Definition of Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory in English:

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Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory

Entry from US English dictionary

(abbreviation MMPI)


A test consisting of hundreds of true-false questions, used as a diagnostic tool by psychologists.
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  • In the case studies, pre-employment psychological test evaluations were available to be reviewed including Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventories, psychologist's notes, and extensive background information.
  • The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory is one of the most widely used personality assessments with offender populations.
  • To administer MMPIs (Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventories) to all prospective recruits, or to understand every individual's personal demons leading to poor decisions is impossible.
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