The Relationship between Serotonergic Function and the Psychopathy Checklist: Screening Version

  title={The Relationship between Serotonergic Function and the Psychopathy Checklist: Screening Version},
  author={Mairead C. Dolan and Ian Muir Anderson},
  journal={Journal of Psychopharmacology},
  pages={216 - 222}
Reduced serotonergic (5-HT) neurotransmission has been reported in impulsive and aggressive personality disordered and offender samples. What is not clear is the relationship between 5-HT function and the North American construct of psychopathy assessed using the Psychopathy Checklist and its derivatives, which emphasizes the core interpersonal/affective as well as behavioural components of this syndrome. Fifty-one DSM-III-R personality disordered offenders who had a dynamic assessment of 5-HT… 

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