psychopathy


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Related to psychopathy: antisocial personality disorder
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serious mental illness or disorder impairing a person's capacity to function normally and safely

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Psychopathy scores and violence among juvenile offenders: A multimeasure study.
Psychopathy, one of the most studied personality disorders, can cause numerous problems for investigators.
It regards psychopathy and other "personality disorders" as exaggerated expressions of normal behavior.
The use of the term standalone means simply that genotyping evidence, psychiatric evaluation evidence, and prior abuse evidence would be presented without any mention of psychopathy.
Readers get an abbreviated tour of personality theory beginning with Hippocrates' four temperaments and rapidly proceeding to Cattell's sweet 16, the Big Five, and the final four factor model from Robert Hare's revision of the well-known Hare Psychopathy Checklist.
55 *** Note: mCPS = Modified Child Psychopathy Scale; F1 = Factor 1; F2 = Factor 2; Global = mCPS global score; APSD = Antisocial Process Screening Device.
Functional differences among those high and low on a trait measure of psychopathy.
PSD = Psychopathy Screening Device; PCL-R = Psychopathy Check list Revised, BIS/BAS = Behavioral Inhibition/Behavioral Activation; PCL-SV = Psychopathy Checklist--Screening Version, PPI = Psychopathy Personality Inventory
Psychopathy and the role of anxiety in childhood populations (Unpublished doctoral dissertation).
The study of psychopathic personality or psychopathy can help elucidate this heterogeneity through examination of the different facets that constitute this disorder.
Five tests have been challenged: Hare Psychopathy Checklist Revised, Violence Risk Appraisal Guide, Sex Offender Risk Appraisal Guide, Static 99, Violence Risk Scale--Sex Offender.