Objective personality tests uses questionnaires that limit the test-taker's responses to "true," "false," or "cannot say." These tests have a much higher level of standardization than projective tests, and hence are often called objective tests.
An empirically based measure of adolescent psychopathology, the MMPI-A test contains adolescent-specific scales, and other unique features designed to make the instrument especially appropriate for today’s youth.
Offering reports tailored to particular settings, the MMPI-A test helps provide relevant information to aid in problem identification, diagnosis, and treatment planning for youth (ages 14 years to 18 years).
Support diagnosis and treatment planning in a variety of settings.
Identify the root causes of potential problems early on.
Provide easy-to-understand information to share with parents, teachers, and others in the adolescent’s support network.
Guide professionals in making appropriate referrals.
Million Adolescent Clinical Inventory (MACI)
Developed specifically for teens, the Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory evaluates concerns, demands, and conditions that teens encounter. For example, the MACI measure emotional patterns, clinical symptoms, and apprehensions in teen life. Common uses for this instrument are with psychologists, psychiatrists, juvenile justice professionals, and school mental health professionals.
Participants are asked to respond to 160 true/false items. Approximately 25 to 30 minutes is required for completing the test and it can be taken by paper-and pencil, CD, or with a computer. The recommended age for participants is 13 to 19 years old.