Psychopaths are callous, manipulative, selfish, dishonest, exhibit early behavior problems, and men with these traits are responsible for much crime and violence. What is the nature of psychopathy? What causes psychopathy? What could be done to limit the harm caused by psychopaths?
Researchers from our team showed that psychopathy is crucial to assessing violence risk, even among patients with schizophrenia. Our research demonstrates that, to meet the duty to protect public safety, forensic clinicians should fully assess psychopathy. Ongoing studies are aimed at understanding the ultimate causes of psychopathy and how it is linked with aspects of sexuality.
Fact Sheet about our research on psychopathy
List of publications about psychopathy