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Measuring Callous-Unemotional Traits in Preschoolers

Kimonis, E. R., Fanti, K. A., Anastassiou-Hadjicharalambous, X., Mertan, B., Goulter, N., & Katsimicha, E. (2016). Can callous-unemotional traits be reliably measured in preschoolers?. Journal of abnormal child psychology, 44(4), 625-638. Abstract: Callous-unemotional (CU) traits designate an important subgroup of antisocial individuals at risk for early-starting, severe, and persistent conduct problems, but this construct has received limited attention […]

Assessing Callous-Unemotional Traits Cross-Nationally

Kimonis, E. R., Fanti, K. A., Frick, P. J., Moffitt, T. E., Essau, C., Bijttebier, P., & Marsee, M. A. (2015). Using self‐reported callous‐unemotional traits to cross‐nationally assess the DSM‐5 ‘With Limited Prosocial Emotions’ specifier. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 56(11), 1249-1261. Background: The presence of callous-unemotional (CU) traits designates an important subgroup of antisocial youth […]

Assessing Callous-Unemotional Traits in Adolescents

Pihet, S., Etter, S., Schmid, M., & Kimonis, E. R. (2015). Assessing callous-unemotional traits in adolescents: Validity of the inventory of callous-unemotional traits across gender, age, and community/institutionalized status. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 37(3), 407-421. Abstract: Callous-unemotional (CU) traits identify adolescents at high risk for severe and recurrent antisocial behaviour and are included in the DSM-5 […]

Establishing Cut-off Scores for a Measure of Callous-Unemotional Traits

Kimonis, E. R., Fanti, K. A., & Singh, J. P. (2014). Establishing cut-off scores for the parent-reported inventory of callous-unemotional traits. Archives of Forensic Psychology, 1(1), 27-48. Abstract: Callous-unemotional (CU) traits (i.e., lack of empathy/guilt/concern for others) have proven useful for identifying a unique subgroup of antisocial youths at risk for severe, persistent, and impairing conduct problems attributed […]