Department of Psychology

Joni L Mihura, PhD, ABAP

  • Picture of Joni MihuraProfessor of Psychology
  • Board Certified in Assessment Psychology
  • President-Elect, Society for Personality Assessment
  • Rorschach Performance Assessment System, Co-Developer
Office: UH 1067

Phone: 419-530-2716
Fax: (419) 530-8479
Email: joni.mihura@utoledo.edu

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

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

Potential Graduate Students: Dr. Mihura is particularly focused on students with interests in psychosis--especially emerging psychosis or transition from clinical high risk to first episode psychosis--to help with the development of the shortened R-PAS measure focused on assessing psychosis: The Thought and Perception Assessment System (TPAS).

Rorschach performance assessment system PODCAST BY MIHURA

At The Testing Psychologist Website HERE

ESSAY

"Why the Statement 'The Rorschach is Invalid' is Invalid"

Mihura bio

Joni L Mihura. (2017). In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.). Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. New York, NY: Springer.

Selected Publications (SEE CV for others)

Books
 

Mihura, J. L. & Meyer, G. J. (Eds.) (2018). 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 & Chapters

Ales, F., Mihura, J. L., & Meyer, G. J. (in progress). A meta-analytic review of the Rorschach’s ability to detect psychosis in clinical settings.

Mihura, J. L., Ales, F., Meyer, G. J., Dumitrascu, N., Buckingham, K., & Roy, M. (in progress). A meta-analytic review of the MMPI’s (all versions) ability to detect psychosis in clinical and forensic settings.

Hosseininasab, A., Meyer, G. J., Viglione, D. J., Mihura, J. L., Berant, E., Resende, A. C., Reese, J., & Mohammadi, M. R. (2019). The effect of CS administration or an R-Optimized alternative on R-PAS variables: A meta-analysis of findings from six studies. Journal of Personality Assessment, 101(2), 199-212. doi: 10.1080/00223891.2017.1393430

Mihura, J. L. (2019). Correcting Smith et al.’s (2018) criticisms of all Rorschach studies in Mihura, Meyer, Dumitrascu, and Bombel’s (2013) meta-analyses. Rorschachiana, 40(2), 169-186. doi: 10.1027/1192-5604/a000118

Mihura, J. L., Bombel, G., Dumitrascu, N., Roy, M., & Meadows, E. A. (2019). Why we need a formal systematic approach to validating psychological tests: The case of the Rorschach Comprehensive System. Journal of Personality Assessment, 101, 374-392. doi:10.1080/00223891.2018.1458315

Meyer, G. J., Hosseininasab, A., Viglione, D. J., Mihura, J. L., Berant, E., Resende, A. C., & Reese, J. (2019). The effect of CS administration or an R-Optimized alternative on potential projective material in Rorschach responses from six studies and a meta-analysis of their findings. Journal of Personality Assessment, 101, 199-212. doi: 10.1080/00223891.2018.1492926

Charek, D. B., Meyer, G. M., Mihura, J. L., & O’Gorman, E. T. (2018, online). Correspondence of maximum and typical performance measures of cognitive processing. Assessment. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1073191118793

Eblin, J. J., Meyer, G. J., Mihura, J. L., Viglione, D. J., & O’Gorman, E. T. (2018). Development and preliminary validation of a brief behavioral measure of psychotic propensity. Psychiatry Research, 268, 340-347. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2018.08.006

Mihura, J. L., Dumitrascu, N., Roy, M., & Meyer, G. J. (2018). The centrality of the response process in construct validity: An illustration via the Rorschach space response. Journal of Personality Assessment, 100, 233-249. 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., & 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

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: 2/29/20