Are there ethnic differences in levels of psychopathy? A meta-analysis.

  title={Are there ethnic differences in levels of psychopathy? A meta-analysis.},
  author={Jennifer Lynne Skeem and John F Edens and Jacqueline P Camp and Lori H Colwell},
  journal={Law and human behavior},
  volume={28 5},
Although considerable research on psychopathy has been conducted over the past 30 years, relatively few studies have examined key issues related to potential ethnic differences in this constellation of socially maladaptive personality traits. Given recent sociopolitical and scientific developments, an issue of considerable debate is whether Black individuals possess "more" traits of psychopathy than do Whites. To address this issue, a meta-analysis of differences between these groups' scores on… CONTINUE READING
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