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Table 2 Correlations of the SIRS-2(CV) primary scales with the MMPI-2 validity scales (n = 80)

From: Detection of malingering: psychometric evaluation of the Chinese version of the structured interview of reported symptoms-2

  RS SC IA BL SU SEL SEV RO
Convergent validity
F 0.284* 0.282* 0.227* 0.361** 0.351** 0.354** 0.481** 0.297**
Discriminant validity
L -0.284** -0.300** -0.255** -0.420** -0.326** -0.413** -0.519** -0.330**
K -0.296* -0.239* -0.229* -0.314** -0.205* -0.227* -0.391* -0.232*
  1. Note. For SIRS-2(CV) Primary Scales, RS = Rare Symptom Combinations, IA = Improbable or Absurd Symptoms, BL = Blatant Symptoms, SU = Subtle Symptoms, SEL = Selectivity of Symptoms, SEV = Severity of Symptoms, RO = Reported versus Observed Symptoms. For MMPI-2 validity scales, F = Infrequency, L = Lie, K = Correction. *p < 0.05. ** p < 0.01.