A study on conditional release from prison and psychopathic tendencies.

Should the criminal be granted a conditional release based on his psychological makeup? Introduction “Psychopathy is a socially devastating personality disorder defined by a constellation of affective, interpersonal, and behavioral characteristics, including egocentricity, manipulativeness, deceitfulness, lack of empathy, guilt or remorse, and a propensity to violate social and legal expectations and norms”(Cleckley, 1976; Hare, 1995, … More A study on conditional release from prison and psychopathic tendencies.