psychopathic personality


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a personality disorder characterized by amorality and lack of affect

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Age 43.34 10.86 22.5 63.5 WD 0.74 1.46 -1.55 4.0 16PF (Factor Q2) 22.84 7.24 7.0 38 EES 63.43 17.94 24 95 TAS-20 48.74 13.19 23 77 OAQ-G2 98.89 18.99 57 139 PPI-R 51.91 11.11 31 84 Factor 3 46.11 10.46 30 77 SD: Standard Deviation; WD: Width difference between bigonial arch (AG) and bizygomatic arch (AZ; WD = AZ--AG) in centimetres; 16PF (Factor Q2): Self-Reliance; EES: Emotional Expressivity Scale; TAS-20: Toronto Alexithymia Scale; OAQ-G2: Online Alexithymia Questionnaire; PPI-R (T): Psychopathic Personality Inventory-Revised (global score); and PPI-R (Factor 3): Coldheartness.
There are four reference tools used to assess psychopathy: the Psychopathy Checklist (PCL), the Levenson's Primary and Secondary Psychopathy Scales (LPSP), the Self-Report Psychopathy Scale (SRP), and the Psychopathic Personality Inventory (PPI).
Specifically, it has been proposed that residing in a high-crime neighbourhood, amongst other environmental factors, might influence the development of psychopathic personality traits (Farrington, Ullrich, & Salekin, 2010).
His research was inspired by research printed during the 1940s, identifying core factors of the psychopathic personality.
A genetic factor explains most of the variation in the psychopathic personality. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 115, 221-230.
The court heard Witcomb had been discharged from the army as a psychopathic personality with anti-social trends.
(13) This led to the terms "constitutional psychopathic state" and "psychopathic personality," both of which were heavily used through the early twentieth-century.
Early sexual behaviours are thought to be facilitated by poor impulse control, opportunistic behaviours stemming from psychopathic personality traits, and insecure attachment orientations which are mediated by substance use.
(1955) The Mask of Sanity: An Attempt To Clarify Some Issues About the So-Called Psychopathic Personality. pp.
Research into psychopathic personality in childhood and adolescence has gained special relevance in the past decade.
Abusing animals is a main symptom of psychopathic personality disorder."
Indeed, ACC-damaged patients have been classed in the 'acquired psychopathic personality' genre."
Farrow, who had been diagnosed with a psychopathic personality disorder, admitted the manslaughter of the Rev Suddards on grounds of diminished responsibility and denied murdering Mrs Yates - but was found guilty of murder on both counts.
Cruise; "Capturing the Psychopathic Female: A Prototypicality Analysis of the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality (CAPP) Across Gender," by Mette K.