Subtypes of substance abusers: personality differences associated with MacAndrew scores.

@article{Allen1990SubtypesOS,
  title={Subtypes of substance abusers: personality differences associated with MacAndrew scores.},
  author={Jonathan P. Allen and Vivian B. Faden and Robert Rawlings and Angus D. Miller},
  journal={Psychological reports},
  year={1990},
  volume={66 2},
  pages={
          691-8
        }
}
Several earlier studies have reported clinically relevant personality correlates of high vs low scores on the MacAndrew Scale (Mac) of the MMPI. Unfortunately, these projects have not adjusted for age or nature of abuse. Also, most have assumed that the personality correlates are the same for female patients as for male patients. This study attempts to address these deficiencies. Even after correcting for age and diagnosis, high Mac patients differ from low Mac patients on major scales of the… CONTINUE READING