Paul A Arbisi
Affiliation: University of Minnesota
- Empirical correlates of common MMPI-2 two-point codes in male psychiatric inpatientsPaul A Arbisi
Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, USA
Assessment 10:237-47. 2003..Remarkable consistency was found between the empirical correlates of the code types obtained in this study and the correlates of the same code types described by other investigators 40 years ago...
- Psychometric perspectives on detection of malingering of pain: use of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2Paul A Arbisi
Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
Clin J Pain 20:383-91. 2004..A critical review of available MMPI-2 validity scales is presented, and recommendations for use of these scales in the evaluation of patients with chronic pain are made...
- Neuropsychological outcomes of U.S. Veterans with report of remote blast-related concussion and current psychopathologyNathaniel W Nelson
Graduate School of Professional Psychology, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403, USA
J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:845-55. 2012..Impairments, when present, are subtle and most likely attributable to PTSD and other psychological conditions. Implications for clinical neuropsychologists and future research are discussed. (JINS, 2012, 18, 1-11)...
- Self-report of psychological function among OEF/OIF personnel who also report combat-related concussionNathaniel W Nelson
Graduate School of Professional Psychology, University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA
Clin Neuropsychol 25:716-40. 2011..Implications for neuropsychologists who routinely administer the MMPI-2/RF in the context of combat-related concussion are discussed...
- Predictors of postdeployment alcohol use disorders in National Guard soldiers deployed to Operation Iraqi FreedomShannon M Kehle
Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veteran Affairs Health Care System, Minneapoils, MN 55417, USA
Psychol Addict Behav 26:42-50. 2012..Results of this study suggest that combat deployed soldiers with current AUDs are a heterogeneous group and point to the influence of combat-related PTSD symptoms in the development of AUDs following deployment...
- The predictive validity of the PTSD Checklist in a nonclinical sample of combat-exposed National Guard troopsPaul A Arbisi
Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
Psychol Assess 24:1034-40. 2012..Comparison of prediction between the PCL and the BDI-II in identifying PTSD suggested that both instruments may be operating through tapping generalized distress rather than specific aspects of the disorder...
- Psychiatric diagnoses, comorbidity, and functioning in National Guard troops deployed to IraqShannon M Kehle
Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, MN, USA
J Psychiatr Res 45:126-32. 2011....
- Predictors of alcohol use prior to deployment in National Guard SoldiersAmanda G Ferrier-Auerbach
Minneapolis VA Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, United States
Addict Behav 34:625-31. 2009..The results of this study illustrate the role of factors associated with problematic drinking in a sample of high-risk individuals...
- Mental health diagnosis and occupational functioning in National Guard/Reserve veterans returning from IraqChristopher R Erbes
Minneapolis VA Health Care System 116A6, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
J Rehabil Res Dev 48:1159-70. 2011..In addition, service members with a diagnosis of PTSD reported greater rates of deterioration in work role functioning over time...
- The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 Restructured Form in National Guard soldiers screening positive for posttraumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injuryPaul A Arbisi
Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
Psychol Assess 23:203-14. 2011..These findings support the use of the MMPI-2 RF in assessing PTSD in non-treatment-seeking veterans. This further suggests that a positive screen for mTBI alone is not associated with significant emotional disturbance...
- Longitudinal effects of mild traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder comorbidity on postdeployment outcomes in national guard soldiers deployed to IraqMelissa A Polusny
University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:79-89. 2011..The longer-term impact of combat-related concussion/MTBI and comorbid PTSD on troops' health and well-being is unknown...
- Pre-deployment daytime and nighttime sleep complaints as predictors of post-deployment PTSD and depression in National Guard troopsErin Koffel
Minneapolis Veteran Affairs Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
J Anxiety Disord 27:512-9. 2013..This study suggests that daytime and nighttime sleep complaints are a risk factor for internalizing disorders including PTSD and depression. ..
- Gender differences in the effects of deployment-related stressors and pre-deployment risk factors on the development of PTSD symptoms in National Guard Soldiers deployed to Iraq and AfghanistanMelissa A Polusny
Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN, USA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, MN, USA Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA Electronic address
J Psychiatr Res 49:1-9. 2014..The current study assesses the influence of combat-related stressors and pre-deployment risk/protective factors on women's risk of developing PTSD symptoms following deployment relative to men's risk...
- PTSD symptoms in a cohort of National Guard soldiers deployed to Iraq: evidence for nonspecific and specific componentsChristopher R Erbes
Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN, USA
J Affect Disord 142:269-74. 2012..This study attempted to delineate the nonspecific and specific components of PTSD by examining the relation of PTSD symptoms to trauma exposure and demoralization in a cohort of National Guard soldiers deployed to Iraq...
- The structure of PTSD among two cohorts of returning soldiers: before, during, and following deployment to IraqLaura A Meis
Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
J Abnorm Psychol 120:807-18. 2011..Differential associations were observed among PTSD symptom clusters over time and between symptom clusters and both depression and combat exposure, supporting important distinctions between symptom clusters...
- The construct validity of the Lees-Haley Fake Bad Scale. Does this scale measure somatic malingering and feigned emotional distress?James N Butcher
Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, 75 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Arch Clin Neuropsychol 18:473-85. 2003..It is recommended that the FBS not be used in clinical settings nor should it be used during disability evaluations to determine malingering...
- Early mental health treatment-seeking among U.S. National Guard soldiers deployed to IraqShannon M Kehle
Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veteran Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
J Trauma Stress 23:33-40. 2010..Implications and future research directions are discussed...
- The concurrent and incremental validity of the trauma symptom inventory in women reporting histories of sexual maltreatmentPaul A Arbisi
Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, MN 55417, USA
Assessment 17:406-18. 2010..In contrast, the TSI clinical scales displayed good convergent validity with conceptually related scales on the MMPI-2 and PDS. Also, the TSI added incrementally, albeit modestly, to the MMPI-2 in prediction of PDS defined PTSD...
- Refinement of the MMPI-2 F(p) scale is not necessary: a response to Gass and LuisPaul A Arbisi
Department of Psychiatry, Minneapolis Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of Minnesota, USA
Assessment 10:123-8. 2003..Consequently, the F(p) refinement recommended by Gass and Luis is unnecessary...
- Empirical correlates of the MMPI-2 Restructured Clinical (RC) Scales in psychiatric inpatientsPaul A Arbisi
Minneapolis Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
J Pers Assess 90:122-8. 2008....
- Factor structure and concurrent validity of the Posttraumatic Growth Inventory-Short Form among veterans from the Iraq WarMatthew E Kaler
Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
J Trauma Stress 24:200-7. 2011..e., relations with theoretically related constructs). Further research should address validity of the scale among more ethnically and racially heterogeneous samples...
- Further evidence on the validity of the MMPI-2 Restructured Clinical (RC) Scales: addressing questions raised by Rogers, Sewell, Harrison, and Jordan and NicholsAuke Tellegen
Department of Psychology, Elliott Hall, University of Minnesota, 75 East River Road, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
J Pers Assess 87:148-71. 2006....
- A comparison of MMPI-2 validity in African American and Caucasian psychiatric inpatientsPaul A Arbisi
Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
Psychol Assess 14:3-15. 2002..It is important to note that, in almost all cases, the magnitude of these differences was small and not clinically significant...
- Updated meta-analysis of the MMPI-2 symptom validity scale (FBS): verified utility in forensic practiceNathaniel W Nelson
Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
Clin Neuropsychol 24:701-24. 2010..Overall, current results summarize an extensive literature that continues to support use of FBS in forensic neuropsychology practice...
- Impact of prior Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom combat duty on mental health in a predeployment cohort of National Guard soldiersMelissa A Polusny
Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center VAMC, One Veterans Drive 116A, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
Mil Med 174:353-7. 2009....
- Susceptibility of the MMPI-2 clinical, restructured clinical (RC), and content scales to overreporting and underreportingMartin 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...
- Elevation differences between MMPI-2 clinical and restructured clinical (RC) scales: frequency, origins, and interpretative implicationsMartin Sellbom
Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
Assessment 13:430-41. 2006....