Too often psychological test responses of the manic patients are found not in accordance with the clinical symptoms or diagnosis. This study is a part of the comprehensive psy- chometric approach to the manic patients using the MMPI and projective methods. MMPI profiles of 13 hospitalized manic patients whose diagnosis was clinically confirmed were reviewed. Ma(67T) and Pd (57T) scales proved to be average highpoints, making no difference between male (70T for Ma, 58T for Pd) and female (64T for Ma, 57T for Pd) patients. Viewed from the code pattern, Ma was the most frequent (62%) high-point scale among the total patients, but it elevated above 70T for only one-third of them. For more efficient differential diagnosis application of multimodal assessment is needed, preferably using multitraitmiiltimethod matrix.
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