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MMPI-3 in Malingering Determinations

Presented By Martin Sellbom, PhD
Martin Sellbom, PhD

1 Hour | 1 CE

This on-demand professional training program on MMPI-3 in Malingering Determinations is presented by Martin Sellbom, PhD.

This intermediate-level program discusses the role of the recently released 335-item MMPI-3 in the assessment of malingering. This program assumes background and basic interpretation knowledge of both the MMPI-3 and forensic assessment. The majority of the time is devoted to discussing the MMPI-3 Validity scales used for the assessment of overreporting of psychopathology and somatic/cognitive complaints and how these scales can be used as evidence for a malingering determination. Research supporting the scales’ use for this purpose is discussed. The program ends with case illustrations.

Intended Audience

This on-demand professional training program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals

Experience Level

This on-demand professional training program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.

CE / CPD Credit

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

Describe the psychometric findings available to guide MMPI-3 interpretation of validity scales assessing overreporting

Describe various considerations for using the MMPI-3 in malingering determinations

Describe how to use the interpret the MMPI-3 overreporting validity scales in the context of evaluating for malingering


Presented By

Martin Sellbom, PhD

Martin Sellbom is a Professor in Clinical Psychology at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2007 from Kent State University. His research focuses on psychopathy and other personality disorders, the integration of personality and psychopath...

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