Untangling Intelligence, Psychopathy, Antisocial Personality Disorder, and Conduct Problems: A Meta–Analytic Review:

Published on Sep 1, 2019in European Journal of Personality
· DOI :10.1002/PER.2207
Olga Sanchez De Ribera3
Estimated H-index: 3
(University of Cambridge),
Nicholas Kavish5
Estimated H-index: 5
(SHSU: Sam Houston State University)
+ 1 AuthorsBrian B. Boutwell24
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(SLU: Saint Louis University)
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Abstract
Substantial research has investigated the association between intelligence and psychopathic traits. The findings to date have been inconsistent and have not always considered the multidimensional n...
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