
thug cop whats the right way to answer the questions. A psch in CA tells there canidats to answer as if ur talking to one of ur close freinds why??  :-?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by jennifer madrid on May 2nd, 2011 at 11:47am
Hmm.  Once a long time ago, I was the number one police recruit in two municipalities.  My parents were fugatives at the time, I was a single mom who worked her way off of welfare, had a horrific childhood riddled with abuse (locked in basement and not allowed in the rest of the house for years) and well....I passed the MMPI test, get this, without studying.  Do some reflecting candidate, some sole searching, connect some emotional dots and should you fail this test, please inquire exactly as to why.  Through that, you will have a better understanding of yourself and why it is that your test results caused concern.  Remember as law enforcement you are faced every day you work with life and death decisions, you are faced with stress and disrespect, and temptation.  You work in the belly of the beast of life, and there is nothing worse than a police officer who is prone to impulsivity, anger, badge heavy antics, and above all, dishonesty.  I wish you the best of luck. 

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Eileen Meneses on May 12th, 2011 at 1:21pm
Pls  send me the all the questions with idiomatic expressions.  thanks,

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by CAM on May 16th, 2011 at 10:05pm
ThugCop, Can you send me all 567 questions. Thx

summrod@aol.com

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Tay on May 16th, 2011 at 11:44pm
Once again, READ THE THREAD before asking stupid questions.  The test questions are here, as mentioned a few times:
http://geisel.narod.ru/mmpi2.htm

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Reign on May 17th, 2011 at 8:53pm
Thank you for this post...I have to take the psyche eval again and I would really appreciate if you could send me the rest of the test so I could go over it..thx

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by tatooed on Jun 8th, 2011 at 6:15pm
thug cop please email me copy

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by gater on Jun 13th, 2011 at 7:45am
I have my MSW and work in the Mental Health field and this test have seen this test used quite often.  I also have known it to be used in headache/migraine clinics as well. 

And I must say that asking for the questions on the assessment and trying to "cheat" is the CRAZIEST and most absurd thing I've ever heard of!!   :D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by icemanjs1213 on Jun 16th, 2011 at 5:11pm
this test is absolute bullshit.  i have taken it 5 times and each time a different way because the first time i failed.  no matter how you answer youre lying, either to make yourself look good or to keep yourself from looking bad.

i have a graduate degree, have gone through several local and federal law enforcement internships, dont do drugs, break the law, any of that and have had excellent reports from all my jobs. this test is useless and a waste of time.  it should be banned

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Jennifer Richardson on Jun 25th, 2011 at 8:47pm
Could you please email us the rest of the MMPI 2 test too.  My son didn't pass the personality test for one of his job applications and doesn't know what he did wrong. It had 172 personality questions. He is like the perfect person--never been in trouble, honest, intelligent, athlete. He obviously doesn't know how to answer the questions.
And please send tips on what they are looking for and how to answer.

Thank you!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by ann on Jun 25th, 2011 at 9:06pm
We found the questions for the MMPI-2, but are confused with how to answer it. If the test questions are obvious and we answered honestly, then why did we fail it?  Please give tips or advice. We answer honestly. We are hard working, intelligent, college educated, never been in trouble, never did anything wrong, never used drugs, never been in fights, etc., but still fail the personality test!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by John0000000000 on Jul 10th, 2011 at 1:26am
MMPI2 FULL ITEMS AND DETAILED SCORED SCALES OUTPUT with GRAPHS

MMPI-2 Online Assessment provided by Mindfit Hypnosis

http://www.hypnoticmp3.com/articles/mmpr2-online-test.shtml


Guys…so you know that old Russian website script for the MMPI2 with a few scoring errors in the script…well here’s something to put that bad boy out to pasture.

Below are links to another similar script (in fact it looks almost identical to the Russian version at first glance, except this one has amazing scoring detail, and I do mean amazing scoring results. Just click on the “Score” button, without doing the test, just to see some of the awesome graphical scoring displays at the end. 

It actually GRAPHICALLY CREATES THE VARIOUS SCALE PROFILES clearly showing the T-score cut-off values, along with all the other relevant data. It is the most amazing web-based script scoring tool that I have ever seen.  I mean, wow, what an amazing web-based educational tool!  This is a must see for any psychology student or self-motivated learner interested in the subject.

MMPI2 TEST with FULL SCALE PROFILES including graphical representations:

http://www.hypnoticmp3.com/articles/mmpr2-online-test.shtml

Note:  I have not actually tested or fully used the script yet; however, at first glance it looks to work and it appears to produce the most detailed results out of any open scoring script that I have ever come across – it’s a great learning and educational tool.

There is also a nice explanation to everything on their Explanation of Results (scoring) page:
 
http://www.hypnoticmp3.com/articles/mmpi-scoring.htm

And here is the main page:

http://www.mindfithypnosis.com/articles/free-mmpi2-online.htm

MMPI-2 Online Assessment provided by Mindfit Hypnosis
Medical Disclaimer
The test is designed for individual's age 18 and older. The test is scored by computer, but results obtained by the online test and the explanations of the scores are for self-awareness and entertainment only. Results Analysis will not compare in depth or accuracy to those interpreted by a qualified mental health professional that has had extensive training in MMPI-2 interpretation.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Harley E-glide on Jul 10th, 2011 at 7:04pm
Defense attorney to psychologist: Did my client murder the victim.   
Psychologist: I don't know but he has diarrhea once a month and wants to be a singer

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by PhD. girl on Jul 11th, 2011 at 1:29am

wrote on Jul 10th, 2011 at 1:26am:
MMPI2 FULL ITEMS AND DETAILED SCORED SCALES OUTPUT with GRAPHS

MMPI-2 Online Assessment provided by Mindfit Hypnosis

http://www.hypnoticmp3.com/articles/mmpr2-online-test.shtml

Guys…so you know that old Russian website script for the MMPI2 with a few scoring errors in the script…well here’s something to put that bad boy out to pasture.

Below are links to another similar script (in fact it looks almost identical to the Russian version at first glance, except this one has amazing scoring detail, and I do mean amazing scoring results. Just click on the “Score” button, without doing the test, just to see some of the awesome graphical scoring displays at the end. 

It actually GRAPHICALLY CREATES THE VARIOUS SCALE PROFILES clearly showing the T-score cut-off values, along with all the other relevant data. It is the most amazing web-based script scoring tool that I have ever seen.  I mean, wow, what an amazing web-based educational tool!  This is a must see for any psychology student or self-motivated learner interested in the subject.

MMPI2 TEST with FULL SCALE PROFILES including graphical representations:

http://www.hypnoticmp3.com/articles/mmpr2-online-test.shtml

Note:  I have not actually tested or fully used the script yet; however, at first glance it looks to work and it appears to produce the most detailed results out of any open scoring script that I have ever come across – it’s a great learning and educational tool.

There is also a nice explanation to everything on their Explanation of Results (scoring) page:
 
http://www.hypnoticmp3.com/articles/mmpi-scoring.htm

And here is the main page:

http://www.mindfithypnosis.com/articles/free-mmpi2-online.htm

MMPI-2 Online Assessment provided by Mindfit Hypnosis
Medical Disclaimer
The test is designed for individual's age 18 and older. The test is scored by computer, but results obtained by the online test and the explanations of the scores are for self-awareness and entertainment only. Results Analysis will not compare in depth or accuracy to those interpreted by a qualified mental health professional that has had extensive training in MMPI-2 interpretation.


Looks like the following two items (at least) are scored incorrectly:

427 - I have never seen a vision (LW5 - Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Deviant Thinking and Experiences); Should be listed under the FALSE category for critical items under the respective scale.

57 – I hardly ever feel pain in the back of my neck (LW11 - Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Somatic Symptoms); Should be listed under the FALSE category for critical items scoring under the respective scale.


These minor items can easily be fixed by saving the webpage and then editing with Notepad the “scales.js” file where the respective items are mixed about.  HINT:  by opening the “scales.js” file with Notepad, after saving the webpage, one can easily see a clear breakdown of how all the items are scored and which scales they belong to.  Supplementary content sub-scales can also be added just as easily to the same file by following the logic of the other entries.

It may not be perfect, but it’s still the best web-based simulation of the MMPI2 currently openly available.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by young2pro on Jul 11th, 2011 at 12:12pm
I am taking the test for employment and so much is riding on my results I want to be as prepared as possible. Can you e-mail the rest of the test.
My EMAIL address is young2pro@yahoo.com
please please please send anything you can.
Thanks again!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by pistolpete on Jul 15th, 2011 at 11:16pm
I am supposed to take it here inTexas, so I can get certified as a bodyguard. So, I have to shell out hundereds of dollars, so I can Maybe make $15.00 an hour, such BULLSHIT !!!
icemanjs1213 wrote on Jun 16th, 2011 at 5:11pm:
this test is absolute bullshit.  i have taken it 5 times and each time a different way because the first time i failed.  no matter how you answer youre lying, either to make yourself look good or to keep yourself from looking bad.

i have a graduate degree, have gone through several local and federal law enforcement internships, dont do drugs, break the law, any of that and have had excellent reports from all my jobs. this test is useless and a waste of time.  it should be banned


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Bingo on Jul 16th, 2011 at 10:44pm
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) Online Test Resources (for Education and Entertainment Only!)

MMPI-2 Online Test with Scoring (minor scoring errors may exist, but T scores should still be accurate):

http://www.mindfithypnosis.com/articles/mmpr2-online-test.shtml

The test is designed for individual's age 18 and older. The test is scored by computer, but results obtained by the online test and the explanations of the scores are for self-awareness and entertainment only. Results Analysis will not compare in depth or accuracy to those interpreted by a qualified mental health professional that has had extensive training in MMPI-2 interpretation.


Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2) Simple Interpretive Guide for Different Scale Ranges, Definitions of Results:
http://truthsilo.com/stds/MMPI-2Interpretation.pdf

A Listing of MMPI-2 Basic, Content and Supplementary Scales plus Items
http://truthsilo.com/stds/Dalton-Appendices.htm


MMPI-2 Books
http://www.lunaticrant.com/mmpi/

"The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) was developed in the late 1930's by psychologist Starke R. Hathaway and psychiatrist J.C. McKinley at the University of Minnesota. Today, it is one of the most researched psychological tests in existence. The MMPI is not a perfect test, but it remains a valuable tool in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. It is also often used in legal cases, including criminal defense and custody disputes. The test has also been used as screening instrument for certain professions, especially high risk jobs.

Lying or attempting to trick the MMPI-2 is extremely hard to do which is why it is used so extensively by employers.  The easiest solution is, if you are not doing so well on a certain score section within the test results, is to change your skills and abilities in that category.  Changing who you are, at the core of your Sub Conscious mind, becomes reflected in your attitudes and beliefs that are picked up on the MMPI.

The bottom line is you need to change who you are.  While some people might adopt the attitude ‘I am not changing who I am', the majority of people who either want to or are successful accept that creating new skills and abilities is just part of your personal and business growth.  A personality trait is seen as just another skill, just as you may need to learn some accounting skills, sometimes you may need to learn how to control anger or move from a negative to a positive outlook of the things that happen in your life. Personalities are dynamic and can change in time in response to the environment.”


Author(s):

Restandardization Committee: James N. Butcher, PhD; W. Grant Dahlstrom,PhD; John R. Graham, PhD; Auke Tellegen, PhD; and  Beverly Kaemmer, Coordinator for The University of Minnesota Press

   * Administration: Paper-and-pencil, CD, or computer administration
      Administer to: Individuals 18 years and older
      Completion Time: 60-90 minutes (567 true/false items)
      Reading Level: 5 grade (Lexile average), 4.6 grade (Flesch-Kincaid)
   * Qualification level: C-Level
    * Publication Date: 1989, revised 2001
    * Language: Spanish, French for Canada, Hmong

Relevant to a range of contemporary applications, the MMPI-2 instrument remains the most widely used and widely researched test  of adult psychopathology. Used by clinicians to assist with the diagnosis of mental disorders and the selection of appropriate treatment methods, the MMPI-2 test continues to help meet the assessment needs of mental health professionals in an ever-changing environment.

The MMPI-2 test’s contemporary normative sample and extensive research base help make it the gold standard in assessment for a  wide variety of settings. The test can be used to help:

    * Assess major symptoms of social and personal maladjustment.
    * Identify suitable candidates for high-risk public safety positions.
    * Give a strong empirical foundation for a clinician's expert testimony.
    * Assess medical patients and design effective treatment strategies, including chronic pain management.
    * Evaluate participants in substance abuse programs and select appropriate treatment approaches.
    * Support college and career counseling recommendations.
    * Provide valuable insight for marriage and family counseling.

Norms

The MMPI-2 normative samples consist of 1,138 males and1,462 females from diverse geographic regions and communities across the United States. Individuals between the ages of 18 and 80 were recruited for inclusion in the samples. The revised MMPI-2 Manual for Administration, Scoring and Interpretation describes the distributions of age, geographic location, ethnic origin, educational attainment, marital status, occupation, and income level in the male and female samples.

Scales

Validity Scales
? - Cannot Say (reported as a raw score only, not plotted)
VRIN - Variable Response Inconsistency
TRIN - True Response Inconsistency
F - Infrequency
FB - Back F
FP - Infrequency–Psychopathology
FBS - Symptom Validity Scale
L - Lie
K - Correction
S - Superlative Self-Presentation
Superlative Self-Presentation Subscales
S1 - Beliefs in Human Goodness
S2 - Serenity
S3 - Contentment with Life
S4 - Patience/Denial of Irritability
S5 - Denial of Moral Flaws

Clinical Scales
1 Hs - Hypochondriasis
2 D - Depression
3 Hy - Hysteria
4 Pd - Psychopathic Deviate
5 Mf - Masculinity–Femininity
6 Pa - Paranoia
7 Pt - Psychasthenia
8 Sc - Schizophrenia
9 Ma - Hypomania
0 Si - Social Introversion

Restructured Clinical (RC) Scales
(Extended Score Report)
RCd - dem - Demoralization
RC1 - som - Somatic Complaints
RC2 - lpe - Low Positive Emotions
RC3 - cyn - Cynicism
RC4 - asb - Antisocial Behavior
RC6 - per - Ideas of Persecution
RC7 - dne - Dysfunctional Negative Emotions
RC8 - abx - Aberrant Experiences
RC9 - hpm - Hypomanic Activation

Clinical Subscales

(Extended Score Report and The Minnesota Reports)
Harris-Lingoes Subscales
D1 - Subjective Depression
D2 - Psychomotor Retardation
D3 - Physical Malfunctioning
D4 - Mental Dullness
D5 - Brooding
Hy1 - Denial of Social Anxiety
Hy2 - Need for Affection
Hy3 - Lassitude-Malaise
Hy4 - Somatic Complaints
Hy5 - Inhibition of Aggression
Pd1 - Familial Discord
Pd2 - Authority Problems
Pd3 - Social Imperturbability
Pd4 - Social Alienation
Pd5 - Self-Alienation
Pa1 - Persecutory Ideas
Pa2 - Poignancy
Pa3 - Naiveté
Sc1 - Social Alienation
Sc2 - Emotional Alienation
Sc3 - Lack of Ego Mastery, Cognitive
Sc4 - Lack of Ego Mastery, Conative
Sc5 - Lack of Ego Mastery, Defective Inhibition
Sc6 - Bizarre Sensory Experiences
Ma1 - Amorality
Ma2 - Psychomotor Acceleration
Ma3 - Imperturbability
Ma4 - Ego Inflation
Social Introversion Subscales
Si1 - Shyness/Self-Consciousness
Si2 - Social Avoidance
Si3 - Alienation – Self and Others

Content Scales
(Extended Score Report, The Minnesota Reports, and Criminal Justice and Correctional Report)
ANX - Anxiety
FRS - Fears
OBS - Obsessiveness
DEP - Depression
HEA - Health Concerns
BIZ - Bizarre Mentation
ANG - Anger
CYN - Cynicism
ASP - Antisocial Practices
TPA - Type A
LSE - Low Self-Esteem
SOD - Social Discomfort
FAM - Family Problems
WRK - Work Interference
TRT - Negative Treatment Indicators

Content Component Scales

(Extended Score Report and The Minnesota Reports)
Fears Subscales
FRS1 - Generalized Fearfulness
FRS2 - Multiple Fears
Depression Subscales
DEP1 - Lack of Drive
DEP2 - Dysphoria
DEP3 - Self-Depreciation
DEP4 - Suicidal Ideation
Health Concerns Subscales
HEA1 - Gastrointestinal Symptoms
HEA2 - Neurological Symptoms
HEA3 - General Health Concerns
Bizarre Mentation Subscales
BIZ1 - Psychotic Symptomatology
BIZ2 - Schizotypal Characteristics
Anger Subscales
ANG1 - Explosive Behavior
ANG2 - Irritability
Cynicism Subscales
CYN1 - Misanthropic Beliefs
CYN2 - Interpersonal Suspiciousness
Antisocial Practices Subscales
ASP1 - Antisocial Attitudes
ASP2 - Antisocial Behavior
Type A Subscales
TPA1 - Impatience
TPA2 - Competitive Drive
Low Self-Esteem Subscales
LSE1 - Self-Doubt
LSE2 - Submissiveness
Social Discomfort
SOD1 - Introversion
SOD2 - Shyness
Family Problems
FAM1 - Family Discord
FAM2 - Familial Alienation
Negative Treatment Indicators
TRT1 - Low Motivation
TRT2 - Inability to Disclose

Supplementary Scales
(Extended Score Report, The Minnesota Reports, and Criminal Justice and Correctional Report)
Personality Psychopathology Five Scales (PSY-5)
AGGR - Aggressiveness
PSYC - Psychoticism
DISC - Disconstraint
NEGE - Negative Emotionality/Neuroticism
INTR - Introversion/Low Positive Emotionality
Broad Personality Characteristics
A - Anxiety
R - Repression
Es - Ego Strength
Do - Dominance
Re - Social Responsibility
Generalized Emotional Distress
Mt - College Maladjustment
PK - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder–Keane
MDS - Marital Distress
Behavioral Dyscontrol
Ho - Hostility
O-H - Overcontrolled Hostility
MAC-R - MacAndrew–Revised
AAS - Addiction Admission
APS - Addiction Potential
Gender Role
GM - Gender Role – Masculine
GF - Gender Role – Feminine

Special Indices
Welsh Code
F–K Dissimulation Index
Percent True and Percent False
Average Profile Elevation

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Dr. MCMI on Jul 19th, 2011 at 9:05pm
Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory III (MCMI-III) Question Items

http://truthsilo.com/stds/MCMI-III.htm


Does anyone know where the MCMI test manual or scoring keys can be found? Better yet, anyone know if someone made a working script of the test (like there is for the MMPI2)?

And does anyone know where one can take for free the full and latest version of the 16PF along with a detailed score breakdown?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Aro2220 on Jul 28th, 2011 at 6:29am
I heard the term "MMPI-2" mentioned so I googled it and arrived here. I didn't know anything about the test, and probably still don't, but it seems like it asks you a lot of questions that have slight references to other questions.

I'd have to see the entire list of questions to really match everything up but when you say you are liking a certain type of thing but then say you dislike it when it is worded differently, I think the test is designed to pick up on that.

Any one question pair might be excused by having a strange case reason why they could both be the way you said they were or perhaps it was an honest mistake or you didn't understand the question, etc. If it was just one 'super' question you could always argue it away.

But over 500+ questions if you are being consistently inconsistent...the probability of that being a fluke gets very, very, very small and so psychologists are going to infer that you are lying. And probably rightly so.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by salteigne on Jul 29th, 2011 at 5:22pm
Here is  the 15 items of the scale "lie" you MUST answer true
16. Once in a while I think of things too bad to talk about.
29. At times I feel like swearing.
41. I do not always tell the truth.
51. I do not read every editorial in the newspaper every day.
77. Once in a while I put off until tomorrow what I ought to do today.
93. Sometimes when I am not well I am irritable.
102. I get angry sometimes.
107. My table manners are not quite as good at home as when I am out in company.
123. If I could get into the movies without paying and be sure I was not seen, I would probably do it.
139. I would rather win than lose in a game.
153. I like to know some important people because it makes me feel important.
203. I gossip a little at times.
232. Sometimes in elections, I vote for people about whom I know very little.
260. Once in a while, I laugh at a dirty joke.

It take me a lot of hours to list this "lie scale" so if you have
"tips" to succes this fu**** test please give me

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by salteigne on Jul 29th, 2011 at 5:47pm
Oups
I forget one
183. I do not like everyone I know.

sorry

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by chet on Aug 5th, 2011 at 6:14pm
Dear Mr.thug cop,
I will really appreciate it and it will be a big help and assistance if you could send us the full MMI 2 question cause we will have to get one for psychological asessment.thanks

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by salteigne on Aug 5th, 2011 at 6:34pm

wrote on Aug 5th, 2011 at 6:14pm:
Dear Mr.thug cop,
I will really appreciate it and it will be a big help and assistance if you could send us the full MMI 2 question cause we will have to get one for psychological asessment.thanks

http://www.hypnoticmp3.com/articles/mmpr2-online-test.shtml

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by jacob on Aug 30th, 2011 at 1:16pm
All 567 questions to the MMPI-2 can be found at hynoticmp3.com. You can also take the test for free!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Bella on Sep 1st, 2011 at 7:56pm
My question is about the question "Do you like archery and stamp collecting?" I took this exam without issue and answered no when I got this question, however I do like archery, used to participate, and do collect stamps. What is the intention of this question? No I did not lie on other questions, this one just concerned me because how many people really do like archery and stamp collecting? It seemed like a "loaded" question. What was the intention of this specific question? :-?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by justified on Sep 20th, 2011 at 2:28pm
@Palerider - love, LoVe, LOVE your post! Unbelievable that people actually think it's ok to manipulate their answers on this test! Just what I want...law enforcement personnel with absolutely NO INTEGRITY!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Freud101 on Oct 2nd, 2011 at 5:12am
@Bella – "Do you like archery and stamp collecting?" is not part of the MMPI items. The MMPI items have true/false responses. I don’t know what test you took, but it must have been a different one. Either way, don’t overthink such questions, unless of course you really know what they are measuring. Otherwise, just pick whatever your first instinct tells you, move on, and don’t worry about it.

@justified – The test asks people to answer the questions as they want, making a point that there are no wrong or right answers. So if someone answers a question a certain way, then that is who they are, and it will show in the results. The results of course may or may not be what the test-designers intended; however, that is a true reflection of the test itself and not the test-taker. The only ones manipulating someone and being dishonest are the test designers. Just like the polygraph, the test only works if a subject has no idea what is really going on, and is too ignorant/uneducated to see through the deception. Once the inner-workings are exposed, the testing instrument becomes irrelevant.

What would you rather have an applicant do, say to the psychologist: Gee, I’m sorry, but this test does not apply to me and the results are irrelevant as I know too much about it. That’s the truth, but sometimes some things are best not said. Any test can be gamed, especially one based on pseudo-science with ambiguous questions.

On another note, psychological tests have nothing to do with integrity, nor does the polygraph.

As a wise Russian once said: “In most cases, people, even the most vicious, are much more naive and simple-minded than we assume them to be. And this is true of ourselves too.”

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by roguecop#9 on Oct 9th, 2011 at 3:16pm
this test is a joke I've taken it 25 years ago and "passed" Some friends and I went to another city took the test as police applicants again and "Messed" with it they passed us all again... Also, when cop's boss's are pissed and we havent broken "P&P"  they can send us again. I was sent and I  asked the guy giving the test if I was "ok" to go back to work.He said yes by the way l.o.l. I say the best way is to go in and be truthful if you fail and your a police officer you get disability. lmao should have "F ed" with them and gone home.   :D :P

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by watersmart on Oct 12th, 2011 at 7:19am
The poly-graph test is designed for truth telling, which leads to ones integrity. Great test. I had a past, took the exam, was truthful - and hired. The US MARSHALL uses a psych evaluation similar to the mmpi2. I passed it along with 2 others in the Dallas area, out of 800-900 test takers. Pretty good odds, not really. I feel I was intelligent in passing. I was passionate in my desire. Honest and open minded. 4 Years later, I'm divorced and alienated from my child, because of a mmpi2 test. I learned recently, they can be swayed in there results. There's a recent publishing of a guide or standard, which psychologists and shrinks use to validate their practices. It has been determined in some 4th edition, of this publishing, the mmpi2 is not an accurate or reliable test for evaluation. Its too subjective and is very harmful to innocent people. I disagreed with some of the questions and did not answer them, and was determined to be elusive and nconsistent. Lost my visitation rights. I have NO criminal record and was a member of a US Intelligence agency. Makes a person wonder what is real and not real. I was an outstanding and committed employee, and service member to our nation. Volunteered in at least 3 non profit organizations. I wish I could look at those questions again. That exam cost me over a thousand dollars to take, stole over 7 years of my child's relationship with me, and continues to this day. I would like to figure out where or how I went wrong in my assessment without spending over fifteen grand.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by stefano on Oct 12th, 2011 at 7:50pm

watersmart wrote on Oct 12th, 2011 at 7:19am:
The poly-graph test is designed for truth telling, which leads to ones integrity.

Have you ever heard of a false positive? Your integrity comes from your behavior, not from the polygraph.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Intern on Oct 16th, 2011 at 12:37am
Can someone please tell me how to differentiate the Welsh Anxiety Scale from the MMPI2? Is the WAS included in the MMPI2? Im lost. :-?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by kt on Oct 19th, 2011 at 4:20am
can i please be emailed the rest as well as how to self score it? it would be helpful to me. thanks.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Hanane on Dec 6th, 2011 at 8:22am
Dears,

Can I be emailed with the rest of the questions as soon as possible?

Thanks,
Hanane.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by smudge on Dec 25th, 2011 at 2:26am

wrote on Jul 10th, 2011 at 1:26am:
MMPI2 FULL ITEMS AND DETAILED SCORED SCALES OUTPUT with GRAPHS

MMPI-2 Online Assessment provided by Mindfit Hypnosis

http://www.hypnoticmp3.com/articles/mmpr2-online-test.shtml


Guys…so you know that old Russian website script for the MMPI2 with a few scoring errors in the script…well here’s something to put that bad boy out to pasture.

Below are links to another similar script (in fact it looks almost identical to the Russian version at first glance, except this one has amazing scoring detail, and I do mean amazing scoring results. Just click on the “Score” button, without doing the test, just to see some of the awesome graphical scoring displays at the end. 

It actually GRAPHICALLY CREATES THE VARIOUS SCALE PROFILES clearly showing the T-score cut-off values, along with all the other relevant data. It is the most amazing web-based script scoring tool that I have ever seen.  I mean, wow, what an amazing web-based educational tool!  This is a must see for any psychology student or self-motivated learner interested in the subject.

MMPI2 TEST with FULL SCALE PROFILES including graphical representations:

http://www.hypnoticmp3.com/articles/mmpr2-online-test.shtml

Note:  I have not actually tested or fully used the script yet; however, at first glance it looks to work and it appears to produce the most detailed results out of any open scoring script that I have ever come across – it’s a great learning and educational tool.

There is also a nice explanation to everything on their Explanation of Results (scoring) page:
 
http://www.hypnoticmp3.com/articles/mmpi-scoring.htm

And here is the main page:

http://www.mindfithypnosis.com/articles/free-mmpi2-online.htm

MMPI-2 Online Assessment provided by Mindfit Hypnosis
Medical Disclaimer
The test is designed for individual's age 18 and older. The test is scored by computer, but results obtained by the online test and the explanations of the scores are for self-awareness and entertainment only. Results Analysis will not compare in depth or accuracy to those interpreted by a qualified mental health professional that has had extensive training in MMPI-2 interpretation.

This link does not work.
Or is it because today is Saturday?
Maybe that server is only up on weekdays?
Does anybody have anymore info for this online test?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Crazy Cat Lady on Jan 21st, 2012 at 7:41pm

smudge wrote on Dec 25th, 2011 at 2:26am:

This link does not work.
Or is it because today is Saturday?
Maybe that server is only up on weekdays?
Does anybody have anymore info for this online test?

The link does not work because (as posted on the respective website):

“I am very sorry, as much as I wanted to provide information about and a free replica online test for the MMPI, I have been subjected to multiply filings of DMCA notices by the lawyers for Pearsons Assessments who hold the rights for the original MMPI-2 test. While I originally disputed their ability to seek copyright claim on another persons software code, as the program I was providing is copyrighted by it's author for free use, the amount of times the website has been suspended after a DMCA notice was issued to my web host provider has made it too time consuming to fight it anymore. I appreciate the hundreds of emails from psychologists, students, University personnel and members of the public interested in the test. I will continue to provide a list of my products I believe will help you normalize your score with the MMPI. You can do better at the MMPI of course by growing as a person and gaining additional skillsets - but for now are unable to offer the test itself.”

Not to worry though…

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Crazy Cat Lady on Jan 21st, 2012 at 7:48pm

Crazy Cat Lady wrote on Jan 21st, 2012 at 7:41pm:

smudge wrote on Dec 25th, 2011 at 2:26am:

This link does not work.
Or is it because today is Saturday?
Maybe that server is only up on weekdays?
Does anybody have anymore info for this online test?

The link does not work because (as posted on the respective website):

“I am very sorry, as much as I wanted to provide information about and a free replica online test for the MMPI, I have been subjected to multiply filings of DMCA notices by the lawyers for Pearsons Assessments who hold the rights for the original MMPI-2 test. While I originally disputed their ability to seek copyright claim on another persons software code, as the program I was providing is copyrighted by it's author for free use, the amount of times the website has been suspended after a DMCA notice was issued to my web host provider has made it too time consuming to fight it anymore. I appreciate the hundreds of emails from psychologists, students, University personnel and members of the public interested in the test. I will continue to provide a list of my products I believe will help you normalize your score with the MMPI. You can do better at the MMPI of course by growing as a person and gaining additional skillsets - but for now are unable to offer the test itself.”

Not to worry though…

As for a working online script, well there’s always the good old reliable Russian website that will never get taken down like the US ones have (MMPI-2 Questions):

http://geisel.narod.ru/mmpi2.htm

(That respective scoring doesn’t include all the possible scales, and it has a couple minor inaccuracies, but otherwise it works very well and has all the key components.)

Here is perhaps the simplest possible interpretation chart for a quick look at scores (MMPI Interpretation – Anastasya Glezerman, Ph.D.):
http://www.scarletline.com/aglezerman/mmpiinter.html

And this is a new website that has a pretty good overview and a more detailed interpretation sheet for the test:
http://beat-the-mmpi.com/mmpiscales.htm

It’s always amusing to see just how moderately easy it really is to defeat dated pseudo-scientific instruments that rely on secrecy and mysteriousness as their primary method of effectiveness / ‘reliability’.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by memush on Jan 28th, 2012 at 3:02am
dear thug cop please send me the complete questions. i really need them. here's my email: kylus_magnus@yahoo.com

thanks indeed; you've given me hope.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by AD on Feb 4th, 2012 at 3:20pm
I know this post is quit old but if you still around could you please send me the exam and interpretations (nitro2046@yahoo.com) i would truly appreciate it

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by bb002h on Feb 22nd, 2012 at 3:35am
In fact, several people have been denied employment in law enforcement or public service as a result of MMPI-2 scoring.  I had a standard follow up interview with a psychologist for a municipal public safety position after taking MMPI-2 in which it became clear that my results, which apparently led the 'doctor' to believe I had trust issues, deemed me undependable under stress and inappropriate for a position of authority.  This was despite my extensive experience over other (mostly teenaged) applicants, in addition to professional references, which are not considered in psych interviews.  MMPI-2 has a purpose somewhere, but not in analysis of applicants for public service jobs.  Even the 'doctor' admitted that 'these tests' are 'mostly accurate' but that he wasn't sure what to think of the results, since he didn't know whether to believe me or the test.  Or so he said to me.  Apparently he said something else to the commissioners, thus I went elsewhere to get hired.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by bb002h on Feb 22nd, 2012 at 3:40am
Additionally, regarding MMPI-2, the University of Minnesota's own website states that:
"It is used in nonclinical settings to assess persons who are candidates for high-risk public safety positions, such as nuclear power plant personnel, police officers, firefighters, pilots, and air-traffic controllers."
Unfortunately, the test's application has been expanded to employment and recruitment efforts well beyond the positions listed, at least on the East coast.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by figs on Feb 23rd, 2012 at 8:24pm
What do you mean -
wrote on Feb 22nd, 2012 at 3:40am:
Additionally, regarding MMPI-2, the University of Minnesota's own website states that:
"It is used in nonclinical settings to assess persons who are candidates for high-risk public safety positions, such as nuclear power plant personnel, police officers, firefighters, pilots, and air-traffic controllers."
Unfortunately, the test's application has been expanded to employment and recruitment efforts well beyond the positions listed, at least on the East coast.


What positions?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mwl007 on Mar 17th, 2012 at 7:46pm

palerider wrote on May 23rd, 2007 at 2:28pm:
Hilarious! ;D "Cheating" on an MMPI is rich. Haven't any of you heard of the "lie scale" on the MMPI? It's highly unlikely to consistantly pose as a different person throughout the entire test. Last I checked, they don't let you take the test home----and more importantly, they don't much care for an elevated lie scale on a test which asks questions like fear of water and love of your mama. This thread reminds me of why applicants for law enforcement need to be thoroughly interrogated and thoroughly researched. Cheating on a personality test??????    wow.



While I wouldn't poke fun at a non understanding of what a personality test like the MMPI II is and what it's used for, however, I completely agree with you (and raasdo). The best possible way of approaching this exam and to get the most positive results is to be gut wrenchingly honest on it. This is for your own benefit. If you truthfully answer the questions, while the test if far from perfect, (what is perfect in psychology?) it will reveal a personality profile that is a close approximation of who you are and how you react to stimuli (deal in situations). No pass, no fail. Like I think raasdo said, If you don't get the job due to an analysis of this exam, perhaps the best thing you could have done, is not take the job. But yea, it sucks in an economy like this to loose a job opp as a result of a subjective standard on how ones mind should work. But when you're legally allowed to shoot someone at your job, you have to understand the need to assess an applicants mind as best as humans can. Now for any other job (that doesn't allow you to kill) they can shove a 567 question personality assessment up their arse. Technically test an applicant (asses capabilities) and have interviews where you can make small talk and lie to each other face to face. that's just my 2 cents. Good luck on your jobs and protect and serve the best you can.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by NSA_hopeful on Mar 21st, 2012 at 7:43am
The MMPI is a very complicated and rigorous psych examination. You face question-after-question of asinine metrics meant to determine individual underlying cognitive processes.

Generally-speaking, knowing the questions will not help you.
Totally understanding the test will.

Adjunctive-testing is something you can mandate in the event that you do not understand the test and/or get an unsatisfactory result.

That's all I have for you.  Best of luck.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Meesh on Mar 25th, 2012 at 3:08am
A person cannot fail the MMPI-2. It can be deemed uninterpretable because the Lie scale is too high, the infrequency scale is too high (not being consistent with your answers on similar questions), and the Correction scale is too high (people trying to look better than they are by answering all questions as if you are an angel. If any of these scores (validity scales) are too high, the person is considered to untruthful and if you are not truthful on a test then an employer probably doesn't want to hire you.  The other scales measure over 10 things by assessing several several questions. The only way you aren't going to get a job is if you are extremely high or low on any of the scales, but if this is so then you should probably be in counseling, or if you try to or lie on the test. Also, please understand that the results of 1 test isn't going to dictate alone whether or not you get the job if one scale is very slightly higher. It would only be in major consideration if the things I mentioned above are relevant.

No one should be that worried about this test. Don't over think the questions. Answer T if it is true over 50% of the time and F if it is under 50% of the time. Several people get really nervous and that can screw with their test score because they are so preoccupied with what each question means. If you are a decent, normal person you will be just fine.

Good luck everyone. :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by kdemoura121 on Apr 20th, 2012 at 3:13am
:-?
DippityShurff wrote on Aug 14th, 2006 at 2:48am:
I guess I have always wondered if the MMPI and other personality inventory tests can be/have been defended in Court as valid instruments? Anybody have any information on this?

Yes, the test is frequently used in court by court-appointed clinical psychologists.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mtri04 on May 2nd, 2012 at 2:37am
Can you email the whole test to me at mtri04@hotmail.com

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by laverne swanson on May 17th, 2012 at 4:40am
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I scored 67.4
what does that mean?  :-/

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by DJ DVS on May 29th, 2012 at 6:35pm
Dear thug cop I would appreciate if you could send me the rest of the questions of M.M.P.I.2.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mad Mikey on Jun 7th, 2012 at 11:47am
Hi to all!!

Question 1:
When is it OK for a Psychologist to use MMPI-2
question books with other people's answers marked
in it?

Question 2:
In the same test, is it OK for a Psychologist to then
limit the test to 400 questions instead of 567, even
when that violates the CS scale limit of 30??

Question 3:
In the same matter, how stupid does Dr Nitza
Perlman
have to be to miss schizophrenia in a
disabled woman and fail to even do DSM-IV ?  Thus
denying her treatment ??
It was left to this layperson to do an MMPI-2 on her
and then bring her to Centre for Addiction and Mental
Health (CAMH) in Toronto Canada for treatment.  The
CAMH report corroborates schizophrenia, (paranoid
type) found by me!!!

Surpisingly, Dr Nitza Perlman of Toronto,
Canada in her Answer to the College of Psychologists
of Ontario claims she always does only 400 questions
and "gets good results".  Duh!!  She also admits the
MMPI-2 book was marked up but says it does not
make any difference!! She also claims she was not
required to assess the mental condition of a disabled
woman!! WTF??

NOT surprisingly, she is paid with Tax Dollars to do this
sh*tty job!!!

>> any comments or ideas out there?? 

Are ANY of you Doctors out there ashamed yet of
your fellow Moron Dr Nitza Perlman of Toronto,
Canada??  Go ahead, call her and congratulate her
for being the biggest Butcher ever !!

HEY! what do I know anyway? I'm only a techie that
worked for NRC, Fermilab and NASA in the 70's and 80's !!
Since then I was responsible for CANDU reactor QA,
yeah, I don't get to screw up. I don't know how to
work to a standard as low as a PhD who F's Up a
monkey test!!

Thanks!

Mad Mikey
8-)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by comrmjh on Jun 29th, 2012 at 1:46am
could you please send me the rest of this test with explanations on how to interpret the answers? thank you very much.
email: twilighteclipse925@gmail.com

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by slapping forehead on Jul 12th, 2012 at 4:56pm
The MMPI is perhaps the most widely used personality test. There is tons of research on its validity and reliability. Yes, this test also checks for malingering. Things that can influence the results are, including but not limited to, your frame of mind when you take the test (such as angry, happy, annoyed), fatigue, trying to look better over being honest, and the interpretation of the psychologist evaluating the test results. It is entirely possible to get differing results on the same test taken at different times because of these factors alone. One note on malingering, think of the possibility that you are caught malingering: do you think they want a dishonest cop?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by specops1 on Jul 25th, 2012 at 1:42pm
I didn't get hired at a job because my results came back not recommended. It was for a security officer position with g4s. However I am security forces member with the Air force and carry firearms all the time. I think you can over read the questions and be to smart for the test.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Susie on Jul 29th, 2012 at 4:31pm
Please send the remaining questions to me.  Thank you!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Susie on Jul 29th, 2012 at 4:32pm
Please send the remaining questions to me.  Thank you!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Bill_Brown on Jul 30th, 2012 at 9:01pm
http://geisel.narod.ru/mmpi2.htm

The link gives you all questions on the MMPI II. 

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Mountain Man on Aug 9th, 2012 at 3:27pm

wrote on Jul 29th, 2011 at 5:22pm:
Here is  the 15 items of the scale "lie" you MUST answer true
16. Once in a while I think of things too bad to talk about.
29. At times I feel like swearing.
41. I do not always tell the truth.
51. I do not read every editorial in the newspaper every day.
77. Once in a while I put off until tomorrow what I ought to do today.
93. Sometimes when I am not well I am irritable.
102. I get angry sometimes.
107. My table manners are not quite as good at home as when I am out in company.
123. If I could get into the movies without paying and be sure I was not seen, I would probably do it.
139. I would rather win than lose in a game.
153. I like to know some important people because it makes me feel important.
203. I gossip a little at times.
232. Sometimes in elections, I vote for people about whom I know very little.
260. Once in a while, I laugh at a dirty joke.

It take me a lot of hours to list this "lie scale" so if you have
"tips" to succes this fu**** test please give me


I agree with answering True to all of the above, with the exception of #123 about sneaking into the movies without paying and getting away with it.   That's an honesty and character issue, that is stealing... I would answer false on this one for me, because honestly, I would not do that.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by imnotcrazyimnotcrazy on Aug 10th, 2012 at 8:40pm
In that case I ought to do OK on the test for the 'lie' part of it. I have other flaws like anyone else but I think most truthful people would answer yes to those except maybe the movie theft one - -however, consider if you have ever downloaded a movie from the internet, or watched one that you know was downloaded wrongfully. I don't know what 'drop the handkerchief' is and don't remember if I ever played it. I guess I better look it up, and see if I like(d) it or not. That's the thing with tests, they ask you things you either do not understand or don't know.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Shyguy on Aug 14th, 2012 at 3:32pm


 


      

   
   
   







      

   
Яндекс.Словари 
   






Scale Scale Description Raw Score K Score T Score % Answered
True   188     33.2
False   379     66.8
?   0     0.00
VRIN Variable Response Inconsistency 4   46   
TRIN True Reponse Inconsistency 8   57F   
F Infrequency 3   45 100
Fb Backside F 0   42 100
Fp Infrequency Psychopathology 0   41 100
L Lie 1   39 100
K Correction 21   62 100
S Superlative Self-Presentation 37   64 100
Hs Hypochondriasis 0 11 45 100
D Depression 13   38 100
Hy Hysteria 19   45 100
Pd Psychopathic Deviate 12 20 44 100
Mf Masculinity-Femininity - Male 18   34 100
Mf Masculinity-Femininity - Female 22   undefined 100
Pa Paranoia 9   46 100
Pt Psychathenia 3 24 44 100
Sc Schizophrenia 2 23 44 100
Ma Hypomania 16 20 49 100
Si Social Introversion 16   38 100
D1 Subjective Depression 3   40 100
D2 Psychomotor Retardation 5   48 100
D3 Physical Malfunctioning 2   43 100
D4 Mental Dullness 0   38 100
D5 Brooding 0   40 100
Hy1 Denial of Social Anxiety 6   61 100
Hy2 Need for Affection 8   55 100
Hy3 Lassitude-malaise 0   38 100
Hy4 Somatic Complaints 0   38 100
Hy5 Inhibition of Aggression 3   48 100
Pd1 Familial Discord 0   38 100
Pd2 Authority Problems 3   48 100
Pd3 Social Imperturbability 6   64 100
Pd4 Social Alienation 2   41 100
Pd5 Self-alienation 0   34 100
Pa1 Persecutory Ideas 0   40 100
Pa2 Poignancy 1   41 100
Pa3 Naivete 7   60 100
Sc1 Social Alienation 0   39 100
Sc2 Emotional Alienation 0   40 100
Sc3 Lack of Ego Mastery, Cognitive 0   42 100
Sc4 Lack of Ego Mastery, Conative 0   39 100
Sc5 Lack of Ego Mastery, Defective Inhibition 0   40 100
Sc6 Bizarre Sensory Experiences 0   41 100
Ma1 Amorality 1   42 100
Ma2 Psychomotor Acceleration 4   44 100
Ma3 Imperturbability 6   65 100
Ma4 Ego Inflation 3   50 100
Si1 Shyness/Self-Consciousness 0   36 100
Si2 Social Avoidance 4   54 100
Si3 Self/Other Alienation 1   38 100
ANX Anxiety 2   42 100
FRS Fears 0   35 100
OBS Obsessivness 0   33 100
DEP Depression 0   36 100
HEA Health Concerns 0   33 100
BIZ Bizarre Mentation 0   39 100
ANG Anger 2   40 100
CYN Cynicism 7   46 100
ASP Antisocial Practices 8   49 100
TPA Type A 2   36 100
LSE Low Self-esteem 0   35 100
SOD Social Discomfort 4   43 100
FAM Family Problems 3   44 100
WRK Work Interference 1   36 100
TRT Negative Treatment Indicators 0   35 100
A Anxiety 0   36 100
R Repression 17   54 100
Es Ego Strength 44   65 100
MAC-R MacAndrew Alcoholism Scale-Revised 22   51 100
AAS Addiction Acknowledgement 1   41 100
APS Addiction Potential 22   46 100
MDS Marital Distress 1   42 100
Ho Hostility 9   39 100
O-H Overcontrolled Hostility 13   52 100
Do Dominance 17   51 100
Re Social Responsibility 22   55 100
Mt College Maladjustment 4   39 100
GM Masculine Gender Role 45   66 100
GF Feminine Gender Role 24   43 100
PK Post-traumatic Stress Disorder 1   38 100
PS Post-traumatic Stress Disorder 1   38 100
D-O Depression, Obvious 1   34 100
D-S Depression, Subtle 11   52 100
Hy-O Hysteria, Obvious 0   37 100
Hy-S Hysteria, Subtle 19   57 100
Pd-O Psychopathic Deviate, Obvious 1   36 100
Pd-S Psychopathic Deviate, Subtle 11   52 100
Pa-O Paranoia, Obvious 0   38 100
Pa-S Paranoia, Subtle 9   56 100
Ma-O Hypomania, Obvoius 5   44 100
Ma-S Hypomania, Subtle 11   54 100
dem Demoralization 0   37 100
som Somatic Complaints 0   37 100
lpe Low Positive Emotions 0   34 100
cyn Cynicism 5   47 100
asb Antisocial Behavior 4   47 100
per Ideas of Persecution 0   41 100
dne Dysfunctional Negative Emotions 0   34 100
abx Aberrant Experiences 0   39 100
hpm Hypomanic Activation 8   42 100
AGGR Aggressiveness 8   48 100
PSYC Psychoticism 1   40 100
DISC Disconstraint 16   54 100
NEGE Negative Emotionality / Neuroticism 3   39 100
INTR Introversion / Low Positive Emotionality 7   41 100
FRS1 Generalized Fearfulness 0   44 100
FRS2 Multiple Fears 0   37 100
DEP1 Lack of Drive 0   40 100
DEP2 Dysphoria 0   42 100
DEP3 Self-Depreciation 0   41 100
DEP4 Suicidal Ideation 0   45 100
HEA1 Gastrointestinal Symptoms 0   44 100
HEA2 Neurological Symtoms 0   40 100
HEA3 General Health Concerns 0   40 100
BIZ1 Psychotic Symptomatology 0   44 100
BIZ2 Schizotypal Characteristics 0   41 100
ANG1 Explosive Behavior 0   39 100
ANG2 Irritability 1   41 100
CYN1 Misanthropic Beliefs 5   47 100
CYN2 Interpersonal Suspiciousness 2   43 100
ASP1 Antisocial Attitudes 5   46 100
ASP2 Antisocial Behavior 3   59 100
TPA1 Impatience 0   34 100
TPA2 Competitive Drive 0   33 100
LSE1 Self-Doubt 0   39 100
LSE2 Submissiveness 0   41 100
SOD1 Introversion 4   47 100
SOD2 Shyness 0   36 100
FAM1 Family Discord 3   50 100
FAM2 Familial Alienation 0   40 100
TRT1 Low Motivation 0   42 100
TRT2 Inability to Disclose 0   37 100
Scale Scale Description Question Answer Question Text
LW5 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Deviant Thinking and Experiences 427 True I have never seen a vision.
LW7 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Antisocial Attitude 35 True Sometimes when I was young I stole things.
LW7 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Antisocial Attitude 84 True I was suspended from school one or more times for bad behavior.
LW7 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Antisocial Attitude 227 True I don't blame people for trying to grab everything they can get in this world.
LW11 Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Somatic Symptoms 57 True I hardly ever feel pain in the back of my neck.
Profile Elevation: 44.4
Answer Summary

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Shyguy Again on Aug 14th, 2012 at 3:35pm
I didn't post my original question.

It appears i scored a 44, with the highest number in the subscore columns being mid sixties....but most below 55.

Did i Pass??

Bill Brown: Thanks soo much for posting that link. You are a pretty cool dude.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by newjob on Aug 24th, 2012 at 5:08am
Hi Everyone, I have a second interview and need to take MMPI 2....I need this job as we had triplets March 14 2012. Does anyone have any advice or I also could use the rest of the questions with much appreciation, PLEASE HELP!
YOU CAN EMAIL ME AT
djanesh@earthlink.net

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by curiouskat on Sep 5th, 2012 at 6:29pm
Just so everybody knows, there is no "passing" grade.  The questions are scored on a scale where low or mid-range (below 60ish) scores are generally 'normal'.  With some categories, such as masculinity/effeminacy, very low scores are also noteworthy.  You can find descriptions of what the categories are and what constitutes an elevated scores with some quick googling.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by someone reasonable on Sep 5th, 2012 at 10:51pm

wrote on Dec 1st, 2010 at 2:49am:
There is too much drilling down into the minutiae. The huge elephant y'all keep missing is this: the number of nuts screened out by this process isn't worth the number of decent people denied a job because of this testing scheme. If you think its not a large number, you're dead wrong. Add into it the families whose lives are torn apart thanks to OPINIONS taken as facts in a court of law, the time to look into psych testing under serious review. I fear ANY test that operators say, lay people (spelled you and me) can't understand how to score the test. Very wizard-of-oz'ish. I also fear a test that isn't repeatable, or can't have different scorers arrive at the same conclusion.
I don't see many recourses built into the process, either, jus a lot of "i-say-so".


Yes, having psychologically unstable people in the NSA/CIA/Military/Police with no way to screen them is totally not worth using a test with something like 97% validity.  ::)

Guess what, I'll bet you $50,000 that juries and judges have MUCH HIGHER false positive rates, their methodology is MUCH MORE SUBJECTIVE than these tests, and the degree to which a legal decision fucks up someone's life is MUCH HIGHER. But you'll never see "normal people" advocating throwing out the judge/jury system, it makes them sound like a crazy anarchist.

Jesus our education system sucks balls. This is why people need to learn statistics, instead of basing their decisions on completely emotional reactions, personal anecdotes and gut feelings.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by no editing? on Sep 5th, 2012 at 11:07pm
Let's apply the same logic I'm seeing used in this thread against the MMPI-2 to other walks of life. See if you can spot the bad logic! Come on, it'll be fun!

"I once got falsely convicted by a jury! This 'trial' system is BULLSHIT! It costs too much too appeal, like $10,000, no one should ever have to be 'put on trial' like this!! Lets throw out the whole system!!!"

"One time, someone used their position of power as a police officer to screw up my whole life! They planted drugs in my car and arrested me. Soon they turned everyone against me and kept saying I was a drug dealer! I can't afford a proper retrial and the whole jury pool is polluted! And now that I'm out, I can't get employment! We should throw out these "drug charges" and never use them again! Look at how drug charges messed up my life!"

"Someone once used a high school calculus test to declare me incompetent in chemistry! Fuck high school calculus tests, let's ban em!"

"I was doing fine in the interview process until the medical screening, which came back clean, so I'm sure the medical screening is flawed, and that they just didn't cut me for other reasons, like having too many applicants or using the medical test as a screen!"

Y'know what I've concluded? People are bad at logic. Very, very bad. They blame the wrong things for the wrong events and have very little comprehension of basic cause and effect. And no understanding at all of statistics.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by still reasonable on Sep 5th, 2012 at 11:55pm
The second "screen" in the last example of my last post was meant in terms of "cover", as in "using the medical test as cover [to disqualify more applicants]"

Perhaps these weren't the best examples, as both the US legal system, and drug laws in particular, are terribly flawed. But they are great representations of the logic being employed in this forum.

"But wait!" I hear you cry. "Those can be appealed!" Well, you could also call up another expert witness psychiatrist to give a second opinion, if you think the first one is out to get you. You can get another psychiatrist. You can have your lawyer question their credentials, methodology and transparency. Good lawyers are good at that kind of shit. It's practically their job to morally, ethically and professionally slander any witness who doesn't corroborate their version of events.

"But these things are too expensive for a normal person to challenge/retake! That's why the MMPI is bullshit!"

So what you're saying is that it's easier for rich people to find employment? And that rich people can afford a better legal defense than poor people?

No

Shit

Sherlock


...but that has nothing to do with the MMPI, and everything to do with the US government and laws.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by karen on Sep 20th, 2012 at 1:18am
Please send me the 57 ?on the mmpi test. Thank you.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Bill_Brown on Sep 20th, 2012 at 4:55am
Karen,

This link gives you the entire MMPI 2, you can take it online and it will score for you.

http://geisel.narod.ru/mmpi2.htm

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by karen on Sep 21st, 2012 at 5:45am
Thank you Bill! My next question is how do you interpret the results?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Bill_Brown on Sep 21st, 2012 at 2:48pm
You speak with a therapist or psychologist and ask them to interpret the results for you.  That's the problem when you take a psychological test, you have to have a professional help you with finding the result. 

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by bella on Oct 25th, 2012 at 1:35am
anyone have the questions available?  The links are not working. thanks

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Bill_Brown on Oct 25th, 2012 at 3:06pm
They apparently removed the link. 

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by drolah on Oct 26th, 2012 at 3:05am

ThugCop wrote on Feb 22nd, 2005 at 3:29am:
I have done quite a bit of research on the MMPI 2 used by psychological testing.  Here's the first 75 out of 567 questions.  I could give out rest of them & how some of them are interpeted by psychologists for advice on admitting past history on the psych & medical tests.  See my post on "Help with Admissions for Psych & Medial"

MMPI 2 TEST QUESTIONS IN ORDER
TRUE OR FALSE (567 QUESTIONS)

1.I like mechanics magazines (true)
2.I have a good appetite (true)
3.I wake up fresh & rested most mornings (true)
4.I think I would like the work of a librarian (false)
5.I am easily awakened by noise (false)
6.I like to read newspaper articles on crime
7.My hands and feet are usually warm enough
8.My daily life is full of things that keep me interested
9.I am about as able to work as I ever was
10.There seems to be a lump in my throat much of the time
11.A person should try to understand his dreams and be guided by or take warning from them
12.I enjoy detective or mystery stories
13.I work under a great deal of tension
14.I have diarrhea once a month or more
15.Once in a while I think of things too bad to talk about
16.I am sure I get a raw deal from life
17.My father was a good man
18.I am very seldom troubled by constipation
19.When I take a new, I like to be tipped off on whom should be gotten next to
20.My sex life is satisfactory
21.At times I have very much wanted to leave home
22.At times I have fits of laughing & crying that I cannot control
23.I am troubled by attacks of nausea and vomiting
24.No one seems to understand me
25.I would like to be a singer
26.I feel that it is certainly best to keep my mouth shut when I’m in trouble
27.Evil spirits possess me at times
28.When someone does me a wrong I feel I should pay him back if I can, just for the principle of the thing.
29.I am bothered by acid stomach several times a week
30.At times I feel like swearing
31.I have nightmares every few nights
32.I find it hard to keep my mind on a task or job
33.I have had very peculiar and strange experiences
34.I have a cough most of the time
35.If people had not had it in for me I would have been much more successful
36.I seldom worry about my heath
37.I have never been in trouble because of my sex behavior
38.During one period when I was a youngster I engaged in petty thievery
39.At times I feel like smashing things
40.Most any time I would rather sit and daydream than to do anything else
41.I have had periods of days, weeks, or months when I couldn’t take care of things because I couldn’t “get going”
42.My family does not like the work I have chosen ( or the work I intend to choose for my life work)
43.My sleep is fitful and disturbed
44.Much of the time my head seems to hurt all over
45.I do not always tell the truth
46.My judgment is better than it ever was
47.Once a week or oftener I feel suddenly hot all over without apparent cause
48.When I am with people I am bothered by hearing very queer things
49.It would be better if almost all laws were thrown away
50.My soul sometimes leaves my body
51.I am in just as good physical health as most of my friends
52.I prefer to pass by school friends, or people I know but have not seen for a long time, unless they speak to me first
53.A minister can cure disease by praying and putting his hand on your head
54.I am liked by most people who know me
55.I am almost never bothered by pains over the heart or in my chest
56.As a youngster I was suspended from school one or more times for cutting up
57.I am a good mixer
58.Everything is turning out just like the prophets of the Bible said it would
59.I have often had to take orders from someone who did not know as much as I did
60.I do not read every editorial in the newspaper everyday
61.I have not lived the right kind of life
62.Parts of my body often have feeling like burning, tingling, crawling, or like “going to sleep”
63.I have had no difficulty in starting or holding my bowel movement
64.I sometimes keep on at a thing until others lose their patience with me
65.I loved my father
66.I see things or animals or people around me that others do not see
67.I wish I could be as happy as others seem to be
68.I hardly ever feel pain in the back of the neck
69.I am very strongly attracted by members of my own sex
70.I used to like drop-the-handkerchief
71.I think a great many people exaggerate their misfortunes in order to gain the sympathy and help of others
72.I am troubled by discomfort in the pit of my stomach every few days or oftener
73.I am an important person
74.I have often wished I were a girl.  (Or if you are a girl) I have never been sorry that I am a girl
75.I get angry sometimes


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by denis on Oct 29th, 2012 at 6:53pm
i passed the test while hating my father. LOL.
Cop against the war on drugs. ;D :D :-*

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by tg on Oct 30th, 2012 at 5:20pm
i had to take an mmpi when i was put inpatient as a teen back in 1987. i answered the questions truthfully.

do you feel like the world is out to get you - do you feel unfairly treated - do you feel misunderstood - etc etc.

i got labeled with borderline personality disorder. i told the truth on the test, but couldn't feel safe to speak out with the doctors.

i was in a home where i was beaten, demoralized, branded a liar, and was sexually abused by two men for eight years with my own mother's knowledge.

i knew that when i got home i would be punished more for causing problems and would be again labeled a liar by my family by my convincing, manipulative, martyr mother and that if i said a word of what was happening to me, i wouldn't escape worse.

as a result, i was forced as a 14-yo to dope on thorazine and lithium for my "inexplicable outbursts," quarantined to what they called the QR (quiet room), removed from any contact with my friends, they forced me into a 12-step program for my depression (make amends for being depressed? what is that?) and was sent home when the insurance ran out.

that was the first hospital, which was shut down a few years later for malpractice. Pacific Gateway in Portland, Oregon.

i attempted suicide and again was put inpatient and misdiagnosed and mistreated by Providence Hospital in Portland, Oregon, only to be returned home for more punishment.

Be very careful when you are *testing* and labeling people. it's fine and dand'y to be very scientific about all of this, and i'm not saying it is without value, but there is something to remember about systems. too much reliance and confidence will mean failure and these are real people with whom you are dealing.

don't do them an injustice by reading the scores and abandoning the person who is being hurt by thinking you know everything. being honest on this test and then protecting yourself in a primal manner against the aftermath is a natural, even more honest reaction and behavior than this test takes into account.

a portion of the hippocratic oath:
>> I will prescribe regimens for the good of my patients according to my ability and my judgment and never do harm to anyone. <<

this test, its interpretation and potential application... it IS harmful, scientifically flawed, subjective, and removes any power for truth and justice for an abused person.  particularly for one who has been taught through years of experience that authority figures are not able to be trusted.  as this patient, you will most likely a) either answer the questions honestly and be protectively deceptive verbally in your sessions, or b) be dishonest on both.  you have been given no choice.  no other option.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Linda Puckett on Oct 31st, 2012 at 7:03pm
How could I get the remainder of the MMPI 2 test? Please help!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by smudge on Nov 1st, 2012 at 8:44pm
I too would like the rest of the exam if anybody can help.
I failed the test one year ago because I lied thinking I would tell them what they wanted to hear.
It cost me a job that I needed.
Not wanted...NEEDED.
Well, now I cna re-take the test because one full year has passed.
Im lost and scared.
Can anybody shed some light?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by smudge on Nov 1st, 2012 at 8:50pm
My email is latitudechange@yahoo.com
Please.
if anybody could help...
please.
Im begging!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by mad Mikey on Dec 15th, 2012 at 6:59am
Hi Smudge,

There's link to the MMPI-2 test listed in the forum, just a few pages back.

Do the test again, this time answer the test honestly
and see how you score. (ie, the first answer that comes to mind, reflexively)
Most scales are OK with T-Scores 35 to 70 or so
anything over 75, yellow light
anything over 80, red light
anything over 90, flashing red light
anything over 100, run fast !!

Your M/F Scale score:
25-40 'too Macho'
41-59 'ordinary joe'
60-90 'a little lite'

Be honest and look in the mirror: is the guy in the mirror a mess? or as put together as the marlboro
man?  Are you wigged out on dope, smoke to booze?
Any weird vices you keep secret?
If any of these are problems, you just can't pass
the test til you straighten out and fly right! That's
the way it is! You must adopt the mindset of a completely normal person, because that is what you
must become! Then you will pass!

BTW, I totally passed the test like an airline pilot!

Think about it bro!

Mad Mikey

;)
                            



Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Tim Daddis on Dec 18th, 2012 at 1:50pm
i have never [color=#0000ff]taken the test before[/color] :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :-X :-X :-X :'( :'( :-* :-* :-* ::) ::) ::) 8-) 8-) 8-) 8-) 8-)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by bobcat on Dec 27th, 2012 at 7:45am
anyone have the questions pasted into a word document? or know of somewhere else to take the test? all the links in this thread have been taken down

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by smudge on Jan 10th, 2013 at 12:51am
Does anybody have any help with this topic?
ANY help at all---any other tips?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by smudge on Jan 13th, 2013 at 10:11pm
Just so everybody knows....
That ENTIRE test is available via torrent.
Google "MMPI torrent"--it's there.
...and it's real.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 On-Line Test GONE!!!
Post by mad Mikey on Jan 16th, 2013 at 7:15pm
Hi all,

The on line MMP-2 test was at: http://geisel.narod.ru/mmpi2.htm

Now there is a russian error 403 message!!! (page not found)

Looks like the meenies at Pearson Inc are going all
over the world to make sure ordinary folks can't do
their own test!

Yet Pearson Inc sells it to incompetent doctors
without a care in the world!

Anybody know where the test is now?

Pls PM the details, lots of folks over here hoping
to eyeball their own results!

or email:  no_ethics_at_the_cas@yahoo.ca

see ya

Mad Mikey
;)


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by smudge on Jan 19th, 2013 at 10:04pm
The test IS out there.
Just Google "MMPI torrent"--and download it.
I have the test on my hard drive but im scared to death to post it or email it.
Download it yourself.
You can't get it graded obviously, but at least you can see the questions.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Anichka on Jan 28th, 2013 at 5:19am
I love how people keep mentioning "failing" the test or "studying" for the test.

This is a personality inventory. It is meant to create a profile of your personality. High risk/High profile jobs usually require this to make sure you can take the stresses of the job, especially if you will be handeling sensitive items/documentation.

p.s. This test has questions within it that test to see if you are lying...or have previously "studied" to get "good" answers.

This is NOT a pass-fail test. So just answer truthfully.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Tjoepz on Jan 28th, 2013 at 9:05am

smudge wrote on Jan 19th, 2013 at 10:04pm:
The test IS out there.
Just Google "MMPI torrent"--and download it.
I have the test on my hard drive but im scared to death to post it or email it.
Download it yourself.
You can't get it graded obviously, but at least you can see the questions.


i found some of the torrent but unable to download it..
so if there's anybody could email me the whole mmpi question, i would highly appreciate it :)
Thank you.

my email : yusufsinaga.dr@gmail.com

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by smudge on Feb 6th, 2013 at 10:20pm
NO WAY ON EARTH anybody is gonna email THAT.
Especialllly to a stranger.

Your nuts.
Just download it yourself copper.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by aaaasss on Mar 10th, 2013 at 8:52pm
can someone send it to me too please i don't have to use for a job or anything I'm just interested in psychology
katieevedibb@gmail.com
(no dick picks please)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by louie85 on Mar 21st, 2013 at 9:22pm
hey guys can someone email me the test, isidori14@hotmail.com thanks

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Jer on Apr 26th, 2013 at 11:01pm
# Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory test questions.
# Copyright 1943, 1966,  by the University of Minnesota
1.   I like mechanics magazines.
2.   I have a good appetite.
3.   I wake up fresh and restored most mornings.
4.   I think I would like the work of a librarian.
5.   I am easily awakened by noise.
6.   I like to read newspaper articles on crime.
7.   My hands and feet are usually warm enough.
8.   My daily life is full of things that keep me interested.
9.   I am about as able to work as I ever was.
10.  There seems to be a lump in my throat much of the time.
11.  A person should try to understand his dreams and be guided by or take warning from them.
12.  I enjoy detective or mystery stories.
13.  I work under a great deal of tension.
14.  I have diarrhea once a month or more.
15.  Once in a while I think of things too bad to talk about.
16.  I am sure I get a raw deal from life.
17.  My father was a good man.
18.  I am very seldom troubled by constipation.
19.  When I take a new job, I like to be tipped off as to who should be gotten next to.
20.  My sex life is satisfatctory.
21.  At times I have very much wanted to leave home.
22.  At times I have fits of laughing and crying that I cannot control.
23.  I am troubled by attacks of nausea and vomiting.
24.  No one seems to understand me.
25.  I would like to be a singer.
26.  I feel that it is certainly best to keep my mouth shut when I'm in trouble.
27.  Evil spirits possess me at times.
28.  When someone does me a wrong I feel that I should pay him back if I can, just for the principle of the thing.
29.  I am bothered by acid stomach several times a week.
30.  At times I feel like swearing.
31.  I have nightmares every few nights.
32.  I find it hard to keep my mind on a task or job.
33.  I have had very peculiar and strange experiences.
34.  I have a cough most of the time.
35.  If people had not had it in for me I would have been much more successful.
36.  I seldom worry about my health.
37.  I have never been in trouble because of my sex behavior.
38.  During one period when I was a youngster I engaged in petty thievery.
39.  At times I feel like smashing things.
40.  Most any time I would rather sit and daydream than to do anything else.
41.  I have had periods of days, weeks, or months when I couldn't take care of things because I couldn't "get going."
42.  My family does not like the work I have chosen (or the work I intend to choose for my life work).
43.  My sleep is fitful and disturbed.
44.  Much of the time my head seems to hurt all over.
45.  I do not always tell the truth.
46.  My judgment is better than it ever was.
47.  Once a week or oftener I suddenly feel hot all over, without apparent cause.
48.  When I am with people I am bothered by hearing very queer things.
49.  It would be better if almost all laws were thrown away.
50.  My soul sometimes leaves my body.
51.  I am in just as good physical health as most of my friends.
52.  I prefer to pass by school friends or people I know but have not seen for a long time, unless they speak to me first.
53.  A minister can cure disease by praying and putting his hand on your head.
54.  I am liked by most people who know me.
55.  I am almost never bothered by pains over the heart or in my chest.
56.  As a youngster I was suspended from school one or more times for cutting up.
57.  I am a good mixer.
58.  Everything is turning out just like the prophets in the Bible said it would.
59.  I have often had to take orders from someone who did not know as much as I did.
60.  I do not read every editorial in the newspaper every day.
61.  I have not lived the right kind of life.
62.  Parts of my body often have feelings like burning, tingling, crawling, or like "going to sleep."
63.  I have had no difficulty in starting or holding my bowel movement.
64.  I sometimes keep on a thing until others loose their patience with me.
65.  I loved my father.
66.  I see things or animals or people around me that others do not see.
67.  I wish I could be as happy as others seem to be.
68.  I hardly ever feel pain in the back of my neck.
69.  I am very strongly attracted by members of my own sex.
70.  I used to like drop-the-handkerchief.
71.  I think a great many people exaggerate their misfortunes in order to gain the sympathy and help of others.
72.  I am troubled by discomfort in the pit of my stomach every few days or oftener.
73.  I am an important person.
74.  I have often wished I were a girl.  (Or if you are a girl) I have never been sorry that I am a girl.
75.  I get angry sometimes.
76.  Most of the time I feel blue.
77.  I enjoy reading love stories.
78.  I like poetry.
79.  My feelings are not easily hurt.
80.  I sometimes tease animals.
81.  I think I would like the kind of work a forest ranger does.
82.  I am easily downed in an argument.
83.  Any man who is able and willing to work hard has a good chance of succeeding.
84.  These days I find it hard not to give up hope of amounting to something.
85.  Sometimes I am strongly attracted by the personal articles of others such as shoes, gloves, etc., so that I want to handle or steal them though I have no use for them.
86.  I am certainly lacking in self confidence.
87.  I would like to be a florist.
88.  I usually feel that life is worth while.
89.  It takes a lot of argument to convince most people of the truth.
90.  Once in a while I put off until tomorrow what I ought to do today.
91.  I do not mind being made fun of.
92.  I would like to be a nurse.
93.  I think most people would lie to get ahead.
94.  I do many things that I regret afterwards (I regret things more or more often than others seem to).
95.  I go to church almost every week.
96.  I have very few quarrels with members of my family.
97.  At times I have a strong urge to do something harmful or shocking.
98.  I believe in the second coming of Christ.
99.  I like to go to parties and other affairs where there is lots of loud fun.
100. I have met problems so full of possibilities that I have been unable to make up my mind about them.
101. I believe women should have as much sexual freedom as men.
102. My hardest battles are with myself.
103. I have little or no trouble with my muscles twitching or jumping.
104. I don't seem to care what happens to me.
105. Sometimes when I am not feeling well I am cross.
106. Much of the time I feel as if I have done something wrong or evil.
107. I am happy most of the time.
108. There seems to be a fullness in my head or nose most of the time.
109. Some people are so bossy that I feel like doing the opposite of what they request, even though I know they are right.
110. Someone has it in for me.
111. I have never done anything dangerous for the thrill of it.
112. I frequently find it necessary to stand up for what is right.
113. I believe in law enforcement.
114. Often I feel as if there were a tight band about my head.
115. I believe in a life hereafter.
116. I enjoy a race or game better when I bet on it.
117. Most people are honest chiefly through fear of being caught.
118. In school I was sometimes sent to the principal for cutting up.
119. My speech is the same as always (not faster or slower, or slurring; no hoarseness).
120. My table manners are not quite as good at home as when I am out in company.
121. I believe I am being plotted against.
122. I seem to be about as capable and smart as most others around me.
123. I believe I am being followed.
124. Most people will use somewhat unfair means to gain profit or an advantage rather than to lose it.
125. I have a great deal of stomach trouble.
126. I like dramatics.
127. I know who is responsible for most of my troubles.
128. The sight of blood neither frightens me nor makes me sick.
129. Often I can't understand why I have been so cross and grouchy.
130. I have never vomited blood or coughed up blood.
131. I do not worry about catching diseases.
132. I like collecting flowers or growing house plants.
133. I have never indulged in any unusual sex practices.
134. At times my thoughts have raced ahead faster than I could speak them.
135. If I could get into a movie without paying and be sure I was not seen I would probably do it.
136. I commonly wonder what hidden reason another person may have for doing something nice for me.
137. I believe that my home life is as pleasant as that of most people I know.
138. Criticism or scolding hurts me terribly.
139. Sometimes I feel as if I must injure either myself or someone else.
140. I like to cook.
141. My conduct is largely controlled by the customs of those around me.
142. I certainly feel useless at times.
143. When I was a child, I belonged to a crowd or gang that tried to stick together through thick and thin.
144. I would like to be a soldier.
145. At times I feel like picking a fist fight with someone.
146. I have the wanderlust and am never happy unless I am roaming or traveling about.
147. I have often lost out on things because I couldn't make up my mind soon enough.
148. It makes me impatient to have people ask my advice or otherwise interrupt me when I am working on something important.
149. I used to keep a diary.
150. I would rather win than lose in a game.
151. Someone has been trying to poison me.
152. Most nights I go to sleep without thoughts or ideas bothering me.
153. During the past few years I have been well most of the time.
154. I have never had a fit or convulsion.
155. I am neither gaining or losing weight.
156. I have had periods in which I carried on activities without knowing later what I had been doing.
157. I feel that I have often been punished without cause.
158. I cry easily.
159. I cannot understand what I read as well as I used to.
160. I have never felt better in my life than I do now.
161. The top of my head sometimes feels tender.
162. I resent having anyone take me in so cleverly that I have had to admit that it was one on me.
163. I do not tire quickly.
164. I like to study and read about things I am working at.
165. I like to know some important people because it makes me feel important.
166. I am afraid when I look down from a high place.
167. It wouldn't make me nervous if any members of my family got into trouble with the law.
168. There is something wrong with my mind.
169. I am not afraid to handle money.
170. What others think of me does not bother me.
171. It makes me uncomfortable to put on a stunt at a party even when others are doing the same sort of things.
172. I frequently have to fight against showing that I am bashful.
173. I liked school.
174. I have never had a fainting spell.
175. I seldom or never have dizzy spells.
176. I do not have a great fear of snakes.
177. My mother was a good woman.
178. My memory seems to be all right.
179. I am worried about sex matters.
180. I find it hard to make talk when I meet new people.
181. When I get bored, I like to stir up some excitement.
182. I am afraid of losing my mind.
183. I am against giving money to beggars.
184. I commonly hear voices without knowing where they come from.
185. My hearing is apparently as good as that of most people.
186. I frequently notice that my hand shakes when I do something.
187. My hands have not become clumsy or awkward.
188. I can read a long while without tiring my eyes.
189. I feel weak all over much of the time.
190. I have very few headaches.
191. Sometimes, when embarrassed, I break out in a sweat which annoys me greatly.
192. I have had no difficulty in keeping my balance in walking.
193. I do not have spells of hay fever or asthma.
194. I have had attacks in which I could not control my movements or speech but in which I knew what was going on around me.
195. I do not like everyone I know.
196. I like to visit places where I have never been before.
197. Someone has been trying to rob me.
198. I daydream very little.
199. Children should be taught all the main facts of sex.
200. There are persons who are trying to steal my thoughts and ideas.
201. I wish I were not so shy.
202. I believe I am a condemned person.
203. If I were a reporter I would very much like to report news of the theater.
204. I would like to be a journalist.
205. At times it has been impossible for me to keep from stealing or shoplifting something.
206. I am very religious (more than most people).
207. I enjoy many different kinds of play and recreation.
208. I like to flirt.
209. I believe my sins are unpardonable.
210. Everything tastes the same.
211. I can sleep during the day but not at night.
212. My people treat me more like a child than a grown-up.
213. In walking I am very careful to step over sidewalk cracks.
214. I have never had any breaking out on my skin that has worried me.
215. I have used alcohol excessively.
216. There is very little love and companionship in my family as compared to other homes.
217. I frequently find myself worrying about something.
218. It does not bother me particularly to see animals suffer.
219. I think I would like the work of a building contractor.
220. I loved my mother.
221. I like science.
222. It is not hard for me to ask help of my friends even though I cannot return the favor.
223. I very much like hunting.
224. My parents have often objected to the kind of people I went around with.
225. I gossip a little at times.
226. Some of my family have habits that bother and annoy me very much.
227. I have been told that I walk during sleep.
228. At times I find that I can make up my mind with unusually great ease.
229. I should like to belong to several clubs or lodges.
230. I hardly ever notice my heart pounding and am seldom short of breath.
231. I like to talk about sex.
232. I have been inspired to a program of life based on duty which I have since carefully followed.
233. I have at times stood in the way of people who were trying to do something, not because it amounted to much but because of the principle of the thing.
234. I get mad easily and then get over it soon.
235. I have been quite independent and free of family rule.
236. I brood a great deal.
237. My relatives are nearly all in sympathy with me.
238. I have periods of such great restlessness that I cannot sit long in a chair.
239. I have been disappointed in love.
240. I never worry about my looks.
241. I dream frequently about things that are best kept to myself.
242. I believe that I am no more nervous than most others.
243. I have few or no pains.
244. My way of doing things is apt to be misunderstood by others.
245. My parents and family find more faults with me than they should.
246. My neck spots with red often.
247. I have reason for feeling jealous of one or more of my family.
248. Sometimes without any reason or even when things are going wrong I feel excitedly happy, "on top of the world."
249. I believe that there is a Devil and a Hell in afterlife.
250. I don't blame anyone for trying to grab everything he can get in this world.
251. I have had blank spells in which my activities were interrupted and I did not know what was going on around me.
252. No one cares much what happens to you.
253. I can be friendly with people who do things which I consider wrong.
254. I like to be with a crowd who plays jokes on one another.
255. Sometimes at elections I vote for men about whom I know very little.
256. The only interesting part of newspapers is the "funnies."
257. I usually expect to succeed in things that I do.
258. I believe there is a god.
259. I have difficulty in starting to do things.
260. I was a slow learner in school.
261. If I were an artist, I would like to draw flowers.
262. It does not bother me that I am not better looking.
263. I sweat very easily even on cool days.
264. I am entirely self-confident.
265. It is safer to trust nobody.
266. Once a week or oftener I become very excited.
267. When in a group of people I have trouble thinking of the right things to talk about.
268. Something exciting will almost always pull me out of it when I am feeling low.
269. I can easily make other people afraid of me, and sometimes do for the fun of it.
270. When I leave home I do not worry about whether the door is locked and the windows closed.
271. I do not blame a person for taking advantage of someone who lays himself open to it.
272. At times I am full of energy.
273. I have numbness in one or more regions of my skin.
274. My eyesight is as good as it has been for years.
275. Someone has control over my mind.
276. I enjoy children.
277. At times I have been so entertained by the cleverness of a crook that I have hoped he would get away with it.
278. I have often felt that strangers were looking at me critically.
279. I drink an unusually large amount of water every day.
280. Most people make friends because friends are likely to be useful to them.
281. I do not often notice my ears ringing or buzzing.
282. Once in a while I feel hate toward members of my family whom I usually love.
283. If I were a reporter I would very much like to report sporting news.
284. I am sure I am being talked about.
285. Once in a while I laugh at a dirty joke.
286. I am never happier when alone.
287. I have very few fears compared to my friends.
288. I am troubled by attacks of nausea and vomiting.
289. I am always disgusted with the law when a criminal is freed through the arguments of a smart lawyer.
290. I work under a great deal of tension.
291. At one or more times in my life I felt that someone was making me do things by hypnotizing me.
292. I am likely not to speak to people until they speak to me.
293. Someone has been trying to influence my mind.
294. I have never been in trouble with the law.
295. I liked "Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll.
296. I have periods in which I feel unusually cheerful without any unusual reason.
297. I wish I were not bothered by thoughts about sex.
298. If several people find themselves in trouble, the best thing for them to do is to agree on a story and stick to it.
299. I think that I feel more intensely than most people do.
300. There never was a time in my life when I liked to play with dolls.
301. Life is a strain for me most of the time.
302. I have never been in trouble because of my sex behavior.
303. I am so touchy on some subjects that I can't talk about them.
304. In school I found it very hard to talk before the class.
305. Even when I am with people I feel lonely much of the time.
306. I get all the sympathy I should.
307. I refuse to play some games because I am not good at them.
308. At times I have very much wanted to leave home.
309. I seem to make friends about as quickly as others do.
310. My sex life is satisfactory.
311. During one period when I was a youngster I engaged in petty thievery.
312. I dislike having people about me.
313. The man who provides temptation by leaving valuable property unprotected is about as much to blame for its theft as the one who steals it.
314. Once in a while I think of things too bad to talk about.
315. I am sure I get a raw deal from life.
316. I think nearly anyone would tell a lie to keep out of trouble.
317. I am more sensitive than most other people.
318. My daily life is full of things that keep me interseted.
319. Most people inwardly dislike putting themselves out to help other people.
320. Many of my dreams are about sex matters.
321. I am easily embarrassed.
322. I worry over money and business.
323. I have had very peculiar and strange experiences.
324. I have never been in love with anyone.
325. The things that some of my family have done have frightened me.
326. At times I have fits of laughing and crying that I can not control.
327. My mother and father often made me obey even when I thought it was unreasonable.
328. I find it hard to keep my mind on a task or job.
329. I almost never dream.
330. I have never been paralyzed or had any unusual weakness of any of my muscles.
331. If people had not had it in for me I would have been much more successful.
332. Sometimes my voice leaves me or changes even though I have no cold.
333. No one seems to understand me.
334. Peculiar odors come to me at times.
335. I can not keep my mind on one thing.
336. I easily become impatient with people.
337. I feel anxiety about something or someone almost all the time.
338. I have certainly had more than my share of things to worry about.
339. Most of the time I wish I were dead.
340. Sometimes I become so excited that I find it hard to get to sleep.
341. At times I hear so well it bothers me.
342. I forget right away what people say to me.
343. I usually have to stop and think before I act even in trifling matters.
344. Often I cross the street in order to not to meet someone I see.
345. I often feel as if things were not real.
346. I have a habit of counting things that are not important such as bulbs on electric signs, and so forth.
347. I have no enemies who really wish to harm me.
348. I tend to be on my guard with people who are somewhat more friendly than I had expected.
349. I have strange and peculiar thoughts.
350. I hear strange things when I am alone.
351. I get anxious and upset when I have to make a short trip away from home.
352. I have been afraid of things or people that I knew could not hurt me.
353. I have no dread of going into a room by myself where other people have already gathered and are talking.
354. I am afraid of using a knife or anything that is sharp or pointed.
355. Sometimes I enjoy hurting persons I love.
356. I have more trouble concentrating than others seem to have.
357. I have several times given up doing a thing because I thought too little of my ability.
358. Bad words, often terrible words, come into my mind and I can not get rid of them.
359. Sometimes some unimportant thought will run through my mind and bother me for days.
360. Almost every day something happens to me to frighten me.
361. I am inclined to take things hard.
362. I am more sensitive than most other people.
363. At times I have enjoyed being hurt by someone I loved.
364. People say insulting and vulgar things about me.
365. I feel uneasy indoors.
366. Even when I am with people I feel lonely much of the time.
367. I am not unusually self-conscious.
368. At periods my mind seems to work more slowly than usual.
369. At parties I am more likely to sit by myself or with just one other person than to join in with the crowd.
370. People often disappoint me.
371. I love to go to dances.
372. I have sometimes felt that difficulties were piling up so high that I could not overcome them.
373. I often think, "I wish I were a child again."
374. If given the chance, I could do things that would be of great benefit to the world.
375. I have often met people who were supposed to be experts who were no better than I.
376. It makes me feel like a failure when I hear of the success of someone I know well.
377. If given the chance I would make a good leader of people.
378. I am embarassed by dirty stories.
379. People generally demand more respect for their own rights than they are willing to allow for others.
380. I try to remember good stories to pass them on to other people.
381. I enjoy gambling for small stakes.
382. I enjoy social gatherings just to be with people.
383. I enjoy the excitement of a crowd.
384. My worries seem to disappear when I get into a crowd of lively friends.
385. I am quite often not in on the gossip and talk of the group I belong to.
386. I find it hard to set aside a task that I have undertaken, even for a short time.
387. I have had no difficulty starting or holding my urine.
388. I have often found people jealous of my good ideas, just because they had not thought of them first.
389. Whenever possible, I avoid being in a crowd.
390. I do not mind meeting strangers.
391. I can remember "playing sick" to get out of something.
392. While in trains, busses, etc., I often talk to strangers.
393. I feel like giving up quickly when things go wrong.
394. I like to let people know where I stand on things.
395. I have had periods when I felt so full of pep that sleep did not seem necessary for days at a time.
396. In a group of people I would not be embarassed to be called upon to start a discussion or give an opinion about something I know well.
397. I like parties and socials.
398. I Shrink from facing a crisis or difficulty.
399. I am apt to pass up something I want to do when others feel that it isn't worth doing.
#**** The rest of the file is for research and special use. It is included ****
#****   for the sake of completeness. The only scored answers are 1-399.   ****
#400. I am not afraid of fire.
#401. I have no fear of water.
#402. I often must sleep over a matter before I decide what to do.
#403. It is great to be living in these times when so much is going on.
#404. People have often misunderstood my intentions when I was trying to put them right and be helpful.
#405. I have no trouble swallowing.
#406. I have sometimes stayed away from another person because I feared doing or saying something that I might regret afterwards.
#407. I am usually calm and not easily upset.
#408. I am apt to hide my feelings in some things, to the point that people may hurt me without their knowing about it.
#409. At times I have worn myself out by undertaking too much.
#410. I would certainly enjoy beating a crook at his own game.
#411. Religion gives me no worry.
#412. I do now dread seeing a doctor about a sickness or injury.
#413. I deserve severe punishment for my sins.
#414. I am apt to take disappointments so keenly that I can't put them out of my mind.
#415. I hate to have to rush when working.
#416. It bothers me to have someone watch me at work even though I know I can do it well.
#417. I am often so annoyed when someone tries to get ahead of me in a line of people that I speak to him about it.
#418. At times I think I am no good at all.
#419. I played hooky from school quite often as a youngster.
#420. I have had some very unusual religeous experiences.
#421. One or more members of my family is very nervous.
#422. I have felt embarrassed over the type of work that one or more members of my family have done.
#423. I like or have liked fishing very much.
#424. I feel hungry almost all of the time.
#425. I dream frequently.
#426. I have at times had to be rough with people who were rude or annoying.
#427. I tend to be interested in several different hobbies rather than to stick to one of them for a long time.
#428. I like to read newspaper editorials.
#429. I like to attend lectures on serious subjects.
#430. I am attracted by members of the opposite sex.
#431. I worry quite a bit over possible misfortunes.
#432. I have strong political opinions.
#433. I used to have imaginary companions.
#434. I would like to be an auto racer.
#435. Usually I would prefer to work with women.
#436. I feel sure that there is only one true religion.
#437. It is all right to get around a law as long as you don't actually break it.
#438. There are certain people whom I dislike so much that I am inwardly pleased when they are catching it for something they have done.
#439. It makes me nervous to have to wait.
#440. When I am feeling happy or active, someone who is blue or low will spoil it all.
#441. I like tall women.
#442. I have had periods in which I have lost sleep over worry.
#443. I am apt to pass up something I want to do because others feel that I am not going about it in the right way.
#444. I do not try to correct people who express an ignorant belief.
#445. I was fond of excitement when I was young (or in childhood).
#446. Policemen are usually honest.
#447. I am often inclined to go out of my way to win a point with someone who has opposed me.
#448. I am bothered by people outside, on streetcars, in stores, etc., watching me.
#449. I do not like to see women smoke.
#450. I very seldom have spells of the blues.
#451. When someone says silly or ignorant things about something I know about, I try to set him right.
#452. I like to poke fun at people.
#453. When I was a child I didn't care to be a member of a crowd or a gang.
#454. I could be happy living all alone in a cabin in the woods or mountains.
#455. I am often said to be hotheaded.
#456. A person shouldn't be punished for breaking a law that he thinks is unreasonable.
#457. I believe that a person should never taste an alcoholic drink.
#458. The man who had the most to do with me when I was a child (such as my father, stepfather, etc.) was very strict with me.
#459. I have one or more bad habits which are so strong that it is no use in fighting against them.
#460. I have used alcohol moderately (or not at all).
#461. I wish I could get over worrying about things I have said that may have injured other people's feelings.
#462. I feel unable to tell anyone all about myself.
#463. I used to like hopscotch.
#464. I have never seen a vision.
#465. I have several times had a change of heart about my life work.
#466. Except by a doctor's orders I never take drugs or sleeping powders.
#467. I often memorize numbers that are not important (such as automobile licences, etc.).
#468. I am often sorry because I am so cross and grouchy.
#469. Lightning is one of my fears.
#470. Sexual things disgust me.
#471. In school my marks in deportment were quite regularly bad.
#472. I am fascinated by fire.
#473. I like to keep people guessing what I'm going to do next.
#474. I have to urinate no more often than others.
#475. When I am cornered I tell that portion of the truth which is not likely to hurt me.
#476. I am a special agent of God.
#477. If I were in trouble with several friends who were equally to blame, I would rather take the whole blame than to give them away.
#478. I have never been made especially nervous over trouble that any members of my family have gotten into.
#479. The only miracles I know of are simply tricks that people play on one another.
#480. I am often afraid of the dark.
#481. I am afraid to be alone in the dark.
#482. My plans have frequently seemed so full of difficulties that I have had to give them up.
#483. Christ performed miracles such as changing water into wine.
#484. I have one or more faults which are so big that it seems better to accept them and try to control them rather than to try to get rid of them.
#485. When a man is with a woman he is usually thinking about things related to her sex.
#486. I have never noticed any blood in my urine.
#487. I have often felt badly over being misunderstood when trying to keep someone from making a mistake.
#488. I pray several times every week.
#489. I feel sympathetic towards people who tend to hang on to their griefs and troubles.
#490. I read the Bible several times a week.
#491. I have no patience with people who believe there is only one true religeon.
#492. I dread the thought of an earthquake.
#493. I prefer work which requires close attention, to work which allows me to be careless.
#494. I am afraid of finding myself in a closet or small closed place.
#495. I usually "lay my cards on the table" with people that I am trying to correct or improve.
#496. I have never seen things doubled (that is, an object never looks like two objects to me without my being able to make it look like one object).
#497. I enjoy stories of adventure.
#498. It is always a good thing to be frank.
#499. I must admit that I have at times been worried beyond reason over something that really did not matter.
#500. I readily become one hundred percent solid on a good idea.
#501. I usually work things out for my self rather than get someone to show me how.
#502. A windstorm terrifies me.
#503. It is unusual for me to express strong approval or disapproval of the actions of others.
#504. I don't try to cover up my poor opinion or pity of a person so that he won't know how I feel.
#505. Horses that don't pull should be beaten or kicked.
#506. I am a high-strung person.
#507. I have frequently worked under people who seem to have things arranged so that they get credit for good work  but are able to pass off mistakes onto those under them.
#508. I believe my sense of smell is as good as other people's.
#509. I sometimes find it hard to stick up for my rights because I am so reserved.
#510. Dirt frightens or disgusts me.
#511. I have a daydream life about which I do not tell other people.
#512. I dislike to take a bath.
#513. I think Lincoln was greater than Washington.
#514. I like mannish women.
#515. In my home we have always had the ordinary necessities (such as enough food, clothing, etc.).
#516. Some of my family have quick tempers.
#517. I cannot do anything well.
#518. I have often felt guilty because I have pretended to feel more sorry about something than I really was.
#519. There is something wrong with my sex organs.
#520. I strongly defend my own oppinions as a rule.
#521. I frequently ask people for advice.
#522. I have no fear of spiders.
#523. I practically never blush.
#524. I am not afraid of picking up a disease or germs from door knobs.
#525. I am made nervous by certain animals.
#526. The future seems hopeless to me.
#527. The members of my family and my relatives get along quite well.
#528. I blush no more often than others.
#529. I would like to wear expensive clothes.
#530. I am often afraid that I am going to blush.
#531. People can pretty easily change me even though I thought that my mind was already made up on a subject.
#532. I can stand as much pain as others can.
#533. I am not bothered by a grat deal of belching gas from my stomach.
#534. Several times I have been the last to give up trying to do a thing.
#535. My mouth feels dry almost all the time.
#536. It makes me angry to have people hurry me.
#537. I would like to hunt lions in Africa.
#538. I think I would like to work as a dressmaker.
#539. I am not afraid of mice.
#540. My face has never been paralyzed.
#541. My skin seems to be unusually sensitive to touch.
#542. I have never had any black, tarry-looking bowel movements.
#543. Several times a week I feel as if something dreadful is about to happen.
#544. I feel tired a good deal of the time.
#545. Sometimes I have the same dream over and over.
#546. I like to read about history.
#547. The future is too uncertain for a person to make serious plans.
#548. I never attend a sexy show if I can avoid it.
#549. Often, even though everything is going fine for me, I feel that I don't care about anything.
#550. I like repairing a door latch.
#551. Sometimes I am sure that other people can tell what I'm thinking.
#552. I like to read about science.
#553. I am afraid of being alone in a wide-open space.
#554. If I were an artist I would like to draw children.
#555. I sometimes feel that I am about to go to pieces.
#556. I am very careful about my manner of dress.
#557. I would like to be a private secretary.
#558. A large number of people are guilty of bad sexual conduct.
#559. I have often been frightened in the middle of the night.
#560. I am greatly bothered by forgetting where I put things.
#561. I very much like horseback riding.
#562. The one to whom I was most attached and whom I most admired was a woman. (Mother, sister, aunt, or other woman.)
#563. I like adventure stories better than romantic stories.
#564. I am not easily angered.
#565. I feel like jumping off when I am on a high place.
#566. I like movie love scenes.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by jer on Apr 26th, 2013 at 11:10pm
after wasting an hour reading through this discussion trying to find a link for these questions, i found elsewhere in about 2 minutes. Dont know why everyone is soooo concerned with the copyright BS!! Fuck Pearson whatever! If they wish to sue me, bring it! I got jack shit. already lost everything when i went to prison. cops just impounded my car cuz apparently it was reported stolen from another state. I'm was looking for the questions cuz i finally wanted to take it truthfully without being judged by some quack working for the court system. Your welcome everyone. if the post gets deleted i have the magnet link for the torrent which defies intellectual property rights and cannot be removed!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by jason1962 on May 10th, 2013 at 12:51am
Hey ThugCop can u send me the questions please.

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Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Karen on May 22nd, 2013 at 6:32am
I was going to ask before I read the post before mine,...does anyone here know what they are talking about?  I agree, the same type of categorical question is asked so many times and in so many ways that if you are not intelligent enough to notice while taking the test,..studying to pass the test is really pointless and ridiculous.  Not that i agree this or any other type of test should be the 'only' decision making point in weather an individual is or is not qualified or fit for the position desired, I do  believe it serves it's purpose.  If someone were seeing strange animals and hearing voices consistently I guess I wouldn't want that person working in any governmental position.  My advice is to be honest and if you can't be honest about any specific thought or behavior then those are the things you need to work on in life.  Be confident in yourself and who you are and that is your best bet.  Good luck! Oh and for future reference, it is hard to know weather a person is giving valid information if they do not 'site' their information source so others can also learn how and or why whatever your point was may be valid...75% of all people make up random statistics....lol that is a joke but I find that is tends to be true.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Sarah Staller on Jul 23rd, 2013 at 10:24pm
Can I get the rest of these questions???

Sarah
funcurriculum@aol.com

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by renee on Aug 25th, 2013 at 6:41pm
would very much appreciate the questions on the mmpi.  thank you in advance for being a person that will stand up to the plate and offer help that no one else has the "balls" to do...you stand apart from the crowd; I admire that...and applaud you :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by ron on Sep 18th, 2013 at 11:01pm
thank you

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by really on Sep 29th, 2013 at 8:03pm
Can you please send me the rest of the test and any scoring guidelines, and other helpful advice!  Thank you

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by HannahNana on Feb 10th, 2014 at 2:32pm
The MMPI actually has a built in validity test, so anyone can tell if you're lying on any of the questions, it just makes you look bad. It's not something you can prepare for either, you just give your honest answer and go from there. The MMPI was made with the purpose of being reliable and valid and holds more weight than a lie detector test does (which, those aren't even proven valid in the court of law and are often discredited because if someone truly believes the lie/story they show no psychical symptoms-hence the MMPI)
And I'm pretty sure giving anyone any of the questions before hand is illegal...

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Elan on Feb 11th, 2014 at 11:27pm
As a previous poster mentioned, there are 15 “lie” (L scale) items which are used to detect rather straightforward and unsophisticated ways for the test-taker to attempt to present him or herself in a favorable light. They are as follows:

16. Once in a while I think of things too bad to talk about.
29. At times I feel like swearing.
41. I do not always tell the truth.
51. I do not read every editorial in the newspaper every day.
77. Once in a while I put off until tomorrow what I ought to do today.
93. Sometimes when I am not well I am irritable.
102. I get angry sometimes.
107. My table manners are not quite as good at home as when I am out in company.
123. If I could get into the movies without paying and be sure I was not seen, I would probably do it.
139. I would rather win than lose in a game.
153. I like to know some important people because it makes me feel important.
183. I do not like everyone I know.
203. I gossip a little at times.
232. Sometimes in elections, I vote for people about whom I know very little.
260. Once in a while, I laugh at a dirty joke.


Clearly, getting past these is pretty easy. What would the average, non-virtuous person answer? The more vexing problem is getting past the dreaded “K scale”. There are twice as many (30) of these items than there are L scale questions. Worse yet, these questions are anything but clear cut. Unlike the L scale questions, if you answered each of these just to avoid raising your K scale, you would end up raising a good many other negative things, potentially into pathological territory.

The way I look at the K scale questions, is to break them down into three different situations:

1) Items where it’s worth raising your K scale a little to avoid raising even worse scales
2) Items where it’s a no-brainer to avoid raising your K scale because there is little to no downside
3) Items where it’s a personal choice whether to take the raised K scale or raise other scales instead


I’ll break down the K scale items into groups of these situations and in doing so, you can see each of the 30 K scale items. First, group #1:

37. At times I feel like smashing things. FALSE
83. I have very few quarrels with members of my family. TRUE
110. Most people will use somewhat unfair means to gain profit or an advantage rather than to lose it. FALSE
116. Often I can't understand why I have been so irritable and grouchy. FALSE
127. Criticism or scolding hurts me terribly. FALSE
130. I certainly feel useless at times. FALSE
196. I frequently find myself worrying about something. FALSE
213. I get mad easily and then get over it soon. FALSE
284. I think nearly anyone would tell a lie to keep out of trouble. FALSE
339. I have sometimes felt that difficulties were piling up so high that I could not overcome them. FALSE


Again, these are items where it’s arguably better to take the raise to the K scale rather than the raise to other negative things. Answering all these questions in such a way does not come close to raising your K scale to clinically significant levels and you are still left looking quite honest in your answers.

Next is group #2:

148. I have never felt better in my life than I do now. TRUE
157. What others think of me does not bother me. TRUE
171. I am against giving money to beggars. TRUE
267. I have periods in which I feel unusually cheerful without any special reason. TRUE
330. I am full of energy. TRUE
356. I find it hard to set aside a task that I have undertaken, even for a short time. TRUE
365. I like to let people know where I stand on things. TRUE


Believe it or not, answering TRUE to all the above avoids raising your K scale AND other negative scales, so it comes with virtually no downsides. Although the questions themselves may seem silly and thus the answers might sometimes seem counter-intuitive, the people who designed the test were able to correlate these answers with specific types of pathology, so it is what it is.

Lastly, we have the third group, the most difficult ones to answer:

29. At times I feel like swearing. TRUE
58. I think a great many people exaggerate their misfortunes in order to gain the sympathy and help of others. TRUE
76. It takes a lot of argument to convince most people of the truth. TRUE
122. At times my thoughts have raced ahead faster than I could speak them. TRUE
136. It makes me impatient to have people ask my advice or otherwise interrupt me when I am working on something important. TRUE
158. It makes me uncomfortable to pull a stunt at a party even when others are doing the same sort of things. TRUE
167. I find it hard to make small talk when I meet new people. TRUE
243. When in a group of people I have trouble thinking of the right things to talk about. TRUE
290. I worry over money and business. TRUE
338. People often disappoint me. TRUE
341. At periods, my mind seems to work more slowly than usual. TRUE
346. I have often met people who were supposed to be experts who were no better than I. TRUE
348. I often think: "I wish I were a child again." TRUE


As you can see, I personally believe it’s best to answer them all as TRUE, raising things like “cynicism” and “introversion”, rather than looking like a sophisticated liar. Again, this is a personal choice and with these you can go either way. Ultimately, if you answer your questions in the above manner you will keep ANY of your scales from raising to “red flag” levels, provided you don’t answer poorly on all the remaining (non-K or L scale) questions.

Remember, since test admins have no concept of “cheating” they generally won’t watch you at all during the test, which means you can write down or print any of these questions and bring them with you. It can be much harder to recognize the K scale questions than it is the L scale ones.

Hopefully this helps someone! Let me know if you want any of the individual test items broken down to show what scales they individually raise and I’ll be glad to post them in detail. :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Wanda Garner on Mar 4th, 2014 at 12:40am
Hello my husband took this test today because he never seems to tell the truth. He constantly makes bad decisions and never seems to be affected by what he does. It's really sad that he doesn't care about what he does and how he has hurts so many people that care about him. :(

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Arkhangelsk on Mar 4th, 2014 at 6:10am
Wanda, I'm by no means a medical expert, but you might want to look into Asperger syndrome as a possibility.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by jazz on May 28th, 2014 at 11:35am
Hi thug cop
I would really appreciate if you could send me the rest of the questions of M.M.P.I.2.   I am giving the test for police job. 
My EMAIL address is sandhutech_22@yahoo.com

Thanks
jazz

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Djohn on Jun 17th, 2014 at 10:30pm
I would really appreciate if I  could get the rest of the questions of M.M.P.I.2.   I am taking the test for my Fire Department.  Thanks in advance.
My EMAIL address is djohn2924@gmail.com

Thanks
John

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Aj3537 on Jun 26th, 2014 at 1:02am
Hi thug cop
I would really appreciate if you could send me the rest of the questions of M.M.P.I.2.   I am giving the test for police job. 
My EMAIL address is aj3537@gmail.com

Thanks
Aj3537

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Japan on Jun 30th, 2014 at 5:25pm
Hello ThugCop,
Can you please send me the rest of MMPI 2 questions? My email address is jul@vmail.me
Thank you in advance.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by MM on Jul 9th, 2014 at 4:19am
Can you also send me the rest of the questions and what they are looking for..

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Mickey on Sep 22nd, 2014 at 9:40pm
You said it! It is scary how people who swear to protect you are wanting to cover up who they really are. Wow is right!  :-?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by ironworker on Oct 1st, 2014 at 7:54pm
Hello Thug Cop Please send a copy to brentjiw@yahoo.com thanks from a service connected vet

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Richard on Nov 8th, 2014 at 7:59am
I will be taking the MMPI 2 very soon. If anyone could please send me the other questions and any guides/suggestions. I would greatly appreciate it.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Richard on Nov 8th, 2014 at 8:00am
My email is the following: geekhipster@hotmail.com

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by laurel on Jan 14th, 2015 at 7:47pm
There is nothing wrong with knowing what you are in for, re testing. I think it helps to put a person at ease. The un known for the average person, especially when out of their comfort zone is a little daunting! Mr moral judgement on this site, for all we know may be the most dishonest   person you have ever met. lol 

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Kathleen on Jan 24th, 2015 at 7:09pm
For any people to whom have responded, if you need to read this to "secure yourself" for a test to become an officer. Why? Why do you need to know what is on the test to prepare? You shouldn't have to prepare for a test that shows you will be mentally stable to be an officer. If you feel you need to "prepare" you just may not be stable enough to have this job. And for the person who posted... I sure hope you're not a cop in my neighborhood.. Why would you give a heads up on a test so people can research answers that they may not be true to them? That is how we have cop riots and shooting issues. Testing people, passing tests because someone gives answers they are not truly experiencing and are not stable for this job to begin with. Shame on you.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Kathleen on Jan 24th, 2015 at 7:14pm
Totally agree... What's worse is.. The person who posted is helping people who are unstable become people whom are our "protection!"

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Kathleen on Jan 24th, 2015 at 7:17pm
One more thing..
If this is a true test, serious editors are needed for words that do NOT exist, misspelling and bad punctuation.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Kathleen on Jan 24th, 2015 at 7:26pm
@ laurel

To bad that people who are nervous for a test STILL feel the need they have to prepare "calmness" if they are wanting to be an officer. You cannot prepare for a stressful situation in real life, such as a gun to your head unexpectedly. Being nervous for this test is probably natural. HOW nervous someone is is probably how they can tell if someone is a good candidate in our community. Please! I don't want cops in my neighborhood that need cheat sheets to protect my children's lives.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Arkhangelsk on Jan 26th, 2015 at 10:46pm

wrote on Jan 24th, 2015 at 7:26pm:
Please! I don't want cops in my neighborhood that need cheat sheets to protect my children's lives. 

A little melodramatic Kathleen. Being a good cop is an attribute that cannot be measured with a test.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by EmandJJsMAMA on Feb 4th, 2015 at 11:00pm
I am very annoyed. My ex has 4 lawyers and even though I won custody of our son the first 3 times he sued, now this new judge thinks that I need an MMPI. I have custody of my first 2 children from a previous relationship. Even the doctor giving the test said it was crap that I was ordered to take it. How does this test figure out if I am a good mother?! UGH. ::)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by TGhost on Feb 22nd, 2015 at 9:25pm
Hi all, could some one interpret my score below. I got high on Superlative Self-representation - 74 and Naivete - 70 , is this alarming?



Scale Scale Description Raw Score
Mf Masculinity-Femininity - Male 14
K Score
T Score % Answered

True 182 False 385 ?0
32.1 67.9 0.00

VRIN Variable Response Inconsistency 1
34 57T


TRIN True Reponse Inconsistency 10

F Infrequency 0
36 100

Fb Backside F 1
46 100

Fp Infrequency Psychopathology 1
48 100

L Lie 0
10
35 100

K Correction 19
58 100

S Superlative Self-Presentation 46
74 100

Hs Hypochondriasis 0
42 100

D Depression 17
47 100

Hy Hysteria 19
45 100

Pd Psychopathic Deviate 10
18
40 100

undefined 100
Mf Masculinity-Femininity - Female 18
undefined 100

Pa Paranoia 9
46 100

Pt Psychathenia 2
21
39 100

Sc Schizophrenia 2
21
4 100

Ma Hypomania 8
12
35 100
Si Social Introversion 14
36 100


D1 Subjective Depression 4
42 100


D2 Psychomotor Retardation 7
D3 Physical Malfunctioning 2
59 100


43 100


D4 Mental Dullness 1
43 100


D5 Brooding 0
40 100


Hy1 Denial of Social Anxiety 6
61 100


Hy2 Need for Affection 10
63 100


Hy3 Lassitude-malaise 0
38 100


Hy4 Somatic Complaints 0
38 100
Raw Score
K Score
T Score % Answered
Hy5 Inhibition of Aggression 2
40 100
Pd1 Familial Discord 1
45 100
Pd2 Authority Problems 2
42 100
Pd3 Social Imperturbability 5
58 100
Pd4 Social Alienation 1
36 100
Pd5 Self-alienation 0
34 100
Pa1 Persecutory Ideas 0
40 100
Pa2 Poignancy 0
34 100
Pa3 Naivete 9
70 100
Sc1 Social Alienation 0
39 100
Sc2 Emotional Alienation 1
50 100
Sc3 Lack of Ego Mastery, Cognitive 0
42 100
Sc4 Lack of Ego Mastery, Conative 1
44 100
Sc5 Lack of Ego Mastery, Defective Inhibition 0
40 100
Sc6 Bizarre Sensory Experiences 0
41 100
Ma1 Amorality 1
42 100
Ma2 Psychomotor Acceleration 2
34 100
Ma3 Imperturbability 4
53 100
Ma4 Ego Inflation 0
30 100
Si1 Shyness/Self-Consciousness 1
39 100
Si2 Social Avoidance 0
37 100
Si3 Self/Other Alienation 1
ANX Anxiety 0
38 100
35 100
FRS Fears 0
35 100
OBS Obsessivness 0
33 100
DEP Depression 0
36 100
HEA Health Concerns 0
33 100
BIZ Bizarre Mentation 0
39 100
ANG Anger 1
36 100
CYN Cynicism 1
35 100
ASP Antisocial Practices 2
37 100
TPA Type A 4
41 100
LSE Low Self-esteem 1
41 100
SOD Social Discomfort 1
35 100

FAM Family Problems 1
37 100
WRK Work Interference 1
36 100
TRT Negative Treatment Indicators 0
35 100
A Anxiety 0
36 100
R Repression 14
47 100
Es Ego Strength 43
63 100
MAC-R MacAndrew Alcoholism Scale-Revised 19
44 100
AAS Addiction Acknowledgement 1
41 100
APS Addiction Potential 19
38 100
MDS Marital Distress 1
42 100
Ho Hostility 9
39 100
O-H Overcontrolled Hostility 13
52 100
Do Dominance 18
55 100
Re Social Responsibility 23
57 100
Mt College Maladjustment 2
36 100
GM Masculine Gender Role 43
62 100
GF Feminine Gender Role 23
41 100
PK Post-traumatic Stress Disorder 1
38 100
PS Post-traumatic Stress Disorder 0
37 100
D-O Depression, Obvious 3
39 100
D-S Depression, Subtle 13
59 100
Hy-O Hysteria, Obvious 0
Hy-S Hysteria, Subtle 19
37 100
57 100
Pd-O Psychopathic Deviate, Obvious 0
34 100
Pd-S Psychopathic Deviate, Subtle 10
48 100
Pa-O Paranoia, Obvious 0
38 100
Pa-S Paranoia, Subtle 9
56 100
Ma-O Hypomania, Obvoius 1
30 100
Ma-S Hypomania, Subtle 7
39 100
dem Demoralization 0
37 100
som Somatic Complaints 1
43 100
lpe Low Positive Emotions 3
46 100
cyn Cynicism 1
38 100
asb Antisocial Behavior 2
41 100

per Ideas of Persecution 0
41 100
dne Dysfunctional Negative Emotions 0
34 100
abx Aberrant Experiences 0
39 100
hpm Hypomanic Activation 6
39 100
AGGR Aggressiveness 7
45 100
PSYC Psychoticism 1
40 100
DISC Disconstraint 13
46 100
NEGE Negative Emotionality / Neuroticism 1
34 100
INTR Introversion / Low Positive Emotionality 6
39 100
FRS1 Generalized Fearfulness 0
44 100
FRS2 Multiple Fears 0
37 100
DEP1 Lack of Drive 0
40 100
DEP2 Dysphoria 0
42 100
DEP3 Self-Depreciation 0
41 100
DEP4 Suicidal Ideation 0
45 100
HEA1 Gastrointestinal Symptoms 0
44 100
HEA2 Neurological Symtoms 0
40 100
HEA3 General Health Concerns 0
40 100
BIZ1 Psychotic Symptomatology 0
44 100
BIZ2 Schizotypal Characteristics 0
41 100
ANG1 Explosive Behavior 0
39 100
ANG2 Irritability 0
CYN1 Misanthropic Beliefs 1
35 100
36 100
CYN2 Interpersonal Suspiciousness 0
34 100
ASP1 Antisocial Attitudes 2
37 100
ASP2 Antisocial Behavior 0
38 100
TPA1 Impatience 0
34 100
TPA2 Competitive Drive 1
39 100
LSE1 Self-Doubt 1
44 100
LSE2 Submissiveness 0
41 100
SOD1 Introversion 0
36 100
SOD2 Shyness 1
41 100
FAM1 Family Discord 1
40 100
FAM2 Familial Alienation 0
40 100

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by CopwithaPhD on May 7th, 2015 at 4:38am
http://faculty.pepperdine.edu/shimels/Courses/Files/MMPI2.pdf

The above website should help you in reading your results.  From what I can tell offhand your Superlative Self-Presentation T score was a little high (74).   Hope this helps

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by C27AAXP on May 8th, 2015 at 6:06pm
Hello, all. This has all been very helpful. At the end of the month I am scheduled to take this exam as part of my upcoming employment where I will be stationed somewhere pretty remote for an extended period of time.

Using the link that @ CopwithaPhD posted, I reviewed the results and I think I am interpreting things correctly, but a few more sets of eyes on it would be greatly appreciated. For what it's worth, I was honest in my responses and didn't try to "look good". Thank you all for your time.




Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Shelly Hutchinson on May 13th, 2015 at 2:41pm
My question is "how did I do on the first 75 questions?" This is for my school psych course.  :-*
I am attaching your questions and my answers.
https://antipolygraph.org/cgi-bin/forums/YaBB.pl?action=downloadfile;file=MMPI_2_TEST_QUESTIONS_IN_ORDER.docx ( 14 KB | Downloads )

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Anneu on May 13th, 2015 at 9:33pm
Is the profile elevation score just an overall account of normalcy with 50 being the most average? What does it mean to be slightly over or slightly under, and what is the ranking of high/moderate/low when deviating from the norm for this particular score?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by launicajb on May 25th, 2015 at 12:14am
Hi there... thank you so much for doing this. I'm doing research for schooling and I couldn't find anywhere online examples of the actual questions. I could really use your help - if you wouldn't mind sending me all of the questions for the MMPI-2 exam, and also, do you happen to know anything about or have questions for the CPS, SVR-20, STATIC-99, a psychopathic checklist, PCL-R, or the AASI-2? I know it's a lot to ask, but at this point you're my only hope!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by B on Jun 13th, 2015 at 1:58am
email me rest of test
wonlovemylove@gmail.com

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Marek on Jun 16th, 2015 at 5:02pm
Can i get answers to those questions please.How do i go about scoring the test. Thank You for your help

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Stephanie on Jul 7th, 2015 at 10:06pm
Will taking this test point you in a direction for a career choice?

Does it tell you what that suggested direction is?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by xenonman on Jul 16th, 2015 at 3:15pm

nonombre wrote on Aug 14th, 2006 at 5:09am:

DippityShurff wrote on Aug 14th, 2006 at 2:48am:
I guess I have always wondered if the MMPI and other personality inventory tests can be/have been defended in Court as valid instruments? Anybody have any information on this?


Perhaps we should all start up an "anti-MMPI.org website?


I'd register for it!    :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by xenonman on Jul 16th, 2015 at 3:17pm
So are vomiting, diarrhea, and inability to hold "movements" all grounds for automatic disqualification?    :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Frank Truth on Jul 22nd, 2015 at 8:53pm
Question 15. Once in a while I think of things too bad to talk about
Question 30. At times I feel like swearing.
Question 45. I do not ALWAYS tell the truth.

I wouldn't want other people to read my mind and know all my thoughts. Would you?

When I hit my thumb with a hammer, which happens more than I care to admit, I swear.

No one tells the truth ALL the time. Anyone who claims to tell the truth all the time is not only a liar but a pathological liar. They believe their own lies! Women who claim they never lie are the biggest liars.

If someone were to ask me, if I tell the truth, I would answer, "Yes." If someone were to ask me if I tell the truth all the time, I really would not know what they are asking. Even when people say "all" or "every" they rarely mean "all" or "every" literally since there are so few absolutes and categoricals in our universe. Then again they could literally mean what they asked. There is no way to really know. So, if you ask ambiguous questions, the answers you get are not going to have any scientific validity.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by fahim on Sep 13th, 2015 at 8:10am

ThugCop wrote on Feb 22nd, 2005 at 3:29am:
I have done quite a bit of research on the MMPI 2 used by psychological testing.  Here's the first 75 out of 567 questions.  I could give out rest of them & how some of them are interpeted by psychologists for advice on admitting past history on the psych & medical tests.  See my post on "Help with Admissions for Psych & Medial"

MMPI 2 TEST QUESTIONS IN ORDER
TRUE OR FALSE (567 QUESTIONS)

1.I like mechanics magazines
2.I have a good appetite
3.I wake up fresh & rested most mornings
4.I think I would like the work of a librarian
5.I am easily awakened by noise
6.I like to read newspaper articles on crime
7.My hands and feet are usually warm enough
8.My daily life is full of things that keep me interested
9.I am about as able to work as I ever was
10.There seems to be a lump in my throat much of the time
11.A person should try to understand his dreams and be guided by or take warning from them
12.I enjoy detective or mystery stories
13.I work under a great deal of tension
14.I have diarrhea once a month or more
15.Once in a while I think of things too bad to talk about
16.I am sure I get a raw deal from life
17.My father was a good man
18.I am very seldom troubled by constipation
19.When I take a new, I like to be tipped off on whom should be gotten next to
20.My sex life is satisfactory
21.At times I have very much wanted to leave home
22.At times I have fits of laughing & crying that I cannot control
23.I am troubled by attacks of nausea and vomiting
24.No one seems to understand me
25.I would like to be a singer
26.I feel that it is certainly best to keep my mouth shut when I’m in trouble
27.Evil spirits possess me at times
28.When someone does me a wrong I feel I should pay him back if I can, just for the principle of the thing.
29.I am bothered by acid stomach several times a week
30.At times I feel like swearing
31.I have nightmares every few nights
32.I find it hard to keep my mind on a task or job
33.I have had very peculiar and strange experiences
34.I have a cough most of the time
35.If people had not had it in for me I would have been much more successful
36.I seldom worry about my heath
37.I have never been in trouble because of my sex behavior
38.During one period when I was a youngster I engaged in petty thievery
39.At times I feel like smashing things
40.Most any time I would rather sit and daydream than to do anything else
41.I have had periods of days, weeks, or months when I couldn’t take care of things because I couldn’t “get going”
42.My family does not like the work I have chosen ( or the work I intend to choose for my life work)
43.My sleep is fitful and disturbed
44.Much of the time my head seems to hurt all over
45.I do not always tell the truth
46.My judgment is better than it ever was
47.Once a week or oftener I feel suddenly hot all over without apparent cause
48.When I am with people I am bothered by hearing very queer things
49.It would be better if almost all laws were thrown away
50.My soul sometimes leaves my body
51.I am in just as good physical health as most of my friends
52.I prefer to pass by school friends, or people I know but have not seen for a long time, unless they speak to me first
53.A minister can cure disease by praying and putting his hand on your head
54.I am liked by most people who know me
55.I am almost never bothered by pains over the heart or in my chest
56.As a youngster I was suspended from school one or more times for cutting up
57.I am a good mixer
58.Everything is turning out just like the prophets of the Bible said it would
59.I have often had to take orders from someone who did not know as much as I did
60.I do not read every editorial in the newspaper everyday
61.I have not lived the right kind of life
62.Parts of my body often have feeling like burning, tingling, crawling, or like “going to sleep”
63.I have had no difficulty in starting or holding my bowel movement
64.I sometimes keep on at a thing until others lose their patience with me
65.I loved my father
66.I see things or animals or people around me that others do not see
67.I wish I could be as happy as others seem to be
68.I hardly ever feel pain in the back of the neck
69.I am very strongly attracted by members of my own sex
70.I used to like drop-the-handkerchief
71.I think a great many people exaggerate their misfortunes in order to gain the sympathy and help of others
72.I am troubled by discomfort in the pit of my stomach every few days or oftener
73.I am an important person
74.I have often wished I were a girl.  (Or if you are a girl) I have never been sorry that I am a girl
75.I get angry sometimes


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by howard on Oct 19th, 2015 at 1:16am
hey, taking the test next thursday. would you please be able to send me the questions and how to score myself? thanks for the help!

howard27221@gmail.com

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by howard on Oct 19th, 2015 at 1:45am
@ Elan

can you please help me with the L scale? not sure about my answers. please e-mail me: howard27221@gmail.com

you would be very helpful. thanks

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by amanda on Dec 21st, 2015 at 4:40pm
this is the direct link to the MMPI 2 personality test. Follow the directions regarding how to save and open, and it should work.

http://cognitivedynamics.blogspot.com/2015/05/take-mmpi-2-online.html

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by ar meakin on Dec 28th, 2015 at 2:39pm

ThugCop wrote on Feb 22nd, 2005 at 3:29am:
I have done quite a bit of research on the MMPI 2 used by psychological testing.  Here's the first 75 out of 567 questions.  I could give out rest of them & how some of them are interpeted by psychologists for advice on admitting past history on the psych & medical tests.  See my post on "Help with Admissions for Psych & Medial"

MMPI 2 TEST QUESTIONS IN ORDER
TRUE OR FALSE (567 QUESTIONS)

1.I like mechanics magazines
2.I have a good appetite
3.I wake up fresh & rested most mornings
4.I think I would like the work of a librarian
5.I am easily awakened by noise
6.I like to read newspaper articles on crime
7.My hands and feet are usually warm enough
8.My daily life is full of things that keep me interested
9.I am about as able to work as I ever was
10.There seems to be a lump in my throat much of the time
11.A person should try to understand his dreams and be guided by or take warning from them
12.I enjoy detective or mystery stories
13.I work under a great deal of tension
14.I have diarrhea once a month or more
15.Once in a while I think of things too bad to talk about
16.I am sure I get a raw deal from life
17.My father was a good man
18.I am very seldom troubled by constipation
19.When I take a new, I like to be tipped off on whom should be gotten next to
20.My sex life is satisfactory
21.At times I have very much wanted to leave home
22.At times I have fits of laughing & crying that I cannot control
23.I am troubled by attacks of nausea and vomiting
24.No one seems to understand me
25.I would like to be a singer
26.I feel that it is certainly best to keep my mouth shut when I’m in trouble
27.Evil spirits possess me at times
28.When someone does me a wrong I feel I should pay him back if I can, just for the principle of the thing.
29.I am bothered by acid stomach several times a week
30.At times I feel like swearing
31.I have nightmares every few nights
32.I find it hard to keep my mind on a task or job
33.I have had very peculiar and strange experiences
34.I have a cough most of the time
35.If people had not had it in for me I would have been much more successful
36.I seldom worry about my heath
37.I have never been in trouble because of my sex behavior
38.During one period when I was a youngster I engaged in petty thievery
39.At times I feel like smashing things
40.Most any time I would rather sit and daydream than to do anything else
41.I have had periods of days, weeks, or months when I couldn’t take care of things because I couldn’t “get going”
42.My family does not like the work I have chosen ( or the work I intend to choose for my life work)
43.My sleep is fitful and disturbed
44.Much of the time my head seems to hurt all over
45.I do not always tell the truth
46.My judgment is better than it ever was
47.Once a week or oftener I feel suddenly hot all over without apparent cause
48.When I am with people I am bothered by hearing very queer things
49.It would be better if almost all laws were thrown away
50.My soul sometimes leaves my body
51.I am in just as good physical health as most of my friends
52.I prefer to pass by school friends, or people I know but have not seen for a long time, unless they speak to me first
53.A minister can cure disease by praying and putting his hand on your head
54.I am liked by most people who know me
55.I am almost never bothered by pains over the heart or in my chest
56.As a youngster I was suspended from school one or more times for cutting up
57.I am a good mixer
58.Everything is turning out just like the prophets of the Bible said it would
59.I have often had to take orders from someone who did not know as much as I did
60.I do not read every editorial in the newspaper everyday
61.I have not lived the right kind of life
62.Parts of my body often have feeling like burning, tingling, crawling, or like “going to sleep”
63.I have had no difficulty in starting or holding my bowel movement
64.I sometimes keep on at a thing until others lose their patience with me
65.I loved my father
66.I see things or animals or people around me that others do not see
67.I wish I could be as happy as others seem to be
68.I hardly ever feel pain in the back of the neck
69.I am very strongly attracted by members of my own sex
70.I used to like drop-the-handkerchief
71.I think a great many people exaggerate their misfortunes in order to gain the sympathy and help of others
72.I am troubled by discomfort in the pit of my stomach every few days or oftener
73.I am an important person
74.I have often wished I were a girl.  (Or if you are a girl) I have never been sorry that I am a girl
75.I get angry sometimes

May I please have the rest of the questions ThugCop?
my email is:
ar_meakin@yahoo.ca

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Brandy Strong on Mar 4th, 2016 at 7:33pm
I have to retake this exam tomorrow. Could u please email me the whole thing so I can go over it.
Thank you
brandystrong69@yahoo.com

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by barbara on Mar 9th, 2016 at 9:35pm
THe MMPI-2 has a copyright for a reason, as it is not supposed to be exposed to the general public without interpretation from a mental health professional who is trained in the administration of the test.  It is also NEVER appropriate to put the actual questions about there because it decreases the integrity and validity of the test.  I am disheartened, as a psychologist  to see this out there, particularly from a lay person. 

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Copyright infringement on Apr 4th, 2016 at 8:35pm
Just so all you idiots know. The MMPI and just about every other psychological test used for hiring purposes has scales on it that detect people trying to fake a certain profile.

So not only is posting those 75 questions a violation of copyright law but it'll get you nowhere because any psychologist worth their salt will be able to tell you weren't answering honestly.


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by John Shannon on May 2nd, 2016 at 10:31pm
I took this piece of voodoo crap in the 1950s and I still remember one question:

"Are you still afraid of doorknobs." 

Give me a break!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by xenonman on May 6th, 2016 at 2:30pm

wrote on May 2nd, 2016 at 10:31pm:
I took this piece of voodoo crap in the 1950s and I still remember one question:

"Are you still afraid of doorknobs." 

Give me a break!

What is that question supposed to detect?   :-?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by OfficerShrinkyou on May 15th, 2016 at 4:38pm

wrote on Jan 24th, 2015 at 7:09pm:
For any people to whom have responded, if you need to read this to "secure yourself" for a test to become an officer. Why? Why do you need to know what is on the test to prepare? You shouldn't have to prepare for a test that shows you will be mentally stable to be an officer. If you feel you need to "prepare" you just may not be stable enough to have this job. And for the person who posted... I sure hope you're not a cop in my neighborhood.. Why would you give a heads up on a test so people can research answers that they may not be true to them? That is how we have cop riots and shooting issues. Testing people, passing tests because someone gives answers they are not truly experiencing and are not stable for this job to begin with. Shame on you.



My response is a bit late.

I know great police officers who have failed this test when applying to agencies, whether it's for better pay or specialized position, and fail.

Police officer's have certain ticks, traits, and psychological characteristics that may be weird or "abnormal," but compliment their job well.

Checking their surroundings, watching people's hands, glancing at the door to see who's entering a bar & grill, not one to drink often, or drink with a select few friends / family.

Things that may appear as introverted or even trigger the Schizophrenic scale/code, when in reality they need to be prepared to help others in the event something bad happens.

"Man suffers heart attack or Man chokes to death,  off duty Police officer too drunk or having too much fun to help. "

We understand less about the human brain than we do the planet Mars.

When it comes to the Police Officer mentality or thought process the answer is always "It depends." not True or False, right or wrong, good or bad.

I've come to discover that "It depends" happens a lot in law enforcement. And officers are forced to make calculated risks.

I remember being drilled by a shrink on the question
Are you afraid of water

I said no "False."

For some reason he wanted me to expand on why. The firs thought that came to mind when I answered it was, how ridiculous would it be if I was afraid of water, I couldn't go outside if it rained, or shower, and seeing as we drink it... outlook wouldn't be good.

I was applying for boat patrol at the time. It was later told to me that I was risk due to my lack of fear of snakes, water and few other things.

I'm afraid of sharks? maybe a tsunami... it depends on the water, what's in the water, what the water is doing at the time...

a GOOD police officer candidate doesn't do well with black and white, true and false. That's why so many fail this test.

You're patrolling the docks, and approach some one you observed earlier jumping wakes on their jetski. Upon approach the person, identify yourself and reason for contact. You then proceed to issue a citation, however, at that point you observe a capsized vessel sinking. You are the only one working that beat... do you write the ticket or dismiss and move to help?

The answer here is obvious... but how would you do it?

This was an actual question I had to answer in a written exam.

Before I finished reading the question I had already calculated what courses of action I would take. All of them dependent on location, distance, time, and resources available.


How far is the vessel, how many people could possibly need saving, was I assigned a boat or vehicle that could traverse the water? if so how far away is it? How far is the nearest boat patrol?

if you have absolutely nothing? Advise dispatch > ask if the Jetskier could take you along with some floatation devices and rope out to them > let dispatch know you are heading out with floatation devices etc.


Do you enjoy reading mechanic magazines? Depends on the issue, as I don't enjoy magazines much at all, unless I'm pooping or waiting in the doctors office.

I'd take a National Geographic Magazine over a Mechanic Magazine, but if I'm hungry... I'll pick a cooking magazine over the two...

Would that risk showing up as impulsive? What about "this 500 question test sure is long, and I'm starting to get hungry."

The best way a person can answer these questions is truthfully. It usually works out... HOWEVER... I strongly encourage that psychologists open up their perspective a little bit when interpreting the results. What may be abnormal behavior for a civilian may be perfect behavior for a good police officer.

The process is long and hard. And yes, Police Officers are creatures whom "Prepare," it's a required trait.

Obtain 60 college credits or an associate's degree ( some places require bachelors degrees), put yourself through the police academy... that's $3,000 and just raised to $5,000 of your own personal money... take the written exam, physical agility test, panel interview, background investigation, chief or sheriff interview. Some departments require a polygraph. If you make it through all that, then comes the conditional offer. Conditional meaning if you pass the psych, and drug test you get the job.

This is where the frustration sets in. One psychologist decides whether or not that person get's the job. Some one they never met before. A person who proved themselves in the police academy by taking 40 written exams, thousands of push ups and sit ups, waking up every day for 3 months at 6 am to show up to PT before getting a head full of constitutional law and traffic theory, who more than likely moved away from family and friends and are secluded in a hotel room for the entire duration...

All of the sacrifice the candidate has to make on top of their family, colleagues, and friends.

Only to be told that they exhibit too much or too little of personality from a certain code and are failed out of the final stages of the hiring process. On a test that exclusively looks to identify "abnormal" human behavior, of which is interpreted by more than likely abnormal humans?

It's the last step in the hiring process, and therefore bound to cause frustration for many.

Hopefully I offered some insight as to why.  :D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by OfficerShrinkyou on May 15th, 2016 at 4:59pm
[/quote]On a test that exclusively looks to identify "abnormal" human behavior, of which is interpreted by more than likely abnormal humans?[/quote]

This quote is taken from a Psychologist's website who offers an Online MMPI test.

"I'm a highly diversified, wise, and hairy primate... and also a self-taught polymath & genius above the IQ measurable maximum who found it opportune to consume his best professors. My childhood saw dedication to mathematics, statistics, and, at 6 years old, I began a never-ceasing love affair with global Financial Markets & the fields of Finance & Economics (both Macro & Micro). At 14, I took to programming, learning how to write HTML code in Notepad (yes, Notepad!), and to reading as much poetry as I could get my hands on, along with historically invaluable classics such as The Praise of Folly by Erasmus of Rotterdam and The Prince by Machiavelli, books that no one placed in my hands. But I never gave up on or suspended being social.

My loyalty is to people, not to ideas, but my information filter is calibrated to only let in data, wisdom, & understanding. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, I graduated from the best secondary school on this island and obtained two of the top results for that year on both college entry exams taken in the island, without studying for either; thus, I left to study Psychology at New York University as a Draper Scholar, and later earned two distinct postgraduate degrees in Philosophy and Cognitive Science from the University of Chile financed by the World Bank and the Government of Chile through the National Commission for Research in Science and Technology (CONICYT).

If this site's color scheme freaks you out, consider that that was my exactly my intention. Infrequent experiences are remembered longer and with more detail than frequent ones"

The last statement, from a law enforcement standpoint, makes me uneasy, almost borders malicious aforethought.

And Psychologists like this guy fail good police candidates for being "Weird."

Right...
;D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by xenonman on May 18th, 2016 at 2:57am

wrote on May 2nd, 2016 at 10:31pm:
I took this piece of voodoo crap in the 1950s and I still remember one question:

"Are you still afraid of doorknobs." 

Give me a break!

Is that known as "portaphobia"  ?? :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Assessing you on Jun 7th, 2016 at 6:53pm
You guys are all stupid. You can't fool the MMPI no matter how much you study. We psychologists can see right through you. There are also validity scales that show us when you're faking good or bad.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Cassandra Velasco on Jun 19th, 2016 at 12:34am
The test is obviously biased against anyone with artistic abilities or  unusual skills. If you really are a singer, BEWARE!  the test may  even be intentionally designed to weed out artistic people  from common "day job" employments due to a supposition that they are flighty, undependable, more interested in their fancies and fantasies than in settling down into a humdrum job.
    Many of these true-false statements pin the test-taker into  damned if you do-damned if you dont  admissions especially the intrusive and humiliating  ones about  bathroom habits.This stuff is on the level of "Do you still beat on your wife?" in which either a yes or a no is incriminating.
     I am really discomfited to learn that such a test is being administered to applicants for police work and other jobs where human lives are at stake.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Cassandra Velasco on Jun 19th, 2016 at 1:15am
Dear Psychologist: At some point, secrecy about this test may turn you and your fellow  professionals into witch doctors. The more secrecy about it, then the   greater your belief  that it is infallible. The witch doctor part is your advantage, abetted by this secrecy, that an individual loses all rights when dealing with your profession, and can be inveigled or even forced into testifying against himself.  This secrecy  is completely tossed when it is in  the psychologist's advantage to do so; as regarding the results of  this test and its interpretation by "qualified  evaluators" to either assist or to  injure the test taker.  If you make  submitting to such tests a requirement for being CONSiDERED for an employment which may make or break and applicant's career, then this turns the test-taker into a human guinea pig, a lab rat trying to find his way through a maze, and he will respond accordingly.If you are being paid to use this device to put labels on people,  then you are abusing your authority and indeed a witch doctor, a shaman who wants to be paid for imposing  taboos.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Arkhangelsk on Jun 19th, 2016 at 1:57am

wrote on Jun 19th, 2016 at 1:15am:
If you make  submitting to such tests a requirement for being CONSiDERED for an employment which may make or break and applicant's career, then this turns the test-taker into a human guinea pig, a lab rat trying to find his way through a maze, and he will respond accordingly.If you are being paid to use this device to put labels on people,  then you are abusing your authority and indeed a witch doctor, a shaman who wants to be paid for imposing  taboos.

Thought provoking. Maybe you should start anti-mmpi.org?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Dan Mangan on Jun 19th, 2016 at 1:47pm

wrote on Jun 19th, 2016 at 1:15am:
If you are being paid to use this device to put labels on people,  then you are abusing your authority and indeed a witch doctor, a shaman who wants to be paid for imposing  taboos.
                   


In the polygraph field, there are some principled operators who refuse to conduct pre-employment, PCSOT or fidelity "testing" for essentially the same reason.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by xenonman on Jun 27th, 2016 at 10:50am

Ex Member wrote on Jun 19th, 2016 at 1:57am:

wrote on Jun 19th, 2016 at 1:15am:
If you make  submitting to such tests a requirement for being CONSiDERED for an employment which may make or break and applicant's career, then this turns the test-taker into a human guinea pig, a lab rat trying to find his way through a maze, and he will respond accordingly.If you are being paid to use this device to put labels on people,  then you are abusing your authority and indeed a witch doctor, a shaman who wants to be paid for imposing  taboos.

Thought provoking. Maybe you should start anti-mmpi.org?


Sign me up as a Charter Member of "anti-mmpi.org" when you have launched it!  lol  ;)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by xenonman on Jun 27th, 2016 at 10:52am

wrote on Jun 19th, 2016 at 12:34am:
The test is obviously biased against anyone with artistic abilities or  unusual skills. If you really are a singer, BEWARE!  the test may  even be intentionally designed to weed out artistic people  from common "day job" employments due to a supposition that they are flighty, undependable, more interested in their fancies and fantasies than in settling down into a humdrum job.
    Many of these true-false statements pin the test-taker into  damned if you do-damned if you dont  admissions especially the intrusive and humiliating  ones about  bathroom habits.This stuff is on the level of "Do you still beat on your wife?" in which either a yes or a no is incriminating.
     I am really discomfited to learn that such a test is being administered to applicants for police work and other jobs where human lives are at stake.


The same is also true of weeding out introverts, non-conformists, and individualists!     ;)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Kenneth Birdow on Aug 26th, 2016 at 9:25pm
I need more information about passing the mmpi 2 test, please contact me by email


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by laken on Sep 13th, 2016 at 12:51am
hello i just applied for corrections and i know they test this and i would like the rest of the test as well as some pointers on how to pass. please and thank you 

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by ratatouille 2 on Sep 19th, 2016 at 12:06pm
The MMPI-2 is available on the "Forbidden Knowledge" Tor Hidden Service:

http://w3tb3hnz5nv3utr6.onion/

To view this site and take the MMPI-2 online, you will need to use the free Tor Browser, which you can download here:

https://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html.en

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Alias on Oct 19th, 2016 at 8:58pm
The truth is if you submitt to a psych test your concerned about you mental state If you are not deemed mentally I'll refuseing the test you are considered compitant. The federal govt offers all inmates psych tests ... Why? If you are seeing a psychologist (meaning your not compitant) you loose your constitunial rights not being of sound mind Many attempt to get you to lash out,remember a psychos coments are only an opinion supposedly but you got to wonder why a judge can use the option but you cannot.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Areshole on Nov 28th, 2016 at 7:10am

wrote on Oct 19th, 2016 at 8:58pm:
The truth is if you submitt to a psych test your concerned about you mental state If you are not deemed mentally I'll refuseing the test you are considered compitant. The federal govt offers all inmates psych tests ... Why? If you are seeing a psychologist (meaning your not compitant) you loose your constitunial rights not being of sound mind Many attempt to get you to lash out,remember a psychos coments are only an opinion supposedly but you got to wonder why a judge can use the option but you cannot.


Nigga you need to worry more about your spelling than the exam

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Laura Meadows on Dec 15th, 2016 at 7:09am
I would like the rest of the questions because I have to take one in January

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by MMPI2 on Dec 27th, 2016 at 7:00am
The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2) Test

Pearson, by the way, does not own the copyright of the MMPI, the University of Minnesota does; what they own is the license to profit from the sale of the different forms of the test and several interpretative software. The code below is not owned by Pearson or the University of Minnesota.

http://www.takemmpionline.com/online/mmpi27564yrhdye74635345hnvbth.shtml

https://cognitivedynamics.blogspot.com/2015/05/mmpi-2-take-mmpi-personality-test-free.html#gsc.tab=0

Download the Sample Cheat-Sheet, and compare your Real vs Normal Answers

http://www.takemmpionline.com/wp-content/uploads/AppearingNormalCheatSheet.docx


MMPI 2 Test Result Interpretation

https://cognitivedynamics.blogspot.com/2015/09/how-to-interpret-mmpi-2-scores-do-it.html#gsc.tab=0

http://www.takemmpionline.com/mmpi-test-result/

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Pavlov the Dog on Dec 27th, 2016 at 8:30am
If you’re law enforcement applicants trying to game the psychological tests, please don’t, because no offence but you’re probably too dumb and unsophisticated to pull it off. If you’re aiming for a more advanced position requiring a security clearance and have an advanced degree, then please go ahead and try to tweak the personality testing results since you’ll be able to pull it off and have nothing but to benefit from it by reducing the uncertainly and potential pitfalls from your application profile.

If you post a link with your email asking for the questions and the “answers” to “pass” the test, please just stop, you have 0 research skills and will never have any chance at getting the outcome you want. This thread is a guide but you have to put in several days or weeks of work in order to figure out exactly how the test works in order get the results that you want. You might even go crazy trying do figure it all out. It’s obvious when someone reads only the first page and then immediately posts asking for “the rest of the questions”.

The truth is that the test is very flawed and out of date, but they don’t change it because to do so would be to invalidate decades of research, plus Pearson likes making lots of money on it, it’s big business. The only thing they can do is tweak the language every few decades, or gradually update the interpretation scales, but not change anything significantly otherwise they would have to start from scratch. Pretty good test in the 1950- to 1960s but pretty misleading now I think. No surprise that it’s pretty much only used for government job screenings (government is also a few decades behind in thinking and adaptability). Don’t forget that most of these tests were developed as a method of social control or to screen army or government personnel (again for government political control reasons). Who undertook (or funded) most of the initial psychological research in the 1950s and 1960s in North America? Army and CIA.

Most of the comments on this thread are just too amusing. However, kudos to the few posters who provided all the starting resources for anyone to master the MMPI2 including scoring and interpretation (mostly just me under several different usernames?). Nice to see TOR having resources on it nowadays, although unnecessary and not always safe to download things from there.

MMPI2 and various revisions have been used for a while and don’t change much, but there is more and more research and data on it. Which makes it easier then ever to know exactly how it works and game it however you want. Remember, the assumption is that it works because the naïve test takers don’t know how it works or what’s on it. It’s not about cheating, but instead it’s about doing your best on the assessment just like you would research and prep for any interview. The other reason is that the results are generally not told to the applicant, but can be used against the employee later on during the career so it’s easier if you can control what those results are ahead of time, and pre-emptively skew them to your favor.

If you read some specialized books on it and experiment with the scales you will very quickly know more about how the MMPI2 works than a psychologist. This is because a psychologist has to know many different areas of psychology and usually works with many different assessment instruments on a practical limited basic level. And whatever details and subtleties they studied during training they have long since forgotten unless it’s something they use daily. The psychologist also has to master many practical clinical skills unrelated to personality testing. Think of it as the difference between an apprentice mechanic knowing one plane engine inside and out every day, versus a certified pilot operating many different aircraft types as well as various administrative duties on different days.

MMPI2 has a long list of multiple choice true false questions (recently a shortened revised version has gained popularity which makes it even easier to remember and manipulate). Short versus long form. Based on those questions there are a myriad of developed scales which supposedly measure different things. These have all been mentioned in this thread in detail. The problem is that the scales use overlapping questions so changing the answer to one question will affect the interpretation of multiple scales. The validity scales can also get somewhat complicated but the basic validity scales and basic main psychopathology clinical scales are easily manipulated and interpreted. If someone showed extremely high scores on the truth or various validity scales, then that would be a red flag. Another red flag would be high values on clinical scales indicating things like psychoticism or other serious clinical disorders etc. The same red flags are triggered by critical items on specific clinical inventories where just answering one question the wrong way can trigger a suspicion of a having a specific disorder such as saying you hear voices for psychosis. The exact terminology varies and can be looked up in interpretive guides. There are also new scales constantly being revised and developed but most likely only the basic established main scales will be analyzed by a psychologist.

If you want to play around you will need:

1.      List of the questions and scoring script for automatic scoring from this thread or Google.
2.      Interpretive guide which you can buy or get from the library, also listed in this thread or Google. The blog styles guides above are also ok for a quick and fast interpretive overview.
3.      Take the test once, score it, and interpret it using a guide. Then work backwards from the scales changing the item answers depending on which scales you want to adjust. The items for each scale will be listed either in the appendices or the interpretive guides or in the script file itself. Just be careful because one answer will affect multiple scales so you will have to rescore for each change. Also double check the script against an interpretive book to make sure the scoring is correct. The main established scales you can score automatically, but some of the newer specialized ones you will probably have to do manually or add them to the script.
4.      Use the interpretive guides to ensure that main scales and validity indicators fall within normal ranges or desired ranges.
5.      For the other various specialized scales you could try to find a psychology scientific paper that lists some typical average scale ranges for your target occupational or sample group and use that to adjust the score bands.
6.      Once you have your ideal scoring band results from adjusting the answers to fit your target profile, memorize the answers to all the questions for that profile and answer the questions in the same way on the real test. There will be no surprises if you practiced it a few times to make sure you were consistent in your answers on re-tests. The real test will have the exact same questions in the same order and will be scored the same way. If you read the guides carefully the interpretation will also be similar.
7.      You’ll probably have an interview with a psychologist either way, and if you did everything right then it will just be a standard biographical interview about you plus maybe some additional questions like a standard psychoticism checklist just to makes sure.
8.      There is no pass or fail per se. It all has to do with the interpretation of the scales, and what the psychologist is looking for in terms of a profiles or specific scales. You don’t even know which scales they will focus on, but usually it’s only the main basic ones and only in terms of average normative ranges leading to overall personality theories (covered in the assessment guide books). Any red flags mentioned prior will also be specifically explored, so it’s best to avoid those from the outset.

Reading this thread was also amusing since I posted some of the original initial posts way back when and saw that some of the posts were later removed due the copyright reasons after I later told a high-ranking expert psychologist about this thread during a discussion of how easy the test is to game and how useless it is once the veil of secrecy and authority is pierced (similar to the psychology of the polygraph). I think the posts that were removed were either links to live scorable versions of the MMPI2/MCMI from scripts posted back in the day, or different sub-scales such as the validity types listing the specific items. But these days with Google that type of info is even easier to find than ever before. Back in those days it took real skill to collect all the info, but now there’s this thread that has it all in one place, at least as far as the MMPI2 is concerned. For the others a Google search can find the rest.

“MMPI-2 questions removed at request of copyright holder -- AntiPolygraph.org Administrator”

I am quite curious what I posted all those years ago since at the time I was an expert at MMPI2 scale scoring and manipulation (completely undetectable by multiple expert psychologists with decades of experience and completely different interpretations of the different manipulated tests). Keep in mind this is in the context of pre-employment psychological tests and assessment, nothing clinical. I am very healthy and normal, but it’s fun to mess around with silly tests still used since the 1950s (surprisingly very little has been changed).

The first time I gamed it I had to do a follow-up interview but for different reasons and the experienced psychologist with decades of research experience only had a thin basic interpretive guide on the desk and I think only briefly mentioned some elevation on a basic scale (which was intentional on my part). He asked a few biographical questions plus some follow-up about a prior interview stage and he quickly declared that I was good to go. The books I read on the test were far more comprehensive and advanced than the quick guide he was using to interpret, which means he was mostly looking at the established basic scales only. The second time I wrote the MMPI2 I tweaked the answers I had from before and also wrote several other tests which I also 100% controlled, and that second time there was no follow-up psychological interview at all which means I perfected the answer series to fall within the normative ranges. That was three different psychological tests where the total manipulation of the items was not detected by very senior psychologists. However, I might have over tweaked it going the other way too much, so next time I will have to adjust it combining all prior experiences to reach a better personal narrative balance. Better yet, I will probably use some more recent statistical profiles to tweak the answer series. Before I did not use statistical profiles but simply adjusted the scales independently and as I wanted either overly extroverted or overly introverted with very reduced clinical scales and very reduced personality disorder scales. These were not in line with normative sample scales since they were in the extreme lower quantiles, but they can easily be made to be so depending on the type of position (using published normative profile ranges) making detection impossible.

Nothing is more annoying than the phrase “layperson”. I met a lot of psychologists in university and let me tell you, they’re not that bright. The most intelligent students do not study psychology, ever. They study medicine or something else.

Psychologists also say that it is NEVER appropriate to put the actual questions out there because it decreases the integrity and validity of the test...this means the test can easily be beat once you know how it works…or more like how it doesn’t work. 

@ psych1

According to my assessment I believe psych1 might have a combination of narcissistic personality disorder combined with borderline and histrionic personality traits. Possibly delusions of grandeur?

As for the “bootlegged” scoring programs, they are simply scripts written from the official books discussing scoring. I have checked the keys for different scoring programs and sometimes there are a few minor key errors and that’s why I double check the scoring keys to make sure they are 100% correct. Generally they work well. The errors can be fixed easily by editing the code and new scales can also be added the same way, it just saves a lot of work by not having to write the code from scratch. The interpretation is easily done by other means either via narrative books/guides or even automatic narrative reports where you input raw scores.

You can get the test items and scoring guides for almost any psychometric test. It makes a difference when you go into an employment testing environment with confidence!

I majored in psychology in undergrad, and after did a Doctorate in a related field, but I don’t work in psychology so don’t have any professional ‘obligations’ to confidentiality to keeping the inside machinations hidden.

Coached responses in those specific studies is telling an ignorant participant to try to appear ‘better’ or more truthful or perhaps trying to give them a few ideas on how to answer with regards to one specific scale or measure. This is not what people were talking about. People were talking about manipulating all the scales and all the items on the test in a total way, not just one or two individual scales. There has never been a study done on a total manipulation of the test by a covert participant who knows 100% how the test is scored, how all the scales work, and what every item in the test is used for.

The test can be learned in a few weeks where you have total 100% control of all the major scales including all the main validity scales. This means being able to control and know the exact score and interpretation for all the major clinical and validity scales as well as a few of the extra other factors which aren’t even used for interpretation normally. Most practicing psychologists would not even be aware or be using some of the more advanced and recent interpretation factors. They only use the more basic established scales, and those are very easy to manipulate any way you want. It’s like going into a job interview where you already know what the questions will be and how each answer will be scored. I’m always amazed at the sheer arrogance of psychologists in thinking that somehow the instrument is too complicated for anyone else to try to figure out or that no one knows about the ‘secret’ truth validity scales. Sound like anyone else you know? Polygraphers! It’s just a multiple choice test from the 1950s, not brain surgery. IQ tests such as the one on the 16PF can be manipulated the same way.

According to empirical literature, the vast majority of people in the world do not graduate university nor have advanced degrees. Does that mean that I didn’t graduate from university according to stats? This is the main fallacy of the MMPI2, it’s based on stats on mass screening of normalized sample populations. What if I am not like the normalized sample population? What if I am not “normal”?

There are three types of lies -- lies, damn lies, and statistics.

In your posts you confuse effects that are valid at population level statistics with effects that are valid in individual instances or outliers. Thus a person can be an outlier and use the safety that psychologists have in statistical effects at the population level to pass off a test result as ‘valid’ by skewing the score scales to the score bands that fall within the expected norms. This is called hiding in the plain sight average and it is undetectable.

By the way, I think most of western psychology and polygraphy pseudo-science is a complete sham so that’s why I nave no trouble saying what I did.

Nowadays, most narrative reports are generated by computer and psychologists test en masse, just looking to see if anything glaring pops up that warrants follow-up (which the computer alerts them to). The follow-up interview is also standard and sometimes only if there are issues from prior stages are specific probing questions asked.

Here’s all you need to know about psychology. If you don’t have major problems that affect your day to day life functioning, then you’re fine. The rest is just psychology made up BS. And I won’t let BS stop me from leading the life I want to live, including when it comes to getting the job I want etc. Hence the need to game a BS test in order to optimize the chances of being competitive.

Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory (MCMI-III) or whatever the latest version is for personality disorders is even easier to game since far less validity and overlapping scales. Everything is available online or in some book somewhere. You can buy or find almost any test or manual online.

Some or all of these instruments are used for jobs involving security clearances or for security/enforcement related jobs.

The main ones are MMPI2 (psychopathology screener), MCMI-III (personality disorder screener), 16PF (personality dimensions screener). All are available and scorable online along with various documentation and all can be gamed any way you want in just a few weeks. Psychologists will assume that lay people cannot game the test and will always defer to the statistical based interpretative manual and their training for interpretation of results, always use this presumption to your advantage!

Any test that can be invalidated by simply knowing how the test works is not a valid objective test, sorry. And thus deserves to be used to an applicant’s advantage. If you hide from me how the test is tricking me, then I will withhold from you how I am tricking you using your own methods. Just playing by your rules except without you knowing that I know the rules of your own game. I bet you didn’t read a study on that in your scientific literature. You know why, because truly skilled test takers who know the instrument well always beat the examiner, without getting caught.

What’s the number one rule? Do not get caught.
Learn it well. Rule number one -- do...not...get...caught.


The truth is that I am so full of repressed pathology that I have managed to pathologically cover it all up while both looking and functioning normally. And thus I am normal. The only way to catch me is by making a scale that detects the total manipulation of all the scales especially the validity ones. Such a task is impossible since such a scale would also be tricked by definition.


Stuart Hemphill, an attorney representing the University of Minnesota, said the contents of the test need to remain private.
“We are concerned that the test responses are not valid when there has been prior exposure,” he said. “If they’ve seen it before, then the responses can be of questionable validity.”


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Online on Dec 27th, 2016 at 8:48am
You can reach Turkish MMPI questions here:
http://www.onlineterapiler.com/kisiliktestiyap.html

http://www.onlineterapiler.com/mmpi-kisilik-testi-sorulari-profili-cevap-anahtari-degerlendirmesi.html

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Arkhangelsk on Dec 27th, 2016 at 8:16pm
Pavlov the dog, if you would be so inclined I would really like to communicate with you. If you feel comfortable to send me your email via PM, I promise to keep it confidential.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by T on Jan 5th, 2017 at 3:32am
The fact that any of you have posted items and seeking more of them to "pass" is ridiculous. I'm a trained psychologist and the fact that you have sought to invalidate the test is appalling. I will be reporting this thread to the American Psychological Association in hopes that legal action can be taken by Pearson as well the the University of Minnesota.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by xenonman on Jan 5th, 2017 at 3:50am

wrote on Jan 5th, 2017 at 3:32am:
The fact that any of you have posted items and seeking more of them to "pass" is ridiculous. I'm a trained psychologist and the fact that you have sought to invalidate the test is appalling. I will be reporting this thread to the American Psychological Association in hopes that legal action can be taken by Pearson as well the the University of Minnesota.


Are you a CIA contractor?  :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by xenonman on Jan 5th, 2017 at 3:52am

wrote on Dec 27th, 2016 at 8:48am:
You can reach Turkish MMPI questions here:
http://www.onlineterapiler.com/kisiliktestiyap.html

http://www.onlineterapiler.com/mmpi-kisilik-testi-sorulari-profili-cevap-anahtari-degerlendirmesi.html


Thank you, on behalf of all the applicants to the Turkish intelligence services! :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by xenonman on Jan 5th, 2017 at 3:57am

wrote on Nov 28th, 2016 at 7:10am:

wrote on Oct 19th, 2016 at 8:58pm:
The truth is if you submitt to a psych test your concerned about you mental state If you are not deemed mentally I'll refuseing the test you are considered compitant. The federal govt offers all inmates psych tests ... Why? If you are seeing a psychologist (meaning your not compitant) you loose your constitunial rights not being of sound mind Many attempt to get you to lash out,remember a psychos coments are only an opinion supposedly but you got to wonder why a judge can use the option but you cannot.


Nigga you need to worry more about your spelling than the exam


Judging by your user name, it appears that your spelling leaves a little to be desired, although at least you are representing your personality accurately!   :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Vidiot23 on Jan 27th, 2017 at 7:24pm
I've always wanted to know why personality homogenization was given so much emphasis in the first place.  It's a proven fact that diversity produces better results in customer service, and that these tests are no indication of whether or not someone will steal, or will be insubordinate.  The wage situation, particularly in the lower wage sector, requires people to come up with creative survival solutions just to barely scrape by, and it's a constant pressure.  For any psychoanalyst to say that the struggles of the outside environment have nothing to do with how someone might  answer these questions is pretty ignorant of human nature.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by esra on Feb 22nd, 2017 at 3:06pm
Hi I want to take this test would you plz send me the full version.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by xenonman on Feb 24th, 2017 at 2:48am

wrote on Jan 27th, 2017 at 7:24pm:
I've always wanted to know why personality homogenization was given so much emphasis in the first place.  It's a proven fact that diversity produces better results in customer service, and that these tests are no indication of whether or not someone will steal, or will be insubordinate.  The wage situation, particularly in the lower wage sector, requires people to come up with creative survival solutions just to barely scrape by, and it's a constant pressure.  For any psychoanalyst to say that the struggles of the outside environment have nothing to do with how someone might  answer these questions is pretty ignorant of human nature.


Very simple:  Almost all LE and IC agencies want employees who will conform to the rigid and inflexible policies of the prospective employer, and who will not stand out in any manner.  Anyone deemed a "non-conformist" or "eccentric" is considered a major "security risk" !

Additionally, there is no reason for LE or intelligence agencies to  need to bother about such mundane concerns as "customer service" :(

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Psycho Physiologist on Mar 6th, 2017 at 5:06am
Some of these questions are confusing.

"I loved my father"
Is it true because I did love him, or false because I still love him?

"I used to like drop-the-handkerchief"
Don't even know what that is.

"When I take a new, I like to be tipped off on whom should be gotten next to"
What does this even mean?

"I am a good mixer"
Mixer of what? Drinks?

"Everything is turning out just like the prophets of the Bible said it would"
Never read the bible. How am I supposed to answer this?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by xenonman on Mar 6th, 2017 at 5:52am

Psycho Physiologist wrote on Mar 6th, 2017 at 5:06am:

"I loved my father"
Is it true because I did love him, or false because I still love him?


That particular line of questioning reminds me of the old joke, "Have you stopped beating your wife" ?   ;D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by xenonman on Mar 6th, 2017 at 5:59am
I am a good mixer"
Mixer of what? Drinks?

"Everything is turning out just like the prophets of the Bible said it would"
Never read the bible. How am I supposed to answer this?[/quote]

No, a mixer of drinks would be a mixologist! lol  :D

For the last example you've given above, just have a quick look the Book of Revelations, especially its final line:  "For I am coming...soon" !    ;D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Nathan Hagen on Mar 19th, 2017 at 4:52am
I'm taking the mmpi 2 test in one week please send me the rest of the questions. I want to be as prepared as possible so much is riding on this job. I thank you for your help.
Thanks again
Nathan Hagen

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Joe on Jul 14th, 2017 at 7:47pm
Its very difficult to "trick" or deceive this MMPI2 test. It is designed to detect dishonesty. If you read through the first 75 questions carefully you will notice that it is essentially the same questions asked in different ways. The best advice I can give anyone, as a person who interperts these particular tests for a living, is to take the test one question at a time, without prior knowledge of the questions, and answer each one honestly. In most cases the level of how honest you are on the test is all a particular agency or employer is looking for. If you attempt to manipulate this test you will succeed at only one thing....being detected for this and appearing as though you are scared and hiding something. Just take it honestly and you will be fine. "Those with nothing to hide, hide nothing".  Good luck

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Joe on Jul 14th, 2017 at 7:53pm
In respect to the questions that make no sense to you, this is done to entice people with mental issues to plug in their own words and answer. If u dont understand answer accordingly.  False is the best answer if you are confused. Some gender specifice pronouns are also left out as to decrease the possiblity of offending someone. Such as..." when I take a new... "   if this is me Im thinking woman as a partner. If you are female, it may mean male to you. Just be honest. Its all that matters.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by xenonman on Jul 14th, 2017 at 8:36pm

wrote on Jul 14th, 2017 at 7:53pm:
if this is me Im thinking woman as a partner. If you are female, it may mean male to you. Just be honest. Its all that matters.
                   


I suppose that the question might also be used to root out non-heterosexuals, if that's still an issue within the IC. ::)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by xenonman on Jul 14th, 2017 at 8:39pm

wrote on Jan 27th, 2017 at 7:24pm:
homogenization was given so much emphasis in the first place.



Makes milk more drinkable too!    :D ;D

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Beenthere on Aug 7th, 2017 at 4:35pm
     It's a Fact. The test is one I would describe as Un-beatable for the simple fact that in the end the result presented to your potential new Boss or adminstrator is totally subjective. That means  it is determined by someones opinion even if they use "Guidelines"
they can hire you or deny you the job as they see fit.
      It is very true however that they do not want the most intelligent person if they can help it because it makes their job easier if you don't recognize their weaknesses or seek to "do the job better". Remember most people in higher authority positions had higher authority position as their goal in life. They went after that more than anything including doing a better job. Many get there through brown nosing and not by doing the best job. If you don't fall in lockstep with their methods you are effectively telling them they are not good at being the boss. Many not only require you to keep your mouth shut and do what they say , they also need your adoration and ass-kissing because it re-assures them that when they kissed ass they did the right thing. Weakness begets weakness in many cases. Law enforcement employment is a very hard road to navigate. How much do you trust a certain high level LE agency since the former boss' history of ass kissing was recently exposed.
      

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Crooner on Aug 19th, 2017 at 12:10pm
I would greatly appreciate all of the questions! Thank you !!

bacroon@yahoo.con

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by StarkeMcKinley on May 16th, 2018 at 11:05pm
MMPI®-2 Primer

The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2), a revision of the original MMPI (1943) was published by the University of Minnesota Press in 1989 and revised in 2001.  Updates were introduced in 2003 (The Restructured Clinical [RC] Scales) and 2006 (The Symptom Validity [FBS] Scale) documented in a test monograph in 2009. The MMPI-2 is a self–report instrument designed to aid in the assessment of a wide range of clinical conditions. It is used in nonclinical settings to assess persons who are candidates for high-risk public safety positions (police officers, nuclear power plant personnel, firefighters, pilots, and air-traffic controllers), and in criminal and civil forensic settings. The MMPI-2, like all MMPI instruments, is available for purchase from Pearson Assessments.

MMPI History
https://www.upress.umn.edu/test-division/bibliography/mmpi-history

Test Overview:
https://www.pearsonclinical.com/psychology/products/100000461/minnesota-multiphasic-personality-inventory-2-mmpi-2.html#tab-details

https://www.pearsonclinical.com/psychology/products/100000461/minnesota-multiphasic-personality-inventory-2-mmpi-2.html#tab-scoring

MMPI-2 Training Slides:
https://www.upress.umn.edu/test-division/mmpi-2/mmpi-2-training-slides

MMPI-2 FAQs
https://www.upress.umn.edu/test-division/mmpi-2/mmpi-2-faqs

Revised Personnel System:
https://www.upress.umn.edu/test-division/minnesotareport/revised-personnel-system

Test and Scoring:

http://notnearlydead.tumblr.com/

https://cognitivedynamics.blogspot.com/2015/05/mmpi-2-take-mmpi-personality-test-free.html

(Double check script by comparing to reference books and other sources for scoring errors. Add any supplementary scales as needed; easy to do, just use reference books for scale item scoring and edit the script file with notepad to add additional scales.)

Interpretation:

(Look at these reference books, as well as academic articles and instructional slides found on the internet for any specific scales or issues.)

The MMPI-2/MMPI-2-RF: an interpretive manual, 3rd ed by Greene, Roger, 2011.

MMPI-2: assessing personality and psychopathology, 5th ed by Graham, John, 2012.

Other assessments including Assessment Interview:

Handbook of psychological assessment, 6th ed, Groth-Marnat, Gary, 2016.

Handbook of psychological assessment, 4th ed, Groth-Marnat, Gary, 2003.
http://marijag.home.mruni.eu/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/handbook-of-psychological-assessment-fourth-edition.pdf

Oxford handbook of personality assessment, Butcher, James Neal, 2009.

(These resources are for educational purposes only, and for those wanting to do research for job application purposes. Question is: How valid is MMPI2 if you already know all the items, scoring, and interpretation methodologies? In other words, how useful is a test normed on a naive clinical population for people with no clinical symptoms who know the test inside and out? Keep in mind the test was created 80 years ago and hasn't changed in 30 years. Only the interpretation changes over time, and depends on the context, which demonstrates just how arbitrary and subjective it all is.


Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by StarkeMcKinley on May 17th, 2018 at 12:44am
You can save the webpage with the script found at:

http://notnearlydead.tumblr.com/

File save as "MMPI-2 Scoring.html" HTML only from your browser. You can then open the file with Notepad or similar text editor. It is a modified and archived version of the original but it still works the same way. After you answer the questions and click "Score" the results will appear. The formatting unfortunately is terrible and all the individual script files were merged. Use control find to find the beginning of the scale scoring section, which was originally in the old scales.js file. Search for "Variable Response Inconsistency" to find the beginning of the scale scoring section, and for the end of the scale scoring section look for "33,47,142,159,164,176,224,255,295". Notice that this last line for the false items is actually incorrect and missing item 57 for false responses under "Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Somatic Symptoms".

Below is the correct and updated scoring since that older script from the website has mistakes or is incomplete. Read through the scale scoring script below and everything should make sense in terms of how the scales work. It works the same as the html file on the website linked above (minus the formatting). Do not copy paste the code since the formatting is different.

The info below was in the old "scales.js" file and is updated with errors in the scoring fixed. If there are any further errors please comment and will post an update later. This information is to double check the scale composition and scored items so has to be checked line by line.
........................................................................


// MMPI-2 Scales and Critical Items

scales = [
     {
         name: "VRIN",
         description: "Variable Response Inconsistency",
         rin: [
                 [3, "T", 39, "T", 1],
                 [6, "T", 90, "F", 1],
                 [6, "F", 90, "T", 1],
                 [9, "F", 56, "F", 1],
                 [28, "T", 59, "F", 1],
                 [31, "T", 299, "F", 1],
                 [32, "F", 316, "T", 1],
                 [40, "T", 176, "T", 1],
                 [46, "T", 265, "F", 1],
                 [48, "T", 184, "T", 1],
                 [49, "T", 280, "F", 1],
                 [73, "T", 377, "F", 1],
                 [81, "T", 284, "F", 1],
                 [81, "F", 284, "T", 1],
                 [83, "T", 288, "T", 1],
                 [84, "T", 105, "F", 1],
                 [86, "T", 359, "F", 1],
                 [95, "F", 388, "T", 1],
                 [99, "F", 138, "T", 1],
                 [103, "T", 344, "F", 1],
                 [110, "T", 374, "F", 1],
                 [125, "F", 195, "F", 1],
                 [135, "F", 482, "T", 1],
                 [136, "T", 507, "F", 1],
                 [136, "F", 507, "T", 1],
                 [152, "F", 464, "F", 1],
                 [161, "T", 185, "F", 1],
                 [161, "F", 185, "T", 1],
                 [165, "F", 565, "F", 1],
                 [166, "T", 268, "F", 1],
                 [166, "F", 268, "T", 1],
                 [167, "T", 243, "F", 1],
                 [167, "F", 243, "T", 1],
                 [196, "F", 415, "T", 1],
                 [199, "T", 467, "F", 1],
                 [199, "F", 467, "T", 1],
                 [226, "T", 267, "F", 1],
                 [259, "F", 333, "T", 1],
                 [262, "F", 275, "F", 1],
                 [290, "T", 556, "F", 1],
                 [290, "F", 556, "T", 1],
                 [339, "F", 394, "T", 1],
                 [349, "T", 515, "F", 1],
                 [349, "F", 515, "T", 1],
                 [350, "F", 521, "T", 1],
                 [353, "T", 370, "F", 1],
                 [353, "F", 370, "T", 1],
                 [364, "F", 554, "T", 1],
                 [369, "F", 421, "T", 1],
                 [372, "T", 405, "F", 1],
                 [372, "F", 405, "T", 1],
                 [380, "T", 562, "F", 1],
                 [395, "T", 435, "F", 1],
                 [395, "F", 435, "T", 1],
                 [396, "T", 403, "F", 1],
                 [396, "F", 403, "T", 1],
                 [411, "T", 485, "F", 1],
                 [414, "F", 485, "T", 1],
                 [472, "T", 533, "F", 1],
                 [472, "F", 533, "T", 1],
                 [491, "T", 509, "F", 1],
                 [506, "T", 520, "F", 1],
                 [506, "F", 520, "T", 1],
                 [513, "T", 542, "F", 1]
           ],
         t_scale: {
             male: [31, 34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 57, 61, 65, 69, 73, 76, 80, 84, 88, 92, 96, 99, 103, 107, 111, 115, 118, 120],
             female: [30, 34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 70, 74, 78, 82, 86, 90, 94, 98, 102, 106, 110, 114, 118, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "TRIN",
         description: "True Reponse Inconsistency",
         base_score: 9,
         rin: [
                 [3, "T", 39, "T", 1],
                 [12, "T", 166, "T", 1],
                 [40, "T", 176, "T", 1],
                 [48, "T", 184, "T", 1],
                 [63, "T", 27, "T", 1],
                 [65, "T", 95, "T", 1],
                 [73, "T", 239, "T", 1],
                 [83, "T", 288, "T", 1],
                 [99, "T", 314, "T", 1],
                 [125, "T", 195, "T", 1],
                 [209, "T", 351, "T", 1],
                 [359, "T", 367, "T", 1],
                 [377, "T", 534, "T", 1],
                 [556, "T", 560, "T", 1],
                 [9, "F", 56, "F", -1],
                 [65, "F", 95, "F", -1],
                 [125, "F", 195, "F", -1],
                 [140, "F", 196, "F", -1],
                 [152, "F", 464, "F", -1],
                 [265, "F", 360, "F", -1],
                 [359, "F", 367, "F", -1]
           ],
         t_scale: {
             //male:[114,107,99,92,85,78,71,64,57,50,57,65,72,79,86,93,100,107,114,120],
             male: ["114F", "107F", "99F", "92F", "85F", "78F", "71F", "64F", "57F", "50", "57T", "65T", "72T", "79T", "86T", "93T", "100T", "107T", "114T", "120T"],
             //female:[118,111,103,95,88,80,73,65,58,50,58,65,73,80,88,95,103,111,118,120]
             female: ["118F", "111F", "103F", "95F", "88F", "80F", "73F", "65F", "58F", "50", "58T", "65T", "73T", "80T", "88T", "95T", "103T", "111T", "118T", "120T"]
         }
     }, {
         name: "F",
         description: "Infrequency",
         welsh: "F",
         true_questions: [18, 24, 30, 36, 42, 48, 54, 60, 66, 72, 84, 96, 114, 138, 144, 150, 156, 162, 168, 180, 198, 216, 228, 234, 240, 246, 252, 258, 264, 270, 282, 288, 294, 300, 306, 312, 324, 336, 349, 355, 361],
         false_questions: [6, 12, 78, 90, 102, 108, 120, 126, 132, 174, 186, 192, 204, 210, 222, 276, 318, 330, 343],
         t_scale: {
             male: [36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51, 55, 58, 61, 64, 67, 70, 73, 76, 79, 82, 85, 89, 92, 95, 98, 101, 104, 107, 110, 113, 116, 119, 120],
             female: [37, 41, 44, 48, 51, 55, 58, 61, 65, 68, 72, 75, 79, 82, 85, 89, 92, 96, 99, 103, 106, 109, 113, 116, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Fb",
         description: "Backside F",
         true_questions: [281, 291, 303, 311, 317, 319, 322, 323, 329, 332, 333, 334, 387, 395, 407, 431, 450, 454, 463, 468, 476, 478, 484, 489, 506, 516, 517, 520, 524, 525, 526, 528, 530, 539, 540, 544, 555],
         false_questions: [383, 404, 501],
         t_scale: {
             male: [42, 46, 51, 55, 59, 63, 67, 71, 75, 79, 83, 87, 92, 96, 100, 104, 108, 112, 116, 120],
             female: [42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 70, 74, 77, 81, 85, 89, 93, 97, 101, 105, 108, 112, 116, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Fp",
         description: "Infrequency Psychopathology",
         true_questions: [66, 114, 162, 193, 216, 228, 252, 270, 282, 291, 294, 322, 323, 336, 371, 387, 478, 555],
         false_questions: [51, 77, 90, 93, 102, 126, 192, 276, 501],
         t_scale: {
             male: [41, 48, 56, 63, 70, 77, 80, 94, 99, 106, 113, 120],
             female: [41, 49, 57, 65, 73, 81, 89, 97, 105, 113, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "L",
         description: "Lie",
         welsh: "L",
         true_questions: [],
         false_questions: [16, 29, 41, 51, 77, 93, 102, 107, 123, 139, 153, 183, 203, 232, 260],
         t_scale: {
             male: [35, 39, 43, 48, 52, 56, 61, 65, 70, 74, 78, 83, 87, 91, 96, 100],
             female: [33, 38, 42, 47, 52, 57, 62, 66, 71, 76, 81, 86, 90, 95, 100, 105]
         }
     }, {
         name: "K",
         description: "Correction",
         welsh: "K",
         true_questions: [83],
         false_questions: [29, 37, 58, 76, 110, 116, 122, 127, 130, 136, 148, 157, 158, 167, 171, 196, 213, 243, 267, 284, 290, 330, 338, 339, 341, 346, 348, 356, 365],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 49, 51, 54, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 75, 77, 79, 81],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 32, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 59, 61, 63, 65, 67, 70, 72, 74, 76, 78, 81, 83]
         }
     }, {
         name: "S",
         description: "Superlative Self-Presentation",
         true_questions: [121, 148, 184, 194, 534, 560],
         false_questions: [15, 50, 58, 76, 81, 87, 89, 104, 110, 120, 123, 154, 196, 205, 213, 225, 264, 279, 284, 290, 302, 337, 341, 346, 352, 373, 374, 403, 420, 423, 428, 430, 433, 442, 445, 449, 461, 486, 487, 523, 538, 542, 545, 547],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 78, 79],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 80]
         }
     }, {
         name: "FBS",
         description: "Fake Bad Scale",
         true_questions: [11, 18, 28, 30, 31, 39, 40, 44, 59, 111, 252, 274, 325, 339, 464, 469, 505, 506],
         false_questions: [12, 41, 57, 58, 81, 110, 117, 152, 164, 176, 224, 227, 248, 249, 250, 255, 264, 284, 362, 373, 374, 419, 433, 496, 561],
         t_scale: {
             male: [],
             female: []
         }
     }, {
         name: "Hs",
         description: "Hypochondriasis",
         welsh: "1",
         true_questions: [18, 28, 39, 53, 59, 97, 101, 111, 149, 175, 247],
         false_questions: [2, 3, 8, 10, 20, 45, 47, 57, 91, 117, 141, 143, 152, 164, 173, 176, 179, 208, 224, 249, 255],
         t_scale: {
             k_correction: 0.5,
             male: [undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 31, 32, 33, 35, 37, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54, 57, 59, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, 84, 86, 88, 90, 92, 94, 97, 99, 101, 103, 105, 108, 110, 112, 114, 116, 119, 120],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 33, 35, 38, 40, 43, 46, 49, 51, 54, 56, 59, 61, 63, 65, 67, 69, 71, 73, 76, 78, 80, 82, 84, 86, 88, 90, 92, 94, 97, 99, 101, 103, 105, 107, 109, 111, 113, 115, 117, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "D",
         description: "Depression",
         welsh: "2",
         true_questions: [5, 15, 18, 31, 38, 39, 46, 56, 73, 92, 117, 127, 130, 146, 147, 170, 175, 181, 215, 233],
         false_questions: [2, 9, 10, 20, 29, 33, 37, 43, 45, 49, 55, 68, 75, 76, 95, 109, 118, 134, 140, 141, 142, 143, 148, 165, 178, 188, 189, 212, 221, 223, 226, 238, 245, 248, 260, 267, 330],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 45, 47, 50, 52, 54, 57, 59, 61, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74, 76, 78, 80, 81, 83, 85, 87, 89, 91, 93, 95, 97, 98, 100, 102, 104, 106, 108, 110, 112, 114, 115, 117, 119, 120],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 47, 49, 51, 53, 55, 57, 59, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 75, 77, 79, 81, 83, 86, 88, 90, 92, 94, 96, 99, 101, 103, 105, 107, 109, 112, 114, 116, 118, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Hy",
         description: "Hysteria",
         welsh: "3",
         true_questions: [11, 18, 31, 39, 40, 44, 65, 101, 166, 172, 175, 218, 230],
         false_questions: [2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 26, 29, 45, 47, 58, 76, 81, 91, 95, 98, 110, 115, 116, 124, 125, 129, 135, 141, 148, 151, 152, 157, 159, 161, 164, 167, 173, 176, 179, 185, 193, 208, 213, 224, 241, 243, 249, 253, 263, 265],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 37, 39, 40, 42, 43, 45, 47, 50, 52, 54, 57, 59, 61, 64, 66, 69, 71, 74, 76, 79, 81, 84, 86, 89, 91, 94, 96, 99, 101, 104, 106, 109, 111, 114, 116, 119, 120],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 32, 32, 34, 35, 36, 38, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 49, 51, 54, 56, 58, 61, 63, 65, 68, 70, 73, 75, 77, 80, 82, 84, 87, 89, 90, 92, 94, 96, 99, 101, 104, 106, 108, 111, 113, 115, 118, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Pd",
         description: "Psychopathic Deviate",
         welsh: "4",
         true_questions: [17, 21, 22, 31, 32, 35, 42, 52, 54, 56, 71, 82, 89, 94, 99, 105, 113, 195, 202, 219, 225, 259, 264, 288],
         false_questions: [9, 12, 34, 70, 79, 83, 95, 122, 125, 129, 143, 157, 158, 160, 167, 171, 185, 209, 214, 217, 226, 243, 261, 263, 266, 267],
         t_scale: {
             k_correction: 0.4,
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 37, 39, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 57, 59, 62, 64, 67, 69, 72, 74, 77, 79, 82, 84, 87, 90, 92, 95, 97, 100, 102, 105, 107, 110, 112, 115, 117, 120],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 32, 34, 36, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 49, 51, 53, 55, 58, 60, 63, 66, 68, 71, 73, 76, 79, 81, 84, 87, 89, 92, 94, 97, 100, 102, 105, 107, 110, 113, 115, 118, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Mf",
         description: "Masculinity-Femininity - Male",
         welsh: "5",
         true_questions: [4, 25, 62, 64, 67, 74, 80, 112, 119, 122, 128, 137, 166, 177, 187, 191, 196, 205, 209, 219, 236, 251, 256, 268, 271],
         false_questions: [1, 19, 26, 27, 63, 68, 69, 76, 86, 103, 104, 107, 120, 121, 132, 133, 163, 184, 193, 194, 197, 199, 201, 207, 231, 235, 237, 239, 254, 257, 272],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 72, 76, 78, 79, 81, 83, 85, 87, 89, 91, 93, 95, 97, 99, 101, 103, 105, 107, 109],
             female: []
         }
     }, {
         name: "Mf",
         description: "Masculinity-Femininity - Female",
         welsh: "5",
         true_questions: [4, 25, 62, 64, 67, 74, 80, 112, 119, 121, 122, 128, 137, 177, 187, 191, 196, 205, 219, 236, 251, 256, 271],
         false_questions: [1, 19, 26, 27, 63, 68, 69, 76, 86, 103, 104, 107, 120, 132, 133, 163, 166, 184, 193, 194, 197, 199, 201, 207, 209, 231, 235, 237, 239, 254, 257, 268, 272],
         t_scale: {
             male: [],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 120, 118, 116, 114, 111, 109, 106, 104, 101, 99, 96, 94, 92, 89, 87, 84, 82, 79, 77, 74, 72, 69, 67, 65, 62, 60, 57, 55, 52, 50, 47, 45, 43, 40, 38, 35, 33, 30]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Pa",
         description: "Paranoia",
         welsh: "6",
         true_questions: [16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 42, 99, 113, 138, 144, 145, 146, 162, 234, 259, 271, 277, 285, 305, 307, 333, 334, 336, 355, 361],
         false_questions: [81, 95, 98, 100, 104, 110, 244, 255, 266, 283, 284, 286, 297, 314, 315],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 32, 34, 37, 39, 42, 46, 49, 53, 57, 61, 64, 68, 72, 75, 79, 83, 86, 90, 94, 97, 101, 105, 108, 112, 116, 119, 120],
             female: [undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 32, 34, 37, 39, 42, 45, 49, 52, 56, 59, 63, 67, 70, 74, 78, 81, 85, 89, 92, 96, 100, 103, 107, 111, 114, 118, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Pt",
         description: "Psychathenia",
         welsh: "7",
         true_questions: [11, 16, 23, 31, 38, 56, 65, 73, 82, 89, 94, 130, 147, 170, 175, 196, 218, 242, 273, 275, 277, 285, 289, 301, 302, 304, 308, 309, 310, 313, 316, 317, 320, 325, 326, 327, 328, 329, 331],
         false_questions: [3, 9, 33, 109, 140, 165, 174, 293, 321],
         t_scale: {
             k_correction: 1.0,
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 36, 37, 39, 41, 43, 44, 47, 49, 51, 53, 55, 57, 59, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74, 77, 79, 81, 93, 85, 87, 89, 91, 94, 96, 98, 100, 102, 104, 106, 109, 111, 113, 115, 117, 119, 120],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 37, 38, 40, 42, 44, 47, 49, 51, 53, 55, 57, 59, 61, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, 83, 84, 86, 88, 90, 92, 94, 95, 97, 99, 101, 103, 105, 106, 108, 110, 112, 114, 116, 117, 119, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Sc",
         description: "Schizophrenia",
         welsh: "8",
         true_questions: [16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 31, 32, 35, 38, 42, 44, 46, 48, 65, 85, 92, 138, 145, 147, 166, 168, 170, 180, 182, 190, 218, 221, 229, 233, 234, 242, 247, 252, 256, 268, 273, 274, 277, 279, 281, 287, 291, 292, 296, 298, 299, 303, 307, 311, 316, 319, 320, 322, 323, 325, 329, 332, 333, 355],
         false_questions: [6, 9, 12, 34, 90, 91, 106, 165, 177, 179, 192, 210, 255, 276, 278, 280, 290, 295, 343],
         t_scale: {
             k_correction: 1.0,
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 39, 40, 42, 44, 45, 47, 49, 51, 53, 55, 56, 58, 60, 62, 63, 65, 67, 69, 70, 72, 74, 75, 77, 79, 81, 82, 84, 86, 87, 89, 91, 93, 94, 96, 98, 99, 101, 103, 105, 106, 108, 110, 111, 113, 115, 117, 118, 120],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 36, 37, 39, 41, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 53, 55, 57, 59, 60, 62, 63, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 72, 73, 75, 76, 78, 79, 81, 82, 84, 85, 87, 88, 90, 91, 93, 94, 96, 97, 99, 100, 102, 103, 105, 106, 108, 109, 111, 112, 114, 115, 116, 118, 119, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Ma",
         description: "Hypomania",
         welsh: "9",
         true_questions: [13, 15, 21, 23, 50, 55, 61, 85, 87, 98, 113, 122, 131, 145, 155, 168, 169, 182, 190, 200, 205, 206, 211, 212, 218, 220, 227, 229, 238, 242, 244, 248, 250, 253, 269],
         false_questions: [88, 93, 100, 106, 107, 136, 154, 158, 167, 243, 263],
         t_scale: {
             k_correction: 0.2,
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 33, 35, 36, 38, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 49, 51, 53, 56, 59, 62, 65, 59, 72, 75, 78, 81, 82, 88, 91, 94, 98, 101, 104, 107, 110, 114, 117, 120],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 49, 51, 53, 56, 59, 62, 65, 68, 71, 74, 76, 79, 82, 85, 88, 91, 94, 97, 100, 103, 106, 109, 112, 115, 118, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Si",
         description: "Social Introversion",
         welsh: "0",
         true_questions: [31, 56, 70, 100, 104, 110, 127, 135, 158, 161, 167, 185, 215, 243, 251, 265, 275, 284, 289, 296, 302, 308, 326, 337, 338, 347, 348, 351, 352, 357, 364, 367, 368, 369],
         false_questions: [25, 32, 49, 79, 86, 106, 112, 131, 181, 189, 207, 209, 231, 237, 255, 262, 267, 280, 321, 328, 335, 340, 342, 344, 345, 350, 353, 354, 358, 359, 360, 362, 363, 366, 370],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 95]
         }
     }, {
         name: "D1",
         description: "Subjective Depression",
         true_questions: [31, 38, 39, 46, 56, 73, 92, 127, 130, 146, 147, 170, 175, 215, 223],
         false_questions: [2, 9, 43, 49, 75, 95, 109, 118, 140, 148, 178, 188, 189, 223, 260, 267, 330],
         t_scale: {
             male: [32, 35, 37, 40, 42, 45, 48, 50, 53, 56, 58, 61, 64, 66, 69, 71, 74, 77, 79, 82, 85, 87, 90, 93, 95, 98, 100, 103, 106, 108, 111, 114, 116],
             female: [32, 34, 37, 39, 41, 44, 46, 48, 51, 53, 56, 58, 60, 63, 65, 67, 70, 72, 75, 77, 79, 82, 84, 86, 89, 91, 94, 96, 98, 101, 103, 105, 108]
         }
     }, {
         name: "D2",
         description: "Psychomotor Retardation",
         true_questions: [38, 46, 170, 233],
         false_questions: [9, 29, 37, 49, 55, 76, 134, 188, 189, 212],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, 30, 32, 37, 43, 48, 54, 59, 65, 70, 76, 81, 87, 92, 98],
             female: [undefined, undefined, 30, 35, 41, 46, 51, 57, 62, 68, 73, 79, 84, 90, 95]
         }
     }, {
         name: "D3",
         description: "Physical Malfunctioning",
         true_questions: [18, 117, 175, 181],
         false_questions: [2, 20, 45, 141, 142, 143, 148],
         t_scale: {
             male: [30, 35, 43, 51, 59, 67, 75, 83, 91, 100, 108, 116],
             female: [30, 34, 41, 48, 56, 63, 70, 78, 85, 93, 100, 107]
         }
     }, {
         name: "D4",
         description: "Mental Dullness",
         true_questions: [15, 31, 38, 73, 92, 147, 170, 233],
         false_questions: [9, 10, 43, 75, 109, 165, 188],
         t_scale: {
             male: [38, 43, 48, 53, 58, 62, 67, 72, 77, 82, 86, 91, 96, 101, 105, 110],
             female: [38, 43, 48, 52, 57, 61, 66, 70, 75, 79, 84, 88, 93, 97, 102, 106]
         }
     }, {
         name: "D5",
         description: "Brooding",
         true_questions: [38, 56, 92, 127, 130, 146, 170, 215],
         false_questions: [75, 95],
         t_scale: {
             male: [40, 45, 51, 57, 62, 68, 74, 79, 85, 91, 96],
             female: [37, 42, 47, 53, 58, 63, 68, 73, 78, 83, 89]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Hy1",
         description: "Denial of Social Anxiety",
         true_questions: [],
         false_questions: [129, 161, 167, 185, 243, 265],
         t_scale: {
             male: [30, 34, 40, 45, 51, 56, 61],
             female: [30, 35, 40, 45, 51, 56, 61]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Hy2",
         description: "Need for Affection",
         true_questions: [230],
         false_questions: [26, 58, 76, 81, 98, 110, 124, 151, 213, 241, 263],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, 30, 32, 36, 40, 43, 47, 51, 55, 59, 63, 67, 71],
             female: [undefined, undefined, 30, 34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 55, 59, 63, 67, 71]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Hy3",
         description: "Lassitude-malaise",
         true_questions: [31, 39, 65, 175, 218],
         false_questions: [2, 3, 9, 10, 45, 95, 125, 141, 148, 152],
         t_scale: {
             male: [38, 43, 48, 52, 57, 61, 66, 70, 75, 79, 84, 88, 93, 97, 102, 106],
             female: [39, 43, 47, 51, 55, 59, 63, 67, 71, 75, 79, 83, 87, 91, 95, 99]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Hy4",
         description: "Somatic Complaints",
         true_questions: [11, 18, 40, 44, 101, 172],
         false_questions: [8, 47, 91, 159, 164, 173, 176, 179, 208, 224, 249],
         t_scale: {
             male: [38, 43, 48, 52, 57, 62, 67, 72, 77, 82, 86, 91, 96, 101, 106, 111, 115, 120],
             female: [37, 41, 45, 49, 53, 57, 61, 65, 69, 73, 77, 81, 85, 89, 93, 97, 101, 105]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Hy5",
         description: "Inhibition of Aggression",
         true_questions: [],
         false_questions: [7, 14, 29, 115, 116, 135, 157],
         t_scale: {
             male: [30, 33, 40, 48, 55, 63, 71, 78],
             female: [30, 31, 39, 46, 54, 62, 70, 77]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Pd1",
         description: "Familial Discord",
         true_questions: [21, 54, 195, 202, 288],
         false_questions: [83, 125, 214, 217],
         t_scale: {
             male: [38, 45, 51, 58, 65, 71, 78, 84, 91, 98],
             female: [38, 44, 50, 56, 62, 68, 74, 80, 86, 92]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Pd2",
         description: "Authority Problems",
         true_questions: [35, 105],
         false_questions: [34, 70, 129, 160, 263, 266],
         t_scale: {
             male: [30, 35, 42, 48, 55, 61, 68, 74, 81],
             female: [30, 38, 46, 53, 61, 69, 77, 84, 92]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Pd3",
         description: "Social Imperturbability",
         true_questions: [],
         false_questions: [70, 129, 158, 167, 185, 243],
         t_scale: {
             male: [30, 35, 40, 46, 52, 58, 64],
             female: [30, 35, 41, 47, 52, 58, 64]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Pd4",
         description: "Social Alienation",
         true_questions: [17, 22, 42, 56, 82, 99, 113, 219, 225, 259],
         false_questions: [12, 129, 157],
         t_scale: {
             male: [30, 36, 41, 46, 51, 57, 62, 67, 73, 78, 83, 88, 94, 99],
             female: [30, 33, 38, 44, 49, 54, 60, 65, 70, 75, 81, 86, 91, 97]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Pd5",
         description: "Self-alienation",
         true_questions: [31, 32, 52, 56, 71, 82, 89, 94, 113, 264],
         false_questions: [9, 95],
         t_scale: {
             male: [34, 38, 43, 48, 53, 58, 63, 67, 72, 77, 82, 87, 91],
             female: [34, 39, 43, 48, 53, 58, 63, 68, 72, 77, 82, 87, 92]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Pa1",
         description: "Persecutory Ideas",
         true_questions: [17, 22, 42, 99, 113, 138, 144, 145, 162, 234, 259, 305, 333, 336, 355, 361],
         false_questions: [314],
         t_scale: {
             male: [40, 46, 52, 58, 64, 70, 76, 82, 88, 94, 100, 106, 112, 118, 120],
             female: [39, 45, 51, 57, 63, 69, 75, 81, 87, 93, 99, 105, 111, 117, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Pa2",
         description: "Poignancy",
         true_questions: [22, 146, 271, 277, 285, 307, 334],
         false_questions: [100, 244],
         t_scale: {
             male: [34, 41, 48, 55, 62, 69, 76, 82, 89, 96],
             female: [34, 40, 46, 53, 59, 65, 72, 78, 84, 91]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Pa3",
         description: "Naivete",
         true_questions: [16],
         false_questions: [81, 98, 104, 110, 283, 284, 286, 315],
         t_scale: {
             male: [30, 32, 36, 41, 46, 51, 56, 60, 65, 70],
             female: [30, 31, 36, 41, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 69]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Sc1",
         description: "Social Alienation",
         true_questions: [17, 21, 22, 42, 46, 138, 145, 190, 221, 256, 277, 281, 291, 292, 320, 333],
         false_questions: [90, 276, 278, 280, 343],
         t_scale: {
             male: [39, 43, 47, 51, 55, 59, 64, 68, 72, 76, 80, 84, 88, 92, 97, 101, 105, 109, 113, 117, 120],
             female: [38, 42, 46, 50, 53, 57, 61, 65, 69, 73, 77, 81, 84, 88, 92, 96, 100, 104, 108, 111, 115, 119]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Sc2",
         description: "Emotional Alienation",
         true_questions: [65, 92, 234, 273, 303, 323, 329, 332],
         false_questions: [9, 210, 290],
         t_scale: {
             male: [40, 50, 59, 69, 78, 88, 98, 107, 117, 120],
             female: [40, 49, 58, 67, 76, 86, 95, 104, 113, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Sc3",
         description: "Lack of Ego Mastery, Cognitive",
         true_questions: [31, 32, 147, 170, 180, 299, 311, 316, 325],
         false_questions: [165],
         t_scale: {
             male: [42, 48, 54, 60, 66, 72, 78, 84, 90, 96, 103],
             female: [43, 49, 55, 61, 67, 74, 80, 86, 92, 98, 104]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Sc4",
         description: "Lack of Ego Mastery, Conative",
         true_questions: [31, 38, 48, 65, 92, 233, 234, 273, 299, 303, 325],
         false_questions: [9, 210, 290],
         t_scale: {
             male: [39, 44, 49, 55, 60, 65, 71, 76, 82, 87, 92, 98, 103, 109, 114],
             female: [39, 44, 49, 54, 59, 65, 40, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 106, 111]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Sc5",
         description: "Lack of Ego Mastery, Defective Inhibition",
         true_questions: [23, 85, 168, 182, 218, 242, 274, 320, 322, 329, 355],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [40, 47, 54, 61, 68, 75, 82, 89, 96, 103, 110, 117],
             female: [40, 46, 53, 59, 65, 72, 78, 85, 91, 97, 104, 110]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Sc6",
         description: "Bizarre Sensory Experiences",
         true_questions: [23, 32, 44, 168, 182, 229, 247, 252, 296, 298, 307, 311, 319, 355],
         false_questions: [91, 106, 177, 179, 255, 295],
         t_scale: {
             male: [41, 46, 51, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 99, 104, 109, 114, 119, 120],
             female: [41, 45, 50, 54, 59, 63, 68, 72, 77, 81, 86, 91, 95, 100, 104, 109, 113, 118, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Ma1",
         description: "Amorality",
         true_questions: [131, 227, 248, 250, 269],
         false_questions: [263],
         t_scale: {
             male: [35, 42, 50, 58, 66, 74, 81],
             female: [37, 45, 54, 62, 70, 79, 87]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Ma2",
         description: "Psychomotor Acceleration",
         true_questions: [15, 85, 87, 122, 169, 206, 218, 242, 244],
         false_questions: [100, 106],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, 30, 34, 39, 44, 49, 53, 58, 63, 68, 73, 78],
             female: [undefined, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Ma3",
         description: "Imperturbability",
         true_questions: [155, 200, 220],
         false_questions: [93, 136, 158, 167, 243],
         t_scale: {
             male: [30, 35, 41, 47, 53, 59, 65, 71, 77],
             female: [30, 37, 43, 50, 56, 62, 69, 75, 82]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Ma4",
         description: "Ego Inflation",
         true_questions: [13, 50, 55, 61, 98, 145, 190, 211, 212],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [30, 37, 43, 50, 56, 63, 69, 76, 82, 89],
             female: [31, 37, 43, 49, 56, 62, 68, 74, 80, 86]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Si1",
         description: "Shyness/Self-Consciousness",
         true_questions: [158, 161, 167, 185, 243, 265, 275, 289],
         false_questions: [49, 262, 280, 321, 342, 360],
         t_scale: {
             male: [36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51, 53, 56, 59, 62, 65, 68, 71, 74, 77],
             female: [36, 38, 41, 44, 46, 49, 52, 55, 57, 60, 63, 65, 68, 71, 74]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Si2",
         description: "Social Avoidance",
         true_questions: [337, 367],
         false_questions: [86, 340, 353, 359, 363, 370],
         t_scale: {
             male: [37, 41, 45, 49, 54, 58, 62, 67, 71],
             female: [37, 42, 47, 51, 56, 60, 65, 69, 74]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Si3",
         description: "Self/Other Alienation",
         true_questions: [31, 56, 104, 110, 135, 284, 302, 308, 326, 328, 338, 347, 348, 358, 364, 368, 369],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [35, 38, 41, 44, 47, 50, 53, 56, 59, 62, 65, 68, 71, 74, 77, 80, 83, 86],
             female: [35, 38, 41, 44, 47, 49, 52, 55, 58, 61, 63, 66, 69, 72, 74, 77, 80, 83]
         }
     }, {
         name: "ANX",
         description: "Anxiety",
         true_questions: [15, 30, 31, 39, 170, 196, 273, 290, 299, 301, 305, 339, 408, 415, 463, 469, 509, 556],
         false_questions: [140, 208, 223, 405, 496],
         t_scale: {
             male: [35, 39, 42, 45, 47, 50, 52, 53, 55, 57, 60, 62, 65, 67, 70, 72, 75, 77, 80, 82, 85, 87, 90, 92],
             female: [34, 37, 40, 43, 45, 47, 49, 51, 53, 55, 56, 59, 61, 64, 66, 69, 71, 74, 76, 79, 81, 84, 86, 89]
         }
     }, {
         name: "FRS",
         description: "Fears",
         true_questions: [154, 317, 322, 329, 334, 392, 395, 397, 435, 438, 441, 447, 458, 468, 471, 555],
         false_questions: [115, 163, 186, 385, 401, 453, 462],
         t_scale: {
             male: [35, 41, 45, 48, 51, 54, 57, 60, 64, 67, 70, 74, 77, 80, 84, 87, 90, 93, 97, 100, 103, 107, 110, 113],
             female: [31, 35, 38, 41, 43, 46, 48, 51, 53, 56, 59, 62, 65, 68, 72, 75, 78, 81, 85, 88, 91, 94, 98, 101]
         }
     }, {
         name: "OBS",
         description: "Obsessivness",
         true_questions: [55, 87, 135, 196, 309, 313, 327, 328, 394, 442, 482, 491, 497, 509, 547, 553],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [33, 37, 41, 44, 47, 50, 53, 56, 59, 63, 66, 70, 73, 77, 80, 84, 87],
             female: [32, 37, 41, 44, 46, 48, 50, 53, 56, 59, 63, 67, 71, 75, 79, 83, 87]
         }
     }, {
         name: "DEP",
         description: "Depression",
         true_questions: [38, 52, 56, 65, 71, 82, 92, 130, 146, 215, 234, 246, 277, 303, 306, 331, 377, 399, 400, 411, 454, 506, 512, 516, 520, 539, 546, 554],
         false_questions: [3, 9, 75, 95, 388],
         t_scale: {
             male: [36, 41, 45, 48, 51, 53, 55, 56, 58, 59, 61, 63, 65, 66, 68, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 78, 80, 82, 83, 85, 87, 88, 90, 92, 94, 95, 97, 99, 100],
             female: [34, 39, 42, 45, 48, 50, 52, 54, 55, 57, 58, 60, 62, 63, 65, 67, 68, 70, 72, 73, 75, 77, 78, 80, 82, 83, 85, 87, 88, 90, 92, 93, 95, 97]
         }
     }, {
         name: "HEA",
         description: "Health Concerns",
         true_questions: [11, 18, 28, 36, 40, 44, 53, 59, 97, 101, 111, 149, 175, 247],
         false_questions: [20, 33, 45, 47, 57, 91, 117, 118, 141, 142, 159, 164, 176, 179, 181, 194, 204, 224, 249, 255, 295, 404],
         t_scale: {
             male: [33, 37, 41, 44, 48, 51, 53, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74, 76, 78, 80, 81, 83, 85, 87, 89, 91, 93, 95, 97, 99, 101, 103, 105, 106, 108, 110, 112],
             female: [32, 36, 40, 43, 46, 49, 51, 53, 55, 57, 59, 61, 63, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74, 76, 77, 79, 81, 83, 85, 87, 89, 90, 92, 94, 96, 98, 100, 101, 103, 105, 107]
         }
     }, {
         name: "BIZ",
         description: "Bizarre Mentation",
         true_questions: [24, 32, 60, 96, 138, 162, 198, 228, 259, 298, 311, 316, 319, 333, 336, 355, 361, 466, 490, 508, 543, 551],
         false_questions: [427],
         t_scale: {
             male: [39, 46, 51, 54, 57, 60, 63, 67, 70, 74, 77, 81, 84, 88, 91, 94, 98, 101, 105, 108, 112, 115, 119, 120],
             female: [39, 47, 52, 56, 58, 61, 64, 67, 70, 73, 76, 79, 81, 84, 87, 90, 93, 96, 99, 102, 105, 108, 110, 113]
         }
     }, {
         name: "ANG",
         description: "Anger",
         true_questions: [29, 37, 116, 134, 302, 389, 410, 414, 430, 461, 486, 513, 540, 542, 548],
         false_questions: [564],
         t_scale: {
             male: [32, 36, 40, 43, 46, 48, 50, 53, 56, 59, 63, 67, 70, 74, 78, 82, 86],
             female: [31, 36, 39, 42, 45, 47, 50, 53, 56, 60, 64, 68, 72, 76, 80, 84, 88]
         }
     }, {
         name: "CYN",
         description: "Cynicism",
         true_questions: [50, 58, 76, 81, 104, 110, 124, 225, 241, 254, 283, 284, 286, 315, 346, 352, 358, 374, 399, 403, 445, 470, 538],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [32, 35, 38, 40, 41, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 49, 51, 52, 54, 56, 59, 62, 65, 68, 71, 74, 77, 80, 83],
             female: [32, 35, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 47, 48, 50, 51, 53, 54, 56, 58, 61, 64, 67, 69, 72, 75, 77, 80, 83]
         }
     }, {
         name: "ASP",
         description: "Antisocial Practices",
         true_questions: [26, 35, 66, 81, 84, 104, 105, 110, 123, 227, 240, 248, 250, 254, 269, 283, 284, 374, 412, 418, 419],
         false_questions: [266],
         t_scale: {
             male: [30, 34, 37, 40, 42, 44, 46, 47, 49, 51, 53, 55, 58, 62, 65, 69, 72, 76, 79, 83, 87, 90, 94],
             female: [33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 47, 49, 42, 54, 56, 59, 63, 66, 69, 72, 75, 79, 82, 85, 88, 91, 94, 98]
         }
     }, {
         name: "TPA",
         description: "Type A",
         true_questions: [27, 136, 151, 212, 302, 358, 414, 419, 420, 423, 430, 437, 507, 510, 523, 531, 535, 541, 545],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [30, 32, 36, 38, 41, 43, 44, 46, 48, 50, 53, 56, 60, 64, 68, 72, 77, 81, 85, 89],
             female: [30, 33, 36, 38, 41, 43, 45, 48, 50, 53, 56, 60, 64, 69, 73, 77, 81, 85, 90, 94]
         }
     }, {
         name: "LSE",
         description: "Low Self-esteem",
         true_questions: [70, 73, 130, 235, 326, 369, 376, 380, 411, 421, 450, 457, 475, 476, 483, 485, 503, 504, 519, 526, 562],
         false_questions: [61, 78, 109],
         t_scale: {
             male: [35, 41, 45, 48, 51, 53, 55, 57, 59, 62, 64, 67, 70, 72, 75, 77, 80, 83, 85, 88, 91, 93, 96, 98, 101],
             female: [35, 40, 44, 47, 49, 51, 52, 54, 55, 57, 60, 62, 65, 68, 70, 73, 76, 78, 81, 84, 86, 89, 92, 94, 97]
         }
     }, {
         name: "SOD",
         description: "Social Discomfort",
         true_questions: [46, 158, 167, 185, 265, 275, 281, 337, 349, 367, 479, 480, 515],
         false_questions: [49, 86, 262, 280, 321, 340, 353, 359, 360, 363, 370],
         t_scale: {
             male: [32, 35, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 49, 50, 52, 54, 55, 58, 60, 63, 65, 68, 71, 73, 76, 78, 81, 84, 86, 89],
             female: [32, 35, 39, 41, 44, 46, 48, 49, 51, 52, 54, 56, 58, 60, 63, 65, 68, 70, 72, 75, 77, 80, 82, 84, 87]
         }
     }, {
         name: "FAM",
         description: "Family Problems",
         true_questions: [21, 54, 145, 190, 195, 205, 256, 292, 300, 323, 378, 379, 382, 413, 449, 478, 543, 550, 563, 567],
         false_questions: [83, 125, 217, 383, 455],
         t_scale: {
             male: [33, 37, 41, 44, 47, 50, 52, 55, 57, 60, 63, 66, 68, 71, 74, 77, 80, 82, 85, 88, 91, 94, 97, 99, 102, 105],
             female: [32, 36, 39, 42, 45, 47, 50, 52, 55, 57, 60, 62, 65, 68, 70, 73, 75, 78, 81, 83, 86, 89, 91, 94, 96, 99]
         }
     }, {
         name: "WRK",
         description: "Work Interference",
         true_questions: [15, 17, 31, 54, 73, 98, 135, 233, 243, 299, 302, 339, 364, 368, 394, 409, 428, 445, 464, 491, 505, 509, 517, 525, 545, 554, 559, 566],
         false_questions: [10, 108, 318, 521, 561],
         t_scale: {
             male: [33, 36, 39, 41, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 57, 59, 61, 63, 65, 67, 68, 70, 72, 74, 76, 78, 79, 81, 83, 85, 87, 89, 90, 92, 94, 96, 98],
             female: [31, 34, 37, 40, 43, 45, 46, 48, 50, 51, 52, 54, 55, 57, 59, 61, 63, 65, 67, 69, 70, 73, 76, 78, 80, 82, 84, 86, 88, 90, 92, 95, 97, 99]
         }
     }, {
         name: "TRT",
         description: "Negative Treatment Indicators",
         true_questions: [22, 92, 274, 306, 364, 368, 373, 375, 376, 377, 391, 399, 482, 488, 491, 495, 497, 499, 500, 504, 528, 539, 554],
         false_questions: [493, 494, 501],
         t_scale: {
             male: [35, 39, 43, 47, 49, 52, 54, 56, 59, 61, 64, 66, 69, 71, 74, 76, 79, 81, 84, 86, 89, 91, 94, 96, 99, 101, 104],
             female: [35, 39, 43, 46, 49, 51, 53, 55, 57, 59, 61, 64, 67, 69, 72, 74, 77, 79, 82, 84, 87, 89, 92, 95, 97, 100, 102]
         }
     }, {
         name: "A",
         description: "Anxiety",
         true_questions: [31, 38, 56, 65, 82, 127, 135, 215, 233, 243, 251, 273, 277, 289, 301, 309, 310, 311, 325, 328, 338, 339, 341, 347, 390, 391, 394, 400, 408, 411, 415, 421, 428, 442, 448, 451, 464, 469],
         false_questions: [388],
         t_scale: {
             male: [36, 37, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 46, 47, 49, 50, 51, 53, 54, 56, 57, 58, 60, 61, 63, 64, 65, 67, 68, 70, 71, 73, 74, 75, 77, 78, 80, 81, 82, 84, 85, 87, 88, 89, 91],
             female: [35, 37, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48, 49, 50, 52, 53, 54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 61, 62, 63, 64, 66, 67, 68, 69, 71, 72, 73, 74, 76, 77, 76, 80, 81, 82, 83, 85]
         }
     }, {
         name: "R",
         description: "Repression",
         true_questions: [],
         false_questions: [1, 7, 10, 14, 37, 45, 69, 112, 118, 120, 128, 134, 142, 168, 178, 189, 197, 199, 248, 255, 256, 297, 330, 346, 350, 353, 354, 359, 363, 365, 422, 423, 430, 432, 449, 456, 465],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 32, 34, 36, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58, 61, 63, 65, 67, 69, 72, 74, 76, 81, 83, 85, 87, 89, 92, 94, 96, 98],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 33, 36, 39, 41, 44, 46, 49, 52, 54, 57, 60, 62, 65, 67, 70, 73, 75, 78, 81, 83, 86, 88, 91, 94, 96, 99, 102, 104]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Es",
         description: "Ego Strength",
         true_questions: [2, 33, 45, 98, 141, 159, 169, 177, 179, 189, 199, 209, 213, 230, 245, 325, 385, 406, 413, 425],
         false_questions: [23, 31, 32, 36, 39, 53, 60, 70, 82, 87, 119, 128, 175, 196, 215, 221, 225, 229, 236, 246, 307, 310, 316, 328, 391, 394, 441, 447, 458, 464, 469, 471],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 45, 47, 49, 51, 54, 56, 58, 60, 63, 65, 67, 69, 72, 74, 76, 78, 81, 83],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 49, 51, 53, 55, 57, 59, 61, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74, 76, 78, 80, 82, 84, 86]
         }
     }, {
         name: "MAC-R",
         description: "MacAndrew Alcoholism Scale-Revised",
         true_questions: [7, 24, 36, 49, 52, 69, 72, 82, 84, 103, 105, 113, 115, 128, 168, 172, 202, 214, 224, 229, 238, 257, 280, 342, 344, 407, 412, 414, 422, 434, 439, 445, 456, 473, 502, 506, 549],
         false_questions: [73, 107, 117, 137, 160, 166, 251, 266, 287, 299, 325, 387],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 32, 34, 37, 39, 41, 44, 46, 48, 51, 53, 55, 58, 60, 62, 64, 67, 69, 72, 74, 76, 78, 81, 83, 85, 88, 90, 92, 95, 97, 99, 102, 104, 106, 109, 111, 113],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 34, 37, 40, 42, 45, 48, 50, 53, 56, 59, 61, 64, 67, 69, 72, 75, 78, 80, 83, 86, 88, 91, 94, 96, 99, 102, 105, 107, 110, 113, 115, 116, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "AAS",
         description: "Addiction Acknowledgement",
         true_questions: [172, 264, 288, 362, 387, 487, 489, 511, 527, 544],
         false_questions: [266, 429, 501],
         t_scale: {
             male: [36, 41, 46, 51, 56, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100],
             female: [39, 44, 50, 56, 61, 67, 7, 78, 84, 90, 95, 101, 107, 113]
         }
     }, {
         name: "APS",
         description: "Addiction Potential",
         true_questions: [7, 29, 41, 89, 103, 113, 120, 168, 183, 189, 196, 217, 242, 260, 267, 341, 342, 344, 377, 422, 502, 523, 540],
         false_questions: [4, 43, 76, 104, 137, 157, 220, 239, 306, 312, 349, 440, 495, 496, 500, 504],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 33, 35, 38, 41, 44, 46, 49, 52, 54, 57, 60, 63, 65, 68, 71, 73, 76, 79, 82, 84, 87, 90, 92],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 33, 36, 39, 42, 44, 47, 50, 52, 55, 58, 60, 63, 66, 69, 71, 74, 77, 79, 82, 85, 87, 90, 93]
         }
     }, {
         name: "MDS",
         description: "Marital Distress",
         true_questions: [21, 22, 135, 195, 219, 382, 484, 563],
         false_questions: [12, 83, 95, 125, 493, 494],
         t_scale: {
             male: [37, 42, 46, 51, 56, 60, 65, 69, 74, 79, 83, 88, 92, 97, 102],
             female: [38, 42, 46, 50, 55, 59, 63, 68, 72, 76, 80, 85, 89, 93, 98]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Ho",
         description: "Hostility",
         true_questions: [19, 27, 46, 50, 58, 76, 81, 99, 104, 110, 124, 136, 145, 171, 205, 225, 227, 241, 248, 251, 254, 259, 265, 286, 306, 315, 338, 346, 347, 352, 357, 358, 386, 393, 398, 406, 414, 419, 423, 425, 436, 443, 445, 452, 457, 466, 470],
         false_questions: [217, 230, 372],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 87, 88],
             female: [undefined, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 36, 37, 39, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45, 46, 47, 49, 50, 51, 52, 54, 55, 56, 58, 59, 60, 61, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 74, 75, 76, 78, 79, 80, 82, 83, 84, 85, 87, 88, 89, 90, 92]
         }
     }, {
         name: "O-H",
         description: "Overcontrolled Hostility",
         true_questions: [67, 79, 207, 286, 305, 398, 471],
         false_questions: [1, 15, 29, 69, 77, 89, 98, 116, 117, 129, 153, 169, 171, 293, 344, 390, 400, 420, 433, 440, 460],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 35, 38, 41, 45, 48, 52, 55, 59, 62, 65, 69, 72, 76, 79, 82, 86, 89, 93, 96, 99, 103],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 33, 37, 41, 44, 48, 52, 55, 59, 63, 66, 70, 74, 77, 81, 85, 88, 92, 96, 99, 103]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Do",
         description: "Dominance",
         true_questions: [55, 207, 232, 245, 386, 416],
         false_questions: [31, 52, 70, 73, 82, 172, 201, 202, 220, 227, 243, 244, 275, 309, 325, 399, 412, 470, 473],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 34, 38, 41, 45, 48, 51, 55, 58, 61, 65, 68, 72, 75, 78],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 32, 35, 39, 42, 46, 49, 53, 56, 59, 63, 66, 70, 73, 77, 80]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Re",
         description: "Social Responsibility",
         true_questions: [100, 160, 199, 266, 440, 467],
         false_questions: [7, 27, 29, 32, 84, 103, 105, 145, 164, 169, 201, 202, 235, 275, 358, 412, 417, 418, 430, 431, 432, 456, 468, 470],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 32, 34, 37, 39, 42, 45, 47, 50, 52, 55, 57, 60, 63, 65, 68, 70, 73, 76],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 32, 35, 38, 41, 44, 47, 50, 53, 56, 59, 62, 65, 68, 71, 74, 77]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Mt",
         description: "College Maladjustment",
         true_questions: [15, 16, 28, 31, 38, 71, 73, 81, 82, 110, 130, 215, 218, 233, 269, 273, 299, 302, 325, 331, 339, 357, 408, 411, 449, 464, 469, 472],
         false_questions: [2, 3, 9, 10, 20, 43, 95, 131, 140, 148, 152, 223, 405],
         t_scale: {
             male: [32, 34, 36, 37, 39, 40, 42, 43, 45, 46, 48, 50, 51, 53, 54, 56, 57, 59, 60, 62, 64, 65, 67, 68, 70, 71, 73, 74, 76, 77, 79, 81, 82, 84, 85, 87, 88, 30, 31, 93, 95, 96],
             female: [32, 34, 35, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, 54, 55, 57, 58, 60, 61, 62, 64, 65, 67, 68, 70, 71, 72, 74, 75, 77, 78, 80, 81, 82, 84, 85, 87, 88, 90, 91]
         }
     }, {
         name: "GM",
         description: "Masculine Gender Role",
         true_questions: [8, 20, 143, 152, 159, 163, 176, 199, 214, 237, 321, 331, 350, 385, 388, 401, 440, 462, 467, 474],
         false_questions: [4, 23, 44, 64, 70, 73, 74, 80, 100, 137, 146, 187, 289, 351, 364, 392, 395, 435, 438, 441, 469, 471, 498, 509, 519, 532, 536],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 45, 47, 49, 51, 53, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66, 69, 71],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 32, 33, 35, 36, 38, 40, 41, 43, 44, 46, 47, 49, 50, 52, 53, 55, 56, 58, 59, 61, 63, 64, 66, 67, 69, 70, 72, 73, 75, 76, 78]
         }
     }, {
         name: "GF",
         description: "Feminine Gender Role",
         true_questions: [62, 67, 119, 121, 128, 263, 266, 353, 384, 426, 449, 456, 475, 552],
         false_questions: [1, 27, 63, 68, 79, 84, 105, 123, 133, 155, 197, 201, 203, 220, 231, 238, 239, 250, 257, 264, 272, 287, 406, 417, 465, 477, 487, 510, 511, 537, 548, 550],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 32, 34, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 49, 51, 54, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66, 68, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, 83, 85, 88, 90],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 33, 35, 38, 40, 43, 46, 48, 51, 53, 56, 59, 61, 64, 66, 69, 71]
         }
     }, {
         name: "PK",
         description: "Post-traumatic Stress Disorder",
         true_questions: [16, 17, 22, 23, 30, 31, 32, 37, 39, 48, 52, 56, 59, 65, 82, 85, 92, 94, 101, 135, 150, 168, 170, 196, 221, 274, 277, 302, 303, 305, 316, 319, 327, 328, 339, 347, 349, 367],
         false_questions: [2, 3, 9, 49, 75, 95, 125, 140],
         t_scale: {
             male: [37, 38, 40, 42, 43, 45, 47, 48, 50, 52, 53, 55, 57, 58, 60, 62, 63, 65, 67, 68, 70, 72, 73, 75, 77, 78, 80, 82, 83, 85, 87, 88, 90, 92, 93, 95, 97, 98, 100, 102, 103, 105, 107, 108, 110, 112, 113],
             female: [37, 39, 40, 42, 43, 45, 46, 48, 49, 51, 52, 54, 55, 57, 58, 60, 61, 63, 64, 66, 67, 69, 71, 72, 74, 75, 77, 78, 80, 81, 83, 84, 86, 87389, 90, 92, 93, 95, 96, 98, 99, 101, 103, 104, 106, 107]
         }
     }, {
         name: "PS",
         description: "Post-traumatic Stress Disorder",
         true_questions: [17, 21, 22, 31, 32, 37, 38, 44, 48, 56, 59, 65, 85, 94, 116, 135, 145, 150, 168, 170, 180, 218, 221, 273, 274, 277, 299, 301, 304, 305, 311, 316, 319, 325, 328, 377, 386, 400, 463, 464, 469, 471, 475, 479, 515, 516, 565],
         false_questions: [3, 9, 45, 75, 95, 141, 165, 208, 223, 280, 372, 405, 564],
         t_scale: {
             male: [37, 38, 39, 41, 42, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 49, 51, 52, 53, 54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 61, 62, 63, 64, 66, 67, 68, 69, 71, 72, 73, 74, 76, 77, 78, 79, 81, 82, 83, 84, 86, 87, 88, 89, 91, 92, 93, 94, 96, 97, 98, 99, 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107, 108, 110, 111, 112],
             female: [37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 92, 93, 94, 95, 97, 98, 99, 100, 102, 103, 104]
         }
     }, {
         name: "D-O",
         description: "Depression, Obvious",
         true_questions: [15, 18, 31, 38, 39, 46, 56, 73, 92, 127, 130, 146, 147, 170, 175, 215, 233],
         false_questions: [2, 9, 10, 20, 33, 43, 45, 49, 75, 95, 109, 118, 140, 141, 142, 165, 188, 223, 245, 248, 260, 330],
         t_scale: {
             male: [32, 34, 37, 39, 41, 44, 46, 48, 51, 53, 55, 58, 60, 62, 65, 67, 69, 72, 74, 76, 79, 81, 83, 86, 88, 90, 93, 95, 97, 100, 102, 104, 107, 109, 111, 114, 116, 118, 120],
             female: [32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 51, 53, 55, 57, 59, 61, 63, 65, 67, 69, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, 83, 85, 87, 89, 92, 94, 96, 98, 100, 102, 104, 106, 108, 110, 112]
         }
     }, {
         name: "D-S",
         description: "Depression, Subtle",
         true_questions: [5, 117, 282],
         false_questions: [29, 37, 55, 68, 76, 134, 143, 148, 178, 189, 212, 221, 226, 238, 267],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 55, 59, 63, 67, 71, 75, 78],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 53, 57, 61, 65, 69, 73, 77]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Hy-O",
         description: "Hysteria, Obvious",
         true_questions: [11, 18, 31, 39, 40, 44, 65, 101, 166, 172, 175, 218],
         false_questions: [2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 45, 47, 91, 95, 115, 125, 141, 152, 159, 164, 173, 179, 208, 224, 249],
         t_scale: {
             male: [37, 40, 42, 45, 48, 51, 53, 56, 59, 62, 64, 67, 70, 73, 76, 78, 81, 84, 87, 89, 92, 95, 98, 100, 103, 106, 109, 111, 114, 117, 120],
             female: [37, 39, 41, 44, 46, 48, 51, 53, 56, 58, 60, 63, 65, 67, 70, 72, 75, 77, 79, 82, 84, 86, 89, 91, 93, 96, 98, 101, 103, 105, 108, 110, 112]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Hy-S",
         description: "Hysteria, Subtle",
         true_questions: [230],
         false_questions: [7, 14, 26, 29, 58, 76, 81, 98, 110, 116, 124, 129, 135, 148, 151, 157, 161, 167, 176, 185, 193, 213, 241, 243, 253, 263, 265],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 31, 34, 36, 38, 41, 43, 45, 47, 50, 52, 54, 57, 59, 61, 64, 66, 68, 71, 73, 75, 78],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 32, 34, 37, 39, 42, 44, 47, 49, 51, 54, 56, 59, 61, 64, 66, 69, 71, 73, 76, 78]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Pd-O",
         description: "Psychopathic Deviate, Obvious",
         true_questions: [17, 22, 31, 32, 35, 42, 52, 54, 56, 71, 82, 94, 99, 105, 195, 202, 225, 259, 264, 288],
         false_questions: [9, 12, 34, 79, 95, 125, 261, 266],
         t_scale: {
             male: [34, 36, 39, 42, 44, 47, 50, 52, 55, 58, 60, 63, 66, 68, 71, 74, 76, 79, 82, 84, 87, 90, 92, 95, 98, 100, 103, 106, 108],
             female: [35, 38, 41, 44, 46, 49, 52, 54, 57, 60, 62, 65, 68, 70, 73, 76, 79, 81, 84, 87, 89, 92, 95, 97, 100, 103, 105, 108, 111]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Pd-S",
         description: "Psychopathic Deviate, Subtle",
         true_questions: [21, 89, 113, 219],
         false_questions: [70, 83, 122, 129, 143, 157, 158, 160, 167, 171, 185, 209, 214, 217, 226, 243, 263, 267],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 33, 37, 41, 45, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 68, 72, 76, 79, 83, 87, 91, 95],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 31, 35, 39, 43, 47, 51, 55, 59, 63, 67, 71, 75, 79, 83, 87, 91, 95]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Pa-O",
         description: "Paranoia, Obvious",
         true_questions: [17, 22, 23, 24, 42, 99, 138, 144, 146, 162, 234, 259, 277, 285, 305, 307, 333, 336, 355, 361],
         false_questions: [255, 266, 314],
         t_scale: {
             male: [38, 43, 47, 52, 57, 61, 66, 70, 75, 80, 84, 89, 93, 98, 102, 107, 112, 116],
             female: [38, 42, 47, 51, 55, 60, 64, 68, 72, 77, 81, 85, 90, 94, 98, 103, 107, 111, 115, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Pa-S",
         description: "Paranoia, Subtle",
         true_questions: [16, 113, 145, 271, 334],
         false_questions: [81, 95, 98, 100, 104, 110, 244, 283, 284, 286, 297, 315],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, 31, 35, 39, 43, 48, 52, 56, 60, 65, 69, 73, 77, 82, 86, 90],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, 31, 35, 39, 44, 48, 52, 57, 61, 65, 69, 74, 78, 82, 87, 91]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Ma-O",
         description: "Hypomania, Obvoius",
         true_questions: [15, 23, 50, 61, 85, 87, 145, 155, 168, 182, 190, 205, 218, 227, 229, 238, 242, 250, 253, 269],
         false_questions: [100, 106, 107],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, 30, 34, 37, 40, 44, 47, 51, 54, 57, 61, 64, 67, 71, 74, 78, 81, 84, 88, 91, 95, 98, 101, 105],
             female: [undefined, 32, 35, 39, 42, 45, 49, 52, 55, 59, 62, 66, 69, 72, 76, 79, 82, 86, 89, 92, 96, 99, 103, 106]
         }
     }, {
         name: "Ma-S",
         description: "Hypomania, Subtle",
         true_questions: [13, 21, 55, 98, 113, 122, 131, 169, 200, 206, 211, 212, 220, 244, 248],
         false_questions: [88, 93, 136, 154, 158, 167, 243, 263],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 31, 35, 39, 42, 46, 50, 54, 57, 61, 65, 69, 72, 76, 80, 83, 87, 91, 95, 98],
             female: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 32, 36, 40, 44, 47, 51, 55, 59, 63, 67, 70, 74, 78, 82, 86, 90, 93, 97, 101]
         }
     }, {
         name: "dem",
         description: "Demoralization",
         welsh: "RCd",
         true_questions: [31, 56, 64, 73, 82, 94, 130, 180, 215, 233, 273, 277, 339, 400, 411, 464, 469, 482, 485, 491, 505, 554],
         false_questions: [95, 388],
         t_scale: {
             male: [37, 42, 47, 50, 52, 54, 56, 57, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, 83, 85, 86, 88],
             female: [36, 41, 45, 48, 50, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 58, 60, 61, 63, 65, 67, 69, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, 83, 85]
         }
     }, {
         name: "som",
         description: "Somatic Complaints",
         welsh: "RC1",
         true_questions: [11, 18, 28, 40, 97, 101, 111, 149, 172, 247, 536],
         false_questions: [2, 8, 20, 47, 57, 91, 106, 141, 164, 176, 177, 179, 208, 224, 255, 295],
         t_scale: {
             male: [37, 43, 48, 52, 55, 58, 60, 63, 65, 68, 71, 73, 76, 79, 81, 84, 86, 89, 92, 94, 97, 100],
             female: [36, 41, 45, 49, 52, 55, 57, 59, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74, 76, 78, 80, 82, 85, 87, 89, 91, 93, 95, 97, 99, 100]
         }
     }, {
         name: "lpe",
         description: "Low Positive Emotions",
         welsh: "RC2",
         true_questions: [],
         false_questions: [9, 10, 49, 61, 75, 109, 148, 188, 206, 239, 244, 280, 318, 330, 494, 521, 552],
         t_scale: {
             male: [34, 39, 43, 46, 50, 53, 57, 60, 64, 68, 72, 75, 79, 83, 86, 90, 94, 97],
             female: [33, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 70, 74, 79, 83, 87, 91, 95, 99, 100]
         }
     }, {
         name: "cyn",
         description: "Cynicism",
         welsh: "RC3",
         true_questions: [58, 76, 81, 104, 110, 241, 254, 284, 286, 352, 436, 445, 538, 563, 567],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [34, 38, 41, 43, 45, 47, 48, 50, 53, 56, 60, 64, 69, 74, 78, 83],
             female: [33, 38, 41, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 55, 58, 62, 66, 70, 74, 78, 82]
         }
     }, {
         name: "asb",
         description: "Antisocial Behavior",
         welsh: "RC4",
         true_questions: [21, 35, 84, 105, 202, 240, 264, 362, 379, 412, 431, 487, 489, 511, 540, 548],
         false_questions: [34, 83, 160, 266, 429, 455],
         t_scale: {
             male: [33, 37, 41, 44, 47, 49, 52, 54, 57, 59, 62, 65, 68, 71, 74, 77, 80, 83, 86, 89, 92, 95, 98],
             female: [35, 40, 44, 48, 52, 55, 58, 60, 63, 66, 69, 71, 74, 77, 80, 83, 85, 88, 91, 94, 96, 99, 100]
         }
     }, {
         name: "per",
         description: "Ideas of Persecution",
         welsh: "RC6",
         true_questions: [24, 42, 99, 138, 144, 145, 162, 216, 228, 259, 333, 336, 355, 361, 484, 490],
         false_questions: [314],
         t_scale: {
             male: [41, 56, 62, 65, 67, 70, 73, 76, 79, 82, 85, 88, 90, 93, 96, 99, 100],
             female: [43, 58, 64, 67, 70, 73, 76, 79, 82, 85, 88, 91, 94, 97, 99, 100]
         }
     }, {
         name: "dne",
         description: "Dysfunctional Negative Emotions",
         welsh: "RC7",
         true_questions: [37, 127, 161, 251, 274, 289, 301, 302, 310, 320, 327, 328, 329, 390, 421, 424, 430, 442, 451, 463, 471, 507, 513, 519],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [34, 38, 42, 45, 47, 49, 52, 54, 56, 58, 60, 63, 65, 67, 70, 72, 75, 77, 80, 82, 85, 87, 90, 92, 95],
             female: [32, 36, 40, 42, 45, 47, 49, 50, 52, 54, 55, 58, 60, 63, 65, 68, 71, 74, 76, 79, 82, 84, 87, 90, 92]
         }
     }, {
         name: "abx",
         description: "Aberrant Experiences",
         welsh: "RC8",
         true_questions: [32, 60, 72, 96, 168, 182, 198, 229, 296, 298, 307, 311, 316, 319, 466, 508, 551],
         false_questions: [427],
         t_scale: {
             male: [39, 47, 52, 56, 59, 63, 66, 70, 73, 76, 80, 83, 87, 90, 93, 97, 100],
             female: [39, 47, 52, 56, 60, 63, 66, 69, 73, 76, 79, 82, 85, 89, 92, 95, 98, 100]
         }
     }, {
         name: "hpm",
         description: "Hypomanic Activation",
         welsh: "RC9",
         true_questions: [27, 50, 55, 86, 122, 134, 153, 169, 189, 209, 212, 213, 226, 242, 250, 267, 304, 324, 345, 346, 366, 389, 393, 406, 414, 423, 542],
         false_questions: [100],
         t_scale: {
             male: [30, 30, 31, 33, 36, 38, 39, 41, 42, 44, 45, 47, 48, 50, 51, 53, 56, 58, 61, 64, 67, 70, 73, 76, 79, 82, 85, 88, 91],
             female: [30, 30, 32, 34, 37, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 49, 51, 53, 56, 58, 61, 64, 66, 69, 72, 74, 77, 80, 83, 85, 88, 91, 94]
         }
     }, {
         name: "AGGR",
         description: "Aggressiveness",
         true_questions: [27, 50, 85, 134, 239, 323, 324, 346, 350, 358, 414, 423, 452, 521, 548],
         false_questions: [70, 446, 503],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, 30, 33, 36, 38, 40, 43, 45, 48, 51, 54, 59, 64, 69, 74, 79, 84, 89, 94],
             female: [30, 32, 35, 38, 41, 44, 46, 49, 53, 57, 61, 66, 71, 76, 81, 86, 91, 96, 101]
         }
     }, {
         name: "PSYC",
         description: "Psychoticism",
         true_questions: [24, 42, 48, 72, 96, 99, 138, 144, 198, 241, 259, 315, 319, 336, 355, 361, 374, 448, 466, 490, 508, 549, 551],
         false_questions: [184, 427],
         t_scale: {
             male: [35, 40, 45, 49, 52, 56, 59, 62, 65, 68, 72, 75, 78, 81, 84, 88, 91, 94, 97, 101, 104, 107, 110, 114, 117, 120],
             female: [35, 41, 46, 50, 53, 56, 60, 63, 66, 69, 72, 75, 78, 81, 84, 87, 90, 93, 96, 99, 103, 106, 109, 112, 115, 118]
         }
     }, {
         name: "DISC",
         description: "Disconstraint",
         true_questions: [35, 84, 88, 103, 105, 123, 209, 222, 250, 284, 344, 362, 385, 412, 417, 418, 431, 477],
         false_questions: [34, 100, 121, 126, 154, 263, 266, 309, 351, 402, 497],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, undefined, undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 42, 44, 46, 49, 51, 54, 57, 60, 64, 67, 71, 75, 78, 82, 82, 89, 93, 96, 100],
             female: [undefined, undefined, 30, 31, 34, 37, 39, 42, 44, 46, 49, 51, 54, 56, 60, 63, 66, 69, 73, 76, 79, 83, 86, 89, 93, 96, 99, 102, 106, 109]
         }
     }, {
         name: "NEGE",
         description: "Negative Emotionality / Neuroticism",
         true_questions: [37, 52, 82, 93, 116, 166, 196, 213, 290, 301, 305, 329, 375, 389, 390, 395, 397, 407, 409, 415, 435, 442, 444, 451, 513, 542, 556],
         false_questions: [63, 223, 372, 405, 496, 564],
         t_scale: {
             male: [31, 34, 36, 39, 41, 43, 44, 46, 48, 49, 51, 52, 54, 56, 57, 59, 61, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74, 76, 78, 80, 82, 84, 86, 89, 91, 93, 95, 97],
             female: [30, 31, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 45, 46, 48, 49, 50, 52, 53, 55, 57, 59, 61, 63, 66, 68, 70, 72, 75, 77, 79, 81384, 86, 88, 90, 93, 95]
         }
     }, {
         name: "INTR",
         description: "Introversion / Low Positive Emotionality",
         true_questions: [38, 56, 233, 515, 517],
         false_questions: [9, 49, 61, 75, 78, 86, 95, 109, 131, 174, 188, 189, 207, 226, 231, 244, 267, 318, 330, 340, 342, 343, 353, 356, 359, 370, 460, 531, 534],
         t_scale: {
             male: [undefined, 30, 31, 33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 59, 61, 64, 66, 68, 71, 73, 76, 78, 80, 83, 85, 88, 90, 92, 95, 97, 100, 102, 105],
             female: [undefined, undefined, 30, 32, 34, 37, 39, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 53, 55, 57, 60, 63, 65, 68, 70, 73, 76, 78, 81, 83, 86, 89, 91, 94, 96, 99, 102, 104, 107, 109]
         }
     }, {
         name: "FRS1",
         description: "Generalized Fearfulness",
         true_questions: [317, 322, 329, 334, 395, 435, 441, 447, 468, 471, 555],
         false_questions: [186],
         t_scale: {
             male: [44, 53, 62, 71, 80, 89, 98, 107, 113, 120],
             female: [42, 48, 55, 61, 68, 74, 81, 88, 94, 101, 107]
         }
     }, {
         name: "FRS2",
         description: "Multiple Fears",
         true_questions: [154, 392, 438, 458],
         false_questions: [115, 163, 385, 401, 453, 462],
         t_scale: {
             male: [37, 41, 45, 50, 54, 59, 63, 67, 72, 76, 81],
             female: [30, 33, 37, 41, 45, 49, 53, 58, 62, 66, 70]
         }
     }, {
         name: "DEP1",
         description: "Lack of Drive",
         true_questions: [38, 71, 92, 399, 400, 512, 516, 539, 554],
         false_questions: [3, 9, 75],
         t_scale: {
             male: [40, 46, 51, 57, 62, 68, 73, 79, 84, 89, 95, 100, 106],
             female: [40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100]
         }
     }, {
         name: "DEP2",
         description: "Dysphoria",
         true_questions: [56, 65, 146, 215],
         false_questions: [95, 388],
         t_scale: {
             male: [42, 50, 58, 66, 74, 82, 90],
             female: [40, 47, 53, 60, 66, 73, 79]
         }
     }, {
         name: "DEP3",
         description: "Self-Depreciation",
         true_questions: [52, 82, 130, 234, 246, 377, 411],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [41, 48, 55, 62, 69, 76, 83, 91],
             female: [40, 47, 54, 61, 68, 75, 82, 89]
         }
     }, {
         name: "DEP4",
         description: "Suicidal Ideation",
         true_questions: [303, 454, 506, 520, 546],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [45, 62, 79, 95, 112, 120],
             female: [45, 61, 77, 93, 109, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "HEA1",
         description: "Gastrointestinal Symptoms",
         true_questions: [18, 59, 111],
         false_questions: [20, 47],
         t_scale: {
             male: [44, 57, 70, 83, 96, 109],
             female: [43, 54, 64, 75, 86, 97]
         }
     }, {
         name: "HEA2",
         description: "Neurological Symtoms",
         true_questions: [44, 53, 101, 149, 247],
         false_questions: [91, 142, 159, 164, 179, 255, 295],
         t_scale: {
             male: [40, 47, 54, 60, 67, 74, 80, 87, 94, 100, 107, 114, 120],
             female: [39, 45, 50, 56, 61, 67, 72, 78, 83, 89, 94, 99, 105]
         }
     }, {
         name: "HEA3",
         description: "General Health Concerns",
         true_questions: [175],
         false_questions: [33, 45, 118, 141, 224],
         t_scale: {
             male: [40, 48, 56, 64, 72, 81, 89],
             female: [40, 48, 56, 64, 71, 79, 87]
         }
     }, {
         name: "BIZ1",
         description: "Psychotic Symptomatology",
         true_questions: [24, 60, 96, 138, 162, 228, 336, 355, 361, 508, 551],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [44, 54, 64, 74, 84, 94, 104, 114, 120],
             female: [44, 54, 65, 76, 86, 97, 108, 118, 120]
         }
     }, {
         name: "BIZ2",
         description: "Schizotypal Characteristics",
         true_questions: [32, 259, 298, 311, 316, 319, 333, 466, 543],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [41, 47, 54, 60, 67, 73, 80, 86, 93, 99],
             female: [41, 47, 54, 60, 66, 72, 79, 85, 91, 97]
         }
     }, {
         name: "ANG1",
         description: "Explosive Behavior",
         true_questions: [37, 134, 389, 414, 540, 548],
         false_questions: [564],
         t_scale: {
             male: [39, 45, 52, 58, 64, 71, 77, 83],
             female: [39, 47, 54, 61, 69, 76, 84, 91]
         }
     }, {
         name: "ANG2",
         description: "Irritability",
         true_questions: [116, 302, 430, 461, 486, 513, 542],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [35, 41, 46, 51, 56, 61, 67, 72],
             female: [33, 39, 44, 49, 54, 59, 65, 70]
         }
     }, {
         name: "CYN1",
         description: "Misanthropic Beliefs",
         true_questions: [58, 76, 81, 104, 110, 241, 254, 283, 284, 286, 352, 374, 399, 470, 538],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [33, 36, 39, 41, 44, 47, 50, 52, 55, 58, 60, 63, 66, 69, 71, 74],
             female: [34, 37, 40, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54, 56, 59, 62, 65, 68, 70, 73, 76]
         }
     }, {
         name: "CYN2",
         description: "Interpersonal Suspiciousness",
         true_questions: [50, 124, 225, 315, 346, 358, 403, 445],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [34, 39, 43, 48, 53, 57, 62, 66, 71],
             female: [35, 40, 45, 49, 54, 59, 64, 68, 73]
         }
     }, {
         name: "ASP1",
         description: "Antisocial Attitudes",
         true_questions: [26, 66, 81, 104, 110, 123, 227, 248, 250, 254, 269, 283, 284, 374, 418, 419],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [32, 35, 37, 40, 43, 46, 49, 52, 55, 57, 60, 63, 66, 69, 72, 75, 79],
             female: [33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 52, 55, 58, 61, 64, 67, 70, 73, 76, 79, 82]
         }
     }, {
         name: "ASP2",
         description: "Antisocial Behavior",
         true_questions: [35, 84, 105, 412],
         false_questions: [266],
         t_scale: {
             male: [38, 45, 52, 59, 67, 74],
             female: [42, 51, 61, 71, 81, 90]
         }
     }, {
         name: "TPA1",
         description: "Impatience",
         true_questions: [302, 420, 430, 507, 523, 535],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [34, 39, 45, 51, 57, 63, 68],
             female: [34, 40, 46, 52, 58, 64, 70]
         }
     }, {
         name: "TPA2",
         description: "Competitive Drive",
         true_questions: [27, 151, 212, 358, 419, 423, 510, 531, 545],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [33, 39, 44, 50, 55, 60, 66, 71, 77, 82],
             female: [34, 40, 46, 52, 58, 64, 70, 76, 82, 89]
         }
     }, {
         name: "LSE1",
         description: "Self-Doubt",
         true_questions: [73, 130, 326, 411, 450, 483, 485, 504],
         false_questions: [61, 78, 109],
         t_scale: {
             male: [39, 44, 49, 54, 59, 64, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95],
             female: [39, 43, 48, 53, 57, 62, 66, 71, 75, 80, 85, 89]
         }
     }, {
         name: "LSE2",
         description: "Submissiveness",
         true_questions: [70, 369, 421, 457, 503, 519],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [41, 48, 55, 62, 69, 76, 83],
             female: [39, 45, 51, 57, 63, 69, 75]
         }
     }, {
         name: "SOD1",
         description: "Introversion",
         true_questions: [46, 265, 281, 337, 349, 367, 480, 515],
         false_questions: [49, 86, 280, 340, 353, 359, 363, 370],
         t_scale: {
             male: [36, 39, 42, 45, 47, 50, 53, 56, 59, 62, 65, 68, 71, 73, 76, 79, 82],
             female: [37, 40, 43, 46, 49, 52, 55, 58, 61, 64, 67, 70, 73, 76, 79, 82, 85]
         }
     }, {
         name: "SOD2",
         description: "Shyness",
         true_questions: [158, 167, 185, 275],
         false_questions: [262, 321, 360],
         t_scale: {
             male: [36, 41, 47, 52, 58, 63, 68, 74],
             female: [35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 69]
         }
     }, {
         name: "FAM1",
         description: "Family Discord",
         true_questions: [21, 54, 190, 205, 256, 323, 378, 382, 449, 478, 563],
         false_questions: [83],
         t_scale: {
             male: [35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95],
             female: [33, 38, 42, 47, 52, 57, 62, 67, 71, 76, 81, 86, 91]
         }
     }, {
         name: "FAM2",
         description: "Familial Alienation",
         true_questions: [195, 550],
         false_questions: [217, 383, 455],
         t_scale: {
             male: [40, 49, 58, 67, 76, 84],
             female: [41, 50, 59, 68, 77, 86]
         }
     }, {
         name: "TRT1",
         description: "Low Motivation",
         true_questions: [92, 364, 368, 376, 491, 497, 500, 528, 539, 554],
         false_questions: [494],
         t_scale: {
             male: [42, 48, 54, 60, 66, 71, 77, 83, 89, 95, 101, 107],
             female: [41, 46, 51, 56, 61, 66, 71, 76, 81, 86, 91, 96]
         }
     }, {
         name: "TRT2",
         description: "Inability to Disclose",
         true_questions: [274, 373, 375, 391, 495],
         false_questions: [],
         t_scale: {
             male: [37, 45, 52, 60, 68, 75],
             female: [38, 46, 53, 60, 68, 75]
         }
     }, {
         name: "KB1",
         description: "Koss-Butcher Critical Items - Acute Anxiety Scale",
         true_questions: [5, 15, 28, 39, 59, 172, 218, 301, 444, 463, 469],
         false_questions: [2, 3, 10, 140, 208, 223]
     }, {
         name: "KB2",
         description: "Koss-Butcher Critical Items - Depressed Suicidal Ideation",
         true_questions: [38, 65, 71, 92, 130, 146, 215, 233, 273, 303, 306, 411, 454, 485, 506, 518, 520, 524],
         false_questions: [9, 75, 95, 388]
     }, {
         name: "KB3",
         description: "Koss-Butcher Critical Items - Threatened Assault",
         true_questions: [37, 85, 134, 213, 389],
         false_questions: []
     }, {
         name: "KB4",
         description: "Koss-Butcher Critical Items - Situational Stress Due to Alcoholism",
         true_questions: [264, 487, 489, 502, 511, 518],
         false_questions: [125]
     }, {
         name: "KB5",
         description: "Koss-Butcher Critical Items - Mental Confusion",
         true_questions: [24, 31, 32, 72, 96, 180, 198, 299, 311, 316, 325],
         false_questions: []
     }, {
         name: "KB6",
         description: "Koss-Butcher Critical Items - Persecutory Ideas",
         true_questions: [17, 42, 99, 124, 138, 144, 145, 162, 216, 228, 241, 251, 259, 333, 361],
         false_questions: [314]
     }, {
         name: "LW1",
         description: "Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Anxiety and Tension",
         true_questions: [15, 17, 172, 218, 299, 301, 320, 463],
         false_questions: [223, 261, 405]
     }, {
         name: "LW2",
         description: "Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Depression and Worry",
         true_questions: [65, 73, 130, 150, 180, 273, 303, 339, 411, 415, 454],
         false_questions: [2, 3, 10, 75, 165]
     }, {
         name: "LW3",
         description: "Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Sleep Disturbance",
         true_questions: [5, 30, 39, 328, 471],
         false_questions: [140]
     }, {
         name: "LW4",
         description: "Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Deviant Beliefs",
         true_questions: [42, 99, 138, 144, 162, 216, 228, 259, 333, 336, 355, 466],
         false_questions: [106, 314]
     }, {
         name: "LW5",
         description: "Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Deviant Thinking and Experiences",
         true_questions: [32, 60, 96, 122, 198, 298, 307, 316, 319],
         false_questions: [427]
     }, {
         name: "LW6",
         description: "Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Substance Abuse",
         true_questions: [168, 264],
         false_questions: [429]
     }, {
         name: "LW7",
         description: "Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Antisocial Attitude",
         true_questions: [27, 35, 84, 105, 227, 240, 254, 324],
         false_questions: [266]
     }, {
         name: "LW8",
         description: "Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Family Conflict",
         true_questions: [21, 288],
         false_questions: [83, 125]
     }, {
         name: "LW9",
         description: "Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Problematic Anger",
         true_questions: [85, 134, 213, 389],
         false_questions: []
     }, {
         name: "LW10",
         description: "Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Sexual Concern and Deviation",
         true_questions: [62, 166, 268],
         false_questions: [12, 34, 121]
     }, {
         name: "LW11",
         description: "Lachar-Wrobel Critical Items - Somatic Symptoms",
         true_questions: [18, 28, 40, 44, 53, 59, 101, 111, 175, 182, 229, 247, 464],
         false_questions: [33, 47, 57, 142, 159, 164, 176, 224, 255, 295]
     }
];

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by StarkeMcKinley on May 17th, 2018 at 3:47am
Listing and comparison of MMPI, MMPI-2, and MMPI-A Items.

For some interesting reading you can see the specific differences in the question items from the MMPI to the MMPI-2.

https://docslide.us/documents/rewritten-mmpi-2-questions.html

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by shorty021 on Aug 25th, 2018 at 11:43am
Do you have the rest?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Kimberly Britton on Oct 25th, 2018 at 1:38am
Hi. Are you able to email the remaining questions for the Mmpi along with score interpretation to brkimb@yahoo.com?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by KO on Nov 23rd, 2018 at 3:49pm
The test is designed to help mental health professionals tailor treatment using the patient’s strengths and weaknesses found in the results and also to clarify diagnoses. I’m glad it’s used to keep mentally unfit people out of law enforcement. The fewer untrustworthy,narcissistic, antisocial people we get off the force the safer the rest of us will be. I believe those people are few and far between and the majority of LEOs are wonderful people. People who would cheat have no place on th force. I think it should given to recruits before they start boot camp.

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Deidre Daniels on Feb 16th, 2019 at 11:23am
Any interpretation?

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by arianne ross on Feb 19th, 2019 at 7:23pm
hey please send me all the questions @arianne.spanky@gmail.com :) :) :) :)

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Happy11 on Feb 25th, 2019 at 1:39pm

MMPI wrote on Sep 22nd, 2007 at 9:11pm:
The questions are published in these books:

Development and Use of the Mmpi-2 Content Scales
Authors: James N. Butcher, John R. Graham
ISBN: 0816618178

MMPI-2. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2: Manual for administration, scoring, and interpretation
Authors:  John R. Graham, Yossef S. Ben-Porath, Auke Tellegen, Grant Dahlstrom, Beverly Kaemmer James N. Butcher


The scales (needed for scroring) are in these books:

MMPI-2: Assessing Personality and Psychopathology
Author: John R. Graham
ISBN:  0195060687 (1st edition), 0195079221 (2nd edition), 0195114817 (3rd edition), 0195168062 (4th edition)


MMPI-2. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2: Manual for administration, scoring, and interpretation
Authors:  John R. Graham, Yossef S. Ben-Porath, Auke Tellegen, Grant Dahlstrom, Beverly Kaemmer James N. Butcher
(Same as above, has questions and scales - can be hard to find and expensive!)

----

The questions are posted here, so all you need to undersand the MMPI-2 is the "MMPI-2: Assessing Personality and Psychopathology" book.  The older editions can be found for under $25.

Thank s for your information.  I will appreciate if you please send all the questions to me by the email mchengzhu@gmail.com

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by hafizzan suzaidy on Apr 5th, 2019 at 9:31am
how we can interprate this.
have a manual
can send to me

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by T on May 31st, 2019 at 12:00pm
If you're still here, can you please send me this information. My address is ttayl016@fiu.edu

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by BRIAN CHARLES on Jun 3rd, 2019 at 12:18pm
ANYONE WHO HAVE A MMPI-2 MANUAL PDF QUESTIONS OUT OF 567. CAN I PLEASE IN YOU TO EMAIL AT MY GMAIL ACCOUNT "charlesacio08@gmail.com" this  a great help for me thank you very much!!

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by Chris.pga.tour on Jun 6th, 2019 at 4:08pm
Oh man this is awesome bro can you send me all the rest and advice I'm going in for a disability hearing I'm a military vet with PTSD and my friends from army tell me this test is bullshit. I wanna get a leg up. C.esslinger@live.com

Title: Re: MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
Post by dont sue me pls on Jun 21st, 2019 at 1:10am
False True   1. I like mechanics magazines.
False True   2. I have a good appetite.
False True   3. I wake up fresh and rested most mornings.
False True   4. I think I would enjoy the work of a librarian.
False True   5. I am easily awakened by noise.
False True   6. My father is a good man (or if your father is dead) my father was a good man.
False True   7. I like to read newspaper articles on crime.
False True   8. My hands and feet are usually warm enough.
False True   9. My daily life is full of things that keep me interested.
False True   10. I am about as able to work as I ever was.
False True   11. There seems to be a lump in my throat much of the time.
False True   12. My sex life is satisfactory.
False True   13. People should try to understand their dreams and be guided by or take warning from them.
False True   14. I enjoy detective or mystery stories.
False True   15. I work under a great deal of tension.
False True   16. Once in a while I think of things too bad to talk about.
False True   17. I am sure I get a raw deal from life.
False True   18. I am troubled by attacks of nausea and vomiting.
False True   19. When I take a new job, I like to find out whom it is important to be nice to.
False True   20. I am very seldom bothered by constipation.
False True   21. At times I have very much wanted to leave home.
False True   22. No one seems to understand me.
False True   23. At times I have fits of laughing and crying that I cannot control.
False True   24. Evil spirits possess me at times.
False True   25. I would like to be a singer.
False True   26. I feel that it is certainly best to keep my mouth shut when I am in trouble.
False True   27. When people do me wrong, I feel I should pay them back, just for the principle of the thing.
False True   28. I am bothered by an upset stomach several times a week.
False True   29. At times I feel like swearing.
False True   30. I have nightmares every few nights.
False True   31. I find it hard to keep my mind on a task or job.
False True   32. I have had very peculiar and strange experiences.
False True   33. I seldom worry about my health.
False True   34. I have never been in trouble because of my sexual behavior.
False True   35. Sometimes when I was young I stole things.
False True   36. I have a cough most of the time.
False True   37. At times I feel like smashing things.
False True   38. I have had periods of days, weeks, or months when I couldn't take care of things because I couldn't "get going".
False True   39. My sleep is fitful and disturbed.
False True   40. Much of the time, my head seems to hurt all over.
False True   41. I do not always tell the truth.
False True   42. If people had not had it in for me, I would have been much more successful.
False True   43. My judgment is better than it ever was.
False True   44. Once a week (or more often) I suddenly feel hot all over, for no reason.
False True   45. I am in just as good physical health as most of my friends.
False True   46. I prefer to pass by school friends, or people I know but have not seen for a long time, unless they speak to me first.
False True   47. I am almost never bothered by pains over my heart or in my chest.
False True   48. Most anytime I would rather sit and daydream than do anything else.
False True   49. I am a very sociable person.
False True   50. I have often had to take orders from someone who did not know as much as I did.
False True   51. I do not read every editorial in the newspaper every day.
False True   52. I have not lived the right kind of life.
False True   53. Parts of my body often have feelings like burning, tingling, crawling, or like "going to sleep".
False True   54. My family does not like the work I have chosen (or the work I intend to choose for my lifework).
False True   55. I sometimes keep on at a thing until others lose their patience with me.
False True   56. I wish I could be as happy as others seem to be.
False True   57. I hardly ever feel pain in the back of my neck.
False True   58. I think a great many people exaggerate their misfortunes in order to gain the sympathy and help of others.
False True   59. I am troubled by discomfort in the pit of my stomach every few days or so.
False True   60. When I am with people I am bothered by hearing very strange things.
False True   61. I am an important person.
False True   62. I have often wished I were a girl. (or if you are a girl) I have never been sorry that I am a girl.
False True   63. My feelings are not easily hurt.
False True   64. I enjoy reading love stories.
False True   65. Most of the time I feel blue.
False True   66. It would be better if almost all laws were thrown away.
False True   67. I like poetry.
False True   68. I sometimes tease animals.
False True   69. I think I would like the kind of work a forest ranger does.
False True   70. I am easily downed in an argument.
False True   71. These days I find it hard not to give up hope of amounting to something.
False True   72. My soul sometimes leaves my body.
False True   73. I am certainly lacking in self-confidence.
False True   74. I would like to be a florist.
False True   75. I usually feel that life is worthwhile.
False True   76. It takes a lot of argument to convince most people of the truth.
False True   77. Once in a while I put off until tomorrow what I ought to do today.
False True   78. Most people that know me like me.
False True   79. I do not mind being made fun of.
False True   80. I would like to be a nurse.
False True   81. I think most people would lie to get ahead.
False True   82. I do many things that I regret afterwards. (I regret things more than others seem to.)
False True   83. I have very few quarrels with members of my family.
False True   84. I was suspended from school one or more times for bad behavior.
False True   85. At times, I have a strong urge to do something harmful or shocking.
False True   86. I like to go to parties and other affairs where there is a lot of loud fun.
False True   87. I have met problems so full of possibilities that I have been unable to make up my mind about them.
False True   88. I believe that women ought to have as much sexual freedom as men.
False True   89. My hardest battles are with myself.
False True   90. I love my father, or (if your father is dead) I loved my father.
False True   91. I have little or no trouble with my muscles twitching or jumping.
False True   92. I don't seem to care what happens to me.
False True   93. Sometimes when I am not well I am irritable.
False True   94. Much of the time I feel as if I have done something wrong or evil.
False True   95. I am happy most of the time.
False True   96. I see things or animals or people around me that others do not see.
False True   97. There seems to be a fullness in my head or nose most of the time.
False True   98. Some people are so bossy that I feel like doing the opposite of what they request, even though I know they are right.
False True   99. Someone has it in for me.
False True   100. I have never done anything dangerous just for the thrill of it.
False True   101. Often I feel as if there is a tight band around my head.
False True   102. I get angry sometimes.
False True   103. I enjoy a race or game more when I bet on it.
False True   104. Most people are honest chiefly because they are afraid of being caught.
False True   105. In school I was sometimes sent to the principal for bad behavior.
False True   106. My speech is the same as always (not faster or slower, no slurring or hoarseness).
False True   107. My table manners are not quite as good at home as when I am out in company.
False True   108. Anyone who is able and willing to work hard has a good chance of succeeding.
False True   109. I seem to be about as capable and smart as most others around me.
False True   110. Most people will use somewhat unfair means to gain profit or an advantage rather than to lose it.
False True   111. I have a great deal of stomach trouble.
False True   112. I like dramatics.
False True   113. I know who is responsible for most of my troubles.
False True   114. Sometimes I am so strongly attracted by the personal articles of others, such as shoes, gloves, etc., that I want to handle or steal them, even though I have no use for them.
False True   115. The sight of blood does not frighten me or make me sick.
False True   116. Often I can't understand why I have been so irritable or grouchy.
False True   117. I have never vomited blood or coughed up blood.
False True   118. I do not worry about catching diseases.
False True   119. I like collecting flowers or growing houseplants.
False True   120. I frequently find it necessary to stand up for what I think is right.
False True   121. I have never indulged in unusual sex practices.
False True   122. At times my thoughts have raced ahead faster than I could speak them.
False True   123. If I could get into the movies without paying and be sure I was not seen, I would probably do it.
False True   124. I often wonder what hidden reason another person may have for doing something nice for me.
False True   125. I believe that my home life is as pleasant as that of most people I know.
False True   126. I believe in law enforcement.
False True   127. Criticism or scolding hurts me terribly.
False True   128. I like to cook.
False True   129. My conduct is largely controlled by the behavior of those around me.
False True   130. I certainly feel useless at times.
False True   131. When I was a child, I belonged to a group of friends that tried to be loyal through all kinds of trouble.
False True   132. I believe in life hereafter.
False True   133. I would like to be a soldier.
False True   134. At times I feel like picking a fistfight with someone.
False True   135. I have often lost out on things because I couldn't make my mind up soon enough.
False True   136. It makes me impatient to have people ask my advice or otherwise interrupt me when I am working on something important.
False True   137. I used to keep a diary.
False True   138. I believe I am being plotted against.
False True   139. I would rather win than lose in a game.
False True   140. Most nights I go to sleep without thoughts or ideas bothering me.
False True   141. During the past few years I have been well most of the time.
False True   142. I have never had a fit or convulsion.
False True   143. I am neither gaining nor losing weight.
False True   144. I believe I am being followed.
False True   145. I feel that I have often been punished without cause.
False True   146. I cry easily.
False True   147. I cannot understand what I read as often as I used to.
False True   148. I have never felt better in my life than I do now.
False True   149. The top of my head sometimes feels tender.
False True   150. Sometimes I feel as if I must injure either myself or someone else.
False True   151. I resent having anyone trick me so cleverly that I have to admit that I was fooled.
False True   152. I do not tire quickly.
False True   153. I like to know some important people because it makes me feel important.
False True   154. I am afraid when I look down from a high place.
False True   155. It wouldn't make me nervous if any members of my family got into trouble with the law.
False True   156. I am never happy unless I am roaming or traveling around.
False True   157. What others think of me does not bother me.
False True   158. It makes me uncomfortable to pull a stunt at a party even when others are doing the same sort of things.
False True   159. I have never had a fainting spell.
False True   160. I liked school.
False True   161. I frequently have to fight against showing that I am bashful.
False True   162. Someone has been trying to poison me.
False True   163. I do not have a great fear of snakes.
False True   164. I seldom or never have dizzy spells.
False True   165. My memory seems to be all right.
False True   166. I am worried about sex.
False True   167. I find it hard to make small talk when I meet new people.
False True   168. I have had periods in which I carried on activities without knowing later what I had been doing.
False True   169. When I get bored I like to stir up some excitement.
False True   170. I am afraid of losing my mind.
False True   171. I am against giving money to beggars.
False True   172. I frequently notice my hand shakes when I try to do something.
False True   173. I can read a long while without tiring my eyes.
False True   174. I like to study and read about things that I am working at.
False True   175. I feel weak all over much of the time.
False True   176. I have very few headaches.
False True   177. My hands have not become clumsy or awkward.
False True   178. Sometimes, when embarrassed, I break out in a sweat, which annoys me greatly.
False True   179. I have had no difficulty in keeping my balance while walking.
False True   180. There is something wrong with my mind.
False True   181. I do not have spells of hay fever or asthma.
False True   182. I have had attacks in which I could not control my movements or speech, but in which I knew what was going on around me.
False True   183. I do not like everyone I know.
False True   184. I daydream very little.
False True   185. I wish I were not so shy.
False True   186. I am not afraid to handle money.
False True   187. If I were a reporter, I would very much like to report news of the theatre.
False True   188. I enjoy many different kinds of play and recreation.
False True   189. I like to flirt.
False True   190. Many people treat me more like a child than a grown-up.
False True   191. I would like to be a journalist.
False True   192. My mother is a good woman, or (if your mother is dead) my mother was a good woman.
False True   193. In walking, I am very careful to step over sidewalk cracks.
False True   194. I have never had any breaking out on my skin that has worried me.
False True   195. There is very little love and companionship in my family as compared to other homes.
False True   196. I frequently find myself worrying about something.
False True   197. I think I would like the work of a building contractor.
False True   198. I often hear voices without knowing where they come from.
False True   199. I like science.
False True   200. It is not hard for me to ask for help from my friends even though I cannot return the favor.
False True   201. I very much like hunting.
False True   202. My parents often objected to the kind of people I went around with.
False True   203. I gossip a little at times.
False True   204. My hearing is apparently as good as that of most people.
False True   205. Some members of my family have habits that bother and annoy me very much.
False True   206. At times I feel that I can make up my mind with unusually great ease.
False True   207. I would like to belong to several clubs.
False True   208. I hardly ever notice my heart pounding and I am seldom short of breath.
False True   209. I like to talk about sex.
False True   210. I like to visit places where I have never been before.
False True   211. I have been inspired to a program of life based on duty