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adjustments were taken into consideration) with enjoyment in the profession and the

MMPI-2 and NEO PI-R scales, but there was a noteworthy trend for a negative

correlation with scale 5 (Mf) of the MMPI-2. It appears that the counselor who is

enjoying the work of counseling tends to have gender stereotypical interests. However, it

should be noted that the respondents to the questionnaire in this study were

predominately female (74.3%).

The final step in testing the second hypothesis (satisfaction in the profession) was

related to questionnaire respondents’ disclosure of gratification in the counseling

profession. There was a noteworthy trend for a negative correlation between scale 5 (Mf)

of the MMPI-2 and gratification. However, there was a statistically significant negative

correlation between scale 0 (Si) of the MMPI-2 and gratification in the counseling

profession. This scale was the only one of all the scales for both personality assessments

that retained statistical significance after Bonferroni adjustment. As this scale did not

demonstrate a trend toward correlation with work enjoyment, it is concluded that there

are significant differences between work enjoyment and gratification.

The primary assumption of the third hypothesis was that the personality of

counselor education students as measured by the MMPI-2 and the NEO PI-R would be

correlated with self-perceived effectiveness in the profession. There was no statistically

significant correlation (after Bonferroni adjustments were taken into consideration)

between the MMPI-2 and NEO PI-R scales and self-perceived effectiveness in the

profession, but there was a noteworthy trend for a negative correlation between the

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