Criminal psychopaths make up about what percent of the male inmate population in a maximum security prison?
The core behavioral dimension that reflects a socially deviant life style, such as impulsiveness, excess needs for stimulation, and lack of realistic goals is referred to as psychopathic.
Those psychopaths who commit antisocial or violent acts because of severe emotional problems or inner conflicts are referred to as….
According to Quay, psychopaths behave the way they do because they…
do not receive the full impact of sensations from the environment.
Recent research using factor analysis on the behavioral characteristic suggests that there appear(s) to be _ that adequately describe(s) the behavioral dimensions of psychopaths.
three or more factors
Those researchers who advocate for a fourth core factor in psychopathy argue that __ should be included with the three core factors.
The core factors of psychopathy have been identified by a statistical method called…
Neuropsychological indicators have been repeatedly found in psychopaths, as reflected in electrodermal measures, cardiovascular and other nervous system indices. These indicators are called….
Why is it so difficult to properly evaluate the effectiveness of programs designed to treat psychopaths?
Because they are skilled in manipulation.
Robert Hare’s research focuses on the _ of the psychopath.
The childhood of the psychopath is often characterized by…
Robert Hare’s research studies have found that criminal psychopaths appear to be deficient in…
Primary psychopaths who engage in repetitive antisocial behavior are called _ psychopaths.
T or F – The research community is sharply divided on the long-term effects of violent media on aggressive behavior.