The Millon Behavioral Medicine Diagnostic (MBMD) is a valid, reliable, and relevant choice for bariatric surgery candidates.

@article{Strack2008TheMB,
  title={The Millon Behavioral Medicine Diagnostic (MBMD) is a valid, reliable, and relevant choice for bariatric surgery candidates.},
  author={Stephen Strack},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 12},
  pages={1657-9; author reply 1660-3}
}
To the Editor: I read with interest a recent review article by Walfish, Wise, and Streiner [1]. The review focused on one reliability gauge, that of the internal consistency, or the dimensional purity of the scales of the Millon Behavioral Medicine Diagnostic (MBMD) [2]. The instrument provides a tailored clinical report designed to assess medical and surgical patients, and its bariatric algorithms are normed on over 700 patients considered for bariatric surgery [3]. In preparing their review… CONTINUE READING