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Les Morey

Les Morey
George T. and Gladys H. Abell Professor
Areas of Speciality
  • Clinical
  • Personality Processes
Contact
  • (979) 845-2575
  • morey@tamu.edu
  • Psychology 210
Professional Links
Office Hours
Tuesday 1:00pm-3:00pm or by Appointment
Rank
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., & Benson, K.T. (2016). An investigation of adherence to diagnostic criteria, revisited: Clinical diagnosis of the DSM-IV/DSM-5 Section II Personality Disorders. Journal of Personality Disorders, 30(1), 130-144.

Morey, L.C., & Benson, K.T. (2016). Relating DSM-5 Section II and Section III personality disorder diagnostic classification systems to treatment planning. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 68, 48-55.

Busch, A.J., Balsis, S., Morey, L.C., & Oltmanns, T.F. (2016). Gender differences in borderline personality disorder features in an epidemiological sample of adults age 55–

Self vs. informant report. Journal of Personality Disorders, 30, 419-432. 254. Brown, J.D., & Morey, L.C. (2016). Therapeutic assessment in psychological triage using the PAI. Journal of Personality Assessment, 98, 374-381.

Morey, L.C., Benson, K.T., & Skodol, A.E. (2016). Relating DSM-5 section III personality traits to section II personality disorder diagnoses. Psychological Medicine, 46, 647-655.

Wright, A.G.C., Hopwood, C.J., Skodol, A.E., & Morey, L.C. (2016). Longitudinal validation of general and specific structural features of personality pathology. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 125(8), 1120-1134.

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. DOI: 10.1037/pas0000450

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. DOI: 10.1177/1073191116636450

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. DOI: 10.1037/per0000214

Penson, B., Ruchensky, J., Morey, L.C., & Edens, J.F. (in press). Using the Personality Assessment Inventory Antisocial and Borderline Features scales to predict behavior change: A multi-site longitudinal study of youthful offenders. Assessment, in press. DOI: 10.1177/1073191116680292

Morey, L.C. (in press). Application of the DSM-5 Level of Personality Functioning Scale by lay raters. Journal of Personality Disorders, in press. DOI: 10.1521/pedi_2017_31_305

Vanwoerden, S., Steinberg, L., Coffman, A.D., Paulus, D.J., Morey, L.C., & Sharp, C. (in press). Evaluation of the PAI-A Anxiety and Depression scales: Evidence of construct validity. Journal of Personality Assessment, in press. DOI: 10.1080/00223891.2017.1347569

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. (in
press). The time has come for dimensional personality disorder diagnosis. Personality and Mental Health.

Morey, L.C. (in press). Interdiagnostician reliability of the DSM-5 Section II and Section III Alternative Model criteria for Borderline Personality Disorder. Journal of Personality Disorders, in press.

Morey, L.C. (in press). Examining a novel performance validity task for the detection of feigned attentional problems. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult, in press.

Hopwood, C.J., Good, E.W., & Morey, L.C. (in press). Validity of the DSM-5 Levels of Personality Functioning Scale-Self Report. Journal of Personality Assessment, in press.

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

Hopwood, C.J., Krueger, R.F., Watson, D., Widiger, T.A., Althoff, R.R., Ansell, E.B., Bach, B., Bagby, R.M., Bornovalova, M.A., Blais, M.A., Chmielewski, M., Cicero, D.C., 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., 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., 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., & Zimmermann, J. (in press). Comment on “The challenge of transforming the diagnostic system for personality disorders”. Journal of Personality Disorders.

McCredie, M.N., & Morey, L.C. (in press). Evaluating new supplemental indicators for the Personality Assessment Inventory: Standardization and cross-validation. Psychological Assessment, in 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. (in press). Progress in achieving quantitative classification of psychopathology. World Psychiatry, in press.

Bach-Nguyen, M.P., & Morey, L.C. (in press). Assessing mental health in Vietnam with the Personality Assessment Inventory: Cross cultural comparability. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, in press.

Morey, L.C., & McCredie, M.N. (in press). Personality Assessment Inventory. In Cambridge Handbook of Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis, M. Sellbom & J. Suhr (eds). Cambridge University Press.

Morey, L.C., & Benson, K. (in press). Personality Assessment Inventory. In V. Ziegler- Hill & T. Shackleford, Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer Publishing.

Morey, L.C. (in press). Morey, Leslie C. In V. Ziegler-Hill & T. Shackleford, Encyclopedia
of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer Publishing.

Morey, L.C., & Mowle, E. (in press). Measurements and scales, use in forensic research. In Morgan, R.D. (ed,), SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology. Sage Publishing.

McCredie, M.N., & Morey, L.C. (in press). Who are the Turkers? A characterization of MTurk workers using the Personality Assessment Inventory. Assessment, in press.