Cavum septum pellucidum and psychopathy

Toivonen, Päivi; Könönen, Mervi; Niskanen, Eini; Vaurio, Olli; Repo-Tiihonen, Eila; Seppänen, Allan; Aronen, Hannu J.; Vanninen, Ritva; Tiihonen, Jari; Laakso, Mikko P.
August 2013
British Journal of Psychiatry;Aug2013, Vol. 203 Issue 2, p152
Academic Journal
journal article
The presence of cavum septum pellucidum (CSP) has been reported to be a neurodevelopmental marker of psychopathy. We scanned 26 violent offenders and 25 controls; 2 offenders and 2 controls had CSP (8% in both groups). Thus, the presence of CSP is not a common or a unique feature of antisocial personality disorder or psychopathy.


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