The HCR-20 in personality disordered female offenders: a comparison with a matched sample of males

  title={The HCR-20 in personality disordered female offenders: a comparison with a matched sample of males},
  author={Vivienne de Vogel and Corine de Ruiter},
This study examines the predictive validity of the HCR-20 in a sample of 42 female patients admitted to a Dutch forensic psychiatric hospital. The findings are compared with those for a matched sample of 42 male forensic psychiatric patients. The inter-rater reliability of the HCR-20 was good for both female and male patients. There were significant differences between female and male patients in mean HCR20 item scores, but the mean H, C and R-subscale scores and total score were comparable… CONTINUE READING

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