Clinical and psychometric characteristics of the wives of alcoholics.

@article{Rae1966ClinicalAP,
  title={Clinical and psychometric characteristics of the wives of alcoholics.},
  author={J. Rae and A. Forbes},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1966},
  volume={112 483},
  pages={
          197-200
        }
}
  • J. Rae, A. Forbes
  • Published 1966
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
1. The M.M.P.I. was given to 26 wives of alcoholics, who also had this test. 2. The male alcoholic profile showed a marked "24" configuration, comparing with reported American data of "42" elevation. 3. The test at group level, seemed to distinguish two subgroups of wives characterized by a "439" profile, and a contrasting "273" profile. The former closely resembled the current stereotype of the classical alcoholic's wife. 4. Clinical data offer some support for this dichotomy… Expand
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