Specifically in relation to the MCMI-III
, the instrument was administered to 1079 patients of clinics, psychologists, and psychiatrists, who completed a document evaluating several characteristics of patients' personality disorders.
Personalidad y sindromes clinicos: Un estudio con el MCMI-III
basado en una muestra espanola [Personality and clinical syndromes: A study with the MCMI-III
based on a Spanish sample].
Convergent validity of the MCMI-III
personality disorder scales and the MMPI-2 scales.
They filled out the MCMI-III
, the BSI and the ASI in a single session.
questionnaires were filled in via a face-to-face structured interview.
Also, scores were observed that ranged between 60 and 75 on the MCMI-III
as clinical detection indicators of possible characteristic personality profiles.
The standard score used by the MCMI-III
is the base rate (BR).
includes information regarding the validity of the client's report and can supplement previously-gathered diagnostic information.
considera que, para cada uno de los estilos, una puntuacion de tasa base (TB) entre 60 y 75 indica rasgos de personalidad, entre 75 y 85 la tendencia del sujeto al correspondiente estilo de personalidad, mientras que a partir de 85 indica trastorno de la personalidad.
There are two important considerations regarding the use of the MCMI-III
for this study.
was designed to assess a wide range of both acute clinical disorders, such as major depression or anxiety disorder, and personality disorders, such as borderline and antisocial as described in DSM-IV.
The study also considered the incidence of psychiatric dual diagnosis as well as personality disorders/configurations as interpreted by the MCMI-III