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Etiologic connections among substance dependence, antisocial behavior, and personality: modeling the externalizing spectrum.
A hierarchical biometric model is presented of the origins of comorbidity among substance dependence, antisocial behavior, and a disinhibited personality style. The model posits a spectrum ofExpand
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Factor structure of the psychopathic personality inventory: validity and implications for clinical assessment.
Psychopathy is a personality disorder characterized by impulsive antisocial deviance in the context of emotional and interpersonal detachment. A factor analysis of the subscales of the PsychopathicExpand
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Identifying psychopathy subtypes on the basis of personality structure.
The authors used model-based cluster analysis to identify subtypes of criminal psychopaths on the basis of differences in personality structure. Participants included 96 male prisoners diagnosed asExpand
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Estimating Facets of Psychopathy From Normal Personality Traits
In three samples consisting of community and undergraduate men and women and incarcerated men, we examined the criterion validity of two distinct factors of psychopathy embodied in the PsychopathicExpand
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Psychopathy and negative emotionality: analyses of suppressor effects reveal distinct relations with emotional distress, fearfulness, and anger-hostility.
Low negative emotionality (NEM) holds a central place in classic descriptions and seminal theories of psychopathy. However, the empirical link between low NEM and psychopathy is weak. The authorsExpand
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Psychopathic personality traits: heritability and genetic overlap with internalizing and externalizing psychopathology.
BACKGROUND Little research has examined genetic and environmental contributions to psychopathic personality traits. Additionally, no studies have examined etiological connections between psychopathicExpand
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Using latent trait modeling to conceptualize an alcohol problems continuum.
Recent research points toward the viability of conceptualizing alcohol problems as arrayed along a continuum. Nevertheless, modern statistical techniques designed to scale multiple problems along aExpand
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Continuity and change in psychopathic traits as measured via normal-range personality: a longitudinal-biometric study.
The discriminant validity of the interpersonal-affective and social deviance traits of psychopathy has been well documented. However, few studies have explored whether these traits follow distinct orExpand
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Altruism and Antisocial Behavior: Independent Tendencies, Unique Personality Correlates, Distinct Etiologies
The relationship between altruism and antisocial behavior has received limited attention because altruism and antisocial behavior tend to be studied and discussed in distinct literatures. OurExpand
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A bifactor approach to modeling the structure of the psychopathy checklist-revised.
To date, models of the structure of psychopathy as assessed by the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R) have taken a higher-order approach in which the factors of the PCL-R are modeled as correlatedExpand
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