Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
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Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory

  • Marian L. SmithEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_1996

Synonyms

MACI

Description

The Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory (MACI; Millon et al. 1993, 2006) is a self-report measure designed to assess adolescent personality patterns, concerns, societal pressures, and clinical symptoms. The MACI consists of 27 clinically relevant scales, 4 modifying validity scales, and 36 facet subscales (Table 1). The 12 personality scales are analogous to axis II diagnostic criteria of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed. [ DSM-IV]; American Psychiatric Association 1994) and reflect the manner in which personality features combine to form patterns. The eight expressed concerns scales highlight self-perceived feelings and attitudes that are salient to “troubled adolescents.” The seven clinical syndrome scales focus on behaviors, thoughts, and feelings that tend to stand out as the initial focus of treatment and correspond to axis I DSM-IVdiagnostic criteria. Finally, the 36 Grossman Personality Facet scales provide the...
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Via Christi Behavioral Health Crossroads Counseling CenterVia Christi Hospital Pittsburg Mt. CarmelPittsburgUSA