Kevin S Douglas

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a model of violence risk assessment among forensic psychiatric patients
    Kevin S Douglas
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1372-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The impact of confidence on the accuracy of structured professional and actuarial violence risk judgments in a sample of forensic psychiatric patients
    Kevin S Douglas
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Law Hum Behav 27:573-87. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Violence by psychiatric patients: the impact of archival measurement source on violence base rates and risk assessment accuracy
    Kevin S Douglas
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 48:734-40. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Using the PCL-R to help estimate the validity of two self-report measures of psychopathy with offenders
    Norman G Poythress
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Assessment 17:206-19. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Suicidal and criminal behavior among female offenders: the role of abuse and psychopathology
    Eva R Kimonis
    Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Mental Health Law and Policy, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Pers Disord 24:581-609. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Co-occurring mental health and substance use problems in offenders: implications for risk assessment
    Mark A Ruiz
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
    Psychol Assess 24:77-87. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Factor structure and correlates of the dissociative experiences scale in a large offender sample
    Mark A Ruiz
    University of South Florida, Florida, USA
    Assessment 15:511-21. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Identifying subtypes among offenders with antisocial personality disorder: a cluster-analytic study
    Norman G Poythress
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612 3806, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:389-400. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Legal issues in maximum security institutions for people with mental illness: liberty, security, and administrative discretion
    John Petrila
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33617, USA
    Behav Sci Law 20:463-80. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint The relationship between psychopathic features, violence and treatment outcome: the comparison of three youth measures of psychopathic features
    Sarah E Spain
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Behav Sci Law 22:85-102. 2004

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a model of violence risk assessment among forensic psychiatric patients
    Kevin S Douglas
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1372-9. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The impact of confidence on the accuracy of structured professional and actuarial violence risk judgments in a sample of forensic psychiatric patients
    Kevin S Douglas
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Law Hum Behav 27:573-87. 2003
    ..Findings suggest that confidence of ratings should be studied as a potentially important mediator of structured professional and actuarial risk judgments...
  3. ncbi request reprint Violence by psychiatric patients: the impact of archival measurement source on violence base rates and risk assessment accuracy
    Kevin S Douglas
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 48:734-40. 2003
    ..This study examined the impact of using various archival sources of violence data on the recorded base rate of violence and on the accuracy of violence risk assessments in a sample of civil psychiatric patients...
  4. doi request reprint Using the PCL-R to help estimate the validity of two self-report measures of psychopathy with offenders
    Norman G Poythress
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Assessment 17:206-19. 2010
    ..Results generally provide stronger support for the validity of the PPI than the LPSP in offender populations using the PCL-R as a provisional benchmark, particularly for assessing interpersonal and affective features of psychopathy...
  5. doi request reprint Suicidal and criminal behavior among female offenders: the role of abuse and psychopathology
    Eva R Kimonis
    Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Mental Health Law and Policy, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Pers Disord 24:581-609. 2010
    ..However, none of the measures-including the PCL-R-predicted future recidivism...
  6. doi request reprint Co-occurring mental health and substance use problems in offenders: implications for risk assessment
    Mark A Ruiz
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
    Psychol Assess 24:77-87. 2012
    ..The frequency with which suicide and aggression risk factors were associated with mental health problems was generally similar across men and women. Measurement issues relevant to co-occurring disorder and risk assessment are discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Factor structure and correlates of the dissociative experiences scale in a large offender sample
    Mark A Ruiz
    University of South Florida, Florida, USA
    Assessment 15:511-21. 2008
    ..These findings support the reliability and construct validity of the DES in offenders but raise questions regarding the clinical utility of the DES factor scores above and beyond that of the total score...
  8. doi request reprint Identifying subtypes among offenders with antisocial personality disorder: a cluster-analytic study
    Norman G Poythress
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612 3806, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:389-400. 2010
    ..Our results inform ongoing debates about the overlap between psychopathy and ASPD and raise questions about the wisdom of placing most individuals who habitually violate social norms and laws into a single diagnostic category...
  9. ncbi request reprint Legal issues in maximum security institutions for people with mental illness: liberty, security, and administrative discretion
    John Petrila
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33617, USA
    Behav Sci Law 20:463-80. 2002
    ..The article suggests that because of the diminishing oversight provided by the federal judiciary, institutional custodians have a particular obligation to ensure that individual rights are not overwhelmed by concerns with security...
  10. ncbi request reprint The relationship between psychopathic features, violence and treatment outcome: the comparison of three youth measures of psychopathic features
    Sarah E Spain
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Behav Sci Law 22:85-102. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Internal consistency reliability of the self-report antisocial process screening device
    Norman G Poythress
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, University of South Florida, FMHI USF, Tampa, FL 33612 3807, USA
    Assessment 13:107-13. 2006
    ..Suggestions are made for revisions to this scale that would substantially improve its internal consistency reliability...
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessing risk for violence among male and female civil psychiatric patients: the HCR-20, PCL:SV, and VSC
    Tonia L Nicholls
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Behav Sci Law 22:127-58. 2004
    ..It is concluded that the VSC is a promising tool for assessing acute inpatient violence risk with men. Findings offer preliminary validation of the predictive validity of the HCR-20 and PCL:SV with female civil psychiatric patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reliability and Validity Evaluation of the Psychopathy Checklist: Screening Version (PCL:SV) in Swedish correctional and forensic psychiatric samples
    Kevin S Douglas
    Simon Fraser University, Canada
    Assessment 12:145-61. 2005
    ..The structural reliability and pattern of validity coefficients were comparable in these Swedish samples to other non-North American samples. Implications for the cross-cultural manifestation and correlates of psychopathy are discussed...
  14. doi request reprint Correspondence between self-report and interview-based assessments of antisocial personality disorder
    Laura S Guy
    Department of Psychology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    Psychol Assess 20:47-54. 2008
    ..Levels of agreement of the SCID-II with the PDQ-4 (kappa = .31) and PAI (kappa = .32) in classifying participants as ASPD was limited. Alternative thresholds for both self-report measures were identified and cross-validated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Criminal recidivism among juvenile offenders: testing the incremental and predictive validity of three measures of psychopathic features
    Kevin S Douglas
    Department of Psychology, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada, V5A 1S6
    Law Hum Behav 32:423-38. 2008
    ..e., substance use, conduct disorder, young age, past property crime) were included in multivariate predictive models. Implications for the limits of these measures in applied juvenile justice assessment are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint The Personality Assessment Inventory as a proxy for the Psychopathy Checklist Revised: testing the incremental validity and cross-sample robustness of the Antisocial Features Scale
    Kevin S Douglas
    Department of Psychology, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Assessment 14:255-69. 2007
    ..Results offer limited evidence of convergent validity between the PAI and the PCL-R...
  17. ncbi request reprint Incremental validity analyses of the violence risk appraisal guide and the psychopathy checklist: screening version in a civil psychiatric sample
    John F Edens
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275, USA
    Assessment 13:368-74. 2006
    ..These results reflect the limited validity of the VRAG items in civil psychiatric samples beyond the variance that is explained by the PCL:SV alone...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner abuse of older men: considerations for the assessment of risk
    Kim A Reeves
    Simon Fraser University, Department of Psychology, British Columbia, Canada
    J Elder Abuse Negl 19:7-27, table of contents. 2007
    ..Implications and future research directions are discussed with regard to the application of risk assessment technology to this context...
  20. ncbi request reprint Youth with psychopathy features are not a discrete class: a taxometric analysis
    Daniel C Murrie
    Sam Houston State University, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:714-23. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Does psychopathy predict institutional misconduct among adults? A meta-analytic investigation
    Laura S Guy
    Department of Psychology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:1056-64. 2005
    ..S. prison samples (r-sub(w) = .11) than in non-U.S. prison samples (r-sub(w) = .23). Findings are discussed in terms of the utility of the Hare measures for decision-making in institutional and other contexts...
  22. ncbi request reprint Empirical limits for the forensic assessment of PTSD litigants
    William J Koch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, 2255 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6T 2A1
    Law Hum Behav 29:121-49. 2005
    ..We provide suggestions for improving forensic practice, advising the courts about the limitations of forensic opinions, and necessary research...
  23. ncbi request reprint Assessment of interpersonal aggression and violence: introduction to the special issue
    John F Edens
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275, USA
    Assessment 13:221-6. 2006
    ..The authors conclude with a summary of the key findings of the articles that appear in this special issue...
  24. ncbi request reprint Examining the utility of the PCL:SV as a screening measure using competing factor models of psychopathy
    Laura S Guy
    Department of Psychology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    Psychol Assess 18:225-30. 2006
    ..42) and PCL:SV (.37). Results indicate the robust relation between the measures is maintained whether they are completed on the basis of file review only or file plus interview and whether the same or different raters score the measures...