Yossef S Ben-Porath

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Addressing challenges to MMPI-2-RF-based testimony: questions and answers
    Yossef S Ben-Porath
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 27:691-705. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Examination of the MMPI-2 restructured form (MMPI-2-RF) validity scales in civil forensic settings: findings from simulation and known group samples
    Dustin B Wygant
    Department of Psychology, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY 40475, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 24:671-80. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Elevation differences between MMPI-2 clinical and restructured clinical (RC) scales: frequency, origins, and interpretative implications
    Martin Sellbom
    Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Assessment 13:430-41. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of MMPI--2 measures of psychopathic deviance in a forensic setting
    Martin Sellbom
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242 0001, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:430-6. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Development and construct validation of MMPI-2-RF indices of global psychopathy, fearless-dominance, and impulsive-antisociality
    Martin Sellbom
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 35487 0348, USA
    Personal Disord 3:17-38. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Association between the MMPI-2 restructured form (MMPI-2-RF) and malingered neurocognitive dysfunction among non-head injury disability claimants
    Anthony M Tarescavage
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 27:313-35. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Further validation of the MMPI-2 and MMPI-2-RF Response Bias Scale: findings from disability and criminal forensic settings
    Dustin B Wygant
    Department of Psychology, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY 40475, USA
    Psychol Assess 22:745-56. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of the MMPI-2 clinical, restructured clinical (RC), and content scales to overreporting and underreporting
    Martin Sellbom
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, OH 44242, USA
    Assessment 12:79-85. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Differentiating PTSD symptomatology with the MMPI-2-RF (Restructured Form) in a forensic disability sample
    Martin Sellbom
    Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0348, USA
    Psychiatry Res 197:172-9. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Further evidence on the validity of the MMPI-2 Restructured Clinical (RC) Scales: addressing questions raised by Rogers, Sewell, Harrison, and Jordan and Nichols
    Auke Tellegen
    Department of Psychology, Elliott Hall, University of Minnesota, 75 East River Road, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    J Pers Assess 87:148-71. 2006

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Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Addressing challenges to MMPI-2-RF-based testimony: questions and answers
    Yossef S Ben-Porath
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 27:691-705. 2012
    ..Indicators of MMPI-2-RF acceptance can be cited, and criticisms of the MMPI-2-RF can be addressed with information available in the test documents and an extensive, modern, and actively growing peer-reviewed literature...
  2. doi request reprint Examination of the MMPI-2 restructured form (MMPI-2-RF) validity scales in civil forensic settings: findings from simulation and known group samples
    Dustin B Wygant
    Department of Psychology, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY 40475, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 24:671-80. 2009
    ..This study indicates that the MMPI-2-RF over-reporting validity scales are effective at detecting symptom over-reporting in civil forensic settings...
  3. ncbi request reprint Elevation differences between MMPI-2 clinical and restructured clinical (RC) scales: frequency, origins, and interpretative implications
    Martin Sellbom
    Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Assessment 13:430-41. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of MMPI--2 measures of psychopathic deviance in a forensic setting
    Martin Sellbom
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242 0001, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:430-6. 2007
    ..RC4 also showed substantially improved discriminant validity when compared with its Clinical Scale counterpart. Among all the MMPI-2 scales studied, RC4 was the best measure of the social deviance traits of psychopathy...
  5. doi request reprint Development and construct validation of MMPI-2-RF indices of global psychopathy, fearless-dominance, and impulsive-antisociality
    Martin Sellbom
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 35487 0348, USA
    Personal Disord 3:17-38. 2012
    ..Theoretical implications of findings from these three studies for the psychopathy construct (including for DSM-5) are discussed...
  6. doi request reprint Association between the MMPI-2 restructured form (MMPI-2-RF) and malingered neurocognitive dysfunction among non-head injury disability claimants
    Anthony M Tarescavage
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 27:313-35. 2013
    ..Implications for clinical practice and future directions are noted...
  7. doi request reprint Further validation of the MMPI-2 and MMPI-2-RF Response Bias Scale: findings from disability and criminal forensic settings
    Dustin B Wygant
    Department of Psychology, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY 40475, USA
    Psychol Assess 22:745-56. 2010
    ..The results of this study indicate that the RBS can add uniquely to the existing MMPI-2 and MMPI-2-RF validity scales in detecting symptom exaggeration associated with cognitive response bias...
  8. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of the MMPI-2 clinical, restructured clinical (RC), and content scales to overreporting and underreporting
    Martin Sellbom
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, OH 44242, USA
    Assessment 12:79-85. 2005
    ..An apparent lesser susceptibility to underreporting for the Clinical Scales was an artifact of the subtle items' effect on these scales...
  9. doi request reprint Differentiating PTSD symptomatology with the MMPI-2-RF (Restructured Form) in a forensic disability sample
    Martin Sellbom
    Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0348, USA
    Psychiatry Res 197:172-9. 2012
    ..Theoretical and practical implications of these findings are discussed within contemporary frameworks of internalizing personality and psychopathology...
  10. ncbi request reprint Further evidence on the validity of the MMPI-2 Restructured Clinical (RC) Scales: addressing questions raised by Rogers, Sewell, Harrison, and Jordan and Nichols
    Auke Tellegen
    Department of Psychology, Elliott Hall, University of Minnesota, 75 East River Road, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    J Pers Assess 87:148-71. 2006
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Correlates of MMPI--a scales in acute psychiatric and forensic samples
    Carlo O C Veltri
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Pers Assess 91:288-300. 2009
    ..Implications of this study include an expanded empirical foundation for interpretation of the MMPI-A, greater understanding of the constructs it measures, and evidence supporting the generalizability of these constructs across settings...
  12. ncbi request reprint Correlates of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) Personality Psychopathology Five (PSY-5) scales in a forensic assessment setting
    Linda J Petroskey
    Clinical Psychology Program, Kent State University, OH 44242, USA
    Assessment 10:393-9. 2003
    ..Linear combinations of MMPI-2 PSY-5 Scale scores accounted for moderate proportions of variance in the collateral indicators...
  13. ncbi request reprint Incremental validity of the MMPI-A content scales in a residential treatment facility
    Johnathan D Forbey
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
    Assessment 10:191-202. 2003
    ..Magnitude of the additional criterion variance predicted was modest...
  14. ncbi request reprint Assessing psychopathic personality traits with the MMPI-2
    Martin Sellbom
    Department of Psychology, 144 Kent Hall, Kent State University, OH 44242, USA
    J Pers Assess 85:334-43. 2005
    ..In addition, the results of two regression models indicate that the Restructured Clinical scales provide the most parsimonious assessment of psychopathic personality traits...
  15. ncbi request reprint MMPI-2 validity scale characteristics in a correctional sample
    John L McNulty
    Department of Psychology, University of Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104 3189, USA
    Assessment 10:288-98. 2003
    ..Differences in level of education between African Americans and Caucasians did not account for the disparity in content-nonresponsive profiles. Implications for current practice and future research are discussed...
  16. doi request reprint Concurrent and predictive validity of psychopathy in a batterers' intervention sample
    Rachel C Rock
    Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0348, USA
    Law Hum Behav 37:145-54. 2013
    ..In addition, relative risk-ratio analyses indicated that individuals with elevated scores on global psychopathy and impulsive antisociality were at a greater risk for treatment failure and recidivism...
  17. doi request reprint The impact of overreporting on MMPI-2-RF substantive scale score validity
    Danielle L Burchett
    Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Assessment 17:497-516. 2010
    ..The findings illustrate the need for validity indices in self-report measures of personality and psychopathology...
  18. doi request reprint Examining the impact of unscorable item responses on the validity and interpretability of MMPI-2/MMPI-2-RF Restructured Clinical (RC) Scale scores
    Wendy R Dragon
    Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Assessment 19:101-13. 2012
    ..Classification analyses supported this possibility. Further steps needed to explore the feasibility of using prorated scores are discussed...
  19. doi request reprint Predictive validity of the MMPI-2 Restructured Clinical (RC) Scales in a batterers' intervention program
    Martin Sellbom
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Pers Assess 90:129-35. 2008
    ..Relative risk analyses indicated the extent to which individuals entering treatment with elevated scores on RC4 and RC9 were at increased risk for these negative outcomes...
  20. doi request reprint Empirical correlates of the MMPI-2 Restructured Clinical (RC) Scales in mental health, forensic, and nonclinical settings: an introduction
    Yossef S Ben-Porath
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242 0001, USA
    J Pers Assess 90:119-21. 2008
    ..To serve as a general introduction to the 3 new empirical studies presented in this special section, we begin with a review of the existing literature on the RC scales and briefly describe these studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Correlates of the MMPI-2 restructured clinical (RC) scales in a college counseling setting
    Martin Sellbom
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, OH 44242, USA
    J Pers Assess 86:88-99. 2006
    ..Follow-up analyses indicate that the RC scales have improved discriminant validity in comparison to the clinical scales and stronger convergent validity than a set of alternative MMPI-2 measures...
  22. ncbi request reprint Mapping the MMPI-2 Restructured Clinical scales onto normal personality traits: evidence of construct validity
    Martin Sellbom
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, OH 44242, USA
    J Pers Assess 85:179-87. 2005
    ..The results indicate strong convergence between the RC scales and expected MPQ higher order factors and primary scales. The RC scales also demonstrated expected improved convergent and discriminant validity over the clinical scales...
  23. doi request reprint Construct validity of the MMPI-2 restructured clinical (RC) scales: reply to Rouse, Greene, Butcher, Nichols, and Williams
    Auke Tellegen
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Pers Assess 91:211-21; discussion 222-6. 2009
    ..In response to Rouse et al.'s neglect of a body of empirical findings supporting the construct validity of the RC scales, we also review the relevant research literature...
  24. doi request reprint Assessing psychosocial functioning of bariatric surgery candidates with the Minnesota multiphasic personality inventory-2 restructured form (MMPI-2-RF)
    Ryan J Marek
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, 44242, USA
    Obes Surg 23:1864-73. 2013
    ..Here, we report descriptive findings and empirical correlates of Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF) scales among of bariatric surgery candidates undergoing a pre-surgical psychological evaluation...
  25. doi request reprint Reliability, validity, and utility of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2-Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF) in assessments of bariatric surgery candidates
    Anthony M Tarescavage
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University
    Psychol Assess 25:1179-94. 2013
    ..Limitations, future directions, and practical application of these results are discussed...
  26. doi request reprint On the hierarchical structure of mood and anxiety disorders: confirmatory evidence and elaboration of a model of temperament markers
    Martin Sellbom
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:576-90. 2008
    ..The authors' findings provide evidence on the important role of demoralization in mood and anxiety disorders...
  27. doi request reprint Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2-Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF) normative elevation rates: comparisons with epidemiological prevalence rates
    Anthony M Tarescavage
    a Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 27:1106-20. 2013
    ..Rather they are best viewed as indications of the need to evaluate the individual for possible disorder(s). Implications of these results, limitations of this study, and future directions in research are discussed. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Use of the TOMM in a criminal court forensic assessment setting
    Sheryl L Delain
    Clinical Psychology Program, Kent State University, USA
    Assessment 10:370-81. 2003
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint The appropriateness of the MMPI-2 K correction
    Deanna L Barthlow
    Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
    Assessment 9:219-29. 2002
    ..The results do not support the K scale as a suppressor variable in these settings, although additional research is needed in settings where higher levels of defensiveness are common...
  30. ncbi request reprint Use of the MMPI-2 in the treatment of offenders
    Johnathan D Forbey
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent Hall, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44313, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 46:308-18. 2002
    ..This article provides an overview of the use of the MMPI-2 in treatment planning and describes the relation between scores on the validity, clinical, and various supplementary scales and treatment-related issues...