In the newly published study, the researchers used stem cell technology to analyse the expression of genes and proteins that have been associated with psychopathy
. The study participants' skin cells were used to create pluripotent stem cells, which were then differentiated into cortical neurons and astrocytes.
Figure 2 suggests Dark Triad is not directly related to corruption intention; nevertheless, this latent variable (high narcissism and Machiavellianism and low psychopathy
) contributes significantly and positively to anxiety (.36, p < .001), which, in turn, was significantly associated with corruption intention (.17, p < .001), supporting H1.
is probably the most pleasant-feeling of all the mental disorders," says the journalist Jon Ronson, whose book, The Psychopath Test, explored the concept of psychopathy
and the mental health industry in general.
In a recently conducted study by Dil et al7 psychopathic predispositions were evaluated among youth population of three districts of Hazara division: Haripur, Abbottabad, and Mansehra, and also investigated gender differences on psychopathy
among criminal and non-criminal groups.
With respect to Psychopathy
the t-test value obtained was found significant [t (158) = 37.042 (p<0.01] indicating that males and females differ significantly with respect to the factor of Psychopathy
After gender was controlled for, psychopathy
, sadism, and empathy (affective empathy, cognitive empathy, and social skills) were examined for their predictive utility of trolling behaviour.
Soltes in fact cites Ramamoorti's research twice in his book, discussing dark triad personalities, especially psychopathy
, with the statement, "To the extent that corporate misconduct harms both investors and employees, it would not be entirely surprising to find a correlation between having a lower level of empathy and an individual's propensity to engage in corporate misconduct" (p.
Meta-analysis; Assessment; Psychopathy
; Convergent validity; Empirical redundancy; Conceptual homogeneity
The results demonstrated that among dark triads only psychopathy
positively predicted bullying but none of the dark triads predicted victimization in adolescents.
Lack of remorse has been described as one of the central symptoms that clinicians and researchers need to be aware of when looking for psychopathy
, another type of PD close and generally confused with ASPD and antisocial behavior (Cooke and Michie, 2001).