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Misattribution of PCL-R Authorship:
Recently, more than 20 articles, chapters, theses, and presentations have used a variation of the following citation for the Hare PCL-R: Hare, R. D., & Vertommen, H. (1991). The Hare Psychopathy Checklist-Revised. Multi-Health Systems. In some cases reference is to the 2003 edition of the PCL-R, and in other cases the reference omits the location of the publisher. Vertommen is not a co-author of the PCL-R. He is senior author of the Dutch translation of the PCL-R.
One author said the mistake was due to the use of an "automatic citation management software" program. If any reader of this note has used such a program and can help to determine the origin of this misattribution, please contact me. I would be most appreciative.
The correct citation for the PCL-R is Hare, R. D. (2003). The Hare Psychopathy Checklist-Revised, 2nd edition. Toronto, ON: Multi-Health Systems.
To inquire about existing translations, to translate an MHS assessment, or to obtain permission to reproduce MHS copyrighted material please contact email@example.com for further information.
Meloy, J. R., Book, A., Hosker-Field, A., Methot-Jones, T., & Roters, J. (2018). Social, sexual, and violent predation: Are psychopathic traits evolutionarily adaptive? Violence and Gender, 5(3), 153-165. doi:10.1089/vio.2018.0012 [Download PDF]
Lilienfeld, S. O., Watts, A. L., Smith, S. F., Patrick, C. J., & Hare, R. D. (2018, August 6). Hervey Cleckley (1903–1984): Contributions to the study of psychopathy. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. Advance online publication. [Download PDF]
Guay, J.-P., Knight, R. A., Ruscio, J., & Hare, R. D. (2018). A taxometric investigation of psychopathy in women. Psychiatry Research, 261, 565-573.
Krstic, S., Neumann, C. S., Roy, S., Robertson, C., Knight, R. A., & Hare, R. D. (2017). Using latent variable- and person-centered approaches to examine the role of psychopathic traits in sex offenders. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. Accepted for publication. [Download PDF]
Hare, R. D. (2017). Commentary: A person-centered approach to research on the nature and meaning of psychopath-brain relations. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 2(2), 111-112. doi:10.1016/j.bpsc.2017.01.007 [Download PDF]
Hare, R. D. (2016). Psychopathy, the PCL-R, and criminal Justice: Some new findings and current issues. Canadian Psychology, 57(1), 21-34. doi:10.1037/cap0000041 [Download PDF]
Important new research by Randy Salekin argues persuasively that, "Callous–unemotional traits have been incorporated into the DSM-5 and may be considered for the ICD-11. Despite the centrality of callous–unemotional traits, it is only one of three dimensions of child psychopathy. It is proposed that the grandiose–manipulative and daring–impulsive traits should be considered and potentially accepted as specifiers for conduct disorder in the DSM-5 and ICD-11." The full reference for this research is:
Gacono, C. B. (Ed.). (2016). The clinical and forensic assessment of psychopathy: A practitioner's guide (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.
Hare, R. D. (2016). Forward. In C. B. Gacono (Ed.), The clinical and forensic assessment of psychopathy: A practitioner's guide (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge. [Download PDF]
Patrick, C. J. (Ed.). (2018). Handbook of psychopathy, 2nd edition. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Glenn, A. L., & Raine, A. (2014). Psychopathy: An introduction to biological findings and their implications. New York, NY: NYU Press.
Haycock, D. (2014). Murderous minds. New York, NY: Pegasus Books.
Kiehl, K. (2014). The psychopath whisperer. New York, NY: Crown Publishing.
Kiehl, K. A., & Sinnott-Armstrong, W. P. (Eds.). (2013). Handbook on psychopathy and law. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Häkkänen-Nyholm, H., & Nyholm, J.-O. (Eds.). (2012). Psychopathy and law: A practitioner's guide. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Hare, R. D. (2012). Introduction to the special issue: Focus on psychopathy. FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, July. Available online at https://leb.fbi.gov/file-repository/archives/leb-july-2012.pdf/view
Lawrence, P. R. (2010). Driven to lead: Good, bad, and misguided leadership. New York, NY: Wiley.
Malatesti, L., & McMillan, J. (Eds.). (2010). Responsibility and psychopathy: Interfacing law, psychiatry and philosophy. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Salekin, R. T., & Lynam, D. R. (Eds.) (2010). Handbook of child and adolescent psychopathy. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Felthous, A. R., & Saß, H. (Eds.). (2008). International handbook on psychopathic disorders and the law. Chichester, UK: Wiley.
Hare, R. D., & Neumann, C. S. (2008). Psychopathy as a clinical and empirical construct. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 4, 217-246. doi: 10.1146/annurev.clinpsy.3.022806.091452 [Download PDF]
St-Yves, M., & Tanguay, M. (2008). Psychology of criminal investigation: The search for the truth. Toronto, ON: Carswell. (Includes a chapter by Dr. M. Logan & Dr. R. D. Hare entitled "Criminal psychopathy: An introduction for police".)
Hervé, H., & Yuille, J. (Eds.). (2007). The psychopath: Theory, research, and practice. Mahwah, NJ: Routledge.
Babiak, P., & Hare, R. D. (2006). Snakes in suits: When psychopaths go to work. New York, NY: ReganBooks.
Patrick, C. J. (Ed.). (2006). Handbook of psychopathy. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Forth, A. E., Kosson, D. & Hare, R. D. (2003). The Hare PCL: Youth Version. Toronto, ON: Multi-Health Systems.
Hare, R. D. (2003). Hare PCL-R 2nd Edition. Toronto, ON: Multi-Health Systems.
Frick, P., & Hare, R. D. (2001). The Antisocial Processes Screening Device. Toronto, ON: Multi-Health Systems.
Meloy, J. R. (Ed.). (2001). The mark of Cain: Psychoanalytic insight and the psychopath. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press. Republished in 2014 by Routledge.
Hare, R. D., & Hervé, H. (1999). The Hare P-Scan Research Version. Toronto, ON: Multi-Health Systems.
Hare, R. D. (1998). Without conscience: The disturbing world of the psychopaths among us. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Hart, S. D., Cox, D. N., & Hare, R. D. (1995). Manual for the Psychopathy Checklist: Screening Version (PCL:SV). Toronto, ON: Multi-Health Systems.
Meloy, J. R. (1988). The psychopathic mind: Origins, dynamics, and treatment. Lanham, MD: Jason Aronson, Inc.