Detection of dissimulation with the new generation of objective personality measures

@inproceedings{Bagby1990DetectionOD,
  title={Detection of dissimulation with the new generation of objective personality measures},
  author={Robert Michael Bagby and Joseph Roy Gillis and Susan E. Dickens},
  year={1990}
}
This study investigated the effectiveness of two recently developed measures of psychopathology—the Basic Personality Inventory (BPI) and the Millon Clinical Multiaxial (Inventory-II) (MCMI-II) in detecting dissimulation (i.e., faking good and faking bad). Both personality measures have developed special ‘validity scales’ to discern dissimulating responses. Ninety-one undergraduate students completed the two personality scales under one of three instructional sets: fake good, fake bad, and… CONTINUE READING

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