publication . Article . 2015

The DSM-5 Limited Prosocial Emotions subtype of Conduct Disorder in incarcerated male and female juvenile delinquents.

Pedro Pechorro; Lucía Jiménez; Victoria Hidalgo; Cristina Nunes;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
The aim of the present study was to analyze the relevance of the DSM-5's Conduct Disorder new Limited Prosocial Emotions (CD LPE) specifier in incarcerated juvenile delinquents. A sample of 201 males and 98 females from the Juvenile Detention Centers managed by the Portuguese Ministry of Justice diagnosed with Conduct Disorder (CD) was used. RESULTS showed that male juvenile delinquents with the CD LPE specifier scored higher on callous-unemotional traits (CU), general psychopathic traits, psychopathy taxon membership, self-reported delinquency, and crime seriousness, and lower on prosocial behavior and social desirability, while female juvenile delinquents with...
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free text keywords: Callous-unemotional, Conduct Disorder, DSM-5, Limited Prosocial Emotions specifier, Juvenile delinquency, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Prosocial behavior, Developmental psychology, Seriousness, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Human factors and ergonomics, Psychopathy, medicine.disease, Social psychology, Psychology, Injury prevention
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