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Les Morey

Les Morey
George T. and Gladys H. Abell Professor
Areas of Speciality
  • Clinical
  • Personality Processes
  • (979) 845-2575
  • Psychology 210
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George T. and Gladys H. Abell Professor

Research Interests

  • Assessment, diagnosis, and classification of personality and psychopathology
  • Personality disorders
  • Alcoholism

Recent Publications

Morey, L.C. & McCredie, M.N. (2019). Convergence between Rorschach and self‐report: A new look at some old questions. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 75, 202‐ 220.

Morey, L.C. (2018). Professional Manual for the Personality Assessment Screener –Observer. Odessa, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc.

Penson, B., Ruchensky, J., Morey, L.C., & Edens, J.F. (2018). Using the Personality Assessment Inventory Antisocial and Borderline Features scales to predict behavior change: A multi‐site longitudinal study of youthful offenders. Assessment, 25, 858‐866.

Vanwoerden, S., Steinberg, L., Coffman, A.D., Paulus, D.J., Morey, L.C., & Sharp, C. (2018). Evaluation of the PAI‐A Anxiety and Depression scales: Evidence of construct validity. Journal of Personality Assessment, 100, 313‐320.

Hopwood, C. J., Kotov, R., Krueger, R. F., Watson, D., Widiger, T. A., Altoff, R. R., Ansell, E. B., Bach, B., Bagby, R. M., Bornovalova, M. A., Blais, M. A., Chmielewski, M., Cicero, D. C., Clark, L. A., Conway, C., De Clerq, B., De Fruyt, F., Docherty, A. R., Eaton, N. R., Edens, J. F., Forbes, M. K., Forbush, K. T., Hengartner, M. P., Ivanova, M. Y., Leising, D., Livesley, W. J., Lukowitsky, M. R., Lynam, D. R., Markon, K. E., Miller, J. D., Morey, L. C., Mullins‐ Sweatt, S. N., Ormel, J. H., Patrick, C. J., Pincus, A. L, Ruggero, C., Samuel, D. B., Sellbom, M., Slade, T., Tackett, J. L., Thomas, K. M., Trull, T. J., Vachon, D. D., Waldman, I. D., Waszczuk, M. A., Waugh, M. H., Wright, A. G. C., Yalch, M. M., Zald, D. H., & Zimmerman, J. (2018). The time has come for dimensional personality disorder diagnosis. Personality and Mental Health, 12, 82‐86.

Pinto, A., Ansell, E., Wheaton, M.G., Krueger, R.F., Morey, L., Skodol, A.E., & Clark, L.A. (2018). Obsessive‐compulsive personality disorder and component personality traits. In W.J. Livesley & R. Larstone (eds.), Handbook of Personality Disorders, Second Edition: Theory, Research, and Treatment, pp. 459‐480. New York: Guilford Press.

Krueger, R. F., Kotov, R., Watson, D., Forbes, M. K., Eaton, N. R., Ruggero C. J., Simms, L. J., Widiger, T. A., Achenbach, T. M., Bach, B., Bagby, M., Bornovalova, M.A., Carpenter, W. T., Chmielewski, M., Cicero, D., Clark, L. A., Conway, C., DeClercq, B., DeYoung, C.G., Docherty, A.R., Drislane, L.E., First, M.B., Forbush, K. T., Hallquist, M., Haltigan, J.D., Hopwood, C.J., Ivanova, M.Y., Jonas, K.G., Latzman, R.D., Markon, K., Miller, J. D., Morey, L. C., Mullins‐Sweatt, S.N., Ormel, J., Patalay, P., Patrick, C. J., Pincus, A.L., Regier, D.A., Reininghaus, U., Rescorla, L., Samuel, D. B., Sellbom, M., Shackman, A., Skodol, A. E., Slade, T., South, S. C., Sunderland, M., Tackett, J. L., Venables, N.C., Waldman, I. D., Waszczuk, M.A., Waugh, M.H., Wright, A. G. C., Zald, D.H., & Zimmerman, J. (2018). Progress in achieving quantitative classification of psychopathology. World Psychiatry, 17, 282‐293.

McCredie, M.N., & Morey, L.C. (2018). Evaluating new supplemental indicators for the Personality Assessment Inventory: Standardization and cross‐validation. Psychological Assessment, 30, 1292‐1299.

Morey, L.C. (2018). Application of the DSM‐5 Level of Personality Functioning Scale by lay raters. Journal of Personality Disorders, 32(5), 709‐720.

Ruiz, M.A., Hopwood, C.J., Edens, J.F., Morey, L.C., & Cox, J.M. (2018). Initial development of pathological personality trait domain measures using the Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI). Personality Disorders Theory, Research and Treatment, 9(6), 564‐573.

Conway, C.C., Hopwood, C.J., Morey, L.C., & Skodol, A.E. (2018). Borderline Personality Disorder is equally trait‐like and state‐like over ten years in adult psychiatric patients. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 127(6), 590‐601.

Benson, K.T., Donnellan, M.B., & Morey, L.C. (2017). Gender-related differential item functioning in DSM-IV/DSM-5-III (Alternative Model) diagnostic criteria for Borderline Personality Disorder. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 8, 87-93.

Waugh, M.H., Hopwood, C.J., Krueger, R.F., Morey, L.C., Pincus, A.L., & Wright, A.G.C. (2017). Psychological assessment with the DSM-5 Alternative Model for Personality Disorders: Tradition and innovation. Professional Psychology Research and Practice, 48(2), 79-89.

Busch, A.J., Morey, L.C., & Hopwood, C.J. (2017). Exploring the assessment of the DSM-5 Alternative Model for Personality Disorders with the Personality Assessment Inventory. Journal of Personality Assessment, 99(2), 211-218.

Kotov, R., Krueger, R. F., Watson, D., Achenbach, T. M., Althoff, R. R., Bagby, M., Brown, T. A., Carpenter, W. T., Caspi, A., Clark, L. A., Eaton, N. R., Forbes, M. K., Forbush, K. T., Goldberg, D., Hasin, D., Hyman, S. E., Ivanova, M. Y., Lynam D. R., Markon, K., Miller, J. D., Moffitt, T. E., Morey, L. C., Ormel, J., Patrick, C. J., Regier, D. A., Rescorla, L., Robinson, E., Ruggero C. J., Samuel, D. B., Sellbom, M., Simms, L. J., Skodol, A. E., Slade, T., South, S. C., Tackett, J. L., Waldman, I. D., Widiger, T. A., Wright, A. G. C., & Zimmerman, M. (2017). The Hierarchical Taxonomy Of Psychopathology (HiTOP): A dimensional alternative to traditional nosologies. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126(4), 454-477.

Morey, L.C. (2017). Development and initial evaluation of a self-report form of the DSM-5 Level of Personality Functioning Scale. Psychological Assessment, 29, 1302- 1308.

Kelley, S.E., Edens, J.F., & Morey, L.C. (2017). Convergence of self- and informant reports on the Personality Assessment Screener. Assessment, 24, 999-1007.

Timoney, L.R., Walsh, Z., Shea, M.T., Yen, S., Ansell, E.B., Crilo, C.M., McGlashan, T.H., Stout, R.L., Bender, D.S., Skodol, A.E., Sanislow, C.A., Morey, L.C., & Gunderson, J.G. (2017).  Personality and life events in a personality disorder sample. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 8, 376-382.