THE ROLE AND RELEVANCE OF THE PSYCHOPATHY CHECKLIST – REVISED IN COURT A Case Law Survey of U . S . Courts ( 1991 – 2004 )

@inproceedings{Dematteo2006THERA,
  title={THE ROLE AND RELEVANCE OF THE PSYCHOPATHY CHECKLIST – REVISED IN COURT A Case Law Survey of U . S . Courts ( 1991 – 2004 )},
  author={David S Dematteo and Frank W. Edens},
  year={2006}
}
The Psychopathy Checklist–Revised (PCL–R; R. D. Hare, 1991, 2003) is the most empirically validated instrument for measuring psychopathy in correctional and forensic psychiatric populations. The PCL–R’s predictive utility with criminal justice populations has led to its frequent use by clinicians conducting forensic assessments in criminal and sexually violent predator (SVP) cases. Despite its apparent wide acceptance in U.S. courts, little is known about how often the PCL–R is being introduced… CONTINUE READING

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