Interpretive Guide to the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory (Hardcover)

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Interpretive Guide to the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory, Third Edition is designed to help mental health graduate students and professionals understand and interpret the MCMI-III.

By way of a thorough review of the available literature, the book discusses the design, development, and operating characteristics of the inventory, along with the basics of personality theory. This now classic volume provides a step-by-step method to interpret the MCMI-III along with extensive case reports examples. As presented in previous editions, this method is unique in its emphasis of the examinee's personality style as opposed to relying on automated interpretations or interpretive systems. Also discussed are practical application of using the MCMI-III in conjunction with other psychological tests.

Interpretive Guide to the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory, Third Edition will continue to be a definitive source for using the MCMI in assessment, treatment, and psychotherapy, and thereby assisting clinicians, researchers, and students of psychology help their clients in the best possible way.

About the Author

James P. Choca, PhD, is a Cuban American with a doctorate in clinical psychology from Loyola University Chicago. He was a member of the faculty of the Psychology Division of the Northwestern University Medical School, and chief of psychology at Lakeside VA Medical Center for more than 20 years. After moving to Roosevelt University, he first directed the clinical PsyD program and then served as chair of the department for 12 years. He is a full professor teaching courses in psychopathology and psychological assessment. A diplomate of the American Board of Assessment Psychology, and a fellow of the Society for Personality Assessment, Dr. Choca's scholarly work has included writings on the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory and the Halstead Category Test. More recently he created the Emotional Assessment System, a measure of disorders in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. His interest in the evaluations of Hispanics recently led to his working in Chile, Argentina, and Spain.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781591470403
ISBN-10: 1591470404
Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)
Publication Date: April 15th, 2004
Pages: 379
Language: English