|Personality in preschool aged children : preliminary psychometrics of the M5-PS
||The study of personality and individual differences in adults has flourished over the past 30 years (Swann & Seyle, 2005). During this time, the Five Factor Model (FFM), most widely researched and defined by Costa and McCrae (1985, 1987), has dominat...
|Personality type and the successful liar
||Deception is a heavily researched and highly contentious area in the field of modern
psychology. A large emphasis has been placed on deception detection, but little is
known about the individual differences of a successful liar. Machiavellianism an...
|The latent structure of oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder
||The purpose of this study is to explore the underlying structure of Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder -- the Disruptive Behavior Disorders. As the bulk of this study was conducted in expectation of the imminent fifth edition of the D...
|The link between crime severity and drug and alcohol dependence
||There are many theories about what causes crime and how crimes may be related to drugs. Goldstein (1985) proposed that there are three ways that drugs and crime interact: economic compulsion, psychopharmacological effects, and systemic crimes. The ec...
|Determining sex offender risk to public safety : a survey of superior court judges hearing petitions for removal from the North Carolina sex offender registry
||Under Finding of Fact 6 of the Petition and Order for Termination of Sex Offender Registration, North Carolina Superior Court Judges are required to make a determination of the potential risk posed by offenders petitioning the Court for removal from ...