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Quiz Quiz7b Graham 117-249. 1. The L scale consists of minor flaws and weaknesses that most people (p. 33). will admit to will deny are confused about do not have attribute to low socioeconomic status. 1. The L scale consists of minor flaws and weaknesses that most people (p. 33).

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Quiz Quiz7b Graham 117-249


1. The L scale consists of minor flaws and weaknesses that most people (p. 33)

  • will admit to

  • will deny

  • are confused about

  • do not have

  • attribute to low socioeconomic status


1. The L scale consists of minor flaws and weaknesses that most people (p. 33)

  • will admit to

  • will deny

  • are confused about

  • do not have

  • attribute to low socioeconomic status


2. The Harris-Lingoes subscales were constructed by: (118)

  • empirical keying

  • multiple regression

  • factor analysis

  • rationally examining the content of items

  • all of the above


2. The Harris-Lingoes subscales were constructed by: (118)

  • empirical keying

  • multiple regression

  • factor analysis

  • rationally examining the content of items

  • all of the above


3. When should the Harris-Lingoes subscales be interpreted? (124)

  • when the case is of extreme importance such as in forensics

  • whenever the clinician wants more detail

  • when the parent scale is significantly elevated

  • always; that’s why they are there

  • only for those profiles with validity concerns


3. When should the Harris-Lingoes subscales be interpreted? (124)

  • when the case is of extreme importance such as in forensics

  • whenever the clinician wants more detail

  • when the parent scale is significantly elevated

  • always; that’s why they are there

  • only for those profiles with validity concerns


4. The F and Fp scales are very good indicators of the ______ response set. (244)

  • fake good

  • Overreporting

  • Racist

  • social desirability

  • sociopathic


4. The F and Fp scales are very good indicators of the ______ response set. (244)

  • fake good

  • Overreporting

  • Racist

  • social desirability

  • sociopathic


5. Which of the following scales helps to understand scale 4? (129)

  • Brooding

  • need for affection

  • somatic complaints

  • mental dullness

  • family discord


5. Which of the following scales helps to understand scale 4? (129)

  • Brooding

  • need for affection

  • somatic complaints

  • mental dullness

  • family discord


6. Wiggins used the entire MMPI item pool to form the (135)

  • content scales

  • validity scales

  • reliability scales

  • bathroom scales

  • mmpi


6. Wiggins used the entire MMPI item pool to form the (135)

  • content scales

  • validity scales

  • reliability scales

  • bathroom scales

  • mmpi


7. An important goal in developing the MMPI-2 Content scales was to maximize: (142)

  • a. heterogeneity

  • b. internal consistency

  • c. impartiality

  • d. diversity

  • e. all of the above


7. An important goal in developing the MMPI-2 Content scales was to maximize: (142)

  • a. heterogeneity

  • b. internal consistency

  • c. impartiality

  • d. diversity

  • e. all of the above


8. Users of the content scales should consider t-scores greater than __ as high scores. (145)

  • 40

  • 50

  • 65

  • 80

  • 90


8. Users of the content scales should consider t-scores greater than __ as high scores. (145)

  • 40

  • 50

  • 65

  • 80

  • 90


9. Considerable evidence exists for the ____ validity of MMPI-2 scales but evidence of ____ validity is general lacking. (240)

  • discriminant/convergent

  • convergent/discriminant

  • both

  • neither


9. Considerable evidence exists for the ____ validity of MMPI-2 scales but evidence of ____ validity is general lacking. (240)

  • discriminant/convergent

  • convergent/discriminant

  • both

  • neither


10. _____ validity is demonstrated when scores on a scale correlate with conceptually relevant extra-test measures.

  • Face

  • Convergent

  • Discriminant

  • all of the above

  • none of the above


10. _____ validity is demonstrated when scores on a scale correlate with conceptually relevant extra-test measures.

  • Face

  • Convergent

  • Discriminant

  • all of the above

  • none of the above


Bonus Question: Most of the clinical scales are quite _____ in terms of item content. (117)

  • Uniform

  • Homogeneous

  • Obvious

  • Heterogeneous

  • a & b


Bonus Question: Most of the clinical scales are quite _____ in terms of item content. (117)

  • Uniform

  • Homogeneous

  • Obvious

  • Heterogeneous

  • a & b


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