Individuals with antisocial traits explain, at least partially, the reason why some continue to not adhere to COVID-19 containment measures.
The researchers hypothesize that empathy induction activities could increase prosocial behavior among violent offenders.
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.
Study participants received either management as usual or multisystemic therapy for moderate-to-severe antisocial behavior.
Impulse control disorders are thought to be related to impaired function of decisional impulsivity associated with rapid, disinhibited decision-making, rather than motor impulsivity.
Understanding distinct patterns of comorbid substance use may be more relevant to prevention and treatment than focusing on one individual substance.
Preliminary evidence indicates that differences in white matter microstructure may be associated with behavior problems in adolescent males.
Researchers from multiple US universities investigated the previously observed association between latent T gondii infection and measures of aggression and impulsivity.
Preemies may possess elevated levels of characteristics that put them at risk for peer victimization, including more anxiety and depression.
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.