By Michel Hersen, Daniel L. Segal, Mark J. Hilsenroth

ISBN-10: 0471416126

ISBN-13: 9780471416128

Accomplished guide of mental review, quantity 2 provides the main updated insurance on character overview from best experts.
* comprises contributions from best researchers during this area.
* offers the main entire, up to date info on character assessment.
* offers conceptual information regarding the assessments.

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Subsequent studies have generally supported the ability of these scales to distinguish simulators from actual protocols under a variety of response set conditions. , “fake good”) and the community normative sample was at a raw score of 57T; application of this cut score resulted in a sensitivity in the identification of defensiveness of 82% and a specificity with respect to normal individuals of 70%. These findings have been well replicated (Morey & Lanier, 1998); for example, a study by Cashel, Rogers, Sewell, and Martin-Cannici (1995) also identified 57T as their optimal cutting score.

Other studies have supported the validity and utility of this scale in a variety of clinical contexts. The BOR scale in isolation has been found to distinguish borderline patients from unscreened controls with an 80% hit rate and successfully identified 91% of these subjects as part of a discriminant function (Bell-Pringle, Pate, & Brown, 1997). Classifications based upon the BOR scale have been validated in a variety of domains related to borderline functioning, including depression, personality traits, coping, Axis I disorders, and interpersonal problems (Trull, 1995).

However, in any such instances it is strongly recommended that the respondent record his or her responses directly on the test answer sheet, rather than communicate them verbally to an examiner. When such verbal communication takes place, the test becomes essentially a structured interview, and the resulting information is of dubious comparability to norms established using selfreported symptomatology. LEGAL AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS Consistent with the “Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct” (American Psychological Association, 1992), the PAI should be administered only by a qualified professional who is trained in the proper use of assessment instruments.

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