A meta-analytic review of the MMPI validity scales and indexes to detect defensiveness in custody evaluations

@article{Faria2017AMR,
  title={A meta-analytic review of the MMPI validity scales and indexes to detect defensiveness in custody evaluations},
  author={Francisca Fari{\~n}a and Laura Redondo and Dolores Seijo and M. Novo and R. Arce},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology : IJCHP},
  year={2017},
  volume={17},
  pages={128 - 138}
}
Background/Objective: In child custody disputes, one of the remit of the forensic psychologist is to evaluate parental attributes while suspecting defensiveness. The instrument of choice for undertaking this double task is the MMPI. Method: As to establish the state of the art on this, a meta-analysis was undertaken with a total of 32 primary studies from which 256 effect sizes were assessed. A meta-analysis was undertaken, effect sizes were corrected for sampling error and criterion… Expand
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