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Development and preliminary validation of a self-report measure of psychopathic personality traits in noncriminal populations.
Research on psychopathology has been hindered by persisting difficulties and controversies regarding its assessment. The primary goals of this set of studies were to (a) develop, and initiate theExpand
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A meta-analytic review of the relation between antisocial behavior and neuropsychological measures of executive function.
Previous narrative reviews of the relation between antisocial behavior (ASB) and neuropsychological tests of executive functioning (EF) have raised numerous methodological concerns and producedExpand
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Conceptual problems in the assessment of psychopathy
Abstract Research on psychopathy has been hindered by a lack of consensus concerning which measures to employ, as well as low levels of agreement among these measures. These problems appear to stemExpand
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Psychological Treatments That Cause Harm
  • S. Lilienfeld
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Perspectives on psychological science : a journal…
  • 1 March 2007
The phrase primum non nocere (“first, do no harm”) is a well-accepted credo of the medical and mental health professions. Although emerging data indicate that several psychological treatments mayExpand
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Neural Correlates of Social Cooperation and Non-Cooperation as a Function of Psychopathy
BACKGROUND Psychopathy is a disorder involving a failure to experience many emotions that are necessary for appropriate social behavior. In this study, we probed the behavioral, emotional, and neuralExpand
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Psychopathic Personality
Few psychological concepts evoke simultaneously as much fascination and misunderstanding as psychopathic personality, or psychopathy. Typically, individuals with psychopathy are misconceived asExpand
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Microaggressions: Strong Claims, Inadequate Evidence
The microaggression concept has recently galvanized public discussion and spread to numerous college campuses and businesses. I argue that the microaggression research program (MRP) rests on five c...
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Comorbidity Between and Within Childhood Externalizing and Internalizing Disorders: Reflections and Directions
  • S. Lilienfeld
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of abnormal child psychology
  • 1 June 2003
The term and concept of “lcomorbidity” has been mired in controversy, although there is little question that the existence of covariation among psychiatric diagnoses poses significant challenges toExpand
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The Scientific Status of Projective Techniques
Although projective techniques continue to be widely used in clinical and forensic settings, their scientific status remains highly controversial. In this monograph, we review the current state ofExpand
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The Association between Anxiety and Psychopathy Dimensions in Children
Although several theoretical models posit that low levels of anxiety are a risk factor for psychopathy and antisocial behavior, a number of studies have reported elevated levels of anxiety amongExpand
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