Posted in Parental Alienation & Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Without Conscience: Understanding and Assessing Psychopaths

  • Historical overview
  • Clinical descriptions


  • Nature/nurture
  • Behavioral genetics
  • Clues from cognitive/affective neuroscience


  • The PCL-R, PCL-SV, and PCL-YV
  • Nonclinical instruments
  • The P-Scan & B-Scan 360
  • Self-report inventories

Psychopathy and Crime

  • Predatory behavior and violence
  • Role in assessment of risk for crime and violence
  • Creative uses of self-disclosure
  • Ethical practices

Cognitive/Affective Models of Psychopathy

  • Attention, information processing, response modulation

Brain imaging, psychophysiology

Guidelines for Psychopathy Treatment Programs

Psychopathy in Society

  • Prevalence and manifestations
  • The corporate world



Currently studying Psychotherapy , Cognitive psychology, Biological psychology, Counselling psychology and CBT. I believe in truth, honesty and integrity! ≧◔◡◔≦

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