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Yochleson and Samenow
Understand the make-up of criminal personality.
Establish techniques that could be used to alter the personality disorders that produce crime.
Encourage understanding of legal responsibility.
males with a variety of backgrounds.
composed of offenders who had been found not guilty by reason of insanity, as well as roughly equal numbers of convicted criminals who were not confined to an institution.
over a period of
restless, dissatisfied and irritab
Considers requests from authority figues as
set themselves apart
live a life of excitement
, at any cost.
angry, as a way of life
Feel no obligation to anyone
or anything other than their own interests.
poor at responsible decision-making
How many participants
the study? and how many genuinely
participants completed the study.
Why did Yochelson and Samenow acknowledge that some participants may of lied?
Participants gave answers they thought would help their situation improve, when the doctors began the study.
Thinking error could be part of a modern day diagnosis of..
anti-social personality disorder
, considered to be exceptionally difficult to treat.
How many thinking patterns were distinguished?
Considered to be 'errors' although not exclusive to criminals, thery weree displayed more by criminals.