A Comparison of Factor Models on the PCL-R With Mentally Disordered Offenders

@article{Vitacco2005ACO,
  title={A Comparison of Factor Models on the PCL-R With Mentally Disordered Offenders},
  author={Michael J. Vitacco and Richard Rogers and C. Neumann and Kimberly S. Harrison and Gina M. Vincent},
  journal={Criminal Justice and Behavior},
  year={2005},
  volume={32},
  pages={526 - 545}
}
For more than a decade, researchers and practitioners have generally accepted a two-factor model for the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R) composed of core personality features and an antisocial lifestyle. Very recently, Cooke and Michie (2001) proposed a three-factor solution that divided the core personality features into two dimensions while eliminating antisocial behavior. This study of male, mentally disordered offenders (N = 96) directly compared factor models via confirmatory factor… 

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