Hare Psychopathy–SCAN Research Version

Robert D. Hare, Ph.D.
Hugues F. Hervé, M.A.


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About the Author

Robert D. Hare, Ph.D.
Robert D. Hare, Ph.D. is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of British Columbia, where he has taught and conducted research for some 35 years. He is President of Darkstone Research Group Ltd., a forensic research and consulting firm. He has devoted most of his academic career to the investigation psychopathy, its nature, assessment, and implications for mental health and criminal justice. Dr. Hare is the author of several books and many scientific articles on psychopathy, and is the developer of the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R) and co-author of its derivatives, the Psychopathy Checklist: Screening Version (PCL:SV), the Psychopathy Checklist: Youth Version (PCL:YV), and the Antisocial Process Screening Device (APSD).

Hugues F. Herve, M.A.
Hugues Hervé, Ph.D. is a registered psychologist in British Columbia, Canada. He graduated from the University of British Columbia, where he studied Clinical and Forensic Psychology. He has worked for the Correctional Service of Canada, conducting assessments on all types of offenders, serving as a member of the Regional Research Committee, and providing consulting services. Dr. Hervé currently holds a position at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in British Columbia, conducting assessments on remand cases (pre-trial), assessing and treating persons who have been found unfit to stand trial and/or not criminally responsible for their actions, consulting on new initiatives, and training staff. He has published and presented papers on the psychopathic personality and has worked extensively with violent offenders as an intern at the BC Forensic Psychiatric Services Commission.
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Robert D. Hare, Ph.D. &
Hugues F. Hervé, M.A.

Age Range 13 years and older

Administration Time 10–15 minutes

Administration Type Professional-completed

Qualification Level A


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