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Improving the accuracy of violent behaviour prediction may alleviate negative effects of violence

Improving the accuracy of violent behaviour prediction may alleviate negative effects of violence

Prevalence of recidivistic acts of violence high among offenders

Prevalence of recidivistic acts of violence high among offenders

Genes influence impulsivity, which may then contribute to risk for developing alcoholism

Genes influence impulsivity, which may then contribute to risk for developing alcoholism

Forensic psychiatric inpatients with tattoos are significantly more likely to suffer from ASPD

Forensic psychiatric inpatients with tattoos are significantly more likely to suffer from ASPD

Personality disorders cause emotional reactions in staff

Personality disorders cause emotional reactions in staff

Stimulant treatment for ADHD does not contribute to substance abuse later in life

Stimulant treatment for ADHD does not contribute to substance abuse later in life

Traditional perception of alcoholism and impulsive behaviour may need to be reconsidered

Traditional perception of alcoholism and impulsive behaviour may need to be reconsidered

Genetic factors strongly shape how peers are chosen

Genetic factors strongly shape how peers are chosen

Five distinct subtypes of alcoholism identified

Five distinct subtypes of alcoholism identified

Gene variant increases risk for alcoholism following childhood abuse

Gene variant increases risk for alcoholism following childhood abuse

Problem gambling runs in families

Problem gambling runs in families

Depression alone affects approximately 1.3 million Australian women ever year

Depression alone affects approximately 1.3 million Australian women ever year

Pathological liars found to have less gray matter

Pathological liars found to have less gray matter

Family history of alcohol dependency does not relate to age of first drink

Family history of alcohol dependency does not relate to age of first drink

Relationship between drinking early in adolescence and later negative outcomes

Relationship between drinking early in adolescence and later negative outcomes

Brain abnormalities in people who habitually lie

Brain abnormalities in people who habitually lie

Mother’s depression linked with an increased risk of antisocial behavior in children

Mother’s depression linked with an increased risk of antisocial behavior in children

Estimated 30.8 million American adults meet standard diagnostic criteria for at least one personality disorder

Estimated 30.8 million American adults meet standard diagnostic criteria for at least one personality disorder