Development of MMPI-A alcohol/drug problem scales.

  title={Development of MMPI-A alcohol/drug problem scales.},
  author={Nathan C. Weed and James N. Butcher and Carolyn L. Williams},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol},
  volume={55 3},
The present study introduces two new scales for the assessment of alcohol and other drug problems developed from the new Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-Adolescent (MMPI-A), including the rationally constructed Alcohol/Drug Problems Acknowledgement Scale (ACK) and the empirically-derived Alcohol/Drug Problems Proneness Scale (PRO). Validity of these scales is examined by comparing scores from a sample of adolescents hospitalized for alcohol and other drug problems with a normative… CONTINUE READING

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