Citations with the tag: PERSONALITY Assessment Inventory

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  • Note on concurrent validation of the personality assessment inventory in law enforcement.
    Hays, J. Ray // Psychological Reports; Aug97, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p244 

    Evaluates the Personality Assessment Inevntory's utility for identifying psychopathology among applicants for law enforcement applicants. Findings of studies conducted; Tasks which the applicants were expected to perform.

  • Franchising Do You Have What It Takes?
    Hays, J. Ray // Franchising World; Nov2005, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p48 

    Focuses on the popularity of personality-assessment test in the franchising sector in the U.S. according to "The Wall Street Journal." Implication of the trend for the industry; Factor that contributes to the popularity of the tests.

  • Validity Indices for the Heston Personal Adjustment Inventory.
    Auble, Donavon // Journal of Applied Psychology; Apr57, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p79 

    The article presents information on a study which assessed the utility of the Heston Personal Adjustment Inventory as an instrument for predicting adjustment to college life. The study examined the correlation between scores from the Heston Personal Adjustment Inventory and mean ratings by...

  • EFFECTS OF PERCEIVED SELECTION RATIO ON PERSONALITY TEST FAKING.
    Robie, Chet // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal; 2006, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p1233 

    Research has not investigated the degree to which perceived selection ratio may affect faking on personality inventories. In this study, two personality inventories that differed in item subtlety were administered to 150 undergraduate students. Half of the students were administered a...

  • Self-Reported Psychopathology in Athletes: A Comparison of Intercollegiate Student-Athletes and Non-Athletes.
    Storch, Eric A.; Storch, Jason B.; Killiany, Erin M.; Roberti, Jonathan W. // Journal of Sport Behavior; Mar2005, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p86 

    This study compared the psychosocial maladjustment of a sample of elite intercollegiate athletes to a sample of their non-athlete peers. The Social Anxiety Scale for Adolescents and alcohol, depression, and non-support subscales of the Personality Assessment Inventory were administered to 398...

  • Assessing the Heterogeneity of Aggressive Behavior Traits: Exploratory and Confirmatory Analyses of the Reactive and Instrumental Aggression Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) Scales.
    Antonius, Daniel; Sinclair, Samuel Justin; Shiva, Andrew A.; Messinger, Julie W.; Maile, Jordan; Siefert, Caleb J.; Belfi, Brian; Malaspina, Dolores; Biais, Mark A. // Violence & Victims; 2013, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p587 

    The heterogeneity of violent behavior is often overlooked in risk assessment despite its importance in the management and treatment of psychiatric and forensic patients. In this study, items from the Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) were first evaluated and rated by experts in terms of how...

  • CROSS-VALIDITY OF PROCEDURES FOR SELECTING LIFE INSURANCE SALESMEN.
    Merenda, Peter F.; Clarke, Walter V.; Hall, Charles E. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Dec61, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p376 

    The article presents a study of the cross-validity of the prediction systems used to select life insurance salesmen in its aim to enhance the selection using predictor variables. Subjects were 535 male life insurance agents hired by an insurance company from January 1, 1955 to July 31, 1956. The...

  • Relationship Satisfaction and the PAI: Examining Stress, Psychological Distress, Aggression, and Alcohol Use.
    Lund, Emily M.; Thomas, Katie B. // North American Journal of Psychology; Jun2014, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p201 

    Using a sample of 147 undergraduate psychology students, we developed a well-fitting structural equation model (SEM) that predicted relationship satisfaction based on the Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI). Overall psychological distress, perceived life stress, and aggression predicted...

  • Genome-wide analyses of borderline personality features.
    Lubke, G H; Laurin, C; Amin, N; Hottenga, J J; Willemsen, G; van Grootheest, G; Abdellaoui, A; Karssen, L C; Oostra, B A; van Duijn, C M; Penninx, B W J H; Boomsma, D I // Molecular Psychiatry; Aug2014, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p923 

    The heritability of borderline personality (BP) features has been established in multiple twin and family studies. Using data from the borderline subscale of the Personality Assessment Inventory Borderline Features Scale (PAI-BOR) collected in two Dutch cohorts (N=7125), the Netherlands Twin...

  • Influences of Comorbid Disorders on Personality Assessment Inventory Profiles in Women with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
    Drury, Pamela; Calhoun, Patrick S.; Boggs, Christina; Araujo, Gustavo; Dennis, Michelle F.; Beckham, Jean C. // Journal of Psychopathology & Behavioral Assessment; Jun2009, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p119 

    The present study describes Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) profiles for women with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Four groups of women were sampled: single Axis I diagnosis of PTSD; PTSD and major depressive disorder (MDD); PTSD, MDD, at least one other Axis I disorder; and...

  • The Personality Assessment Inventory: Clinical Utility, Psychometric Properties, and Normative Data for Bariatric Surgery Candidates.
    Corsica, Joyce A.; Azarbad, Leila; McGill, Kamara; Wool, Laura; Hood, Megan // Obesity Surgery; Jun2010, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p722 

    The Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI), an overall measure of personality and psychopathology, features a number of dimensions that may be useful in the psychological assessment of bariatric surgery candidates. However, its clinical utility is limited because psychometric properties of the...

  • C-84 Prediction of Noncredible Cognitive Findings in Concussed Service Members with Common Personality Assessment Inventory Negative Distortion Indicators.
    Mooney, S; Seats, E; Nave, P; Raintree, J; Jihad, K; Taylor, E // Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology; Sep2014, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p604 

    Objective: A multitude of studies have examined the relationship between the MMPI-2 and failed cognitive symptom validity testing (SVTs). Little has been done, to date, to examine similar relationships between the Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) and SVTs in military samples with remote...

  • GETTING PERSONAL.
    Mooney, S; Seats, E; Nave, P; Raintree, J; Jihad, K; Taylor, E // Psychology Today; Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p35 

    Presents information on a questionnaire based on the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory which measures scales of psychopathology.

  • Physical activity patterns and estimated daily energy expenditures in normal and overweight Tunisian schoolchildren.
    Zarrouk, Fayçal; Bouhlel, Ezdine; Feki, Youssef; Amri, Mohamed; Shephard, Roy J. // Journal of Sports Science & Medicine; Mar2009, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p83 

    Our aim was to test the normality of physical activity patterns and energy expenditures in normal weight and overweight primary school students. Heart rate estimates of total daily energy expenditure (TEE), active energy expenditure (AEE), and activity patterns were made over 3 consecutive...

  • Keysort Method of Scoring the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory.
    Manson, Morse P.; Grayson, Harry M. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Oct46, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p509 

    The article presents a study on the keysort method of scoring the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI). This MMPI is a psychometric instrument designed ultimately to provide scores on all the more important phases of personality. It has contained 550 different statements about the...

  • Profile Analysis of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory in Differential Diagnosis.
    Meehl, Paul E. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Oct46, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p517 

    The article discusses the profile analysis of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) in differential diagnosis. This study has aimed to evaluate MMPI as used in the differential diagnosis of three main categories of hospitalized psychiatric patients, including psychosis,...

  • Features of Psychopathology in Self-Injuring Female College Students.
    Kerr, Patrick L.; Muehlenkamp, Jennifer J. // Journal of Mental Health Counseling; Oct2010, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p290 

    Although research on nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is accumulating, there is as yet little data on psychopathological features associated with NSSJ in nonclinical samples. College students may be particularly susceptible to engaging in NSSJ and NSSI may bephenomenologically and etiologically...

  • A NEW SCORING APPARATUS FOR THE BERN-REUTER PERSONALITY INVENTORY.
    Conway, Clifford B. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Apr36, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p264 

    The article reports on the development of a scoring apparatus for the Bernreuter personality inventories as an arduous task in making personality assessment. The scoring apparatus is fast and accurate in eliminating checking and allows simultaneously scoring of six traits which is adapted to...

  • Neuropsychological Outcome from Uncomplicated Mild, Complicated Mild, and Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury in US Military Personnel†.
    Lange, Rael T.; Brickell, Tracey A.; French, Louis M.; Merritt, Victoria C.; Bhagwat, Aditya; Pancholi, Sonal; Iverson, Grant L. // Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology; Aug2012, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p480 

    This study compared the neuropsychological outcome in military personnel following mild-to-moderate traumatic brain injury (TBI). Participants were 83 service members divided into three injury severity groups: uncomplicated mild TBI (MTBI; n = 24), complicated MTBI (n = 17), and moderate TBI (n...

  • A BRIEF STUDY OF THE VALIDITY OF A NEUROTIC INVENTORY.
    Moran, Thomas F. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Feb35, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p180 

    The article examines the validity of neurotic inventories performed in psychological tests and questionnaires. The purpose of the study was to discover whether the individuals and groups who checked the assessment were doing so according to their true feeling toward the items. Meanwhile, 187...

  • The Eysenck Personality Inventory Scores in a Group of Psychiatric Patients.
    Verghese, Abraham; Abraham, Annamma // British Journal of Psychiatry; Jun72, Vol. 120 Issue 559, p681 

    The article presents a study which aimed to evaluate the Eysenk Personality Inventory that has been used in measuring the personality of psychiatric patients at the Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College in Vellore, India. Researchers have administered the said personality...

  • VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY OF THE MILLER FORENSIC ASSESSMENT OF SYMPTOMS TEST (M-FAST): COMMENT ON VEAZEY, ET AL. (2005).
    Charter, Richard A. // Psychological Reports; Dec2005, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p875 

    Confidence intervals are provided for the validity coefficients calculated by Veazey, et al. for the M-FAST. Two coefficients alpha are also presented along with suggestions for different approaches to calculating the M-FAST internal consistency reliability.

  • EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH IN A SAMPLE OF KUWAITI COLLEGE STUDENTS.
    Alkhadher, Othman // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Jun2007, Vol. 104 Issue 3, p923 

    This summary investigated correlations between emotional intelligence and psychological health amongst 191 Kuwaiti undergraduate students in psychology, 98 men and 93 women (M age=20.6 yr., SD=2.8). There were two measures of emotional intelligence, one based on the ability model, the Arabic...

  • Further Application of Simplified Scoring of the Bernreuter Personality Inventory.
    McClelland, David C. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Apr47, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p182 

    The article presents a study which aimed to evaluate the simplified method of scoring the Bernreuter Personality Inventory. By considering the published norms of the said personality tests, the researcher tested the representativeness of the correlation sample, the reliability of the short...

  • PROJECTIVE DRAWINGS FOR ASSESSING STRESS AMONG SUBJECTS WITH MEDICAL SYMPTOMS COMPATIBLE WITH SICK BUILDING SYNDROME, AND VALIDATION OF A MODIFIED VERSION OF THE STRESS LOAD INDEX FROM THE DRAWING PERSONALITY PROFILE: A PILOT STUDY.
    Runeson, Roma; Wahlstedt, Kurt; Norbäck, Dan // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Feb2007, Vol. 104 Issue 1, p111 

    It was hypothesized that subjects with medical symptoms would show more signs of stress in projective drawings. A Stress Load Index, including five signs of stress in drawings, was evaluated. A questionnaire with an instruction to draw ‘a person in the rain’ was sent to a cohort of...

  • The Use of the Harrower-Erickson Multiple Choice Rorschach Test with a Selected Group of Women in Military Service.
    Winfield, Marjorie Case // Journal of Applied Psychology; Oct46, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p481 

    The article presents the study on the use of the Harrower-Erickson Multiple Choice Rorschach (MCR) Test and Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) with a selected group of women in military service. The purpose of the study was to conduct medical and dental examinations, outfitting...

  • The K Factor as a Suppressor Variable in the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory.
    Meehl, Paul E.; Hathaway, Starke R. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Oct46, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p525 

    The article discusses the use of K factor as a suppressor variable in the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory. This study has discussed the general problem of test-taking attitudes in their effect upon scores obtained on structured personality inventories. It has also noted that the...

  • A Review and Comparison of the Reliabilities of the MMPI-2, MCMI-III, and PAI Presented in Their Respective Test Manuals.
    Wise, Edward A.; Streiner, David L.; Walfish, Steven // Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (Sage Publi; Jan2010, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p246 

    This article provides a review of the literature to determine the most frequently used personality tests. Based on this review, internal consistency and test-retest reliability coefficients from the test manuals for the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2), Millon Clinical...

  • Braille Edition of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory for Use with the Blind.
    Cross, Orrin H. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Apr47, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p189 

    The article presents a study which aimed to assess the usability of the braille edition of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) as a personality test for the blind. The transcribed personality test was administered to 25 male and 25 female blind people from a cooperative...

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