Do psychopathic indicators remain past adolescence or are they shed through the maturing process?
Research solidly states that psychopathy is a predictor of future recidivism for individuals convicted of many types of crimes. The research is not as clear when it comes to psychopathy and juvenile offenders. The question with psychopathy in juvenile offenders is whether the traits are part of a developmental phase or if they are traits that are stable over time (as the person ages).
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