Malevolent Forces

  title={Malevolent Forces},
  author={John Paul Wright and Mark A. Morgan and Pedro R. Almeida and Nora F. Almosaed and Sameera S. Moghrabi and Fawzia S. Bashatah},
  journal={Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice},
  pages={191 - 215}
The Dark Triad is represented by three interrelated personality characteristics thought to share a “dark core”—that is, to be associated with a range of negative outcomes. We investigate this link alongside another potent predictor of crime, low self-control. Our analyses found the Dark Triad was strongly predictive of delinquency, especially violent delinquency, where it accounted for the effects of self-control. Yet it exerted no significant effect on drug-based delinquency. However, an… 

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