Hare Psychopathy Checklist: Screening Version (PCL:SV)

Stephen D. Hart & Catherine M. Wilson

In: Encyclopedia of Psychology and Law

Hare Psychopathy Checklist: Screening Version (PCL:SV)

  • Citations
  • Add to My List
  • Text Size

  • Entry
  • Reader's Guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject Index

  • The Hare Psychopathy Checklist: Screening Version (PCL:SV) is a 12-item symptom-construct rating scale designed for use by expert observers to assess the lifetime presence and severity of symptoms of psychopathic personality disorder. It was derived from the Hare Psychopathy Checklist–Revised, or PCL–R. The PCL:SV is intended for use with adult males and females in a broad range of settings, including correctional, forensic psychiatric, civil psychiatric, and community settings. As its name implies, the PCL:SV also can be used in conjunction with the PCL–R as a screening test in correctional and forensic psychiatric settings, with elevated scores on the PCL:SV triggering administration of a more detailed and comprehensive assessment using the PCL–R. Because of its demonstrated association with future violence, the PCL:SV is most often used ...

    Looks like you are not subscribed to have access to full content on this book.

    Please login or subscribe to get access.

    If your Institution does not have a subscription and you cannot access the full text of content on the site, find out how your Institution can subscribe.

    • Criminal Competencies
    • Criminal Responsibility
    • Death Penalty
    • Divorce and Child Custody
    • Education and Professional Development
    • Eyewitness Memory
    • Forensic Assessment in Civil and Criminal Cases
    • Juvenile Offenders
    • Mental Health Law
    • Psychological and Forensic Assessment Instruments
    • Psychology of Criminal Behavior
    • Psychology of Policing and Investigations
    • Sentencing and Incarceration
    • Symptoms and Disorders Relevant to Forensic Assessment
    • Trial Processes
    • Victim Reactions to Crime
    • Violence Risk Assessment
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
    • E
    • F
    • G
    • H
    • I
    • J
    • K
    • L
    • M
    • N
    • O
    • P
    • Q
    • R
    • S
    • T
    • U
    • V
    • W
    • X
    • Y
    • Z

      • Loading...
    Back to Top