Debra Osborne

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Fifty married patients who were referred to a pain-management program and their spouses were interviewed independently concerning marital-sexual adjustment. The effect of pain on frequency and quality of sexual activity, and the effect of sexual activity on pain, showed a consistent trend toward deterioration in sexual activity after the onset of pain(More)
The original standardization of the MMPI was completed approximately 40 years ago. These norms were refined in 1957, but no attempt has been made to develop new standards. Therefore, a contemporary random sample of 1,408 persons living in the midwestern states who were similar to the original sample in area of residence and in the absence of significant(More)
Psychologic evaluations have been performed as part of the screening process on men who were candidates for surgical implantation of the inflatable penile prosthesis. Goals and methods of evaluation are discussed, with special attention to the use of interview and psychologic test results. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory profiles that suggest a(More)
Twenty-five years of experience with the Mayo Clinic computerized system for the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) have accrued since Swenson , Rome, and their colleagues proposed this innovation in 1959. Although it is the most respected, widely used, and thoroughly researched objective personality-assessment instrument that has been(More)