This newly revised edition to The Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychopath: A Clinician's Guide brings new chapters on psychopathy in women, brain imaging, assessment and treatment in schools, and more, in addition to the updated original chapters. With its in-depth research on psychopathy, accumulating findings from over the past 40 years and applying them to procedures and methods, it is essential for all of those who face mental health, correctional, or court settings. This edition is an excellent resource for experienced professionals and their trainees, as well as students who need a go-to book between the research and practice on the assessing of psychopathy.

part I|95 pages

Conceptual Contributions

chapter 1|11 pages


ByCarl B. Gacono

chapter 2|18 pages

Using Both Variable-Centered and Person-Centered Approaches to Understanding Psychopathic Personality 1

ByCraig S. Neumann, Michael J. Vitacco, Andreas S. Mokros

chapter 3|22 pages

Brain Imaging in Psychopathy

ByJulia R. Lushing, Lyn M. Gaudet, Kent A. Kiehl

chapter 4|19 pages

Experimental Investigations of Information Processing Deficiencies in Psychopathic Individuals

Implications for Diagnosis and Treatment 1
ByJennifer E. Vitale, Arielle R. Baskin-Sommers, John F. Wallace, William A. Schmitt, Joseph P. Newman

chapter 5|23 pages

Emotional Experiences of the Psychopath

ByDavid S. Kosson, Michael J. Vitacco, Marc T. Swogger, Brian L. Steuerwald

part II|94 pages

Psychopathy Assessment

chapter 6|16 pages

Applying the Concept of Psychopathy to Children

Implications for the Assessment of Antisocial Youth
ByPaul J. Frick, Tina D. Wall, Christopher T. Barry, S. Doug Bodin

chapter 7|22 pages

Psychopathic Traits in Adolescence

Assessment and Implications
ByAdelle E. Forth, Henriette Bergstrøm, Heather J. Clark

chapter 8|30 pages

Assessing Psychopathy in Adults

The Hare Psychopathy Checklist—Revised and Psychopathy Checklist Screening Version 1
ByHenry J. Richards, Carl B. Gacono, Ted B. Cunliffe, Aaron J. Kivisto, Jason M. Smith, Robert Bodholdt

chapter 9|24 pages

Assessing Psychopathy in Women

ByTed B. Cunliffe, Carl B. Gacono, Jason M. Smith, Aaron J. Kivisto, J. Reid Meloy, Enna E. Taylor

part III|141 pages

Clinical Issues and Applications

chapter 10|24 pages

Legal and Ethical Issues in the Assessment of Psychopathy

ByDavid R. Lyon, James R. P. Ogloff, Stephane M. Shepherd

chapter 11|14 pages

Psychopathy and Response Styles 1

ByRichard Rogers, Emily V. Robinson

chapter 13|24 pages

Understanding and Assessing Psychopathy

Interpersonal Aspects and Clinical Interviewing
ByDavid S. Kosson, Carl B. Gacono, Kristen M. Klipfel, Robert Bodholdt

chapter 14|17 pages

Assessing Psychopathy

Psychological Testing and Report Writing
ByJ. Reid Meloy, Carl B. Gacono

chapter 15|18 pages

The Clinical Use of the Hare Psychopathy Checklist—Revised (PCL-R) in Contemporary Risk Assessment 1

ByRalph C. Serin, Shelley L. Brown, Angela H. De Wolf

chapter 16|21 pages

Use of the PCL-R and Rorschach in Forensic Treatment Planning 1

ByCarl B. Gacono, Michael T. Jumes, B. Thomas Gray

part IV|115 pages

Special Applications

chapter 17|18 pages

Psychopathy in Youth

Considerations for the Assessment and Treatment of Youth in Schools 1
ByTammy L. Hughes, Michael E. Tansy, Kristen Shaffer Parys, Carl B. Gacono

chapter 18|21 pages

Psychopathic Manipulation at Work

ByPaul Babiak

chapter 19|14 pages

The Incarcerated Psychopath in Psychiatric Treatment

Management or Treatment?
ByMyla Young, Jerald Justice, Carl B. Gacono, Aaron J. Kivisto

chapter 20|15 pages

Treating the Untreatable Psychopath

ByCorine de Ruiter, Farid Chakhssi, David P. Bernstein

chapter 21|16 pages

Psychopathy and Sexual Offending

ByMichael C. Seto, Grant T. Harris, Martin L. Lalumière

chapter 22|14 pages

Psychopathy and Substance Abuse

A Bad Mix
ByMegan J. Rutherford, John S. Cacciola, Arthur I. Alterman

chapter 23|12 pages

Psychopathy and the Criminal Lifestyle

Similarities and Differences
ByGlenn D. Walters, Roberto Di Fazio

chapter |3 pages


ByCarl B. Gacono