• Psychology, Medicine
  • Published in Law and human behavior 2013
  • DOI:10.1037/b0000003

Callous-unemotional traits robustly predict future criminal offending in young men.

@article{Kahn2013CallousunemotionalTR,
  title={Callous-unemotional traits robustly predict future criminal offending in young men.},
  author={Rachel E. Kahn and Amy L. Byrd and Dustin A. Pardini},
  journal={Law and human behavior},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={
          87-97
        }
}
Callous-unemotional (CU) traits (e.g., lack of empathy, deficient guilt/remorse, and shallow affect) are a circumscribed facet of the adult psychopathic personality. Although several studies have found that adult psychopathy is a robust predictor of future criminal offending, research exploring the predictive utility of CU traits and future offending are lacking. Moreover, empirical studies examining the predictive utility of psychopathic features often neglect to account for other well… CONTINUE READING

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