The MMPI-2-Restructured Form and the Standard MMPI-2 Clinical Scales in Relation to DSM-IV

European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 05/30/2012

The Higher–Order scales, Restructured Clinical (RC) scales, and Specific Problem scales display meaningful relationships to Axis I and Axis II disorders conceptualized by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. In addition, the RC scales demonstrate a moderate improvement in validity over the standard Clinical scales. Theoretical and clinical implications are considered.

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