Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Leadership Studies Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Series

Personality assessment

1998

Articles 1 - 1 of 1

Full-Text Articles in Leadership Studies

The Political Personality Of U.S. Vice President Al Gore, Aubrey Immelman Jul 1998

The Political Personality Of U.S. Vice President Al Gore, Aubrey Immelman

Psychology Faculty Publications

This paper presents the results of an indirect psychodiagnostic assessment of the political personality of U.S. vice president Al Gore, Democratic nominee in the 2000 presidential election, from the conceptual perspective of Theodore Millon.

Information concerning Al Gore was collected from published biographical and autobiographical accounts and political reports in the print media, and synthesized into personality profiles using the second edition of the Millon Inventory of Diagnostic Criteria (MIDC), which yields 34 normal and maladaptive personality classifications congruent with Axis II of DSM-IV.

The personality profile yielded by the MIDC was analyzed on the basis of interpretive guidelines ...