Skip to main content
main-content
Top

Tip

Swipe om te navigeren naar een ander artikel

01-03-2014 | Uitgave 1/2014

Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment 1/2014

Looking After Number One: Associations Between Psychopathic Traits and Measures of Social Motivation and Functioning in a Community Sample of Males

Tijdschrift:
Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment > Uitgave 1/2014
Auteurs:
Lucy Foulkes, Ana Seara-Cardoso, Craig S. Neumann, John S. C. Rogers, Essi Viding
Belangrijke opmerkingen

Electronic supplementary material

The online version of this article (doi:10.​1007/​s10862-013-9381-2) contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users.

Abstract

Individuals with high levels of psychopathic traits do not typically form enduring bonds with others. However, few studies have documented the associations between psychopathic traits and social functioning. This study systematically explored associations between psychopathic traits and a number of measures characterising social/material goals, social beliefs and the need for belonging, providing a comprehensive assessment of aspects of social functioning associated with psychopathic personality traits. Additionally, a novel experimental vignettes task assessed the extent to which participants identified dominance in themselves and admired this trait in others. Community males with high levels of psychopathic traits appeared not to be motivated by meaningful, long-term relationships. Instead, they seemed to be motivated by goals relating to their own image and financial success. Additionally, these individuals admired dominance in others, but did not clearly identify this trait in themselves. Thus, this study is one of the first to empirically explore multiple areas of social functioning in relation to psychopathic traits, with a view to understanding the social motivations of individuals with high levels of these traits. The findings provide empirical evidence that individuals with high levels of psychopathic traits seem motivated to look after themselves, but not others.

Log in om toegang te krijgen

Met onderstaand(e) abonnement(en) heeft u direct toegang:

BSL Psychologie Totaal

Met BSL Psychologie Totaal blijft u als professional steeds op de hoogte van de nieuwste ontwikkelingen binnen uw vak. Met het online abonnement heeft u toegang tot een groot aantal boeken, protocollen, vaktijdschriften en e-learnings op het gebied van psychologie en psychiatrie. Zo kunt u op uw gemak en wanneer het u het beste uitkomt verdiepen in uw vakgebied.

Extra materiaal
ESM 1 (DOCX 11.2 kb)
10862_2013_9381_MOESM1_ESM.docx
ESM 2 (DOCX 18 kb)
10862_2013_9381_MOESM2_ESM.docx
ESM 3 (DOCX 20 kb)
10862_2013_9381_MOESM3_ESM.docx
Literatuur
Over dit artikel

Andere artikelen Uitgave 1/2014

Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment 1/2014 Naar de uitgave