WEBINAR: Neuropsychobiological basis of psychopathy and antisocial behavior

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Mi 09.10.2024, 18:00–19:30

Nr. S-01-20-0166-1

2 Einheiten
€ 49,- mit BÖP-Mitgliedschaft
€ 60,- ohne BÖP-Mitgliedschaft
€ 49,- mit GNPÖ-Mitgliedschaft

Gesellschaft für Neuropsychologie Österreich (GNPÖ)


At the end of the webinar, participants shall be able to identify the main psychobiological factors underlying antisocial behavior and psychopathic traits, understanding their interactions with psychological and psychosocial factors.


  1. The concept of Psychopathy and Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD)
  2. Developmental and etiological trajectories of psychopathy and antisocial behavior
  3. A note on genetics
  4. Main neurobiological models on psychopathy and supporting evidence
  5. Triarchic and two process models of psychopathy


  • PsychologInnen
  • Klinische PsychologInnen


  • Prof. Dr. Fernando Barbosa


Creditability to the curriculum
Neuropsychologische Störungsbilder (2 UE)

Literature recommendations:
Campos, C., Pasion, R., Azeredo, A., Ramiao, E., Mazer, P., Macedo, I., & Barbosa, F. (2022). Refining the link between psychopathy, antisocial behavior, and empathy: A meta-analytical approach across different conceptual frameworks. Clinical Psychology Review, 94, 102145.
Cruz, A. R., de Castro-Rodrigues, A., & Barbosa, F. (2020). Executive dysfunction, violence and aggression. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 51, 101380.
Frazier, A., Ferreira, P. A., & Gonzales, J. E. (2019). Born this way? A review of neurobiological and environmental evidence for the etiology of psychopathy. Personality neuroscience, 2, e8.
Gao, Y., Schug, R. A., Huang, Y., & Raine, A. (2021). Successful and unsuccessful psychopathy: An updated neurobiological model. In A. R. Felthous & H. Sas (Eds.), The Wiley international handbook on psychopathic disorders and the law: Diagnosis and treatment (2nd ed., pp. 591.605). Wiley Blackwell.
Moreira, D., Moreira, D. S., Oliveira, S., Ribeiro, F. N., Barbosa, F., Favero, M., & Gomes, V. (2020). Relationship between adverse childhood experiences and psychopathy: A systematic review. Aggression and violent behavior, 53, 101452.
Moreira, D., Azeredo, A., & Barbosa, F. (2019). Neurobiological findings of the psychopathic personality in adults: one century of history. Aggression and violent behavior, 47, 137-159.
Ogilvie, J. M., Stewart, A. L., Chan, R. C., & Shum, D. H. (2011). Neuropsychological measures of executive function and antisocial behavior: A meta_]analysis. Criminology, 49(4), 1063-1107.
Paiva, T. O., Almeida, P. R., Coelho, R. C., Pasion, R., Barbosa, F., Ferreira_]Santos, F., ... & Marques_]Teixeira, J. (2020). The neurophysiological correlates of the triarchic model of psychopathy: An approach to the basic mechanisms of threat conditioning and inhibitory control. Psychophysiology, 57(8), e13567.
Pasion, R., Cruz, A. R., & Barbosa, F. (2018). Dissociable effects of psychopathic traits on executive functioning: insights from the triarchic model. Frontiers in psychology, 9, 1713.
Weber, S., Habel, U., Amunts, K., & Schneider, F. (2008). Structural brain abnormalities in psychopaths - A review. Behavioral sciences & the law, 26(1), 7-28.
Yang, Y., & Raine, A. (2009). Prefrontal structural and functional brain imaging findings in antisocial, violent, and psychopathic individuals: a meta-analysis. Psychiatry Research Neuroimaging, 174(2), 81-88.

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