Self-Report Psychopathy (SRP-III)

INFORMATION

The Self-Report Psychopathy (SRP-III) scale is an analogous questionnaire to the PCL-R for a community sample (non-inmates). There are 64 items, 4 sub-scales and a total score. Reverse coded items are indicated with an R below and are bolded. Individuals answer each statement on a 5 point likert scale (1 = Disagree strongly, 5 = agree strongly)

SCORING

Interpersonal Manipulation (IPM)

3, 8, 13, 16R, 20, 24R, 27, 31R, 35, 38R, 41, 45, 50, 54, 58, 61R

Callous Affect (CA)

2, 7, 11R, 15, 19R, 23R, 26R, 30, 33, 37, 40, 44R, 48, 53, 56, 60

Erratic Life Style (ELS)

1, 4, 9, 14R, 17, 22R, 25R, 28, 32, 36R, 39, 42, 47R, 51, 55, 59

Anti-Social Behavior (ASB)

5R, 6R, 10, 12, 18R, 21R, 29, 34R, 43, 46R, 49, 52, 57, 62, 63, 64

RESOURCE FILES

This is a copyrighted measure. The following questionnaire links are for the use of our lab only. For access to the measure(s), please contact the copyright holders here.

The scoring files were written in the R statistical programming language by John Curtin and are free for reuse.

Questionnaire

R scoring syntax file

REFERENCES

Paulhus, D.L., Neumann, C. S., & Hare, R.D. (in press). Manual for the Self-Report Psychopathy scale 4th edition. Toronto: Multi-Health Systems.

Williams, K. M., Nathanson, C., & Paulhus, D. L. (2003, August). Structure and validity of the self-report psychopathy scale-III in normal populations. In 111th annual convention of the American Psychological Association.