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Note on the reliability of three MMPI short forms.
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PMID:  6620104     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The Mini-Mult, FAM, and MMPI-168 were evaluated for correspondence with the full form MMPIs of 252 adult psychiatric inpatients. Although the correlations of each short form's estimated full-scale score with the corresponding actual full-form scale were high, only the FAM was able to reasonably predict the full-form single high-point code. The range of difference scores between short forms and the corresponding full-form scales was very wide and there was a low agreement rate with the full-form. These results contradict those of Newmark, Ziff, Finch, and Kendall (1978) and raise doubts about the utility of these three short forms.
J D McLaughlin; E Helmes; M G Howe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of personality assessment     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0022-3891     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pers Assess     Publication Date:  1983 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-11-23     Completed Date:  1983-11-23     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1260201     Medline TA:  J Pers Assess     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  357-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Mental Disorders / diagnosis

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