Feigning schizophrenic disorders on the MMPI-2: detection of coached simulators.

@article{Rogers1993FeigningSD,
  title={Feigning schizophrenic disorders on the MMPI-2: detection of coached simulators.},
  author={Richard Rogers and Robert Michael Bagby and Dev Chakraborty},
  journal={Journal of personality assessment},
  year={1993},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={
          215-26
        }
}
The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) and, more recently, its revised version (the MMPI-2) have represented the "gold standard" in the psychometric assessment of malingering and other response styles. In this study, we provide a stringent test of the MMPI-2 validity indices and their ability to detect feigned schizophrenia in four groups of simulators (n = 72). Simulators were randomly assigned to one of four conditions: (a) coached on symptoms of schizophrenia, (b) coached on… CONTINUE READING
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