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The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) item response rates of samples of female alcoholics and of nonsubstance-abusing female psychiatric outpatients were compared with those of three samples of putative psychiatric normals--female adults, medical outpatients and college students--to find items to which the two psychiatric patient samples… (More)
Responses to three items of Scale 4 of the MMPI accounted for the significant difference between the mean scores of women alcoholics and women psychiatric outpatients. Factor analysis of alcoholics' responses yielded six interpretable factors.
The sober self-, drunk self-, and ideal self-depictions of 144 female alcoholic outpatients were obtained by means of the Q-technique. Subjects' drunk self-depictions were found to be very different from their sober self-depictions. Contrary to conventional presumptions, the composite effect of these drunkenness-associated changes was to increase the… (More)
1943 Time Magazine announcement of the broad use of the MMPI. Classic studies on semi-starvation effects among conscientious objectors 1948 First translations of the MMPI (Abe in Japan and Reda in Italy; two countries that a few years earlier had been at war with the United States 1951 Analyzing and predicting delinquency (Hathaway & Monachesi, 1951) 1 The… (More)
Analyses of the MAC Scale scores of male substance abusers evidence the presence of two fundamentally different, age-independent characterological types within unselected runs of male alcohol and drug abusers. Examination of those items which best accomplish this discrimination indicates that the members of the majority type (approximately 85%, on average,… (More)