From the findings of several studies that have investigated the relationship between psychopathy
, as measured by the PCL/PCL-R, and ASPD, as defined by the DSM, it appears that psychopathy
is better conceptualized as a general personality factor that cuts across several Cluster B personality disorders than as a synonym for ASPD (Blackburn, 2007).
In the second step, a mediational model will stipulate that the association between attachment and psychopathy
on one hand, and sexual risktaking on the other hand, is solely explained by substance use.
is a mental disorder that results in "a lifelong persistent condition characterized, in males at least, by aggression beginning in early childhood, impulsivity, resistance to punishment, general lack of emotional attachment or concern for others, dishonesty and selfishness in social interactions.
It regards psychopathy
and other "personality disorders" as exaggerated expressions of normal behavior.
Babiak, "From Darkness into the Light: Psychopathy
in Industrial and Organization Psychology," in ed.
Handbook of child & adolescent psychopathy
measure: The B-Scan is a new 360 degree measure of corporate behaviour.
It showed up in sixmonth-old babies who as adults committed more crimes and displayed more signs of psychopathy
and antisocial behaviour than unaffected individuals.
It showed up in six month-old babies, who as adults committed more crimes and displayed more signs of psychopathy
and anti-social behaviour than unaffected individuals.
The event looks at how we can understand incomprehensible events, using clinical observation, literature and art to explore issues including sexual addiction, revenge, psychopathy
Though studies show that criminal, antisocial parents tend to have deviant children, controversy still exists over whether the construct of psychopathy
can be validly applied to youth.
This third volume in particular, with papers on the cognitive neuroscience of moral emotions, psychopathy
, autism, and developmental morality, is a rich resource for anyone working in ethics.