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Classifying Criminal Offenders with the MMPI-2 describes how the system was originally derived and validated and gives instructions on how to classify the original MMPI and MMPI-2 profiles of male and female criminal offenders. It integrates the findings of more than one hundred independent studies with previously unpublished original research investigating the characteristics of each of the system's empirically derived male and female types. On the basis of these data, the authors recommend the optimal settings, change agents, and treatment programs for each type of offender.As the basic reference work on the MMPI-2 Megargee System, this volume will be an essential resource for criminal justice practitioners, psychologists interested in the MMPI-2, and researchers in criminal classification and personality assessment.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780816630455
ISBN-10: 0816630453
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 157mm x 31mm)
Pages: 446
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 5-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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