Effects of Positive Impression Management on the Psychopathic Personality Inventory

@article{Edens2001EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of Positive Impression Management on the Psychopathic Personality Inventory},
  author={John F. Edens and Jacqueline K. Buffington and Tara L. Tomicic and Brandon D. Riley},
  journal={Law and Human Behavior},
  year={2001},
  volume={25},
  pages={235-256}
}
The Psychopathic Personality Inventory (PPI; S. O.Lilienfeld & B. P. Andrews, 1996) is a self-report test that has shown considerable promise as a screening measure for psychopathy. A current limitation of the PPI is that no data exist regarding the impact of response sets such as positive impression management. Although the PPI contains a validity scale (Unlikely Virtues) designed to identify response biases such as “faking good,” its utility has not yet been assessed. In this study a repeated… 

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