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I would love to have my results anonymously analyzed by someone who knows what they were talking about. When I got my results back, I had no idea what any of it meant until I googled it and heard that T-scores above a 65 were statiscially significant. Until I looked over dnE ehT's article, I have to admit that I freaked out when I got particularly high PTSD/schizophrenia scores (in addition to the expected high depression/anxiety/social-isolation/self-degradation scores).
Yeah, I find this evaluation kind of faulty in which you couldn't really explain your answers. Oh well, if I ever work up the courage to find help for myself, I'd like somebody trained to interpret my results for me since I have no idea what any of it means.
I see a pattern emerging here, as I also scored highly on schizophrenia and PTSD (as well as the expected depression, mental dullness, etc). My highest score was on emotional alienation, which I suppose makes sense, closely followed by "Lack of Ego Mastery, Conative".
As has been said, taking the test ourselves is so unreliable, but it is interesting. I'd be curious to know how my results would be interpreted by a 'professional'.
Just took the longer version, and got similar results, but with a higher psychathenia score (if it was even on the short version?). Highest score was, unsurprisingly, suicidal ideation.
It was so obvious to me though that unless you can qualify your answers to someone, they can so easily be misjudged. For example, generally I respect the law and wouldn't steal or anything, but my answer to the question about sneaking into the cinema was probably not compatable with it's linked questions, because I think the cinema is totally overpriced! So someone would need to know your background and be able to ask you about your answers before deciding how schizophrenic you are.
Just read the descriptions of each category. I didn't say anything about false memory.
Some of the other forums I've seen are full of people that pretend to be pyschos or cut "because it's cool". These fakers and wannabes are also factored into the test. It attempts to spot them, so no one should take offense by it.
I've heard that it also uses statistics from mentally ill people just to see what answer they usually chose, increasing your relevant t score.