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Describe psychopathy:
A genetic disposition that is not a clinical diagnosis but a personality trait. It is characterised by interpersonal, affective, and behavioural 'symptoms'
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According to Coid et al. 2009a, what is the prevalence of psychopaths in prisons?
7.7 %- men 1.9%- women
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According to Coid et al. 2009b, what is the prevalence of psychopaths in the general population?
06%- population, 1.3%- men
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Who found there to be no relationship between psychopathy and IQ?
Allen et al.. 2013
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What are the two factors that make up psychopathy?
1. Interpersonal/Affective 2. Social Deviance
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What are the descriptors of the interpersonal facet of psychopathy?
Glibness, pathological lying, manipulative
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What are the descriptors of the affective facet of psychopathy?
Lack of empathy, lack of guilt
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Prone to boredom, impulsive, and irresponsible are descriptors of what facet of psychopathy?
Lifestyle
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Poor behavioural control, juvenile delinquency, and criminal versatility are descriptors of what facet of psychopathy?
Antisocial
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Who found no relationship between status in men aged 48 and psychopathy?
Ulrich et al., 2008
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What did Stevens et al., 2011 find?
Psychopaths are more likely to make unethical business decisions
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Define Health:
Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity (WHO, 2:100)
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Who has conducted studies exploring the relationship between physical health/mortality and personality?
Friedman et al., 1993, Wilson et al., 2004
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What reason might there be for relating personality to health and early death?
Personality traits can promote or inhibit healthy/unhealthy reactions to illness
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Who has conducted studies exploring stress and personality?
Vollrath, 2001, and McEwen, 1998
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Who has conducted studies exploring neuroticism and drinking?
Turiano et al., 2012, Larkins and Sher, 2006
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Who has conducted studies exploring neuroticism and smoking?
Lerman et al., 2000, Kirk et al., 2001
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Smoking, drinking and drug use are all associated with what personality traits?
Lower conscientiousness and higher neuroticism
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