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Examining the factor structure of the Hare Self-Report Psychopathy Scale


Abstract The 64-item Hare Self-Report Psychopathy Scale (Hare SRP; Paulhus, Neumann, & Hare, in press) is the most recent revision of the SRP, which has undergone numerous iterations. Little research has been conducted with this new edition; therefore, the goal of the current study was to elucidate the factor structure as well as the criterion-related, convergent, and discriminant validity of the measure in a large sample of college students (N=602). Confirmatory factor analyses revealed that the best-fitting model was the original four-factor model proposed by the authors of the Hare SRP (compared to a one-factor, two-factor, and four-factor random model). The four-factor model revealed superior fit for the data relative to the other alternativ... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Neal, Tess M.S. / Sellbom, Martin
Subject psychopathy / factor analysis / psychometric
Language English
Identifier DOI: 10.1080/00223891.2011.648294
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Citation Neal, T.M.S. & Sellbom, M. (2012). Examining the factor structure of the Hare Self-Report Psychopathy Scale. Journal of Personality Assessment, 94, 244-253. doi:10.1080/00223891.2011.648294
Collaborating Institutions New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
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