Dr. Hare and other experts, including forensic psychologists and FBI profilers, consider psychopathy to be the most important forensic concept of the early twenty-first century because of its relevance to law enforcement, corrections, the courts and related fields. Dr. Hare and his associates developed the Psychopathy Check List Revised (PCL-R) and its derivatives which provide a clinical assessment of the degree of psychopathy that an individual possesses. This article in Psychology Today discusses more about that and how it is believed that criminal psychopaths can be managed but not cured.
So, once identified, how can you effectively deal with a psychopath? How can you conduct effective interviews or interrogations with people who are psychopathic or who have psychopathic tendencies?
Understanding Psychopathy and the Psychopathic Mind and how to Effectively Interview the Psychopathic Personality are some of the training courses on The Lie Boat training cruise.