Jennifer Lynne Skeem

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychopathy, treatment involvement, and subsequent violence among civil psychiatric patients
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada
    Law Hum Behav 26:577-603. 2002
  2. doi request reprint The utility of patients' self-perceptions of violence risk: consider asking the person who may know best
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, School of Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine, 3311 Social Ecology II, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:410-5. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric symptoms and community violence among high-risk patients: A test of the relationship at the weekly level
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:967-79. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Suicide-related behavior after psychiatric hospital discharge: Implications for risk assessment and management
    Jennifer L Skeem
    University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Behav Sci Law 24:731-46. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Two subtypes of psychopathic violent offenders that parallel primary and secondary variants
    Jennifer Skeem
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:395-409. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessing relationship quality in mandated community treatment: blending care with control
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 7083, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:397-410. 2007
  7. doi request reprint How does violence potential relate to crisis intervention team responses to emergencies?
    Jennifer Skeem
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, School of Social Ecology, 3311 Social Ecology II, Irvine CA 92697 7085, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:201-4. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Social networks and social control of probationers with co-occurring mental and substance abuse problems
    Jennifer Skeem
    Psychology and Social Behavior, 3311 Social Ecology II, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, 92697 7085, USA
    Law Hum Behav 33:122-35. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Correctional policy for offenders with mental illness: creating a new paradigm for recidivism reduction
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    Law Hum Behav 35:110-26. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Is criminal behavior a central component of psychopathy? Conceptual directions for resolving the debate
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    Psychol Assess 22:433-45. 2010

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychopathy, treatment involvement, and subsequent violence among civil psychiatric patients
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada
    Law Hum Behav 26:577-603. 2002
    ..We interpret these results in light of prior research with offenders and analyze their implications for future research, policy, and practice...
  2. doi request reprint The utility of patients' self-perceptions of violence risk: consider asking the person who may know best
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, School of Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine, 3311 Social Ecology II, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:410-5. 2013
    ..Assuming it replicates and generalizes beyond the research context, this finding encourages a shift away from unaided clinical judgment toward a feasible method of risk assessment built on patient collaboration...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric symptoms and community violence among high-risk patients: A test of the relationship at the weekly level
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:967-79. 2006
    ..The authors found no evidence that increases in the latter symptoms during 1 week provide an independent foundation for expecting violence during the following week...
  4. ncbi request reprint Suicide-related behavior after psychiatric hospital discharge: Implications for risk assessment and management
    Jennifer L Skeem
    University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Behav Sci Law 24:731-46. 2006
    ..Instead, patients' rate of SRB was relatively constant over the one-year follow-up. Implications for risk assessment and management in acute inpatient settings are discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Two subtypes of psychopathic violent offenders that parallel primary and secondary variants
    Jennifer Skeem
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:395-409. 2007
    ..When compared with the nonpsychopathic subgroup (n = 243), the 2 psychopathic variants manifested a theoretically coherent pattern of differences. Implications for etiological research and violence prevention are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessing relationship quality in mandated community treatment: blending care with control
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 7083, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:397-410. 2007
    ..The DRI-R covaries with multiple domains more strongly than a leading measure of the therapeutic alliance, suggesting that it better captures the nature and effect of relationship quality in mandated treatment...
  7. doi request reprint How does violence potential relate to crisis intervention team responses to emergencies?
    Jennifer Skeem
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, School of Social Ecology, 3311 Social Ecology II, Irvine CA 92697 7085, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:201-4. 2008
    ..This study explored whether a crisis intervention team (CIT) promotes public safety and diversion from jail to treatment...
  8. doi request reprint Social networks and social control of probationers with co-occurring mental and substance abuse problems
    Jennifer Skeem
    Psychology and Social Behavior, 3311 Social Ecology II, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, 92697 7085, USA
    Law Hum Behav 33:122-35. 2009
    ..In particular, having a likable clinician who engaged in participatory decision-making reduced the risk of violations. Implications for contextually sensitive risk reduction efforts are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint Correctional policy for offenders with mental illness: creating a new paradigm for recidivism reduction
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    Law Hum Behav 35:110-26. 2011
    ..We use this framework to propose three priorities for advancing research, articulating policy, and improving practice...
  10. doi request reprint Is criminal behavior a central component of psychopathy? Conceptual directions for resolving the debate
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    Psychol Assess 22:433-45. 2010
    ..Applying such principles to the current state of the field, the authors believe the evidence favors viewing criminal behavior as a correlate, not a component, of psychopathy...
  11. doi request reprint One measure does not a construct make: directions toward reinvigorating psychopathy research--reply to Hare and Neumann (2010)
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    Psychol Assess 22:455-9. 2010
    ..In specifying these conceptual and applied directions, we hope to promote constructive dialogue, further insights, and a new generation of research that better distinguishes between personality deviation and social deviance...
  12. ncbi request reprint Toward evidence-based practice for probationers and parolees mandated to mental health treatment
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, 3311 Social Ecology II, Irvine, California 92697 7085, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:333-42. 2006
    ..This article reviews a small but growing body of research on this problem and on practices designed to respond to it...
  13. ncbi request reprint What do clinicians expect? Comparing envisioned and reported violence for male and female patients
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, 92697, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:599-609. 2005
    ..Third, when MHPs envisioned violence that was highly conditional on psychiatric deterioration and medication noncompliance, violence often did not occur...
  14. ncbi request reprint Using a five-factor lens to explore the relation between personality traits and violence in psychiatric patients
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:454-65. 2005
    ..Because interpersonal and affective features of psychopathy are less important than basic traits of antagonism in postdicting violence, it may be appropriate to broaden focus in risk assessment to patients' basic personality traits...
  15. ncbi request reprint Gender and risk assessment accuracy: underestimating women's violence potential
    Jennifer Skeem
    Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California 92697 7085, USA
    Law Hum Behav 29:173-86. 2005
    ..Implications for future research on the judgment processes that may underlie MHPs' limited accuracy with women and for training programs in violence risk assessment are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Are there ethnic differences in levels of psychopathy? A meta-analysis
    Jennifer L Skeem
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
    Law Hum Behav 28:505-27. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint Utility of the Revised Level of Service Inventory (LSI-R) in predicting recidivism after long-term incarceration
    Sarah M Manchak
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, 3311 Social Ecology II, Irvine, CA, 92697 7085, USA
    Law Hum Behav 32:477-88. 2008
    ..Implications for informing parole decision-making and risk management for LTIs are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Perspectives on probation and mandated mental health treatment in specialized and traditional probation departments
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 455030, Las Vegas, NV 89154 5030, USA
    Behav Sci Law 21:429-58. 2003
    ..These agencies differed in how well probationers with mental illness "fit" their standard operating procedure. Implications for future research and directions for probation practice are discussed...
  19. doi request reprint Assessing callous-unemotional traits in adolescent offenders: validation of the Inventory of Callous-Unemotional Traits
    Eva R Kimonis
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Louis de la Parte Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Int J Law Psychiatry 31:241-52. 2008
    ..There were some important differences across the three facets of the ICU in their associations with these key external criteria...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Venirepersons's attitudes toward the insanity defense: developing, refining, and validating a scale
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154 5030, USA
    Law Hum Behav 28:623-48. 2004
    ..The IDA-R's predictive utility generalizes across jurisdictions and manipulation of case facts. Theoretical and practical implications for research and for identifying impartial jurors at voir dire are discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Factor structure and validity of the MacArthur Competence Assessment Tool-Criminal Adjudication
    Patricia A Zapf
    Department of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, New York City, NY 10019 1128, USA
    Psychol Assess 17:433-45. 2005
    ..Analyses were also completed to examine the convergent and discriminant validity of the MacCAT-CA. Results are discussed in terms of the strengths and weaknesses of the nomothetic nature of the MacCAT-CA...
  23. ncbi request reprint Weekly community interviews with high-risk participants: operational issues
    Carol A Schubert
    Law and Psychiatry Program, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, USA
    J Interpers Violence 20:632-46. 2005
    ..Each of these three steps is discussed as a guide for future longitudinal studies that involve interviewing difficult populations...
  24. ncbi request reprint Constructing insanity: jurors' prototypes, attitudes, and legal decision-making
    Jennifer Eno Louden
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, 3340 Social Ecology 11, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    Behav Sci Law 25:449-70. 2007
    ..Implications for identifying biased jurors and potential interventions for bringing jurors' decisions into greater accord with the law are discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of psychopathy, abuse, and ethnicity on juvenile probation officers' decision-making and supervision strategies
    Sarah Vidal
    Associate Professor Psychology and Social Behavior, 3311 Social Ecology II, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California 92697 7085, USA
    Law Hum Behav 31:479-98. 2007
    ..For psychopathic youth, officers expect poor treatment outcomes and are" extra strict," enforcing rules that typically are not enforced for others on their caseload...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Views of the downward extension: comparing the Youth Version of the Psychopathy Checklist with the Youth Psychopathic traits Inventory
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Box 455030, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154 5030, USA
    Behav Sci Law 21:737-70. 2003
    ..Implications for future longitudinal research on the validity, manifestations, and course of juvenile psychopathy are discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint An introduction to the special issues on juvenile psychopathy and some reflections on the current debate. Juvenile psychopathy: the debate
    John Petrila
    Behav Sci Law 21:689-94. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint Associations among early abuse, dissociation, and psychopathy in an offender sample
    Norman G Poythress
    Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:288-97. 2006
    ..Implications for psychopathy subtypes are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Applicability of traditional and revised models of psychopathy to the Psychopathy Checklist: screening version
    Jennifer L Skeem
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Box 455030, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154 5030, USA
    Psychol Assess 15:41-55. 2003
    ..Implications for future research are discussed...

Research Grants1