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Angela Book
Associate Professor, Ph.D. (Queen's)
Associate Chair

Office: MC B330
Phone: (905)688-5550 ext.5223



-Forensic Psychology
- psychopathy
- emotion perception and expression
- victim selection

Broadly, I am interested in the area of Forensic Psychology. More specifically, my research interests focus on psychopathy and its relationship with a number of variables that relate directly to victim selection. These variables include emotion perception, successful deception/manipulation, and accuracy of vulnerability judgments.


Book Chapters

Book, A., Forth, A., & Gretton, H. (in press). The Psychopathy Checklist: Youth Version:   Construct and Predictive Validity. In  E. Archer & R. Archer (Eds.) Forensic Uses of Clinical Assessment Instruments (2nd Edition). Routledge.

Dane, A., Marini, Z., Book, A., & Volk, A. (2011). Preventing bullying by tailoring parenting to children’s temperament: The case of children with Callous-  Unempathic characteristics. Creating a World Without Bullying. PREVNet Series, Vol 3 (pp. 117-135). Ottawa, National Printers.

Forth, A. E., & Book, A. S. (2010). Psychopathic traits in children and adolescents: The relationship with antisocial behaviours and aggression. In D. Lynam and R. Salekin (in press) Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychopathy. Guilford. 

Book, A.S., Clark, H.J., Forth, A.E., & Hare, R.D. (2006). The Psychopathy Checklist-Revised and the Psychopathy Checklist: Youth Version: Forensic applications and limitations. In R. Archer (Ed.) Forensic Uses of Clinical Assessment Instruments. Virginia: TechBooks.

Forth, A. E., & Book, A. S. (2006). Psychopathy in youth: A viable construct? In H. Hervé & J. Yuille, J. Psychopathy: Theory, research, and social implications. Erlbaum.

Holden, R.R. & Book, A.S. (2010). Faking does distort self-report personality assessment. In R. Roberts, M. Zeigler, & C. MacCann (Eds.) New Perspectives on Faking in Personality Assessments.  Oxford University Press.

Articles in Refereed Journals

Book, A. S., Volk, A. A., & Hosker, A. (2012). Adolescent bullying and personality: An adaptive approach. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 218-223.     

Book, A., Costello, K., & Camilleri, J. (under review). Psychopathy and Victim Selection: The Use of Gait as a Cue to Vulnerability. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Hosker, A., Book, A., & Camilleri, J. (in progress). Psychopathy and callous empathy: They get it, but they don’t care.

Hosker, A., & Book, A. (in progress). The Integrated Emotions System Model and Psychopathy.

Worth, N., Book, A., Forth, A., Methot, T., Gauthier, N., & Camilleri, J. (in progress).   Psychopathic traits    and Feigned Remorse.

Holden, R. R., & Book, A. S. (2010). Using hybrid Rasch-latent class modeling to improve the detection of fakers on a personality inventory. Personality and Individual Differences, 47, 185-190.

Holden, R. R., Jay, A., Passey, J. & Book, A. S. (in progress). The Dimensionality of Response         Strategies for Faking on a Personality Inventory.

Wheeler, S., Book, A., & Costello, K. (2009). Psychopathic traits and perceptions of victim             vulnerability. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 36, 635-648.

Book, A.S., Quinsey, V.L., & Langford, D. (2007). Psychopathy and perception of affect and   vulnerability. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 34, 531-544.

Book, A.S., Starzyk, K., Holden, R., Wasylkiw, L., & Edwards, M. (2006). Psychopathic traits and experimentally induced deception in self-report assessment. Personality and Individual Differences, 41, 601-608.

Holden, R., Wasylkiw, L., Starzyk, K., Book, A., & Edwards, M. (2006). Inferential structure of the NEO Five-Factor Inventory: Construct validity of the Big Four personality clusters. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science.  

Jones, B., Quinsey, V.L., Book, A.S., & Barr, K. (2006). The dynamic prediction of antisocial behavior among forensic psychiatric patients: A prospective field study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 21, 1539-1565.

Book, A. S., & Quinsey, V. L. (2005). Re-examining the issues: A response to Archer et al.              Aggression and Violent Behavior, 10, 637-646.

Book, A.S. & Quinsey, V.L. (2004). Psychopaths: Cheaters or Warrior- Hawks? Personality and Individual Differences, 36, 33-45.

Quinsey, V.L., Book, A., & Skilling, T.A. (2004). A follow-up of deinstitutionalized men with intellectual disabilities and histories of antisocial behavior. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 17,  243-253.

Book, A.S., Starzyk, K.B., & Quinsey, V.L. (2002). The relationship between testosterone and aggression: A meta-analysis. Aggression and Violent Behavior, (6), 1-21.

Holden, R.R., Book, A.S., Edwards, M.J., Wasylkiw, L., & Starzyk, K.B. (2003). Experimental Faking in Self-Reported Psychopathology: Unidimensional or multidimensional? Personality and Individual Differences, 35, 1107-1117.

Wilmerding, M.V., Robson, B., & Book, A.S. (2002). Cigarette smoking in the adolescent dance population. Medical Problems of Performing Artists 17 (3), 116-120.






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