5. Psychopathy inWomen: Presentation, Assessment, and Management

  1. Helinä Häkkänen-Nyholm3,4 and
  2. Jan-Olof Nyholm3
  1. Caroline Logan1 and
  2. Ghitta Weizmann-Henelius2

Published Online: 23 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119944980.ch5

Psychopathy and Law: A Practitioner's Guide

Psychopathy and Law: A Practitioner's Guide

How to Cite

Logan, C. and Weizmann-Henelius, G. (2012) Psychopathy inWomen: Presentation, Assessment, and Management, in Psychopathy and Law: A Practitioner's Guide (eds H. Häkkänen-Nyholm and J.-O. Nyholm), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119944980.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 3

    PsyJuridica Ltd, Espoo, Finland

  2. 4

    University of Helsinki, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Finland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust & University of Manchester, England

  2. 2

    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470972380

Online ISBN: 9781119944980

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Keywords:

  • psychopathy in women, and management;
  • construct of psychopathy;
  • psychopathy in women, and PCL-R;
  • women and psychopathy, phenomenology;
  • pathological narcissism;
  • factor structure of PCL-R;
  • psychopathy in assessment;
  • capturing gender differences;
  • women in custodial settings;
  • psychopathy in women, be given equal status

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Construct of Psychopathy and Its Presence in Women

  • How Psychopathic Women Present

  • The Practical Management of Women With Psychopathic Traits

  • Future Directions in Practice and Research

  • References