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2011-02-24 11:15:00

Dr. Nathalie Fontaine, speaking at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) conference in Washington DC this week, argued that children as young as four years of age exhibited "callous unemotional traits" such as lack of guilt and empathy that could suggest future criminal behavior, reports The Telegraph. Linking these features with "conduct problems" such as throwing tantrums could be a strong way to predict who could be anti-social in later life. Dr. Fontaine, along...

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2008-03-20 08:54:30

Major study finds elementary school girls who are hyperactive need intensive prevention programsYoung girls who are hyperactive are more likely to get hooked on smoking, under-perform in school or jobs and gravitate towards mentally abusive relationships as adults, according to a joint study by researchers from the Universit© de Montr©al and the University College London (UCL). The study, published in the latest issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry, followed 881 Canadian...


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