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Psychopathy-Related Personality Traits and Shame Management Strategies in Adolescents
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology.
Psykiatrisk Akutteam, DPS Strömme, Sörlandets Sykehus, Norway.
2013 (English)In: Journal of Interpersonal Violence, ISSN 0886-2605, E-ISSN 1552-6518, Vol. 28, no 3, 519-537 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study was to examine whether there is a correlation between the amount of psychopathy-related personality traits and the type of shame management in adolescents. Two hypotheses were examined; first, that there is a positive correlation between psychopathy-related personality traits and more unconscious and externalized shame management strategies, and second, that there is a negative correlation between psychopathy-related personality traits and more conscious and internalized shame management strategies. Gender differences were also examined. In total, 236 participants were available for the study. All were secondary-level students, aged 16 to 21 years. Of these, 196 were examined: 96 were male and 100 female. The study used two self-assessment forms-the Youth Psychopathic traits Inventory (YPI) and the Compass of Shame Scale (CoSS)-to measure the relevant personality characteristics. The results indicated gender differences, which led to all the analyses being conducted separately for males and females. Support was found for the study's first hypothesis, but not for the second, which was true for both males and females. Our results may have implications for the treatment of adolescents with a high percentage of psychopathy-related personality traits; they also indicate the need for more research on the association between psychopathy and shame management.

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2013. Vol. 28, no 3, 519-537 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-60592DOI: 10.1177/0886260512455512PubMedID: 22948170OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-60592DiVA: diva2:561393
Available from: 2012-10-18 Created: 2012-10-18 Last updated: 2017-12-07Bibliographically approved

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