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#9593 - 04/02/10 03:12 PM Dr. Carl Gacono - Psychopath Evaluator
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Carl B. Gacono, PhD

Carl Gacono is a licensed psychologist who maintains a private clinical and forensic practice in Austin, Texas. Formerly the assessment center director at Atascadero State Hospital and later the chief psychologist at the Federal Correctional Institution in Bastrop, Texas, he has over 20 years of organizational experience. He is co-author of Contemporary Rorschach Interpretation, editor of The Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychology: A Practitioner’s Guide, and has authored or co-authored over 50 scientific articles and book chapters. He is the 1994 recipient of the Samuel J. and Anne G. Beck Award for excellence in early career research, the 2000 recipient of the Walter G. Klopfer Award, a member of the American Board of Assessment Psychology, and a fellow of the Society for Personality Assessment. Dr. Gacono is sought as an expert in the areas of personality disorders, criminal behavior, psychopathy, and risk assessment. He has instructed at AOMA since 2005.

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Books by or with Dr. Carl Gacono

The Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychopathy: A Practitioner's Guide (Personality and Clinical Psychology) by Carl B. Gacono

The Handbook of Forensic Rorschach Assessment Personality and Clinical Psychology by Carl B. Gacono and Barton Evans

The Rorschach Assessment of Aggressive and Psychopathic PersonalitiesAuthors: Carl B. Gacono, J. Reid Meloy

This book is the definitive empirical study of antisocial character pathology and its assessment through the use of the Rorschach. Drawing upon a decade of research with nearly 400 individuals in various hospitals and prisons, the authors paint an extraordinary intrapsychic picture of the personality structure and psychodynamics of these troublesome patients.

Servicing as both an educational tool and a reference text, this book presents:

Rorschach data on several different anti-social groups—conduct disordered children and adolescents, antisocial personality disordered adult males with and without schizophrenia, antisocial adult females, and male and female sexual homicide perpetrators


Contemporary Rorschach Interpretation Lea Series in Personality and Clinical Psychology by J. Reid Meloy, Marvin W. Acklin, Carl B. Gacono, and James F. Murray

The Rorschach Assessment of Aggressive and Psychopathic Personalities (Personality and Clinical Psychology) by Carl B. Gacono and J. Reid Meloy

A Clinical and Forensic Interview Schedule for the Hare Psychopathy Checklist: Revised and Screening Version by Carl B. Gacono

Journal of Personality Assessment: Vol. 54. Nos. 3 & 4, Summer 1990 by Carl Gacono, Robert Carson, Paid Wink and Harrison Gough, and John Lochlin and Harrison Gough


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