, Volume 34, Issue 1, pp 29–38 | Cite as

Psychopathy, sociopathy, and crime

  • David T. Lykken
Symposium: Licensing Parents


Antisocial Behavior Crime Rate Violent Crime Single Mother License Parent 
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Suggested further reading

  1. D. Blankenhorn.Fatherless America: Confronting Our Most Urgent Social Problem. New York: Basic Books, 1995.Google Scholar
  2. H. Cleckley.The Mask of Sanity. Rev. ed. St. Louis, Mo.: C.V. Mosby, 1982.Google Scholar
  3. R. D. Hare.Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths among Us. New York: Pocket Books, 1993.Google Scholar
  4. D. T. Lykken.The Antisocial Personalities. Mahwah, N.J.: Erlbaum, 1995.Google Scholar
  5. G. R. Patterson, J. B. Reid, and T. J. Dishion.Antisocial Boys. Eugene, Oreg.: Castalia, 1992.Google Scholar
  6. S. Shakur (AKA Monster Kody Scott).Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1993.Google Scholar
  7. J. C. Westman.Licensing Parents: Can We Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect? New York: Plenum Press, 1994.Google Scholar
  8. J. Q. Wilson and R. J. Herrnstein.Crime and Human Nature. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1985.Google Scholar
  9. Portions of this article were taken, with permission, from my bookThe Antisocial Personalities (Mahwah, N.J.: Erlbaum Associates, 1995).Google Scholar

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© Springer 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • David T. Lykken
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    • 2
  1. 1.the University of MinnesotaUSA
  2. 2.the Minnesota Twin RegistryUSA

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