ERIC Number: EJ560316
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Impact of a Defensive Response Set on the Relationship between MMPI and Cognitive Tests among Heart Transplant Candidates.
Putzke, John D.; Williams, Mark A.; Millsaps, Cheryl L.; McCarty, Harry J.; Azrin, Richard L.; LaMarche, Judith A.; Boll, Thomas J.; Bourge, Robert C.; Kirklin, James K.; McGiffin, David C.
Assessment, v4 n4 p365-75 Dec 1997
The emotional cognitive relationship was examined in 136 heart transplant candidates undergoing psychosocial and cognitive assessment as part of evaluation for transplantation. Results show increased emotional distress was reliably associated with decreased cognitive functioning in patients who scored as nondefensive on the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory but unrelated in defensive patients. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory