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The Detection of Feigned Psychiatric Disorders Using the MMPI-2-RF Overreporting Validity Scales: An Analog Investigation

Marion, Brandee E.; Sellbom, Martin; Bagby, R Michael

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Individuals who are motivated to feign psychological problems to achieve a desired outcome (e.g., insanity defense) may overreport symptoms of psychopathology, with type of pathology being dependent on the setting. In the current investigation, we examined the utility of the overreporting validity scales (infrequent responses [F-r], infrequent psychopathology responses [FP-r], infrequent somatic responses [Fs], and symptom validity [FBS-r]) on the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/31063
Source: Psychological Injury and Law
DOI: 10.1007/s12207-011-9097-0

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