Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

The most widely used objective clinical test of personality is the Minnesota multiphasic personality inventory-2 (MMPI-2), a revised version of the original test that was published in 1989. One of the proven strengths of the test is its adaptability to a large variety of cultures and languages. representing a truly international collaboration, this book discusses cross-national personality assessment research generally and provides documentation on the adaptation of the MMPI-2 into other languages. The fifty-six contributors to this volume provide detailed accounts of translation and research conducted around the world, demonstrating the growing clinical research basis of the text. Beginning with some general methodological chapters, the book presents a number of issues and practical problems related to the translation of personality inventories. Information from several translation projects is used to provide detailed illustrations of how translation difficulties were dealt with in different cultural contexts employing different translation techniques. A separate chapter addresses some model approaches to testing the equivalence of psychological tests in cross-cultural settings. In the next section of the book, the contributors describe the process by which the test has been translated into Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Hmong, Flemish/Dutch, Norwegian, Icelandic, Russian, Greek, Turkish, Arabic, Hebrew, and Persian. Several chapters address "international" applications within the United States - for example, the use of the MMPI-2 with Asian Americans and the importance of considering an individual's level of acculturation when using the test.

Buy International Adaptations of the MMPI-2 book by James N. Butcher from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780816626328
ISBN-10: 0816626324
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 44mm)
Pages: 696
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 9-Aug-1996
Country of Publication: United States

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about International Adaptations of the MMPI-2 book by James N. Butcher and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Author James N. Butcher

Abnormal Psychology by James N. Butcher

Abnormal Psychology

Paperback, September 2016
$116.05
Using the MMPI-2 in Forensic Assessment by James N. Butcher

Using the MMPI-2 in Forensic Assessment

Hardback, March 2015
$137.65
Korea by James N. Butcher

Korea

Paperback, April 2013
$37.79
Beginner's Guide to the MMPI-A by James N. Butcher

A Beginner's Guide to the MMPI-A

Hardback, May 2011
$105.30