G D Walters

Summary

Affiliation: Federal Correctional Institution
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Developmental trajectories, transitions, and nonlinear dynamical systems: a model of crime deceleration and desistance
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, P O Box 700, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 46:30-44. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Predicting institutional adjustment and recidivism with the psychopathy checklist factor scores: a meta-analysis
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, P O Box 700, Minersville, Pennsylvania 17954 0700, USA
    Law Hum Behav 27:541-58. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Postdicting arrests for proactive and reactive aggression with the PICTS Proactive and Reactive composite scales
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania 17954 0700, USA
    J Interpers Violence 22:1415-30. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Taxometric analysis of the antisocial features scale of the personality assessment inventory in federal prison inmates
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania 17954 0700, USA
    Assessment 14:351-60. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles and Level of Service Inventory-Revised: Screening Version as predictors of official and self-reported disciplinary infractions
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, P O Box 700, Minersville, PA 17954, USA
    Law Hum Behav 32:454-62. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles and Psychopathy Checklist: screening version as incrementally valid predictors of recidivism
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution, FCI Schuylkill, P O Box 700, Schuylkill, Minersville, Pennsylvania 17954 0700, USA
    Law Hum Behav 33:497-505. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Predicting recidivism with the Psychopathy Checklist: are factor score composites really necessary?
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychol Assess 23:552-7. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Where do we draw the line? Assigning cases to subsamples for MAMBAC, MAXCOV, and MAXEIG taxometric analyses
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    Assessment 17:321-33. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Latent structure of a two-dimensional model of antisocial personality disorder: construct validation and taxometric analysis
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Minersville, Pennsylvania 17954 0700, USA
    J Pers Disord 23:647-60. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Are exaggerated health complaints continuous or categorical? A taxometric analysis of the Health Problem Overstatement Scale
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, Minersville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychol Assess 21:219-26. 2009

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Developmental trajectories, transitions, and nonlinear dynamical systems: a model of crime deceleration and desistance
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, P O Box 700, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 46:30-44. 2002
    ..The practical implications of this model are discussed and suggestions for future research are outlined...
  2. ncbi request reprint Predicting institutional adjustment and recidivism with the psychopathy checklist factor scores: a meta-analysis
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, P O Box 700, Minersville, Pennsylvania 17954 0700, USA
    Law Hum Behav 27:541-58. 2003
    ..There was less differentiation between Factors 1 and 2 on measures of institutional adjustment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Postdicting arrests for proactive and reactive aggression with the PICTS Proactive and Reactive composite scales
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania 17954 0700, USA
    J Interpers Violence 22:1415-30. 2007
    ..The implications of these results for the construct validity of the PICTS composite scales and for matching offenders to interventions are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Taxometric analysis of the antisocial features scale of the personality assessment inventory in federal prison inmates
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania 17954 0700, USA
    Assessment 14:351-60. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles and Level of Service Inventory-Revised: Screening Version as predictors of official and self-reported disciplinary infractions
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, P O Box 700, Minersville, PA 17954, USA
    Law Hum Behav 32:454-62. 2008
    ....
  6. doi request reprint The Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles and Psychopathy Checklist: screening version as incrementally valid predictors of recidivism
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution, FCI Schuylkill, P O Box 700, Schuylkill, Minersville, Pennsylvania 17954 0700, USA
    Law Hum Behav 33:497-505. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Predicting recidivism with the Psychopathy Checklist: are factor score composites really necessary?
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychol Assess 23:552-7. 2011
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Where do we draw the line? Assigning cases to subsamples for MAMBAC, MAXCOV, and MAXEIG taxometric analyses
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    Assessment 17:321-33. 2010
    ..Alcohol misuse data obtained from a group of male prisoners were used to illustrate relationships observed in the Monte Carlo study...
  9. doi request reprint Latent structure of a two-dimensional model of antisocial personality disorder: construct validation and taxometric analysis
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Minersville, Pennsylvania 17954 0700, USA
    J Pers Disord 23:647-60. 2009
    ..It is reasoned that the two-dimensional model may eventually be capable of bridging the gap between childhood aggression and adult criminality as well as provide guidance to clinicians working with criminal offenders...
  10. doi request reprint Are exaggerated health complaints continuous or categorical? A taxometric analysis of the Health Problem Overstatement Scale
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, Minersville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychol Assess 21:219-26. 2009
    ..These findings call for more research on the extent to which the different domains of feigning share 1 or more dimensions in common...
  11. doi request reprint To sum or not to sum: taxometric analysis with ordered categorical assessment items
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institute Schuylkill, USA
    Psychol Assess 21:99-111. 2009
    ..Implications for the use and further study of the taxometric method in assessment research are discussed. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Correlations between the Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles and World-View Rating Scale in male federal prisoners
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Minersville, PA 17954, USA
    Crim Behav Ment Health 17:184-8. 2007
    ..The lifestyle theory of criminal behaviour maintains that criminal thinking is hierarchically organized and that certain features of an individual's general world view should correspond with specific criminal thinking styles...
  13. doi request reprint Feigned neurocognitive deficit: taxon or dimension?
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 31:584-93. 2009
    ..The fact that feigned neurocognitive symptomatology is ordered along a continuum rather than bifurcating into distinct categories has important implications for theory, research, and clinical practice...
  14. doi request reprint Malingering as a categorical or dimensional construct: the latent structure of feigned psychopathology as measured by the SIRS and MMPI-2
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, Minersville, Pennsylvania 17954 0700, USA
    Psychol Assess 20:238-47. 2008
    ..The theoretical and clinical practice implications of these findings are discussed...
  15. doi request reprint Taxometric analysis of the Levenson Self-Report Psychopathy scale
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    J Pers Assess 90:491-8. 2008
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  16. doi request reprint Effect of a longer versus shorter test-release interval on recidivism prediction with the psychological inventory of criminal thinking styles (PICTS)
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 53:665-78. 2009
    ..The theoretical and practical implications of these findings are discussed...
  17. doi request reprint Violence risk assessment and facet 4 of the Psychopathy Checklist: predicting institutional and community aggression in two forensic samples
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, Minersville, PA 17954, USA
    Assessment 17:259-68. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that Facet 4 and its parcels may play a role in violence risk assessment, although the generalizability of these findings to various forensic settings and contexts requires further study...
  18. doi request reprint Taxometrics, polytomous constructs, and the comparison curve fit index: a Monte Carlo analysis
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    Psychol Assess 22:149-56. 2010
    ..From these results it is concluded that using the simulated data curve approach and averaging across procedures is an effective way of distinguishing between dimensional (1-class) and categorical (2 or more classes) latent structure...
  19. doi request reprint Is hypersexuality dimensional? Evidence for the DSM-5 from general population and clinical samples
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, P O Box 700, Minersville, PA 17954, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 40:1309-21. 2011
    ..Additionally, dimensional assessment of Hypersexual Disorder should be part of clinical diagnostic practice...
  20. doi request reprint Taking the next step: combining incrementally valid indicators to improve recidivism prediction
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, PA, USA
    Assessment 18:227-33. 2011
    ..Correlational and receiver operating characteristic analyses revealed that the unweighted and weighted summed scores produced equivalent results and that both improved significantly on the results of the five contributing indicators...
  21. doi request reprint Screening for malingering/exaggeration of psychiatric symptomatology in prison inmates using the PICTS Confusion and Infrequency scales
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill Psychology, PO Box 700, U S 81 and Route 901, Minersville, PA 17954, USA
    J Forensic Sci 56:444-9. 2011
    ..These results suggest that the INF scale can potentially serve as an effective initial screening measure for malingering/exaggeration in inmates presenting with mental health complaints...
  22. doi request reprint In search of the psychopathic sexuality taxon: indicator size does matter
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, U S A
    Behav Sci Law 29:23-39. 2011
    ..Consistent with the vast majority of earlier research,our results suggest that psychopathy (with or without coercive and precocious sexuality) is a dimensional construct...
  23. doi request reprint The latent structure of life-course-persistent antisocial behavior: is Moffitt's developmental taxonomy a true taxonomy?
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, P O Box 700, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:96-105. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether life-course-persistent (LCP) and adolescence-limited (AL) antisocial behavior form distinct categories or lie along a common dimension...
  24. doi request reprint The latent structure of childhood aggression: a taxometric analysis of self-reported and teacher-rated aggression in Israeli schoolchildren
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    Psychol Assess 22:628-37. 2010
    ..Childhood aggression, it would seem, differs quantitatively along a dimension (degree of aggression) rather than bifurcating into qualitatively distinct categories (aggressive vs. nonaggressive)...
  25. pmc Dementia: continuum or distinct entity?
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, Psychology Services, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:534-44. 2010
    ..The implications of these results for classification, assessment, etiology, and prevention are discussed...
  26. doi request reprint Predicting recidivism with the psychological inventory of criminal thinking styles and level of service inventory-revised: screening version
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    Law Hum Behav 35:211-20. 2011
    ..One area requiring further investigation is the potential role of the PICTS, particularly the R scale, as a dynamic risk factor...
  27. doi request reprint Antisocial personality disorder with and without antecedent childhood conduct disorder: does it make a difference?
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, FCI Schuylkill, P O Box 700, Minersville, Pennsylvania 17954 0700, USA
    J Pers Disord 24:258-71. 2010
    ..The theoretical, diagnostic, and practical implications of these results are discussed...
  28. doi request reprint What is the latent structure of alcohol use disorders? A taxometric analysis of the Personality Assessment Inventory Alcohol Problems Scale in male and female prison inmates
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, P O Box 700, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:26-37. 2010
    ..g., withdrawal) are taxonic and other features (e.g., social problems) are dimensional...
  29. doi request reprint Incremental validity of the Psychopathy Checklist facet scores: predicting release outcome in six samples
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Minersville, Pennsylvania 17954 0700, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:396-405. 2008
    ..The implications of these findings for the psychopathy construct in general and the PCL-R/SV in particular are discussed...
  30. doi request reprint The latent structure of alcohol use disorders: a taxometric analysis of structured interview data obtained from male federal prison inmates
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill P O Box 700, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:326-33. 2008
    ..Archival data from structured interviews of 1193 male prison inmates were subjected to taxometric analysis to determine the latent structure of the alcohol use disorder construct...
  31. ncbi request reprint Use of the psychological inventory of criminal thinking styles to predict disciplinary adjustment in male inmate program participants
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, Minersville, Pennsylvania 17954 0700, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 50:166-73. 2006
    ..The only PICTS thinking style scale to achieve statistical significance in this study was the Cutoff scale that successfully predicted total, nonaggressive, and aggressive incident reports in both samples...
  32. ncbi request reprint Construct validity of the psychological inventory of criminal thinking styles in relationship to the PAI, disciplinary adjustment, and program completion
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania 17954 0700, USA
    J Pers Assess 84:252-60. 2005
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  33. ncbi request reprint Mapping the criminal mind: idiographic assessment of criminal belief systems
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, P O Box 700, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, U S A
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 49:5-24. 2005
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  34. ncbi request reprint The trouble with psychopathy as a general theory of crime
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, FCI Schuylkill, P O Box 700, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 48:133-48. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Predicting criminal justice outcomes with the Psychopathy Checklist and Lifestyle Criminality Screening Form: a meta-analytic comparison
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, FCI Schuylkill, PO Box 700, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    Behav Sci Law 21:89-102. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint The heritability of alcohol abuse and dependence: a meta-analysis of behavior genetic research
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 28:557-84. 2002
    ..18 (95% Confidence Interval = 0.15-0.21), with an even smaller weighted mean phi effect size of 0.15 (95% Confidence Interval = 0.12-0.18); results which indicate an upper limit of 30-36% for the heritability of alcohol misuse...
  37. ncbi request reprint Behavior genetic research on gambling and problem gambling: a preliminary meta-analysis of available data
    G D Walters
    Psychology Services, FCI Schuylkill, P O Box 700, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    J Gambl Stud 17:255-71. 2001
    ..The implications of these results are discussed...
  38. ncbi request reprint How many factors are there on the PICTS?
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, PA, USA
    Crim Behav Ment Health 15:273-83. 2005
    ..Several different factor models have been proposed for the Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles (PICTS), an 80-item self-report measure designed to assess thinking styles believed to maintain a criminal lifestyle...
  39. ncbi request reprint Appraising, researching and conceptualizing criminal thinking: a personal view
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania 17957 0700, USA
    Crim Behav Ment Health 16:87-99. 2006
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  40. ncbi request reprint Effect of test administration set on the Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles (PICTS)
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, PA 17954 0700, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 50:661-71. 2006
    ..Despite a general increase in the magnitude of PICTS scores for program participants, the overall pattern of scale elevations (correlations between scales and high-point pairs) was comparable across the two groups...
  41. ncbi request reprint Predicting institutional adjustment with the Lifestyle Criminality Screening Form and the Antisocial Features and Aggression scales of the PAI
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution, Psychology Services, Schuylkill, PA 17954 0700, USA
    J Pers Assess 88:99-105. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Incremental validity of the psychological inventory of criminal thinking styles and psychopathy checklist: screening version in predicting disciplinary outcome
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, Minersville, PA 17954, USA
    Law Hum Behav 31:141-57. 2007
    ..On the other hand, only the PICTS GCT score and Proactive Criminal Thinking (P) scale produced more than one significant ROC finding...
  43. ncbi request reprint Response style versus crime-specific cognition: predicting disciplinary adjustment and recidivism in male and female offenders with the PICTS
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, USA
    Assessment 14:35-43. 2007
    ..The P scale only displayed incremental validity relative to Cf(p) and Df(p) in large groups of participants, whereas the R scale was incapable of predicting recidivism in female offenders when paired with Cf(p) and Df(p)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Measuring proactive and reactive criminal thinking with the PICTS: correlations with outcome expectancies and hostile attribution biases
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, PA 17954 0700, USA
    J Interpers Violence 22:371-85. 2007
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint A taxometric analysis of the Psychopathy Checklist: Screening Version (PCL:SV): further evidence of dimensionality
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institute Schuylkill, Minersville, PA 17954, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:330-9. 2007
    ..It is concluded that scores on the PCL:SV differ quantitatively as points on a dimension (high vs. low psychopathy) rather than partitioning into qualitatively distinct categories of behavior (psychopath vs. nonpsychopath)...
  46. doi request reprint Toward a hierarchical model of criminal thinking: evidence from item response theory and confirmatory factor analysis
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychol Assess 23:925-36. 2011
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  47. ncbi request reprint The latent structure of psychopathy: a taxometric investigation of the Psychopathy Checklist Revised in a heterogeneous sample of male prison inmates
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, Minersville, PA 17954, USA
    Assessment 14:270-8. 2007
    ..On the basis of these results, it is concluded that psychopathy falls along a continuum and that high and low scores on the PCL-R reflect quantitative differences in degree rather than qualitative differences in kind...
  48. ncbi request reprint The Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles (PICTS): a review and meta-analysis
    Glenn D Walters
    Psychology Services, Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill, Minersville, PA 17954 0700, USA
    Assessment 9:278-91. 2002
    ..The factor structure of the PICTS is then examined with the aid of exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis, the results of which denote the presence of two major and two minor factors...
  49. ncbi request reprint Incremental validity of the psychological inventory of criminal thinking styles as a predictor of continuous and dichotomous measures of recidivism
    Glenn D Walters
    Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, USA
    Assessment 12:19-27. 2005
    ..Whereas the En scale displayed mixed incremental validity results relative to the Co scale, the Co scale failed to achieve incremental validity relative to the En scale...