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Psychopaths and their Nature

Some Implications for Understanding Human Predatory Violence
  • Robert D. Hare
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In closing the “International Meeting on Biology and Sociology of Violence,” held in Valencia in 1996, Her Majesty Queen Sophia of Spain noted that the future will see major advances in our understanding of—and our ability to deal with—the genetic and biological factors in aggression and violence. Her Majesty The Queen also offered the hope that the considerable information we already have concerning the environmental origins of violence would be put to more immediate use.

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Personality Disorder Lexical Decision Task Antisocial Personality Disorder Emotional Word Recidivism Rate 
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