Foulds' "general instability" and "psychopathy" 16PF scales and their relationship to psychiatric mood state.

@article{Bedford1978FouldsI,
  title={Foulds' "general instability" and "psychopathy" 16PF scales and their relationship to psychiatric mood state.},
  author={Alan Bedford and Dr. Susan B. McIver},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={1978},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={417-8}
}
Previous research examined "general instability" and "psychopathy" scales, derived from the 16PF, in terms of Foulds' criteria of content, group differentiation, change over time, and score distributions. When the external criterion of a newly validated measure of psychiatric mood state (the DSSI/sAD) was used, it was confirmed in both a patient and a normal group that the "general instability" scale is related significantly to symptomatology, while the "psychopathy" scale is relatively… CONTINUE READING