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Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy



First Advisor

Dr. Larry J Williams


This is an examination of the predictive validity of two personality scales, the NEO PPI and the CRT-HR when administered to a sample of 595 Psychiatric Aide job applicants. The research design also tests the moderating advantages of two faking suppression techniques, the use of a lie scale and warning the test takers. The individual applicant profile provided by the screen was evaluated with criterion including turnover, performance, absenteeism and employee injury collected six months after employment began.


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Date of Submission

June 2008