The peer relationships of youths with psychopathic traits : a matter of perspective.

@inproceedings{Centifanti2008ThePR,
  title={The peer relationships of youths with psychopathic traits : a matter of perspective.},
  author={Luna C M Centifanti and Margaret Kerr and Nejra Besic},
  year={2008}
}
Because a callous use of others in many short-term relationships is one criterion for diagnosing psychopathy in adults, one would expect adolescents who are high on psychopathic personality traits to have unstable, conflict-ridden peer relationships. Little is known about this, however, or about the peer activities of youths who are high in psychopathic traits. The authors examined relationship quality and delinquency with peers in a community sample of 12- to 15-year-old adolescents who were… CONTINUE READING