Antisocial Personality Disorder

High Psychopathy Scores Associated With Lower Self-Reported Empathy Levels

High Psychopathy Scores Associated With Lower Self-Reported Empathy Levels

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The researchers hypothesize that empathy induction activities could increase prosocial behavior among violent offenders.

New Dimensions in Psychopathy: Are There Cultural Differences in Psychopaths?

New Dimensions in Psychopathy: Are There Cultural Differences in Psychopaths?

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Offenders with major psychopathic traits can be identified in all ethnic groups that have been studied, including European Americans, African Americans, and Latino Americans, but some of the evidence pointing to the validity of psychopathy is stronger in European Americans.

Multisystemic Therapy vs Management as Usual for Adolescents With Antisocial Behavior

Multisystemic Therapy vs Management as Usual for Adolescents With Antisocial Behavior

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Study participants received either management as usual or multisystemic therapy for moderate-to-severe antisocial behavior.

Associations Between Comorbid Cigarette, Alcohol, and Marijuana Use and Psychopathology

Associations Between Comorbid Cigarette, Alcohol, and Marijuana Use and Psychopathology

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Understanding distinct patterns of comorbid substance use may be more relevant to prevention and treatment than focusing on one individual substance.

Bullied Preemies At Greater Risk for Mental Illness as Adults

Bullied Preemies At Greater Risk for Mental Illness as Adults

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Preemies may possess elevated levels of characteristics that put them at risk for peer victimization, including more anxiety and depression.

Psychiatric Disorders Have Increased in Declining Smoker Population

Psychiatric Disorders Have Increased in Declining Smoker Population

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Nicotine-dependent smokers who began smoking in the 1980s were more likely than older smokers to have a psychiatric condition, such as bipolar disorder, antisocial personality disorder, or ADHD.

Psychopathic Offenders Lack Ability to Learn from Punishment

Psychopathic Offenders Lack Ability to Learn from Punishment

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Brain abnormalities prevent psychopathic violent offenders from learning from punishment.

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