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Psychopathic, not psychopath: taxometric evidence for the dimensional structure of psychopathy.
Although psychopathy is frequently regarded as qualitatively distinct from other conditions, relatively little research has examined whether psychopaths represent a distinct class of individuals.Expand
The two-factor model of psychopathic personality: evidence from the psychopathic personality inventory.
Psychopathy or psychopathic personality disorder represents a constellation of traits characterized by superficial charm, egocentricity, irresponsibility, fearlessness, persistent violation of socialExpand
The effects of neuroimaging and brain injury on insanity defenses.
Although neurological evidence is used with increasing frequency in criminal trials, there is limited research examining the effects that this evidence has on juror decision-making in insanityExpand
Comparing the relative fit of categorical and dimensional latent variable models using consistency tests.
A number of recent studies have used Meehl's (1995) taxometric method to determine empirically whether one should model assessment-related constructs as categories or dimensions. The taxometricExpand
A taxometric analysis of psychopathic personality.
Although a common assumption throughout much of the professional and popular literature is that psychopaths are qualitatively different from others, very few studies have examined the latentExpand
Is the Dodo bird endangered in the 21st century? A meta-analysis of treatment comparison studies.
The Dodo bird hypothesis asserts that when bona fide treatments are compared they yield similar outcomes and this hypothesis is consistent with a common factors or contextual model of psychotherapy.Expand
Youth with psychopathy features are not a discrete class: a taxometric analysis.
BACKGROUND Recently, researchers have sought to measure psychopathy-like features among youth in hopes of identifying children who may be progressing toward a particularly destructive form of adultExpand
Are the parts as good as the whole? A meta-analysis of component treatment studies.
OBJECTIVE Component studies compare standard treatments to treatments with added components or dismantled components. A previous meta-analysis (Ahn & Wampold, 2001) failed to find any differences inExpand
Health anxiety, rumination, and negative affect: a mediational analysis.
OBJECTIVE A ruminative cognitive style has been associated with a variety of mood and anxiety disorders. This study examined whether a ruminative cognitive style is associated with health anxiety,Expand