interrater reliability

Feb
10

PCL-R Demonstrates Inadequate Field Reliability and Validity

The PCL-R demonstrates low rater agreement and inadequate field reliability and validity for predictions of recidivism in prison and hospital settings. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Law and Human Behavior. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this research into practice. […]

By Amber Watkins | Psychopathy
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Apr
15

Non-Illness Based Motivations for Violence Require Consideration among Persons with Major Mental Illness

While illness-based motivational influences appear to be the primary influence for violence in persons with MMI, non-illness based motivations require consideration in legal and clinical decision-making. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Law and Human Behavior. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation […]

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