Search for dissertations about: "Psychopathy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the word Psychopathy.

  1. 1. Psychopathy and biological markers in a forensic psychiatric population

    Author : E. Gunilla Stålenheim; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; Psychopathy; DSM-III-R; DSM-IV; KSP; platelet MAO activity; triiodothyronine; testosterone; Psykiatri; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Abstract : The aim of this investigation was to determine the frequency of psychopathy and examine the co-morbidity pattern in a forensic psychiatric population in Sweden. In addition, possible biological markers were evaluated. The research subjects were 61 non-psychotic men, admitted for forensic psychiatric investigations in Uppsala during 1992 - 1994. READ MORE

  2. 2. Understanding psychopathy trough the study of long-term violent offenders

    Author : Peter Johansson; Margaret Kerr; Sten Levander; Stephen Hart; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychopathy; HIA-CP; Intelligence; Subtypes; Psychology; Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Psychopathy describes a collection of personality traits that logically would facilitate violent, criminal behavior. This dissertation deals with issues that might shed light on how to treat or prevent this socially devastating personality disorder: the conceptualization of the disorder; how psychopathic offenders compare with nonpsychopathic offenders; and whether there are some psychopathic offenders who might be more amenable to treatment than others. READ MORE

  3. 3. Violence risk assessment in male and female mentally disordered offenders : differences and similarities

    Author : Susanne Strand; Henrik Belfrage; Kirsten Rasmussen; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Risk assessment; HCR-20; psychopathy; PCL:SV; female offenders; mentally disordered offenders; antisocial behavior; violent recidivism; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : When assessing the risk of violence, increasing interest has been shown in bringing science and practice closer together. Moving from clinical intuition in the first generation of risk assessment via actuarial scales in the second generation to the structured professional judgments where risk assessments are today produces better, more valid results when assessing the risk of violence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Personality traits and psychopathy (PCL-R) in male juvenile delinquents

    Author : Anna Maria Dåderman; Ulf Lundberg; Anna Wirsén Meurling; Kirsten Rasmussen; Anna M. Dåderman; Växjö Universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Personality traits; psychopathy PCL-R ; juvenile delinquents; reliability; validity; assessment; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Brottslingar; psykisk hälsa; Ungdomsbrottslighet; Psykopati;

    Abstract :  Abstract State-administered correctional institutions in Sweden take care of approximately 600 juvenile delinquents every year. The treatment for these institutionalized young people is based mainly on environmental programs and milieu therapy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychopathy: a history of the concepts : analysis of the origin and development of a family of concepts in psychopathology

    Author : Henry Werlinder; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; Pedagogik;

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