Hare psychopathy checklist


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Hare psychopathy checklist

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[Robert D. Hare, Canadian psychologist, b. 1934]
A psychometric test to identify the presence of antisocial personality disorder, esp. among the incarcerated.
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However, a good working knowledge of the Hare psychopathy checklist provides change agents with the information they need to understand what traits and behaviors to look for.
After several months of comparing various risk-assessment instruments, the facility adopted the Hare Psychopathy Checklist Revised (PCL-R).
While Cleckley's 1941 publication made a notable impact on the field, empirical research on the syndrome did not gain a solid foothold until the development of the Hare Psychopathy Checklist (PCL) in the 1990s (Edens, Skeem, & Kennealy, 2009).
The research involved 30 inmates who were psychologically assessed using the Hare Psychopathy Checklist (PCL-R) which measures psychotic characteristics.
Currently, one disagnostic tool exists that, after repeated testing, has been found to accurately and consistently diagnose individuals as psychopaths--the Hare Psychopathy Checklist ("PCL-R").
Construct validity of the Hare Psychopathy Checklist, Revised, on a UK prison population.
A good reference for clinicians who may have concerns that a patient might be violent is the Hare Psychopathy Checklist Dr.