ERIC Number: EJ286347
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Accused Murderers: Five MMPI Personality Types.
Anderson, Wayne P.; Holcomb, William R.
Journal of Clinical Psychology, v39 n5 p761-68 Sep 1983
Identified five types of violent criminals (N=110) using cluster analysis of Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory scores, and compared them on 24 sociological and behavioral variables. Results showed differences on 16 items including family history, drug and alcohol use, events preceding the crime, and relationship between offender and victim. (WAS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory