The impact of psychopathy on violence among the household population of Great Britain

  title={The impact of psychopathy on violence among the household population of Great Britain},
  author={Jeremy Coid and Min Yang},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
The public health impact of psychopathy on violence has not previously been measured in the general population. Psychopathy was measured using the Psychopathy Checklist:Screening Version (PCL:SV) in adults 16–74 years (n = 638) in households in England, Scotland and Wales in a two-phase survey which included self-reported measures of violence. Participants with PCL:SV scores 11 or above demonstrated a prevalence of 2.1% (95% CI 1.2, 3.8) but accounted for 18.7% of violent incidents, a… CONTINUE READING
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