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Treatment of Psychopathy : A Review of Empirical Findings

Treatment of Psychopathy : A Review of Empirical Findings

GRANT T. HARRIS MARNIE  E. RICE   Can  psychopaths  be  treated?  In  this  chapter, we evaluate the empirical evidence on the treatment of psychopaths. We concentrate  on  treatment  for  criminal  psychopaths and intervention strategies in which efforts to re- duce criminal and violent behavior are at least part of the protocol. Without denying the importance of other psychopathic char- acteristics, criminal and violent behaviors  are clearly the most important outcomes from a social policy perspective. We do not discuss treatment…

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Correlates of psychopathic personality traits in everyday life: results from a large community survey

Correlates of psychopathic personality traits in everyday life: results from a large community survey

Scott O. Lilienfeld,1,*Robert D. Latzman,2Ashley L. Watts,1Sarah F. Smith,1 and Kevin Dutton3 Author information ►Article notes ►Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Although the traits of psychopathic personality (psychopathy) have received extensive attention from researchers in forensic psychology, psychopathology, and personality psychology, the relations of these traits to aspects of everyday functioning are poorly understood. Using a large internet survey of members of the general population (N = 3388), we…

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Mental illness and violent behavior: the role of dissociation | Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation | Full Text

Mental illness and violent behavior: the role of dissociation | Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation | Full Text

Mental illness and violent behavior: the role of dissociation Aliya R. Webermann Bethany L. Brand Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation20174:2 https://doi.org/10.1186/s40479-017-0053-9 ©  The Author(s). 2017 Received: 30 October 2016 Accepted: 13 January 2017 Published: 23 January 2017 Abstract Background The role of mental illness in violent crime is elusive, and there are harmful stereotypes that mentally ill people are frequently violent criminals. Studies find greater psychopathology among violent offenders, especially convicted homicide offenders, and higher rates of violence perpetration and victimization among those with mental illness. Emotion dysregulation may be…

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Cortical complexity in bipolar disorder applying a spherical harmonics approach

Cortical complexity in bipolar disorder applying a spherical harmonics approach

  Article Info: ⁎ Correspondence to: Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Philipps University Marburg & Marburg University Hospital/UKGM, Rudolf-Bultmann-Str. 8, 35037 Marburg, Germany. E-mail  address:  nenadic@staff.uni-marburg.de  (I. Nenadic).   http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pscychresns.2017.02.007 Received 4 December 2016; Received in revised form 12 February 2017; Accepted 21 February 2017 Available online 21 February 2017 0925-4927/ © 2017 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.   Igor  Nenadica,d,⁎,  Rachel A. Yottera,b,  Maren Dietzeka,  Kerstin Langbeina,  Heinrich  Sauera, Christian Gasera,c a Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Jena University…

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The Effects of Sertraline on Psychopathic Traits

The Effects of Sertraline on Psychopathic Traits

Int Clin Psychopharmacol. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2012 Nov 1. Published in final edited form as: Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2011 Nov; 26(6): 329–337. doi:  10.1097/YIC.0b013e32834b80df PMCID: PMC3202964 NIHMSID: NIHMS322234 The Effects of Sertraline on Psychopathic Traits Boadie W. Dunlop,1 Jared A. DeFife,1 Lauren Marx,1 Steven J. Garlow,1 Charles B. Nemeroff,2 and Scott O. Lilienfeld1 Author information ► Copyright and License information ► The publisher’s final edited version of this article is available at Int Clin Psychopharmacol See other articles…

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Differentiating risk for mania and borderline personality disorder: The nature of goal regulation and impulsivity

Differentiating risk for mania and borderline personality disorder: The nature of goal regulation and impulsivity

  Differentiating risk for mania and borderline personality disorder: The  nature  of  goal  regulation  and  impulsivity Daniel Fulford a,b,n, Lori R. Eisner c, Sheri L. Johnson d a University of California, San Francisco, Department of Psychiatry, 401 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143, USA b Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, 2350 West El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040, USA c Bipolar  Clinic  and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital,  Department of  Psychiatry, Harvard Medical  School, 50 Staniford St., Ste …

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Self-Victimization

Self-Victimization

    Do you attribute control of your successes and failures to yourself or to some fated force outside of your purview? Whether it is your weight, your emotions, your spouse, your children, your paycheck–if you continually find yourself feeling angry, resentful or upset by the events in your life, reflect on who you blame for life’s ups and downs. How a person internalizes a particular point of view about control speaks volumes about their ability to live with a…

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Bipolar: Diagnosis to Treatment

Bipolar: Diagnosis to Treatment

  Lacy Milonas Bipolar: Diagnosis to Treatment   Bipolar (BD) is a manic-depressive disorder characterized by the presence of mood swings between manic or hypomanic episodes, and major depressive episodes. BD effects approximately 2.6% of the adult U.S. population, and approximately 1.8% of the U.S. pediatric population (Halfon, Labelle, Cohen, Guilé, & Breton, 2013). Those suffering from BD are at an estimated 15-fold increased risk for suicide compared to those not afflicted by BD (Muralidharan, Kotwicki, Cowperthwait, & Craighead, 2015)….

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Towards Dimensionality in Psychosis: A Conceptual Analysis of the Dimensions of Psychosis Symptom Severity

Towards Dimensionality in Psychosis: A Conceptual Analysis of the Dimensions of Psychosis Symptom Severity

    Brigham Young University BYU ScholarsArchive All Theses and Dissertations 2016-03-01   Towards Dimensionality in Psychosis: A Conceptual Analysis of the Dimensions of Psychosis Symptom Severity Jessica Abigail Carmona Brigham Young University   Follow this and additional works at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/etd Part of the Psychology Commons   BYU ScholarsArchive Citation Carmona, Jessica Abigail, “Towards Dimensionality in Psychosis: A Conceptual Analysis of the Dimensions of Psychosis Symptom Severity” (2016). All Theses and Dissertations. 6203. http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/etd/6203   This Thesis is brought to…

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Psychotherapy for People with Antisocial Personality Disorder

Psychotherapy for People with Antisocial Personality Disorder

    by Farid Chakhssi, Ph.D., Corine de Ruiter, Ph.D., & David Bernstein, Ph.D. Editor’s note: Drs. Chakhssi, de Ruiter, and Bernstein recently published an article, along with their co-author Dr. Truus Kersten, titled “Treating the untreatable: A single case study of a psychopathic inpatient treated with schema therapy” in Psychotherapy. Chakhssi, F., de Ruiter, C., & Bernstein,B. (2014, November). Psychotherapy for individuals with psychopathy/antisocial personality disorder: A new frontier. [Web Article]. Retrieved from http://www.societyforpsychotherapy.org/psychotherapy-for-individuals-with-psychopathy-antisocial-personality-disorder   Can individuals with psychopathy be treated? From…

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