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Predicting Institutional Adjustment and Recidivism with the Psychopathy Checklist Factor Scores: A Meta-Analysis
  • G. Walters
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Law and human behavior
  • 1 October 2003
This study explored the validity of the PCL/PCL-R factor scores in predicting institutional adjustment and recidivism in forensic clients and prison inmates. Forty-two studies in which institutionalExpand
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The Criminal Lifestyle: Patterns of Serious Criminal Conduct
A Working Hypothesis Criminological Theory Crime as a Lifestyle The Criminal Lifestyle Postulates and Key Terms The Criminal Lifestyle Developmental Issues The Criminal Lifestyle Cognitive PatternsExpand
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The Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles
This article describes the evolution, standardization, and preliminary validation of the Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles (PICTS), an instrument designed to measure thinking stylesExpand
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The Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles (PICTS)
  • G. Walters
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Assessment
  • 1 September 2002
The Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles (PICTS) is an 80-item self-report measure designed to assess crime-supporting cognitive patterns. Data from men (N = 450) and women (N = 227)Expand
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The Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles
The validity scales of the Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles (PICTS)—Confusion (Cf) and Defensiveness (Df)—were subjected to empirical analysis by contrasting inmates in threeExpand
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Predicting criminal justice outcomes with the Psychopathy Checklist and Lifestyle Criminality Screening Form: a meta-analytic comparison.
  • G. Walters
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Behavioral sciences & the law
  • 2003
Studies that have used either the Psychopathy Checklist--Revised (PCL-R) or the Lifestyle Criminality Screening Form (LCSF) to predict criminal justice outcomes (disciplinary adjustment andExpand
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Comparing the relative fit of categorical and dimensional latent variable models using consistency tests.
A number of recent studies have used Meehl's (1995) taxometric method to determine empirically whether one should model assessment-related constructs as categories or dimensions. The taxometricExpand
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Criminal Thinking and Identity in Male White-Collar Offenders
Thirty-four male white-collar offenders without a prior history of non-white-collar crime, 23 male white-collar offenders with at least one prior arrest for a non-white-collar crime, and 66 maleExpand
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Appraising, researching and conceptualizing criminal thinking: a personal view.
  • G. Walters
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Criminal behaviour and mental health : CBMH
  • 1 June 2006
BACKGROUND It is argued that current interest in the concept of criminal thinking has its roots in traditional theories of criminology and criminal justice such as Sutherland's differentialExpand
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Using Poisson Class Regression To Analyze Count Data in Correctional and Forensic Psychology
The benchmark model for count data is the Poisson distribution, and the standard statistical procedure for analyzing count data is Poisson regression. However, highly restrictive assumptions lead toExpand
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