Psychopathic traits in a large community sample: links to violence, alcohol use, and intelligence.

@article{Neumann2008PsychopathicTI,
  title={Psychopathic traits in a large community sample: links to violence, alcohol use, and intelligence.},
  author={C. Neumann and Robert D. Hare},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={76 5},
  pages={
          893-9
        }
}
  • C. Neumann, R. Hare
  • Published 1 October 2008
  • Psychology
  • Journal of consulting and clinical psychology
Numerous studies conducted with offender or forensic psychiatric samples have revealed that individuals with psychopathic traits are at risk for violence and other externalizing psychopathology. These traits appear to be continuously distributed in these samples, leading investigators to speculate on the presence of such traits in the general population. Nonetheless, few studies of psychopathy have been conducted with large random samples of individuals from the community. The community sample… 
Psychopathic Traits and Insecure Attachment Patterns in Community-based Subgroups
There is a growing body of research on psychopathic traits in non-clinical populations. This emerging research has documented the prevalence of psychopathic traits in the general population and
Prevalence and correlates of psychopathic traits in the household population of Great Britain.
Psychopathic Traits and Recurring Victimization: An Examination Using a Community and Clinical Sample
Few studies have identified specific characteristics of recurrent victims that distinguish them from single victims. One such characteristic that may do so is possessing psychopathic traits, given
Correlates of psychopathic personality traits in everyday life: results from a large community survey
TLDR
Preliminary evidence that psychopathic personality traits display meaningful response penetration into daily functioning is offered, and provocative questions for future research are raised.
Variants of Psychopathy in Chinese Juvenile Offenders: A Latent Profile Analysis
Despite considerable understanding on the psychopathy subtypes in detained populations, the variants of psychopathy in non-Western populations are less well understood. To address this gap, the
Multidimensionality of Youth Psychopathic Traits: Validation and Future Directions
The seven articles featured in this Special Section on “Child Psychopathic Traits for Specifying Conduct Disorder” collectively prosecute an important tension in the field: despite evidence that
Self-Report Psychopathy in an Australian Community Sample
Psychopathy has long been identified as a central personality correlate of criminal and violent behaviour yet remains relatively unexplored in Australia. The present study utilised the recently
Personality disorders, addictions and psychopathy as predictors of criminal behaviour in a prison sample
TLDR
Inmates in the Prison of Pereiro de Aguiar, Ourense shows that inmates have a higher prevalence of personality disorders, psychopathy and consumption of addictive psychoactive substances.
Subtypes of psychopathy in the British household population: findings from the national household survey of psychiatric morbidity
TLDR
The study confirmed an optimum 5-cluster solution and existence in the general population of prototypical or criminal psychopaths, non-psychopathic habitual criminals, and “successful psychopaths” and two new subtypes of psychopathy within the generalpopulation.
...
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 40 REFERENCES
Psychopathy and violent behaviour in abused and neglected young adults
The interrelationships among early childhood victimisation, psychopathy and violence were examined in a sample of previously abused and neglected individuals (n = 652) and a matched control group (n
Longitudinal evidence that psychopathy scores in early adolescence predict adult psychopathy.
TLDR
This study constitutes the first demonstration of the relative stability of psychopathy from adolescence into adulthood and provides evidence for the incremental utility of the adolescent psychopathy construct.
Psychopathy in a Civil Psychiatric Outpatient Sample
In this primarily descriptive study, the authors describe a sample of patients referred or brought to a Brazilian civil psychiatric facility for evaluation and consultation because of a chronic
Testing a four-factor model of psychopathy and its association with ethnicity, gender, intelligence, and violence.
TLDR
Using a large sample of psychiatric patients from the MacArthur Risk Assessment Study, confirmatory factor analysis was used to test a 4-factor model of psychopathy, which included interpersonal, affective, and behavioral impulsivity dimensions and an antisocial behavior dimension.
Youth with psychopathy features are not a discrete class: a taxometric analysis.
TLDR
Although youth clearly vary in the degree to which they manifest psychopathy-like personality traits, there is no natural, discrete class of young 'psychopaths.
A taxometric analysis of the latent structure of psychopathy: evidence for dimensionality.
TLDR
Recent advances in taxometric analysis were added to P. Meehl's (1995) multiple consistency tests strategy for assessing taxonicity, and they indicated that both the individual components of psychopathy and their interface are distributed dimensionally.
The super-ordinate nature of the psychopathy checklist-revised.
TLDR
Structural equation modeling results indicated that the four first-order factor dimensions could be explained by a single second-order cohesive super-factor, which may reflect the unifying feature which comprehensively defines the disorder.
Capturing the Four-Factor Structure of Psychopathy in College Students Via Self-Report
TLDR
links with self-reports of offensive activities (including entertainment preferences and behavior) supported the construct validity of the oblique four-factor model and exhibited appropriate construct validity in a nomological network of related personality measures.
Impulsivity, anger, and psychopathy: the moderating effect of ethnicity.
TLDR
Results indicated that the four-factor model was invariant across Caucasian and African American males in terms of both item factor loadings and thresholds, but differential relations between the external correlates and the psychopathy dimensions were found across groups, suggesting that the association between impulsivity and psychopathy may be moderated by ethnicity.
...
...