Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) Law and Legal Definition

The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) is defined as "[a]n empirical scale of an individual's personality based mainly upon his own yes-or-no responses to a questionnaire of 550 items; designed to provide scores on all the more important personality traits and adaptations, and including special validating scales which measure the individual's test-taking aptitude and degree of frankness." Eslava v. Astrue, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 90809 (C.D. Cal. Sept. 29, 2009)