Search for dissertations about: "psychopathy PCL-R"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words psychopathy PCL-R.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Neuropsychiatric background factors to violent crime

    Author : Henrik Söderström; Henrik Anckarsäter; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; forensic psychiatry; AD HD; autism; conduct disorder; SPECT; HVA; 5-HIAA; CSF; PCL-R; aggression; violence; psychosis; mood disorder; abuse; and anxiety;

    Abstract : Introduction and aims. Mental disorders among perpetrators of violent and sexual crimes differ from those in the general population in prevalence, course, and patterns of comorbidity. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. “Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde?” : Abuse of potent benzodiazepines, exemplified by flunitrazepam, in mentally disordered male offenders

    Author : Anna Maria Dåderman; Marianne Kristiansson; Lars Lidberg; Ann Wirsén Meurling; Sten Levander; Fred Nyberg; Anna M Dåderman; Karolinska Institutet Division of Forensic Psychiatry Department of Clinical Neuroscience; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Flunitrazepam FZ abuse; side effects of FZ; offenders referred to forensic psychiatric evaluation; juvenile delinquents; personality traits; psychopathic traits and lifestyle PCL-R ; Psychology; Psykologi; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Flunitrazepam FZ abuse; side effects of FZ; offenders referred to forensic psychiatric evaluation; juvenile delinquents; personality traits; psychopathic traits and lifestyle PCL-R .;

    Abstract : Flunitrazepam (FZ) is an example of a sedative-hypnotic benzodiazepine whose pharmacokinetic properties include a rapid onset of action and an intermediate duration of action. It has a high affinity to central benzodiazepine receptors and affects them profoundly. READ MORE