Concordance of the MCMI-II, the MMPI, and Axis I discharge diagnosis in psychiatric inpatients.

@article{Libb1992ConcordanceOT,
  title={Concordance of the MCMI-II, the MMPI, and Axis I discharge diagnosis in psychiatric inpatients.},
  author={John Wesley Libb and Joanna Catherine Murray and H Thurstin and Renato D Alarc{\'o}n},
  journal={Journal of personality assessment},
  year={1992},
  volume={58 3},
  pages={
          580-90
        }
}
Discriminant functions of the MMPI and the MCMI-II were compared in a sample of 166 hospitalized psychiatric patients with discharge diagnoses of affective disorder (63), schizophrenia (26), substance abuse (35), and other disorders (42). Of special interest was the comparative diagnostic utility of the two instruments in regards to DSM-III-R Axis I diagnoses. Both tests performed reasonably well in the discriminant function analyses; however, the MCMI-II achieved a somewhat superior overall… CONTINUE READING
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