Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory

noun Psychology.
a widely used test designed to identify configurations of personality traits in normal persons and to study the personality patterns occurring in various types of mental illness. Abbreviation: MMPI

Origin:
1940–45; after the University of Minnesota, where it was developed

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minnesota multiphasic personality inventory

noun
a self-report personality inventory consisting of 550 items that describe feelings or actions which the person is asked to agree with or disagree with; many scales estimating traits and qualities of personality have been developed using MMPI items 
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