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)

Differentiating between Suicide Attempters and Ideators: Evidence from MMPI-3 Scores

Corresponding Author Information: Megan Whitman Session Abstract: Many constructs that are generally predictive of suicidal ideation and behavior do not significantly discriminate between individuals who experience suicidal ideation without engaging in suicidal behavior (“ideators-only”) and suicide attempters (“attempters”). The goal of the current study was to identify constructs measured by the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-3 … Continue reading Differentiating between Suicide Attempters and Ideators: Evidence from MMPI-3 Scores

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)

Malingering Research: A Multi-Method Perspective – Symposium (1.5. CE Credits)

MARCH 18TH | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (ET) Session Abstract: During the past two decades over 1,200 papers on malingering research were published. To offer an overview and an update on the status of the art, this symposium adopts a multi-method perspective and reports on a series of studies conducted using different instruments. Mike Bagby … Continue reading Malingering Research: A Multi-Method Perspective – Symposium (1.5. CE Credits)

MMPI-3 Predictors of Anxiety Sensitivity and Distress Intolerance

Corresponding Author Information: Andrew J. Kremyar, MA Session Abstract: BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Documenting empirical correlates of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-3 (MMPI-3) scale scores is important for expanding the clinical utility of the instrument. To this end, the goals of the current study were to examine associations between scores on MMPI-3 scales and measures of … Continue reading MMPI-3 Predictors of Anxiety Sensitivity and Distress Intolerance

Personality Assessment via Telehealth: Keeping Up with the Times (1.25 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: Callie Jowers Session Abstract: Continuing its commitment to the professional development of graduate students, the Society for Personality Assessment Graduate Student (SPAGS) Education Committee is organizing a symposium to discuss the utilization of personality assessment instruments via telehealth. Given these unprecedented times and the challenges associated with learning and conducting personality assessment … Continue reading Personality Assessment via Telehealth: Keeping Up with the Times (1.25 CE Credits)

Predicting Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Suicidality in Adolescents Receiving Residential Treatment using the MMPI-A-RF

Corresponding Author Information: Megan Keen Session Abstract: Predicting Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Suicidality in Adolescents Receiving Residential Treatment using the MMPI-A-RF Megan A. Keen, Colette C. Delawalla, & Tayla T. C. Lee Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) and suicidal thoughts and behaviors (Suicidality) are critical  threats to the health of adolescents that must be detected and addressed. The … Continue reading Predicting Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Suicidality in Adolescents Receiving Residential Treatment using the MMPI-A-RF

Psychological Assessment for Treatment: The Values Dimension (1.75 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: Steven Anthony Sola Session Abstract: In keeping with the theme of the conference: "Advancing Standards in Personality Assessment," this symposium will bring together leading clinicians and researchers to explore the expanding scope of values assessment which links newer methods of assessment more closely with treatment. Dr. Steven Anthony Sola selectively and critically … Continue reading Psychological Assessment for Treatment: The Values Dimension (1.75 CE Credits)

Rorschach Markers of Emotional Distress and Dysregulation (1.25 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: Agata Ando' Session Abstract: Ando' and her colleagues begin the symposium examining how compared to non-smokers, smokers show different patterns of cognitive processing in relation to rumination and thought suppression. They also demonstrate that variables from the R-PAS Stress and Distress domain are associated with rumination and emotional dysregulation in both groups. … Continue reading Rorschach Markers of Emotional Distress and Dysregulation (1.25 CE Credits)

The “Reverse Assessment”: The Importance of Siblings

Corresponding Author Information: Carlo Vetere Session Abstract: During a collaborative assessment, usually one of the main goals with families is to help parents to develop empathy towards their children, in order to understand the inner motivations related to their dysfunctional behaviors. However, in certain clinical situations, the parents’ resources appear not to be enough for this … Continue reading The “Reverse Assessment”: The Importance of Siblings