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    The Lancet Psychiatry: Life-course-persistent antisocial behaviour may be associated with difference

    MRI brain scans suggest there are characteristic differences in brain structure of individuals who exhibit life-course-persistent antisocial behaviour. Individuals who exhibit life-course-persistent antisocial behaviour - for example, stealing, aggression and violence, bullying, lying, or...
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    A new link between fear, imitation, and antisocial behavior in children

    In a pair of studies, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University offer insight into a set of traits often characterized by a lack of empathy and sensitivity to others' emotions Why do some children have more difficulties understanding others' emotions or feeling sorry...
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    Altered brain activity in antisocial teenagers

    Teenage girls with problematic social behavior display reduced brain activity and weaker connectivity between the brain regions implicated in emotion regulation. The findings of an international study carried out by researchers from the University of Zurich and others now offer a neurobiological...
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    Risk-taking, antisocial teens 5 times more likely to die young

    Adolescents with serious conduct and substance use problems are five times more likely to die prematurely than their peers, with roughly one in 20 dying by their 30s, according to new CU Boulder research. The study, published in the journal Addiction, also suggests that while drug and alcohol...
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    Brains of young people with severe behavioral problems are 'wired differently'

    Research has revealed new clues which might help explain why young people with the most severe forms of antisocial behaviour struggle to control and regulate their emotions, and might be more susceptible to developing anxiety or depression as a result. The study, published in the journal Social...