Psychiatric inpatients and the MMPI-2: providing benchmarks.

  title={Psychiatric inpatients and the MMPI-2: providing benchmarks.},
  author={Karl W. Stukenberg and Carol Brady and N A Klinetob},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  volume={56 6},
The second edition of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2: Butcher & Williams, 1992) has become the standard instrument for assessing individuals in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric facilities (Piotrowski, 1997). This study reports on the responding of 516 adult psychiatric inpatients on an acute-care inpatient unit who were administered the MMPI-2 after they were referred for diagnostic testing. Base-rate responding, two-point code frequencies, and… CONTINUE READING