Personality traits as predictors of inpatient aggression in a high-security forensic psychiatric setting: prospective evaluation of the PCL-R and IPDE dimension ratings.

@article{Langton2011PersonalityTA,
  title={Personality traits as predictors of inpatient aggression in a high-security forensic psychiatric setting: prospective evaluation of the PCL-R and IPDE dimension ratings.},
  author={Calvin M. Langton and Todd E Hogue and Michael Daffern and Aisling Mannion and Kevin Howells},
  journal={International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology},
  year={2011},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={392-415}
}
The Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder (DSPD) initiative in England and Wales provides specialized care to high-risk offenders with mental disorders. This study investigated the predictive utility of personality traits, assessed using the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R) and the International Personality Disorder Examination, with 44 consecutive admissions to the DSPD unit at a high-security forensic psychiatric hospital. Incidents of interpersonal physical aggression (IPA) were… CONTINUE READING
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