The Self-Report Psychopathy Scale and Passive Avoidance Learning

  title={The Self-Report Psychopathy Scale and Passive Avoidance Learning},
  author={Monica K Epstein and Norman G. Poythress and Karen O Brandon},
  pages={197 - 207}
The reliability and validity of the Self-Report Psychopathy Scale (SRPS) was examined in a noninstitutionalized offender sample of mixed gender and race. Adequate alpha coefficients were obtained for the total sample and across gender and race. The SRPS was compared to measures of trait anxiety and passive avoidance errors. SRPS total, primary, and secondary scores were positively and significantly correlated with trait anxiety and passive avoidance (commission) errors, but not omission errors… 

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