Responsiveness to distress cues in the child with psychopathic tendencies

  title={Responsiveness to distress cues in the child with psychopathic tendencies},
  author={R. J. Blair},
  journal={Personality and Individual Differences},
  • R. J. Blair
  • Published 1999
  • Psychology
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • This study investigates the psychophysiological responsiveness of children with emotional and behavioral difficulties, divided according to their Psychopathy Screening Device (PSD) scores (Frick and Hare, in press) to distress cues, threatening and neutral stimuli. From this population, 16 high PSD scoring children and 16 low scoring controls were shown slides of these three types of stimuli and their electrodermal responses were recorded. An additional 16 normal developing children in… CONTINUE READING
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