MMPI-2 F Scale as a Predictor of Acute Versus Chronic Disorder Classification

  title={MMPI-2 F Scale as a Predictor of Acute Versus Chronic Disorder Classification},
  author={Kelly C. Cukrowicz and Maureen Lyons Reardon and Keith F. Donohue and Thomas E. Joiner},
  pages={145 - 151}
This study examined the relation between elevation of the infrequency (F) scale on the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) and the classification of psychological disorders as chronic or acute in an outpatient mental health setting. MMPI-2 and clinician rating data at time of intake were considered for 158 adult patients from an outpatient clinic. The results indicate that elevation on the F scale is associated with more chronic disorders even after the influence of other… 

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