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Examining the Factor Structure and Convergent and Discriminant Validity of the Levenson Self-Report Psychopathy Scale: Is the Two-Factor Model the best Fitting Model?

Salekin, Randall T; Chen, Debra R; Sellbom, Martin; Lester, Whitney S; MacDougall, Emily A M


The Levenson, Kiehl, and Fitzpatrick (1995) Self-Report Psychopathy Scale (LSRP) was introduced in the mid-1990s as a brief measure of psychopathy and has since gained considerable popularity. Despite its attractiveness as a brief psychopathy tool, the LSRP has received limited research regarding its factor structure and convergent and discriminant validity. The present study examined the construct validity of the LSRP, testing both its factor structure and the convergent and discriminant...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Personality Disorders: Theory, Research and Treatment
DOI: 10.1037/per0000073


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