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Elucidating the associations between psychopathy, Gray's Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory constructs, and externalizing behavior

Johnson, Alexandria; Sellbom, Martin; Phillips, Tasha


This study sought to further elucidate the associations between psychopathy and the Fight-Flight-Freeze System (FFFS), Behavioral Inhibition System (BIS), and Behavioral Approach System (BAS) constructs in a large offender sample. More specifically, we examined whether individual differences in these systems would mediate the relationship between psychopathy and externalizing behavior. We used archival data from 823 male and female adult inmates, in which measurements of psychopathy, RST...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Personality and Individual Differences
DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2014.06.026


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