Refining personality disorder assessment procedures: The relationship between MCMI-II and SCID-II
Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Joseph C. LaVoie
The purpose of this study was to examine the compatibility of personality disorder diagnoses made by a self-report questionnaire (Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory, MCMI-II) and a standardized interview (Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-III-R, Axis II, SCID-II). Diagnoses of 50 intake clients at NOVA Therapeutic Community's residential facility were compared using Chi-Square analysis. Agreement between the two instruments was promising at the cluster level (p
Pass, Robert J., "Refining personality disorder assessment procedures: The relationship between MCMI-II and SCID-II" (1992). Student Work. 255.