Shannon S Egan

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Because the use of deception is an important clinical characteristic of psychopathy, there is intuitive appeal to the idea that psychopathy and malingering are associated. There is, however, very little research showing that psychopaths are more likely to malinger. We classified a sample of criminal defendants as high, moderate, or low in psychopathy, based(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to demonstrate that negative symptoms are prominent in patients with Alzheimer's disease and are distinct from depression. METHOD patients with Alzheimer's disease (N=24) and a group of cognitively intact older adults (N=26) were compared in terms of scores on the Scale for the Assessment of Negative Symptoms in(More)
The postpartum period is a critical time to address high unmet family planning need and to reduce the risks of closely spaced pregnancies. Practical tools are included in the new resource for integrating postpartum family planning at points when women have frequent health system contact, including during antenatal care, labor and delivery, postnatal care,(More)
  • S Egan
  • 1981
The purpose of this study was to determine which of the three treatments: systematic desensitization "in vivo", systematic desensitization "in imagination" or "no treatment" control brought about a significant improvement in adult aquaphobics. Thirty-eight adult aquaphobics were randomly assigned to the "three treatments". A battery of four tests, three(More)
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