Cleckley's psychopaths: Revisited.

@article{Crego2016CleckleysPR,
  title={Cleckley's psychopaths: Revisited.},
  author={Cristina Crego and Thomas A. Widiger},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={2016},
  volume={125 1},
  pages={
          75-87
        }
}
The most influential figure in the study of psychopathy is Hervey Cleckley, the author of the widely cited text, "The Mask of Sanity" (Cleckley, 1941, 1955). Researchers often refer to Cleckley when disputing what should belong within a conceptualization or assessment of psychopathy, at times disagreeing as to what Cleckley meant or intended. Cleckley though included within his text 15 detailed case studies of prototypic psychopaths. The current study was the first to provide systematic ratings… CONTINUE READING
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