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Psychopathy in women: theoretical and clinical perspectives

Psychopathy in women: theoretical and clinical perspectives

International Journal of Women’s Health Open Access Full Text Article Dovepress open access to scientific and medical research   R E v IEW This article was published in the following Dove Press journal: International Journal of Women’s Health 30 May 2012   Rolf Wynn1,2 Marita H Høiseth1 Gunn Pettersen3 1Department of Forensic Psychiatry, Division of Addiction and Specialized Psychiatric Services, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway; 2Telemedicine Research Group, Department of  Clinical Medicine,  3Department  of  Health and Care Sciences,…

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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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Offenders with antisocial personality disorder show attentional bias for violence-related stimuli

Offenders with antisocial personality disorder show attentional bias for violence-related stimuli

Gregor Domes (a,n),  Julia Mense (a), Knut Vohs (b), Elmar Habermeyer (b) a Department of Psychology, Laboratory for Biological and Personality Psychology, University of Freiburg, Stefan-Meier-Strasse 8, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany b Center for  Forensic Psychiatry,  Psychiatric University Hospital  Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.   a r t i c l e  i n f o : Article history: Received 24 January 2012 Received in revised form 30  October 2012 Accepted 3 November 2012   a b s t r a c t …

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Personality disorders and violence: what is the link?

Personality disorders and violence: what is the link?

Richard Howard Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Despite a well-documented association between personality disorders (PDs) and violence, the relationship between them is complicated by the high comorbidity of mental disorders, the heterogeneity of violence (particularly in regard to its motivation), and differing views regarding the way PDs are conceptualised and measured. In particular, it remains unclear whether there is a causal relationship between…

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Personality disorders and violence: what is the link? | Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation

Personality disorders and violence: what is the link? | Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation

Personality disorders and violence: what is the link? Richard Howard Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation20152:12 DOI: 10.1186/s40479-015-0033-x ©  Howard. 2015 Received: 26 June 2015 Accepted: 7 September 2015 Published: 17 September 2015 Abstract Despite a well-documented association between personality disorders (PDs) and violence, the relationship between them is complicated by the high comorbidity of mental disorders, the heterogeneity of violence (particularly in regard to its motivation), and differing views regarding the way PDs are conceptualised and measured. In particular, it remains unclear whether there is a causal…

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