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Affective traits of psychopathy are linked to white-matter tract abnormalities in impulsive offenders

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Psychopathy is a personality disorder typified by lack of empathy and impulsive antisocial behavior. Psychopathic traits may partly relate to disrupted connections between brain regions. The aim of the present study was to link abnormalities in microstructural integrity of white-matter tracts to the severity of different psychopathic traits in 15 male offenders with impulse control problems and 10 without impulse control problems.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewe
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1037/neu0000448

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Vermeij, A More by this author
Kempes, MM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Brazil, IA More by this author
Publisher:
American Psychological Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Neuropsychology Journal website
Volume:
32
Issue:
6
Pages:
735-745
Publication date:
2018-09-01
Acceptance date:
2017-11-07
DOI:
EISSN:
1931-1559
ISSN:
0894-4105
Pubs id:
pubs:744770
URN:
uri:d9f41e1f-8c3e-4077-84f3-1291e4d78808
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uuid:d9f41e1f-8c3e-4077-84f3-1291e4d78808
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pubs:744770

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