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Empathic responsiveness in amygdala and anterior cingulate cortex in youths with psychopathic traits.
TLDR
Youths with psychopathic traits show less responsiveness in regions implicated in the affective response to another's pain as the perceived intensity of this pain increases, and this reduced responsiveness appears to predict symptom severity. Expand
Racial and Ethnic Differences in Homicides of Adult Women and the Role of Intimate Partner Violence — United States, 2003–2014
TLDR
Targeted IPV prevention programs for populations at disproportionate risk and enhanced access to intervention services for persons experiencing IPV are needed to reduce homicides among women. Expand
Vital Signs: Trends in State Suicide Rates — United States, 1999–2016 and Circumstances Contributing to Suicide — 27 States, 2015
TLDR
Various circumstances contributed to suicides among persons with and without known mental health conditions, including relationship problems/loss, life stressors, and recent/impending crises were common across groups. Expand
Firearm injuries in the United States.
TLDR
Firearm injuries are an important public health problem in the United States, contributing substantially each year to premature death, illness, and disability and a science-driven approach to understand risk and protective factors and identify effective solutions is key to achieving measurable reductions in firearm violence. Expand
Intimate partner homicide and corollary victims in 16 states: National Violent Death Reporting System, 2003-2009.
TLDR
The findings, from the first multiple-state study of intimate partner homicide and corollary homicides, demonstrate that the burden of intimate Partner violence extends beyond the couple involved. Expand
Reduced amygdala response in youths with disruptive behavior disorders and psychopathic traits: decreased emotional response versus increased top-down attention to nonemotional features.
TLDR
It is suggested that the emotional deficit observed in youths with disruptive behavior disorders and psychopathic traits is primary and not secondary to increased top-down attention to nonemotional stimulus features. Expand
Reduced amygdala–orbitofrontal connectivity during moral judgments in youths with disruptive behavior disorders and psychopathic traits
TLDR
It is suggested that psychopathic traits are associated with amygdala and orbitofrontal cortex dysfunction, which may relate to previous findings of disrupted moral judgment in this population of adolescents. Expand
Subtyping Male Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence
TLDR
Using Q-factor analysis, the authors identify three personality constellations among the partner-violent men, two of which strongly resembled subtypes identified using different methods in prior research: psychopathic, hostile/controlling, and borderline/dependent. Expand
Disrupted expected value and prediction error signaling in youths with disruptive behavior disorders during a passive avoidance task.
TLDR
This study is the first to determine impairments in the use of expected value within the ventromedial prefrontal cortex and insula during choice and in prediction error-signaling within the caudate during feedback in youths with disruptive behavior disorders. Expand
Surveillance for Violent Deaths — National Violent Death Reporting System, 32 States, 2016
TLDR
Suicides were most often preceded by a mental health, intimate partner, substance abuse, or physical health problem or a recent or impending crisis during the previous or upcoming 2 weeks, and rates of deaths of undetermined intent were highest among males, particularly non-Hispanic black and American Indian/Alaska Native males, and adults aged 25–64 years. Expand
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