Does the three-factor model of psychopathy identify a problematic subgroup of young offenders?

@article{Andershed2008DoesTT,
  title={Does the three-factor model of psychopathy identify a problematic subgroup of young offenders?},
  author={Henrik Andershed and Denis K{\"o}hler and Jennifer Eno Louden and G{\"u}nter Hinrichs},
  journal={International journal of law and psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={
          189-98
        }
}
The present study tests the utility of the personality-based three-factor model of psychopathy according to the Hare Psychopathy Checklist: Screening Version (PCL:SV). This model of psychopathy excludes aspects of criminal behavior as opposed to other models of psychopathy. The main research question was to what extent the three-factor model of psychopathy can identify a problematic subgroup of young offenders. The sample consisted of 148 incarcerated young male criminal offenders, between 15… CONTINUE READING

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