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Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory®-2 (MMPI®-2)

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Key information

Test of adult psychopathology


James N Butcher,

John R Graham,

Yossef S Ben-Porath,

Auke Tellegen,

W. Grant Dahlstrom,

Beverly Kaemmer

Publication Year:

1989, 2001 (revised), updated 2003 and 2009

Age Range:

18 years and older


Individual - 60 to 90 minutes

Qualification Code:


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The MMPI-2 is the most widely used and widely researched test of adult psychopathology.

MMPI-2 Basic Information


2001 Manual: James N. Butcher, Ph.D., John R. Graham, Ph.D., Yossef S Ben-Porath, Ph.D., Auke Tellegen, Ph.D., W. Grant Dahlstrom, Ph.D., and Beverly Kaemmer, Coordinator for the Press

2003 RC Scales Test Monograph: Auke Tellegen, Ph.D., Yossef S. Ben-Porath, Ph.D., John L. McNulty, Ph.D., Paul A. Arbisi, Ph.D., John R. Graham, Ph.D., and Beverly Kaemmer

2009 FBS Test Monograph: Yossef S. Ben-Porath, Ph.D., John R. Graham, Ph.D., Auke Tellegen, Ph.D.

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press

Distributor: Pearson Assessments

Dates of Publication: 1989, 2001 (revised), updated 2003 and 2009

Length: 567 True-False items

Administration Time: 60-90 minutes

Minimum Reading Level: 5th grade (Lexile average), 4.6 grade (Flesch-Kincaid)

Age:18 years and older

Norm Group: A nationally representative community sample of adult men and women (1,138 males and 1,462 females between the ages of 18 and 80 from several regions and diverse communities within the U.S.)

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Numerous Uses

The MMPI-2 test’s 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.
  • Support classification, treatment, and management decisions in criminal justice and correctional settings.
  • 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 programmes and select appropriate treatment approaches.
  • Support college and career counselling recommendations.
  • Provide valuable insight for marriage and family counselling.

Key Features

  • Descriptive and diagnostic information relevant to today’s clients. Tailored reports present interpretive information for specific settings to help meet a wide range of needs.
  • Nationally representative normative sample. Normative sample consists of 1,138 males and 1,462 females between the ages of 18 and 80 from several regions and diverse communities within the U.S.
  • Flexible administration and scoring. The test can be administered in several formats: traditional paper-and-pencil, audiocassette or CD recording, and computer.
  • Abbreviated format. The first 370 items of the test can be administered to obtain scores for validity indicators L, F, and K and the 10 clinical scales. The full MMPI-2 test must be administered to obtain scores for all the validity indicators, the content scales, and the supplementary scales.

Price list

Manual Administration Kits

Handscored introductory kit:

Includes manual and all the materials necessary to administer and score 50 MMPI-2 protocols and 10 test booklets
ISBN: 9780749153687
£1,159.79 inc VAT

Handscore materials package:

Includes 50 answer sheets, 50 validity and clinical scales profile forms and 50 RC scales profile forms
ISBN: 9780749153694
£149.39 inc VAT


Content component scales, pack of 50
ISBN: 9780749153762
£72.00 inc VAT
Content scales, pack of 50
ISBN: 9780749153755
£72.00 inc VAT
Clinical Subscales, pack of 50
ISBN: 9780749153748
£74.40 inc VAT
RC (Restructured Clinical) Scales, pack of 50
ISBN: 9780749153724
£74.40 inc VAT
Supplementary scales, pack of 50
ISBN: 9780749153779
£72.00 inc VAT
Non-K-Corrected Validity and Clinical Scales, pack of 50
ISBN: 9780749153731
£74.40 inc VAT
Test booklets, pack of 10
ISBN: 9780749153663
£60.59 inc VAT
Validity and Clinical scales, pack of 50
ISBN: 9780749153717
£78.59 inc VAT
MMPI 2 handscore answersheets, pack of 50
ISBN: 9780749159030
£85.19 inc VAT

Manual Administration Components

ISBN: 9780749153670
£84.59 inc VAT
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ISBN: 9780749153656
£70.49 inc VAT

Q-global® Web-based Administration, Scoring and Reporting

Q-global MMPI-2 Reports for Forensic Settings
ISBN: 9780749166281
£67.80 inc VAT
Q-global MMPI-2 Adult Clinical System Interpretive Report
ISBN: 9780749166298
£49.20 inc VAT
Q-global MMPI-2 Extended Score Report
ISBN: 9780749166311
£18.60 inc VAT
Q-global MMPI-2 Personnel Adjustment Rating Report
ISBN: 9780749166328
£33.60 inc VAT
Q-global MMPI-2 Personnel Interpretive Report
ISBN: 9780749166335
£61.80 inc VAT

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