Perfil de personalidad en el trastorno del espectro autista mediante el Inventario Multifásico de Personalidad de Minnesota

  1. Diego Macías Bedoya
  2. Pilar Martín Borreguero
  3. José Manuel Muñoz Sánchez
  4. José Villagrán Moreno
Revista de la Asociación Española de Neuropsiquiatría

ISSN: 0211-5735

Year of publication: 2023

Volume: 43

Issue: 143

Pages: 197-216

Type: Article

More publications in: Revista de la Asociación Española de Neuropsiquiatría


Since the publication of DSM-5, it has become more important to carry out a di-fferential diagnosis to distinguish people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) from cluster C personality disorders. The aim of the present research study was to identify a personality profile of adults with ASD using the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) in order to carry out this differential diagnosis. The study sample consisted of a total of 178 subjects divided into four groups for comparison purposes. The ASD group obtained a MMPI personality profile with a characteristic 2-0 code that was specific to this sample of people with mild ASD, and higher scores in scales 6, 7 and 8 relative to the other scale scores. A specific MMPI personality profile was identified for ASD subjects, which diffe-rentiated this group from the other groups studied

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