Assessing chronic pain with the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI). Chapter uri icon


  • addresses the assessment of chronic pain with the MMPI, including the specific scales and profile configurations playing a prominent role in the evaluation of psychological factors contributing to chronic pain, as well as other physical disorders in addition, a review of the most current empirical studies relating to the MMPI diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain are discussed efforts to delineate distinguishing psychological features of specific pain subgroups are also explored concludes with specific guidelines for incorporating the MMPI in the assessment of chronic pain syndromes (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved)

author list (cited authors)

  • Snyder, D. K.

complete list of authors

  • Snyder, DK

Book Title

  • Chronic pain, Vols. 1 & 2

publication date

  • January 1, 1990 11:11 AM