Introducing the MMPI-3 – Symposium (1.5 CE Credits)

MARCH 17TH | 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM (ET) Session Abstract: This symposium introduces the MMPI-3 (Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-3; Ben-Porath & Tellegen 2020), a 335-item version of the MMPI instruments designed to provide a comprehensive and efficient assessment of clinically relevant variables with updated items, scales, and norms. In the first presentation, MMPI-3 co-authors Yossef … Continue reading Introducing the MMPI-3 – Symposium (1.5 CE Credits)

Novel Measurement of Personality Dynamics Using Intensive Longitudinal Design – Symposium (1 CE Credit)

MARCH 20TH | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Session Abstract: Understanding dynamic characteristics of personality requires methodology capable of measuring patterns of behavior, affect, and cognitions over time and across situations. Intensive longitudinal designs have been used to model the unfolding of these processes in daily life. This symposium brings together several novel approaches within the … Continue reading Novel Measurement of Personality Dynamics Using Intensive Longitudinal Design – Symposium (1 CE Credit)

Object Relations in Psychopathology in Cancer Patients

Corresponding Author Information: Kate Szymanski Session Abstract: BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Approximately 42 million people worldwide suffer from any form of trauma of cancer, and this number is growing. Research shows that negative interpersonal relationships with physicians, mental health workers and family members correlate with more severe psychopathology and less adherence to treatment for cancer patients … Continue reading Object Relations in Psychopathology in Cancer Patients

Paternal Attachment as a Mediator for the Transmission of Parental Trauma: Gender Effects

Corresponding Author Information: Lauren Loughlin Session Abstract: BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Research on parental traumas showed mediating effects of insecure paternal attachment in transmitting intergenerational trauma to young adult children (Spiel & Szymanski, 2018). Further studies demonstrated a gender effect in assessing impact of intergenerational parental trauma. For example, Godbout et al. (2019) found that father’s trauma … Continue reading Paternal Attachment as a Mediator for the Transmission of Parental Trauma: Gender Effects

Perceived Rejection In Personality Psychopathology: The Role of Attachment & Gender

Corresponding Author Information: Kelsey Mara Priebe Session Abstract: Perceived Rejection In Personality Psychopathology: The Role of Attachment & Gender. Kelsey Priebe, B.A., Emily Sorem, B.A., & Jaime L. Anderson, Ph.D. BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Gender and adult attachment pattern may influence the development and course of personality disorders (PDs; Chiesa et al., 2017; Gawda & Czubak, … Continue reading Perceived Rejection In Personality Psychopathology: The Role of Attachment & Gender

Using Repeated Measurement to Therapeutically Assess Clients Over Time (1.5 CE Credit)

Corresponding Author Information: Katherine M. Thomas Session Abstract: A growing body of research identifies how between-person and within-person approaches to assessment ask and answer different types of questions. Clinically, we are often interested in knowing both how clients compare to others, and also how clients compare to themselves over time and across contexts. Despite the … Continue reading Using Repeated Measurement to Therapeutically Assess Clients Over Time (1.5 CE Credit)