Quiz Chapter 8, Millon Clinical
Multiaxial Inventory
The Handbook of Psychological
Assessment
5th edition
1. The MCMI assesses a clients
personality, _____, and attitude
toward taking tests. (295)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Criminal tendencies
Emotional adjustment
State anxiety level
Substance abuse proclivity
All of the above
1. The MCMI assesses a clients
personality, _____, and attitude
toward taking tests. (295)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Criminal tendencies
Emotional adjustment
State anxiety level
Substance abuse proclivity
All of the above
2. Elevations of the Delusional
Disorder (PP) scale indicate: (333)
A. Anxiety-related symptoms including
hypervigilance and startle reactions
B. Mood swings from elation to depression
C. Acutely paranoid states
D. Somatic complaints such as generalized pain
E. All of the above
2. Elevations of the Delusional
Disorder (PP) scale indicate: (333)
A. Anxiety-related symptoms including
hypervigilance and startle reactions
B. Mood swings from elation to depression
C. Acutely paranoid states
D. Somatic complaints such as generalized pain
E. All of the above
3. A limitation of the MCMI is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Time required to use it
Insufficiently related to theory
Low Reliability
Extensive item overlap
All of the above
3. A limitation of the MCMI is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Time required to use it
Insufficiently related to theory
Low Reliability
Extensive item overlap
All of the above
4. The MCMI is appropriate for:
(296)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Normal persons
Mildly disturbed persons
Psychiatric populations
Providing DSM-IV diagnosis
All of the above
4. The MCMI is appropriate for:
(296)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Normal persons
Mildly disturbed persons
Psychiatric populations
Providing DSM-IV diagnosis
All of the above
5. Millon’s theory of personality
posits three polarities. Which of
the following is NOT one of them.
(299).
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Pleasure-pain
Active-passive
Agentic-receptive
Self-other
All of the above
5. Millon’s theory of personality
posits three polarities. Which of
the following is NOT one of them.
(299).
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Pleasure-pain
Active-passive
Agentic-receptive
Self-other
All of the above
6. The MCMI: (295)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Is an alternative to the MMPI
Is a competitor to the MMPI
Nicely complements the MMPI
Is considerably shorter than the MMPI-2
All of the above
6. The MCMI: (295)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Is an alternative to the MMPI
Is a competitor to the MMPI
Nicely complements the MMPI
Is considerably shorter than the MMPI-2
All of the above
7. A significant feature of the
MCMI is BR scores. BR stands for
A. Bromine-chemical element with atomic
number 35
B. Banana Republic
C. Battle Royale
D. Base Rate
E. Bell-shaped Results
7. A significant feature of the
MCMI is BR scores. BR stands for
A. Bromine-chemical element with atomic
number 35
B. Banana Republic
C. Battle Royale
D. Base Rate
E. Bell-shaped Results
8. Relatively more frequent
psychiatric disorders (i.e.
Dependent) with high BR’s: (298)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Require relatively higher cutoff points
Require relatively lower cutoff points
Are considered less important for treatment
Have a lower rate of successful treatment
Are rarely covered by insurance.
8. Relatively more frequent
psychiatric disorders (i.e.
Dependent) with high BR’s: (298)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Require relatively higher cutoff points
Require relatively lower cutoff points
Are considered less important for treatment
Have a lower rate of successful treatment
Are rarely covered by insurance.
9. The first step in interpretation of
the MCMI is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Determine profile validity
Interpret the personality disorder scales
Interpret clinical syndrome scales
Review noteworthy responses
Provide diagnostic impressions
9. The first step in interpretation of
the MCMI is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Determine profile validity
Interpret the personality disorder scales
Interpret clinical syndrome scales
Review noteworthy responses
Provide diagnostic impressions
10. Elevated scores on the ____ might
include feelings of being empty or angry,
crying easily, having low self-esteem. (312)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
APOD Index
Debasement Index
Disclosure index
Validity index
Desirability index
10. Elevated scores on the ____ might
include feelings of being empty or angry,
crying easily, having low self-esteem. (312)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
APOD Index
Debasement Index
Disclosure index
Validity index
Desirability index
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Quiz Chapter 8, Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory