Psychometric detection of fabricated symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Vietnam veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder and two groups instructed to fabricate its symptoms completed the MMPI. A discriminant function analysis of selected scale scores and an empirically derived decision rule successfully classified over 90% of the subjects.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Fairbank, JA; McCaffrey, RJ; Keane, TM

Published Date

  • April 1985

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 142 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 501 - 503

PubMed ID

  • 3976928

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-953X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1176/ajp.142.4.501


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States