The reliability and construct validity of two measures of addictive personality.

@article{Patton1994TheRA,
  title={The reliability and construct validity of two measures of addictive personality.},
  author={David Patton and Gordon E. Barnes and Robert P Murray},
  journal={The International journal of the addictions},
  year={1994},
  volume={29 8},
  pages={999-1014}
}
Gossop and Eysenck developed a subscale of the EPQ that discriminates between drug addicts in treatment and nonaddicts. They called this scale the Addiction Scale (AS). Previously, MacAndrew developed an Alcoholism Scale (MAC) by comparing alcoholics and nonalcoholic psychiatric patients' responses on the MMPI. In the present report both scales were… CONTINUE READING