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A Comparative Analysis of Sex Offender Subgroups Using the MMPI-2-RF

Corresponding Author Information: Isabella Campanini Session Abstract: The current study aimed to expand the existing literature on sex offenders with regards to personality and psychological dysfunction, by comparing specific subgroups of sex offenders using the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory- Second Edition- Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF). Archival data from a sample of N=244 adult male sex offenders … Continue reading A Comparative Analysis of Sex Offender Subgroups Using the MMPI-2-RF

A Performance-Based Test on the Circumplex Model: An Adaptation of the Picture Frustration Study Coherent with Criterion A of the AMPD

Corresponding Author Information: Carlo Vetere Session Abstract: The interpersonal paradigm in personality assessment uses circumplex based measures for assessment, evaluating interpersonal abilities, and the coping strategies through the coordinates of Community and Agency. The Picture Frustration Study (PFS) is an old test of 24 cartoon pictures showing two people in frequently frustrating situations, which is able … Continue reading A Performance-Based Test on the Circumplex Model: An Adaptation of the Picture Frustration Study Coherent with Criterion A of the AMPD

A Psychometric Comparison of the US Spanish and English MMPI-3

Corresponding Author Information: Tessa Long Session Abstract: BACKGROUND The MMPI-3 is the newest iteration of the MMPI. Although the Spanish MMPI-3 will include a dedicated manual (Ben-Porath & Tellegen, upcoming), a dearth of previous validation research exists on the Spanish MMPI measures. The purpose of the proposed study is to compare psychometric properties of the … Continue reading A Psychometric Comparison of the US Spanish and English MMPI-3

A Resilience and Recovery Focused Model of Psychological Assessment – Workshop J (3.5 CE Credits)

May 5 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (EDT) Presenters:  Rachel Cavallaro, PsyD | University of Hartford and University of Colorado: Center for Dependency, Addiction, and Rehabilitation (CeDAR) Harlan Austin, PhD | University of North Texas and University of Colorado: Center for Dependency, Addiction, and Rehabilitation (CeDAR) Workshop Information: Psychological assessment evolved out of the symptom-focused … Continue reading A Resilience and Recovery Focused Model of Psychological Assessment – Workshop J (3.5 CE Credits)

A Short Measure of Sexual Self Concept

Corresponding Author Information: Kenzhane Pantin Session Abstract: Sexual self-concept (SSC), or the self-evaluation of sexual feelings and behaviors, can influence various health outcomes, such as sexual risk taking and contraceptive use. Much of the research on SSC has been limited to highly specialized samples, and it is not yet widely present in the general social … Continue reading A Short Measure of Sexual Self Concept

A Study on the Detection of Feigning of Depression and PTSD with the Inventory of Problems-29 (IOP-29) and Inventory of Problems-Memory (IOP-M)

Corresponding Author Information: Claudia Pignolo Session Abstract: BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The Inventory of Problems-29 (IOP-29; Viglione, Giromini, & Landis, 2017) is a self-administered measure of symptom validity and credibility. Recently, a new forced-choice add-on implicit recognition task named the Inventory of Problems-Memory module (IOP-M) was introduced to be used in combination with it. Although available, … Continue reading A Study on the Detection of Feigning of Depression and PTSD with the Inventory of Problems-29 (IOP-29) and Inventory of Problems-Memory (IOP-M)

A Window into Hikikomori, an Increasingly Global Syndrome of Shutting Out Society (1.5 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: Tomoko Miwa Session Abstract: This case discussion presents a classic case of hikikomori in a male adolescent in Japan. The first presenter will describe hikikomori, a phenomenon and syndrome once unique to Japan, but increasingly found worldwide. It is a condition whereby an individual becomes an extreme recluse. Individuals with hikikomori often … Continue reading A Window into Hikikomori, an Increasingly Global Syndrome of Shutting Out Society (1.5 CE Credits)

Advanced Interpretation of the PAI: Distorted Profile Interpretation- Workshop P (3.5 CE Credits)

June 23 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm FREE Registration is now open! Presenter: Les Morey, PhD | Texas A&M University Workshop Information:  This workshop will involve an advanced discussion of the clinical use of the PAI. This presentation will highlight recent developments in PAI research and their implications for profile interpretation. A particular focus will involve profile validity, … Continue reading Advanced Interpretation of the PAI: Distorted Profile Interpretation- Workshop P (3.5 CE Credits)

Advancing Personality Assessment: The Hermeneutic Approach (1.75 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: Steven Anthony Sola Session Abstract: Contemporary psychotherapeutic practice including, but not limited to, psychoanalysis, psychodynamic psychotherapy, relational and intersubjective psychotherapies, narrative psychotherapy, and modern forms of family therapy, often rely on case formulations that call for a broader and more enlarged approach to the assessment process. But contemporary therapists all too often … Continue reading Advancing Personality Assessment: The Hermeneutic Approach (1.75 CE Credits)

Advancements in Measuring Criterion A of the Alternative Model for Personality Disorders (AMPD) – Symposium (1.5 CE Credits)

MARCH 20TH | 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM (ET) Sessions Abstract: The Alternative Model for Personality Disorders (AMPD; APA, 2013) Criterion A describes the severity of personality impairment, meant to represent what all personality disorders share in common. Recently there have been several new measures developed to capture this core of personality dysfunction. This symposium brings … Continue reading Advancements in Measuring Criterion A of the Alternative Model for Personality Disorders (AMPD) – Symposium (1.5 CE Credits)