Ethnic differences on the MMPI Overcontrolled-Hostility Scale.

  title={Ethnic differences on the MMPI Overcontrolled-Hostility Scale.},
  author={Heidi E. Hutton and Michael H. Miner and J R Blades and V C Langfeldt},
  journal={Journal of personality assessment},
  volume={58 2},
The effects of race and the validity of Megargee, Cook, and Mendelsohn's (1967) Overcontrolled-Hostility (O-H) Scale were examined using 412 male forensic psychiatric inpatients. Regression analysis using the total study sample indicated that the only predictor of O-H score was race, with Black patients scoring higher than White patients. In fact, Black patients scored at least 5 T scores higher than the White patients, and approximately 43% of the Black patients received O-H scores greater… CONTINUE READING