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in the struggle with stress, may have disruptions in interpersonal relations, and may resist

insight-oriented treatment;

Psychopathic Deviate (Pd) 4: high scores indicate antisocial behavior and usually

reflect character problems;

Masculinity-Femininity (Mf) 5: a measure of stereotypical male and female

interests;

Paranoia (Pa) 6: higher scores may indicate that a person has difficulty with

worrying and suspicion and is also argumentative;

Psychasthenia (Pt) 7: high scores indicate anxious individuals and persons who

overintellectualize and rationalize;

Schizophrenia (Sc) 8: persons with high scores greater than 65 have a schizoid

lifestyle;

Hypomania (Ma) 9: high scores indicate sociable, outgoing, and energetic

individuals;

Social Introversion (Si) 0: high scores indicate that a person is introverted and

withdrawn and low scores indicate that a person is gregarious and possibly manipulative

(Butcher, 2001).

Three primary scales were developed to properly assess the validity of an

individual’s MMPI-2 test results. The Lie (L), Correction (K), and Infrequency (F) scales

are validity scales to assist the interpreter of the MMPI-2 in rendering a decision on the

validity of the individual’s assessment profile. The L scale assesses the attempt of the

test-taker to be seen in a favorable manner without moral imperfections (Nichols, 2001).

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