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

  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},
  volume={76 5},
  • 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… 
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