The Netherlands

The CAPP was translated into Dutch by Martin Hildebrand, Hanneke Schönberger and Corine de Ruiter. The translation is in the last stages of completion.

Both Martin and Corine have extensive experience in research into the psychopathy construct. They have translated the PCL-R and the PCL: Youth Version into Dutch and conducted validation research with these instruments in Dutch forensic services. Hanneke has been involved in research into the validity of several risk assessment tools in adult forensic psychiatric patients in The Netherlands.

Some example publications are:
Hildebrand, M., de Ruiter, C., & de Vogel, V. (2004). Psychopathy and sexual
deviance in treated rapists: Association with sexual and nonsexual recidivism. Sexual
Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 16, 1-24.

Hildebrand, M., de Ruiter, C., & Nijman, H. (2004). PCL-R psychopathy predicts disruptive behavior among male offenders in a Dutch forensic psychiatric hospital. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 19, 13-29.

Hildebrand, M., & de Ruiter, C. (2004). PCL-R psychopathy and its relation to DSM-IV Axis I and Axis II disorders in a sample of male forensic psychiatric patients in the Netherlands. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 27, 233-248.

Das, J., de Ruiter, C., Lodewijks, H., & Doreleijers, T. (2007). Predictive validity of
the Dutch PCL:YV for institutional disruptive behavior: Findings from two samples of
male adolescents in a juvenile justice treatment institution. Behavioral Sciences and
the Law, 25, 739-755.

Das, J., de Ruiter, C., & Doreleijers, T.A.H. (2008). Reliability and validity of the Psychopathy Checklist: Youth Version in Dutch female adolescents. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 31, 219-228. DOI information: 10.1016/j.ijlp.2008.04.005

For further information or for copies of the Dutch translation of the CAPP, please contact:

Prof Corine de Ruiter

Professor of Forensic Psychology
Maastricht University

Corine de Ruiter (1960) is a licensed clinical psychologist and cognitive behaviour therapist in The Netherlands. She studied at Barton College, Wilson, North Carolina and completed her clinical training at the University of Oregon, Eugene (OR), USA. She obtained her PhD at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 1989. She has been a scientist-practitioner throughout her career, and published in the areas of personality disorders, violence risk assessment, treatment evaluation and psychological assessment.

She is currently Professor of Forensic Psychology at Maastricht University, The Netherlands and senior scientist at the Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction (Trimbos-institute).

Dr Martin Hildebrand

Private Forensic Consultant