psychopathic


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Treatment backfired among psychopathic prisoners for good reason.
Early sexual behaviours are thought to be facilitated by poor impulse control, opportunistic behaviours stemming from psychopathic personality traits, and insecure attachment orientations which are mediated by substance use.
Using venn diagrams, Dutton illustrates how spiritual and psychopathic states may overlap in facets like stoicism, mindfulness, fearlessness, and mental toughness, while not sharing traits associated with persons identified as psychopathic (e.
They must understand the manipulation techniques used to create and manage the psychopathic bonds established with victim organizations.
People with psychopathic tendencies have an impaired sense of smell, which points to inefficient processing in the front part of the brain.
Psychologists are only now starting to recognise that psychopathic children, described as callousunemotional, form a distinct sub-group.
In recent years, research into the neurobiology of psychopathic traits has been cited in prominent articles and editorials in the American Journal of Psychiatry (2011;168:569-71).
Most people at work have good intentions, but a psychopathic boss does not.
enjoys a psychopathic hostile characterEoACA* According to scientific studies and research, such a person takes pleasure in raping children and causing them pain and suffering.
The book provides those studying psychopathology a fascinating perspective on the origins of cruelty and a new way of looking at psychopathic development.
20 years ago PSYCHOPATHIC killer Reginald Wilson was jailed for the rest of his life for the murder of skin specialist Dr David Birkett.
Ex-con Colin Farrell is determined to stay out of jail, which is easier said than done when the psychopathic Mr Big - Ray Winstone with a role he could have sleep walked - is keen to have him as part of shis mob.