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ERIC Number: EJ117285
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Publication Date: 1975
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Invalidity of Validity Scales: The Case of the MMPI
Kroger, Rolf O.; Turnbull, William
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 43, 1, 48-55, Feb 75
The hypothesis was tested that subjects fake personality tests by enacting a specific social role, rather than by responding in terms of personality constructs, and that such role faking cannot be detected by validity scales. Results support the hypothesis. (Author)
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory