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Joni L. Mihura

Picture of Joni MihuraPhD, Oklahoma State University, 1995

Office: UH 1067
Phone: 419-530-2716
Fax: (419) 530-8479

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychology
University of Toledo
2801 West Bancroft St.
Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390

Dr. Mihura will be interviewing students for the Fall of 2018.

Dr. Mihura's CV can be viewed here.

Research Interests

  • Multimethod assessment
  • Construct validity
  • Meta-analysis
  • Understanding and Assessing Psychosis
  • Rorschach validity and utility
  • Sex, gender, and sexuality in psychological assessment
  • Doctoral training

Selected Publications


Mihura, J. L. & Meyer, G. J. (Eds.) (2017). Using the Rorschach Performance Assessment System (R-PAS). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Brabender, V. M., & Mihura, J. L. (Eds.) (2016). Handbook of gender and sexuality in psychological assessment. New York, NY: Routledge.

Meyer, G. J., Viglione, D. J., Mihura, J. L., Erard, R. E., & Erdberg, P. (2011). Rorschach Performance Assessment System: Administration, coding, interpretation, and technical manual. Toledo, OH: Rorschach Performance Assessment System.

Articles and Chapters

Hosseininasab, A., Meyer, G. J., Viglione, D. J., Mihura, J. L., Berant, E., Resende, A. C., Reese, J., & Mohammadi, M. R. (submitted manuscript ). The effect of CS administration or an R-Optimized alternative on potential projective material in Rorschach responses: A meta-analysis of findings from six studies. Journal of Personality Assessment

Mihura, J. L., Dumitrascu, N., Roy, M., & Meyer, G. J. (2017, online). The centrality of the response process in construct validity: An illustration via the Rorschach space response. Journal of Personality Assessment. doi: 10.1080/00223891.2017.1306781

Mihura, J. L., Roy, M., & Graceffo, R. A. (2017). Psychological assessment training in clinical psychology doctoral programs. Journal of Personality Assessment, 99, 153-164. doi:10.1080/00223891.2016.1201978

Mihura, J. L., Meyer, G. J., Dumitrascu, N., & Bombel, G. (2016). On conducting construct validity meta-analyses for the Rorschach: A Reply to Tibon-Czopp and Zeligman (2016). Journal of Personality Assessment, 98, 343-350. doi:10.1080/00223891.2016.1158182

Mihura, J. L., Meyer, G. J., Bombel, G., & Dumitrascu, N. (2015). Standards, accuracy, and questions of bias in Rorschach meta-analyses: Reply to Wood, Garb, Nezworski, Lilienfeld, and Duke (2015). Psychological Bulletin, 141, 250-260.

Mihura, J. L., & Graceffo, R. A. (2014). Multimethod assessment and treatment planning. In C. J. Hopwood & R. F. Bornstein (Eds.), Multimethod clinical assessment (pp. 285-318). Guilford Press.

Graceffo, R. A., Mihura, J. L, & Meyer, G. J. (2014). A meta-analysis of an implicit measure of personality functioning: The Mutuality of Autonomy Scale. Journal of Personality Assessment. doi:10.1037/a0029406

Horn, S. L., Mihura, J. L., & Meyer, G. J. (2013). Psychological assessment in adult mental health settings. In K. F. Geisinger et al. (Eds.), APA handbook of testing and assessment in psychology, Vol. 2: Testing and assessment in clinical and counseling psychology (pp. 231-252). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi:10.1037/14048-014

Mihura, J. L., Meyer, G. J., Dumitrascu, N., & Bombel, G. (2013). The validity of individual Rorschach variables: Systematic reviews and meta-analyses of the Comprehensive System. Psychological Bulletin, 139, 548-605. doi:10.1037/a0029406

Click here for Dr. Mihura's Curriculum Vita. Most articles are available by request.

To obtain more information on Dr Mihura's research lab, click on the link below:
Psych Assessment Lab

Last Updated: 12/6/17