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Psychol Assess. 2001 Dec;13(4):572-6.

Test-retest stability of injured workers' MMPI-2 profiles.

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Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia, Vancouver Centre North SDL, P.O. Box 2132, Station Terminal, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3T8, Canada. vcolotla@wcb.bc.ca

Abstract

Ninety-four workers completed the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--2 (MMPI-2) on 2 separate occasions, with an average lag of 21.3 months (SD = 14.1, range = 2-75), within the context of a psychological assessment after suffering an injury due to crime or accident. MMPI-2 profiles were moderately consistent, with correlation coefficients ranging from .61 to .73 for clinical scales, from .52 to .80 for supplementary scales, from .65 to .78 for content scales, and from .32 to .73 for the Personality Psychopathology Five scales (A. R. Harkness, J. L. McNulty, & Y. S. Ben-Porath, 1995). The results suggest that the MMPI-2 provides consistent and stable results across time in injured workers.

PMID:
11793900
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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