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Utility of the MMPI-2-RF (Restructured Form) Validity Scales in Detecting Malingering in a Criminal Forensic Setting: A Known Groups Design

Sellbom, Martin; Toomey, Joseph A; Wygant, Dustin B; Kucharski, Thomas; Duncan, Scott


The current study examined the utility of the recently released Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF; Ben-Porath & Tellegen, 2008) validity scales to detect feigned psychopathology in a criminal forensic setting. We used a known-groups design with the Structured Interview of Reported Symptoms (SIRS; Rogers, Bagby, & Dickens, 1992) as the external criterion to determine groups of probable malingering versus nonmalingering. A final sample of 125 criminal...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Psychological Assessment
DOI: 10.1037/a0018222


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