Personality Assessment in Managed Health Care: Using the MMPI-2 in Treatment Planning

Publication Year: 1997

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Butcher, James N.

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 978-0-19-511160-6

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n response to the many challenges facing mental health professionals in the era of managed care, this highly respected group of contributors, from academia, managed care, and full-time clinical practice, point to the importance of personality assessment, particularly through the use of MMPI-2

Butcher and his colleagues argue that psychological assessment plays an indispensable role in managed care, both because it is an essential tool for evaluating the effectiveness of therapy and because of its significant contributions to the structuring and shortening of the process of therapy. By providing working examples of psychological treatment in the context of managed care, this book shows us that the most effective treatments use personality assessment as their foundation.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Butcher, James N.
ISBN: 978-0-19-511160-6
Specialty:
Abnormal Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Psychology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 264
Illustrations: 7
Year: 1997
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