Callous-unemotional traits in children and mechanisms of impaired eye contact during expressions of love: a treatment target?

@article{Dadds2014CallousunemotionalTI,
  title={Callous-unemotional traits in children and mechanisms of impaired eye contact during expressions of love: a treatment target?},
  author={Mark Richard Dadds and Jennifer L. Allen and Kimberley McGregor and Matthew Woolgar and Essi Viding and Stephen Scott},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2014},
  volume={55 7},
  pages={771-80}
}
BACKGROUND We previously hypothesised that the early development of psychopathy is associated with a failure to attend to the eyes of attachment figures, and we have presented preliminary data from a parent-child 'love' scenario in support of this. Here, we confirm the association in a larger sample and test mechanisms of impaired eye contact during… CONTINUE READING