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Personality assessment in treatment planning use of the MMPI-2 and BTPI

Butcher, James Neal, 1933- ;Perry, Julia N.

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press 2008

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  • Title:
    Personality assessment in treatment planning use of the MMPI-2 and BTPI
  • Author/Creator: Butcher, James Neal, 1933-
  • Perry, Julia N.
  • Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press
  • Creation Date: 2008
  • Edition: [Rev. and substantially expanded ed.].
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (259 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-231) and index.
  • Subjects: Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory; Personality assessment
  • Description: The establishment of frank and honest communication is one of the most important early goals of psychotherapy. Indeed, the most prominent challenge in the early stages of treatment is to develop a comfortable relationship that allows disclosure. In this volume, the authors show that objectively interpreted personality measures can be applied in psychotherapeutic assessments to facilitate an understanding of the patient and a thriving treatment program. Successful psychotherapy depends upon an early understanding of the patient's problems and personality and the establishment of attainable trea
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-231) and index.
  • Contents: Importance of psychological assessment in treatment planning
    Introduction to the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2)
    Hypotheses about treatment from MMPI-2 scales and indexes
    MMPI-2 supplementary scales in treatment evaluation
    MMPI-2 content indicators in evaluating therapy patients
    The Butcher Treatment Planning Inventory (BTPI)
    Use of computer-generated reports in treatment planning
    Providing the client feedback with the MMPI-2
    Case analyses
    Postscript : objective personality in psychological treatment.
  • OCLC Number: 781262304
    247074873
  • Identifier: ISBN1-281-52924-9;ISBN9786611529246;ISBN0-19-804410-0