Psychopathy--a neurobiological perspective.

  title={Psychopathy--a neurobiological perspective.},
  author={Mairead C. Dolan},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  volume={165 2},
  • Mairead C. Dolan
  • Published 1994 in
    The British journal of psychiatry : the journal…
BACKGROUND Diagnostic and conceptual issues relating to psychopathy are widely debated, but advances in our understanding of the aetiology are limited. METHOD A PSYCHLIT computerised database search of publications covering five decades was supplemented by tracing back through references from existing review work. RESULTS Over 200 articles were extracted, and 95 were selected for review. CONCLUSIONS It is timely to evaluate the rôle of brain dysfunction. Biological determinants are under… CONTINUE READING

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