Psychopathic Deviate Scale (PD)

This scale comes from the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2), where these 50 items compose the Psychopathic Deviate subscale. It is composed of 50 statements that must be answered true or false as applied to self.

ITEM CODING

The PD consists of 50 statements that are rated true or false as applied to self.

SCALES

This scale has no nested primary scales.

RESOURCE FILES

Questionnaire

R Scoring Syntax file

SPSS Scoring Syntax file

PD Interpretation

REFERENCES

Schiele, B. C., Baker, A. B., & Hathaway, S. R. (1943). The Minnesota multiphasic personality inventory. Journal-Lancet.

Comrey, A. L. (1958). A factor analysis of items on the MMPI psychopathic deviate scale. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 18(1), 91-98.

http://www.upress.umn.edu/test-division/mmpi-2