R E McGrath

Summary

Affiliation: Fairleigh Dickinson University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Code type-specific tables for interpretation of MMPI-2 Harris and Lingoes subscales: consideration of gender and code type definition
    R E McGrath
    Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    J Clin Psychol 54:655-64. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of an Infrequency-Psychopathology scale for the MMPI-A: the Fp-A Scale
    R E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA
    J Pers Assess 74:282-95. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Toward more clinically relevant assessment research
    R E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    J Pers Assess 77:307-32. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Development of a short form for the MMPI-2 based on scale elevation congruence
    Robert E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Raleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    Assessment 10:13-28. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Conceptual complexity and construct validity
    Robert E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ 07666, USA
    J Pers Assess 85:112-24. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint When effect sizes disagree: the case of r and d
    Robert E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    Psychol Methods 11:386-401. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special issue on personality assessment in medical settings
    Piero Porcelli
    IRCCS De Bellis Hospital, Castellana Grotte, Italy
    J Pers Assess 89:211-5. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Inferential errors in taxometric analyses of ordered three-class constructs
    Robert E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    J Pers Assess 90:11-25. 2008
  9. doi request reprint The Rorschach in the context of performance-based personality assessment
    Robert E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Farleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck Hackensack Campus, 1000 River Road T WHI 01, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    J Pers Assess 90:465-75. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Field reliability of comprehensive system scoring in an adolescent inpatient sample
    Robert E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    Assessment 12:199-209. 2005

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Code type-specific tables for interpretation of MMPI-2 Harris and Lingoes subscales: consideration of gender and code type definition
    R E McGrath
    Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    J Clin Psychol 54:655-64. 1998
    ..Gender and code type definition strategy were considered as moderators of the relationship between code type and subscale scores, but neither accounted for a large enough proportion of variance to justify consideration in the tables...
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of an Infrequency-Psychopathology scale for the MMPI-A: the Fp-A Scale
    R E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA
    J Pers Assess 74:282-95. 2000
    ..Even so, the findings suggest that the identification of overreporting on the MMPI-A could potentially be enhanced by using Fp-A as an adjunct to the F scale...
  3. ncbi request reprint Toward more clinically relevant assessment research
    R E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    J Pers Assess 77:307-32. 2001
    ..These include methodological issues and topics in need of further study. A particularly important example of the latter is the need for research identifying factors that foster positive impressions of psychological assessment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Development of a short form for the MMPI-2 based on scale elevation congruence
    Robert E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Raleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    Assessment 10:13-28. 2003
    ..The short form offers a reasonable alternative when the full inventory is impractical...
  5. ncbi request reprint Conceptual complexity and construct validity
    Robert E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ 07666, USA
    J Pers Assess 85:112-24. 2005
    ..The article concludes with some preliminary suggestions concerning an alternative model that may address this construct validity problem more effectively...
  6. ncbi request reprint When effect sizes disagree: the case of r and d
    Robert E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    Psychol Methods 11:386-401. 2006
    ..Because neither statistic is universally superior, researchers should explicitly consider the importance of base rates to formulate correct inferences and justify the selection of a primary effect-size statistic...
  7. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special issue on personality assessment in medical settings
    Piero Porcelli
    IRCCS De Bellis Hospital, Castellana Grotte, Italy
    J Pers Assess 89:211-5. 2007
    ..2007/this issue). Each article touches on the role person variables can play in the expression of medical problems...
  8. doi request reprint Inferential errors in taxometric analyses of ordered three-class constructs
    Robert E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    J Pers Assess 90:11-25. 2008
    ..Recommendations are provided for future studies intended to distinguish between categorical and dimensional structures...
  9. doi request reprint The Rorschach in the context of performance-based personality assessment
    Robert E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Farleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck Hackensack Campus, 1000 River Road T WHI 01, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    J Pers Assess 90:465-75. 2008
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  10. ncbi request reprint Field reliability of comprehensive system scoring in an adolescent inpatient sample
    Robert E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    Assessment 12:199-209. 2005
    ..80. Results were similar for protocol-level scores, with only one score demonstrating less than adequate reliability. The findings are consistent with previous evidence, indicating reliable scoring is possible even in field settings...
  11. ncbi request reprint Saving our psychosocial souls
    Robert E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ, USA
    Am Psychol 59:644-5. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint The making of meaning: comments on Hofstee and Ten Berge
    Robert E McGrath
    Farleigh Dickinson University, School of Psychology, Teaneck Hackensack Campus, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    J Pers Assess 83:128-30; discussion 136-40. 2004
    ..It is suggested that the lack of meaning inherent to many psychosocial measures is a natural product of traditional aggregative practices in scale development and may be invulnerable to statistical correction...
  13. ncbi request reprint Enhancing accuracy in observational test scoring: the comprehensive system as a case example
    Robert E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    J Pers Assess 81:104-10. 2003
    ..In this article, I use the Rorschach Comprehensive System (Exner, 1993) to demonstrate the concepts discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the PAI and MMPI-2 as predictors of faking bad in college students
    Dorothy D Blanchard
    School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Katonah, New York, USA
    J Pers Assess 80:197-205. 2003
    ..The findings suggest that either inventory offers an effective approach to the detection of overreporting, and administering both inventories can enhance the accuracy of prediction further...
  15. ncbi request reprint Incremental validity of selected MMPI-A content scales in an inpatient setting
    Robert E McGrath
    School of Psychology T WH1 01, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666, USA
    Psychol Assess 14:401-9. 2002
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  16. ncbi request reprint MMPI-A structural summary variables: prevalence and correlates in an adolescent inpatient psychiatric sample
    David L Pogge
    Four Winds Hospital, Katonah, New York, USA
    Assessment 9:334-42. 2002
    ..An examination of the pattern of correlations revealed small to moderate relationships between all SS variables and external criterion measures...
  17. ncbi request reprint A comparison of MMPI-2 high-point coding strategies
    Robert E McGrath
    School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    J Pers Assess 79:243-56. 2002
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  18. doi request reprint Predictor combination in binary decision-making situations
    Robert E McGrath
    Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    Psychol Assess 20:195-205. 2008
    ..Gigerenzer and D. Goldstein's (1996) "take the best" heuristic. Furthermore, the information needed to ensure an increment in fit over the best single predictor is rarely available...