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Comparison of MMPI-2 and MMPI clinical scales and high-point scores among methadone maintenance clients



Comparison of MMPI-2 and MMPI clinical scales and high-point scores among methadone maintenance clients



Journal of Personality Assessment 64(2): 371-375



Methadone client volunteers completed the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI; Hathaway & McKinley, 1967) and MMPI-2 (Butcher, Dahlstrom, Graham, Tellegen, & Kaemmer, 1989) on consecutive days. MMPI-2 T-scores were lower by a mean of 4.7 on the clinical scales; when 5 points were added to MMPI-2 T-scores the mean difference was 2.3. Rank order of subjects on scale T-scores was not significantly different between the two instruments. High-point similarity for clinically elevated profile pairs ranged from 61% to 92%, depending upon definition of similarity.

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Accession: 042619738

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DOI: 10.1207/s15327752jpa6402_15


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