Millon Clinical Inventory Assessment

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Pearson Assessments first published the Millon Clinical Inventory Assessment (MACI) in 1993. The major author of this publication is Theodore Millon, PhD, DSc, who obtained his PhD from the University of Connecticut in 1954 (Millon). The MACI is a self-reporting, 160 item inventory, which assesses personality styles, significant problems or concerns, and clinical symptoms in adolescents (Millon). This includes sexual discomfort, substance abuse proneness, suicidal tendency, and eating dysfunctions. This paper will provide a clear understanding of the minor details about the MACI, information about the validity and reliability of the MACI, and also will provide a graph with data from two sample MACI reports. Uses The MACI is used by psychologists, psychiatrists, school psychologists, juvenile justice professionals and other mental health professionals and is suited for use in all teen treatment settings, including outpatient, inpatient, day treatment and residential treatment programs (Millon). It is intended for use with disturbed adolescents, between the ages of 13 and 19 years old, which has come to the attention of clinical professionals. It is not appropriate for screening or for the assessment of normal personality. It can be used to formulate diagnostic hypotheses, confirm clinical diagnoses, formulate treatment plans, or assist in decision making surrounding case management and disposition planning. It can also be used as an outcome measure to evaluate changes in
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