A Replication of Rorschach and MMPI-2 Convergent Validity

@article{Meyer2000ARO,
  title={A Replication of Rorschach and MMPI-2 Convergent Validity},
  author={Gregory J. Meyer and Robert J. Riethmiller and Regina D. Brooks and William A. Benoit and Leonard Handler},
  journal={Journal of Personality Assessment},
  year={2000},
  volume={74},
  pages={175 - 215}
}
We replicated prior research on Rorschach and MMPI-2 convergent validity by testing 8 hypotheses in a new sample of patients. We also extended prior research by developing criteria to include more patients and by applying the same procedures to 2 self-report tests: the MMPI-2 and the MCMI-II. Results supported our hypotheses and paralleled the prior findings. Furthermore, 3 different tests for methodological artifacts could not account for the results. Thus, the convergence of Rorschach and… 

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