MMPI-2, MMPI-A, and Minnesota Reports: Research and Clinical Applications
James N. Butcher, Ph.D.
Areas of Interest in Contemporary MMPI-2/MMPI-A Use
China and the MMPI Instruments
International and Cross-Cultural References for the MMPI-2
Italy and the MMPI Instruments
Historical Highlights for the MMPI, MMPI-2 and MMPI-A
Highlights from the History of the MMPI (1940 to 1995)
Fifty Historical Highlights in using the MMPI and MMPI-A with Adolescents
Highlights in the Assessment of Chronic Pain with the MMPI and MMPI-2
Historical Highlights in MMPI/MMPI-2/MMPI-A Use in Cross-Cultural Assessment
Historical Highlights on the Empirical Method and the MMPI
Highlights in Using the MMPI in Personnel Evaluations
Highlights in Using the MMPI in Treatment Planning
Highlights in Assessment of Disabled Clients with the MMPI
Highlight on assessement of substance abuse with the MMPI
Highlights on the use of MMPI/MMPI-2 in a neuropsychological test battery
25 Highlights on the use of the MMP in Custody Cases
Highlights in PTSD Assessments with the MMPI-2
Highlights in Personal Injury Litigation with the MMPI
25 Highlights on Criminal Assessment in MMPI history
Using the MMPI/MMPI-2 to Assess Anger Control Problems or Aggressive Behavior
25 Historical Highlights on Assessing Defensiveness, Closed-Mindedness and Dogmatism with the MMPI/MMPI-2
Fake Bad Scale
Related Test Information
Butcher Treatment Planning Inventory (BTPI)
BTPI Workshop Video
Related Test Information
MMPI Video Archive
University of Minnesota
Articles, Research, and Resources in Psychology by Ken Pope
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Butcher, J. N., Hass, G. A., Greene, R. L., Nelson, L. D., Nichols, D. S. & Williams, C. L. (2018). Using the MMPI-2 in Forensic Assessment: Response to Criticism about a Case Study.
Butcher, J. N. (2016). Personality assessment of airline pilot applicants. Bor, R., Eriksen, C. Oakes, M. & Scragg, P. (Eds.) Pilot Mental Health Assessment and Support: A Practitioner's Guide. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis.
Butcher, J. N. (2016). Objective personality assessment with the MMPI-2: An internationally adaptable measure. In U. Kumar (Ed.) Personality Assessment:The Way Forward (pp.175-191). New York: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Butcher, J. N., Hass, G. & Paulsen, J. (2016). Clinical assessment in international settings. In F. T. L. Bartram, F. M. Cheung, K. Geisinger, & D. Ilieseu (Eds). International Handbook of Testing and Assessment (pp. 217-230). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Butcher, J.N. (2015). Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory. In: James D. Wright (Editor-in-Chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 15. (pp. 566–568). Oxford, UK: Elsevier. ISBN: 9780080970868.
Butcher, J. N., Bubany, S. & Mason, S. N. (2013). Assessment of personality and psychopathology with self-report inventories. In Geisinger, K. F., Bracken, B. A., Carlson, J. F., Hansen, J. C., Kuncel, N. R., Reise, S. P., & Rodriguez, M C. (Eds). APA Handbook of Testing and Assessment in Psychology, Vol. 2: Testing and Assessment in Clinical and Counseling Psychology. (pp. 171-192). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. DOI: 10.1037/14048-011
Butcher, J. N. (2013). Computerized psychological assessment. In J R. Graham & J. Naglieri (Eds). Handbook of Psychology (Volume 10) (Second Edition)(p. 165-191. New York: Wiley Press.
Butcher, J. N. & Williams, C. L. (2012). Problems with Using the MMPI-2-RF in Forensic Evaluations: A Clarification to Ellis (2012). Journal of Child Custody, 9:1-6.
Butcher, J. N.,L. E., Harwood, M. & Blau, K. (2011). The MMPI-2. In L. E. Beutler & M. Harwood (Rds). (p. 152-189) Integrative Assessment of Adult Personality 3rd edition.New York: Guilford Press.
Butcher, J, N. (2010). Personality Assessment from the 19th to the Early 21st Century: Past Achievements and Contemporary Challenges. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 6, 1-20.
Butcher. J. N. and Williams, C. L. (2009). Personality Assessment with the MMPI-2: Historical Roots, International Adaptations, and Current Challenges. Applied Psychology: Health And Well-Being, 1 (1), 105–135 doi:10.1111/j.1758-0854.2008.01007.x
Butcher, J. N., Gass, C. S., Cumella, E., Kally, Z., & Williams, C. L. (2008). Potential for bias in MMPI-2 assessments using the Fake Bad Scale (FBS). Psychological Injury and the Law, 1, 191-209.
Williams, C. L., Butcher, J. N., Gass, C. S., Cumella, E., & Kally, Z. (2009). Inaccuracies about the MMPI-2 fake bad scale in the reply by Ben-Porath, Greve, Bianchini, and Kaufmann (2009). Psychological Injury and Law, 2, 182–197.
Gass, C. S., Williams, C. L., Cumella, E., Butcher, J. N., & Kally, Z. (2010). Ambiguous measures of unknown constructs: The MMPI-2 Fake Bad Scale (aka Symptom Validity Scale, FBS, FBS-r). Psychological Injury and the Law. Published online January 22, 2010. DOI 10.1007/s12207-009-9063-2.
Rouse, S. V., Greene, R. L, Butcher, J. N., Nichols, D. S. & Williams, C. L (2008). What do the MMPI-2 Restructured Clinical Scales reliably measure? Answers from multiple research settings. Journal of Personality Assessment, 90, 435-442.
Greene, R. L., Rouse, S. V., Butcher, J. N., Nichols, D. S., & Williams, C. L. (2009). The MMPI-2 Restructured Clinical (RC) Scales and Redundancy: Response to Tellegen, Ben-Porath, and Sellbom. Journal of Personality Assessment, 91(3), 1-5.
Lucio, E M. , Hernandez-Cervantes, Q., Duran, C., & Butcher, J. N. (2010). Effect of Age and Type of School on MMPI-A Scores in a 13-18 Year Old Mexican Adolescent Sample. International Journal of Hispanic Psychology, 2, 177-192.
Zapata, A., Kreuch, T., Landers, R. N., Hoyt, T. & Butcher, J. N. (2009). Clinical personality assessment in personnel settings using the MMPI-2: A cross-cultural comparison. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 9, 287-298.
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