Marcus T Boccaccini

Summary

Affiliation: Sam Houston State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Witness preparation training with real and simulated criminal defendants
    Marcus T Boccaccini
    Psychology Department, Sam Houston State University, Box 2447, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Behav Sci Law 23:659-87. 2005
  2. doi request reprint When experts disagreed, who was correct? A comparison of PCL-R scores from independent raters and opposing forensic experts
    Katrina A Rufino
    Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, USA
    Law Hum Behav 36:527-37. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Do PCL-R scores from state or defense experts best predict future misconduct among civilly committed sex offenders?
    Marcus T Boccaccini
    Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, USA
    Law Hum Behav 36:159-69. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Self-report measures of child and adolescent psychopathy as predictors of offending in four samples of justice-involved youth
    Marcus T Boccaccini
    Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Assessment 14:361-74. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Screening for malingering in a criminal-forensic sample with the personality assessment inventory
    Marcus T Boccaccini
    Psychology Department, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Psychol Assess 18:415-23. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Predicting recidivism with the Personality Assessment Inventory in a sample of sex offenders screened for civil commitment as sexually violent predators
    Marcus T Boccaccini
    Department of Psychology, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Psychol Assess 22:142-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Do defense attorney referrals for competence to stand trial evaluations depend on whether the client speaks English or Spanish?
    Jorge G Varela
    Department of Psychology and Philosophy, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Law Hum Behav 35:501-11. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Psychopathy and the combination of psychopathy and sexual deviance as predictors of sexual recidivism: meta-analytic findings using the Psychopathy Checklist--Revised
    Samuel W Hawes
    Psychology Department, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Psychol Assess 25:233-43. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Scoring subjectivity and item performance on measures used to assess violence risk: the PCL-R and HCR-20 as exemplars
    Katrina A Rufino
    Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Assessment 18:453-63. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Detection of overreporting of psychopathology on the Personality Assessment Inventory: a meta-analytic review
    Samuel W Hawes
    Department of Psychology, Sam Houston State University, USA
    Psychol Assess 21:112-24. 2009

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Witness preparation training with real and simulated criminal defendants
    Marcus T Boccaccini
    Psychology Department, Sam Houston State University, Box 2447, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Behav Sci Law 23:659-87. 2005
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  2. doi request reprint When experts disagreed, who was correct? A comparison of PCL-R scores from independent raters and opposing forensic experts
    Katrina A Rufino
    Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, USA
    Law Hum Behav 36:527-37. 2012
    ..Findings also raise questions about the extent to which PCL-R scores based on correctional file review only are comparable to those based on file and interview...
  3. doi request reprint Do PCL-R scores from state or defense experts best predict future misconduct among civilly committed sex offenders?
    Marcus T Boccaccini
    Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, USA
    Law Hum Behav 36:159-69. 2012
    ..Findings have important implications for understanding how rater disagreement may relate to predictive validity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Self-report measures of child and adolescent psychopathy as predictors of offending in four samples of justice-involved youth
    Marcus T Boccaccini
    Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Assessment 14:361-74. 2007
    ..The findings suggest caution in the use of self-report measures of psychopathic features for decision making with respect to issues of delinquency risk among justice-involved youth...
  5. ncbi request reprint Screening for malingering in a criminal-forensic sample with the personality assessment inventory
    Marcus T Boccaccini
    Psychology Department, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Psychol Assess 18:415-23. 2006
    ..R. Graham, A. Tellegen, & B. Kaemmer, 1989; Infrequency [F] cut score > or = 95 T), supporting the use of either of these indices as reasonable screening measures to identify potential malingerers for subsequent evaluation...
  6. doi request reprint Predicting recidivism with the Personality Assessment Inventory in a sample of sex offenders screened for civil commitment as sexually violent predators
    Marcus T Boccaccini
    Department of Psychology, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Psychol Assess 22:142-8. 2010
    ..50 for violent nonsexual recidivism, d = 0.55 for sex offender registry violations) and most consistent predictor of recidivism...
  7. doi request reprint Do defense attorney referrals for competence to stand trial evaluations depend on whether the client speaks English or Spanish?
    Jorge G Varela
    Department of Psychology and Philosophy, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Law Hum Behav 35:501-11. 2011
    ..These findings suggest attorney decisions were influenced by language, although further research is needed to identify the mechanism of this influence...
  8. doi request reprint Psychopathy and the combination of psychopathy and sexual deviance as predictors of sexual recidivism: meta-analytic findings using the Psychopathy Checklist--Revised
    Samuel W Hawes
    Psychology Department, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Psychol Assess 25:233-43. 2013
    ..But results also underscore several practical challenges to implementing these findings in routine clinical practice...
  9. doi request reprint Scoring subjectivity and item performance on measures used to assess violence risk: the PCL-R and HCR-20 as exemplars
    Katrina A Rufino
    Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Assessment 18:453-63. 2011
    ..e., Factor 2, Facet 4) were rated as the least subjective. For the HCR-20, items on the Historical scale were rated as the least subjective. Implications for measure development and refinement are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Detection of overreporting of psychopathology on the Personality Assessment Inventory: a meta-analytic review
    Samuel W Hawes
    Department of Psychology, Sam Houston State University, USA
    Psychol Assess 21:112-24. 2009
    ..Cut scores of NIM > or = 81 and MAL > or = 3 resulted in the highest overall classification rates for identifying feigning. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does interrater (dis)agreement on Psychopathy Checklist scores in sexually violent predator trials suggest partisan allegiance in forensic evaluations?
    Daniel C Murrie
    Department of Psychology, Sam Houston State University, Box 2447, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Law Hum Behav 32:352-62. 2008
    ..Results raise concerns about the potential for a forensic evaluator's "partisan allegiance" to influence PCL-R scores in adversarial proceedings...
  12. doi request reprint Describing, diagnosing, and naming psychopathy: how do youth psychopathy labels influence jurors?
    Marcus T Boccaccini
    Department of Psychology, Sam Houston State University, USA
    Behav Sci Law 26:487-510. 2008
    ..Results should influence the language forensic evaluators use in practice. Results should also inform research that investigates diagnostic labeling effects...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic labeling in juvenile court: how do descriptions of psychopathy and conduct disorder influence judges?
    Daniel C Murrie
    Psychology Department, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 36:228-41. 2007
    ..There were no negative effects associated with conduct disorder or psychopathy labels. Results suggest that the criteria underlying labels, more than labels themselves, exert influence in juvenile justice contexts...
  14. doi request reprint Are self-report measures of adaptive functioning appropriate for those high in psychopathic traits?
    Bethany A Young-Lundquist
    Psychology Department, Box 2447, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, U S A
    Behav Sci Law 30:693-709. 2012
    ..These relationships appeared to be due, in part, to over-reporting symptoms of impairment across measures, suggesting that scores on self-report adaptive functioning measures may be especially susceptible to feigning...
  15. doi request reprint Inter-rater reliability of the PCL-R total and factor scores among psychopathic sex offenders: are personality features more prone to disagreement than behavioral features?
    John F Edens
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, 4235 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 4235, USA
    Behav Sci Law 28:106-19. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint On individual differences in person perception: raters' personality traits relate to their psychopathy checklist-revised scoring tendencies
    Audrey K Miller
    Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, USA
    Assessment 18:253-60. 2011
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  17. doi request reprint Personality Assessment Inventory scores as predictors of misconduct among sex offenders civilly committed as sexually violent predators
    Marcus T Boccaccini
    Department of Psychology, Sam Houston State University
    Psychol Assess 25:1390-5. 2013
    ..Overall, our findings point to the potential utility of integrating components of treatment for borderline personality disorder into sex offender treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Attorney-client trust among convicted criminal defendants: preliminary examination of the attorney-client trust scale
    Marcus T Boccaccini
    Department of Psychology, Box 870348, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0348, USA
    Behav Sci Law 20:69-87. 2002
    ..It is recommended that attorneys employ a well rounded assortment of interpersonal skills to foster their clients' trust and to make better use of the limited amount of time they have to spend with clients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Rediversion in two postbooking jail diversion programs in Florida
    Marcus T Boccaccini
    Department of Psychology and Philosophy, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:835-9. 2005
    ..Rediversion occurs when a former or current diversion program participant is booked into jail on a new charge and diverted once again through the same diversion program...
  20. ncbi request reprint Development and effects of client trust in criminal defense attorneys: preliminary examination of the congruence model of trust development
    Marcus T Boccaccini
    Psychology and Philosophy Department, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Behav Sci Law 22:197-214. 2004
    ..Findings were generally consistent with the CMTD in suggesting that (i) allowed participation is associated with trust in attorneys, and (ii) trust is associated with satisfaction with attorneys and case outcomes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Assessment of competency for execution: professional guidelines and an evaluation checklist
    Patricia A Zapf
    Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Box 870348, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0348, USA
    Behav Sci Law 21:103-20. 2003
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Detecting over- and underreporting of psychopathology with the Spanish-language Personality Assessment Inventory: findings from a simulation study with bilingual speakers
    Krissie Fernandez
    Department of Psychology, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    Psychol Assess 20:189-94. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint What do we really know about witness preparation?
    Marcus T Boccaccini
    Psychology Department, Box 870348, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401, USA
    Behav Sci Law 20:161-89. 2002
    ..The present article reviews the psychological literature pertaining to witness preparation and makes recommendations for needed witness preparation research...