Turning to crime: Cognition: Criminal thinking patterns: Yochelson & Samenow

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Year of study?
1976
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Sample?
255 male offenders from various backgrounds, mainly confined to a mental hospital in Washington
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What methodology was used?
Longitudinal study lasting 14 years
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What self-report method was used?
Clinical interview
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How many thinking patterns, said to be 'errors' in thinking, were found?
52
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What did they find criminals to be?
Restless, lacking empathy, habitually angry, want to live a life of excitement at any cost
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