Powerful. Practical. Proven.
The MIPS Revised test helps assess normally functioning adults who may be experiencing difficulties in work, family, or social relationships.
Users & Applications
Human resource specialists, social work and career counselors, private practice clinicians, and other professionals use this test in a variety of settings, including:
- Individual counseling
- Relationship, premarital, and marriage counseling
- Employee selection, as a pre-offer screening tool
- Employee assistance programs
- Leadership and employee development programs
Features & Benefits
- Addresses three key dimensions of normal personalities: Motivating Styles, which helps assess the person’s emotional style in dealing with his/her environment; Thinking Styles, which helps examine the person’s mode of cognitive processing; and Behaving Styles, which helps evaluate the person’s way of interrelating with others.
- Clinical Index helps screen for the possible presence of mental disorders in persons who present as normal.
- With only 180 true/false items, the test can be completed in less than 30 minutes on average.
1A – Pleasure-Enhancing
1B – Pain-Avoiding
2A – Actively Modifying
2B – Passively Accomodating
3A – Self-Indulging
3B – Other-Nurturing
4A – Externally Focused
4B – Internally Focused
5A – Realistic/Sensing
5B – Imaginative/Intuiting
6A – Thought-Guided
6B – Feeling-Guided
7A – Conservation-Seeking
7B – Innovation-Seeking
8A – Asocial/Withdrawing
8B – Gregarious/Outgoing
9A – Anxious/Hesitating
9B – Confident/Asserting
10A – Unconventional/Dissenting
10B – Dutiful/Conforming
11A – Submissive/Yielding
11B – Dominant/Controlling
12A – Dissatisfied/Complaining
12B – Cooperative/Agreeing
The test provides separate norms for adults and college students, and for both separate and combined genders.
- The adult sample consisted of 1,000 individuals (500 females, 500 males) between the ages of 18 and 65, stratified according to the U.S. population by age, race/ethnicity, and education level.
- The college sample consisted of 1,600 students (800 males, 800 females), selected from 14 colleges and universities to be representative of a college student population in terms of ethnicity, age, year in school, major area of study, region of the country, and type of institution.
Scoring and/or Reporting Options
Q-global™ Web-based Administration, Scoring, and Reporting – Enables you to quickly assess and efficiently organize examinee information, generate scores, and produce accurate comprehensive reports all via the Web.
Q Local™ Scoring and Reporting Desktop Software – Enables you to score assessments, report results, and store and export data on your computer.
Mail-in Scoring Service – Specially designed answer sheets are mailed to Pearson for processing within 24–48 hours of receipt; results returned via regular mail.
Getting Started with the Q-global Training Series
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Frequently asked questions follow. Click on a question to see the response.
- What is the MIPS Revised test designed to do?
- How is the MIPS Revised test different from the original MIPS test?
- In what settings is the MIPS Revised test appropriate?
- The MIPS Revised test is comprised of contrasting bipolar scale pairs. Does a high score on one scale necessarily mean a low score on the other scale?
- Why are prevalence scores (PS) used instead of T scores?
- What is the relevance of the Positive and Negative Impression scores?
- Will recording the wrong gender make a difference on the profile?