Tests Utilised by Scottish Government to Determine Psychopathic Traits

Peter McNab made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Scottish Government

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Scottish Government Nid oedd gan y wybodaeth y gofynnwyd amdani.

Dear Scottish Government,

Please make available to me a list of the Scottish Government's Partner Agencies, and Scottish Government Departments, currently, making use of the following empirical methods of detection in order to diagnose psychopathic trait levels in its employees; and the Partner Agencies, and Scottish Government Departments that utilise these tests when assessing the general populace for psychopathic trait levels.

The tests are as follows:

Test 1: Dr Robert D. Hare's, Psychopathy Checklist - Revised; or Screening Version; or Youth Version.

Test 2: World Health Organisation's, International Personality Disorder Examination tool.

Test 3: Dr Paul Babiak & Dr Robert D. Hare's, B-Scan 360 test.

Test 4: Dr Lawrence Farwell's, Brain FingerPrinting technology, which has been 100% accurate to date diagnosing the pathological liars (psychopathic trait) among any given populace.

Yours faithfully,

Peter McNab

Scottish Government

Our Reference: 202000015847

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Your Reference: Freedom of Information request - Tests Utilised by
Scottish Government to Determine Psychopathic Traits

Dear Peter McNab,

Thank you for your correspondence sent on 11/02/2020. Your query will be
passed to the relevant area for consideration and has been given a
reference number of 202000015973. Please quote this number in all
correspondence. The Scottish Government aim to respond, where necessary,
as quickly as possible and within the stated timescale as indicated on our
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Yours sincerely
MiCase
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The Scottish Government takes your privacy seriously. You may have written
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