MMPI alcoholic subtypes: replicability and validity of the 2-8-7-4 subtype. Academic Article uri icon


  • An empirical examination of previous alcoholism classifications that have used the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory reveals that one particular subtype emerges with considerable convergence. This article describes this subtype and outlines some of its implications for alcoholism theory and research. 1987 American Psychological Association, Inc.

published proceedings

  • J Abnorm Psychol

author list (cited authors)

  • Morey, L. C., Roberts, W. R., & Penk, W.

citation count

  • 11

complete list of authors

  • Morey, LC||Roberts, WR||Penk, W

publication date

  • May 1987