Structural analysis of the PCL-R and relationship to BIG FIVE personality traits and parenting characteristics in an Hispanic female offender sample.

Eisenbarth, Hedwig; Krammer, Sandy; Edwards, Bethany G; Kiehl, Kent A; Neumann, Craig (2018). Structural analysis of the PCL-R and relationship to BIG FIVE personality traits and parenting characteristics in an Hispanic female offender sample. Personality and individual differences, 129, pp. 59-65. Elsevier 10.1016/j.paid.2018.03.015

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Valid measurement of psychopathic traits in females using the Psychopathy Checklist Revised (PCL-R) continues to be an under researched topic. Previous latent variable and other psychometric studies have raised questions concerning the structure and predictive effects of psychopathic traits in females. New cross-cultural research finds good support for a four-factor model of psychopathy in females and the predictive effects of the psychopathy factors (Declercq, Carter, & Neumann, 2015; Neumann, Hare, & Pardini, 2015). Nevertheless, additional research is needed on females, especially individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. We investigated the factor structure and construct validity of the PCL-R in a female Hispanic sample (n = 155). Confirmatory factor analysis showed that the four-factor model provided an adequate fit. Furthermore, structural equation modelling revealed significant negative and positive predictive effects, respectively, between general personality (Agreeableness and Conscientiousness), and indifferent/abusive parenting with the broad syndrome of psychopathy.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Service Sector > Institute of Legal Medicine
04 Faculty of Medicine > Service Sector > Institute of Legal Medicine > Forensic Psychiatric Services

UniBE Contributor:

Krammer, Sandy

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

0191-8869

Publisher:

Elsevier

Language:

English

Submitter:

Antoinette Angehrn

Date Deposited:

29 Nov 2018 15:51

Last Modified:

29 Nov 2018 15:57

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.paid.2018.03.015

PubMed ID:

30333675

Uncontrolled Keywords:

PCL-R SEM female parenting psychopathy

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.121547

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/121547

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