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Edwards Social Desirability Scale

a 39-item inventory derived from the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory and used to measure whether respondents are truthful in self-reports or are misrepresenting themselves in a way likely to be seen as positive by others. [developed in the 1950s by Allen L. Edwards]

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guilty but mentally ill (GBMI)

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