ERIC Number: EJ560325
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Utility of MMPI-2 Indicators of Response Distortion: Receiver Operating Characteristic Analysis.
Nicholson, Robert A.; Mouton, Glenn J.; Bagby, R. Michael; Buis, Tom; Peterson, Stephanie A.; Buigas, Rudy A.
Psychological Assessment, v9 n4 p471-79 Dec 1997
Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) analysis was used to evaluate 11 Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) indicators of response distortion using 343 college students, some of whom simulated malingering or defensive responding, 181 forensic psychiatric patients, and 95 other psychiatric patients. Results show the usefulness of ROC analysis. Detecting faking is discussed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory