Psychopathy and antisocial personality disorder : Current Opinion in Psychiatry

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Neuroses And Personality Disorders

Psychopathy and antisocial personality disorder

Hart, Stephen D.; Hare, Robert D.

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Current Opinion in Psychiatry 9(2):p 129-132, March 1996.


Debate continues concerning the diagnosis of psychopathy, despite the publication of the DSM-IV. The DSM criteria for antisocial personality disorder are widely used, particularly in civil psychiatric settings and in research on substance use. However, interest in the Psychopathy Checklist is burgeoning, particularly among experimental psychopathologists and forensic clinicians.

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