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During the past 2 decades, research on the role of biologic factors in antisocial behavior has made vast progress. This article discusses recent findings and their possible implications for future forensic assessment and treatment. In addition, some relevant philosophical, ethical, and political questions are brought forward.


Postprint version. Published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Volume 15, Issue 2, April 2006, pages 429-444.
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NOTE: At the time of publication, author Adrian Raine was affiliated with the University of Southern California. Effective July 1, 2007, he will be a faculty member in the Department of Criminology and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania.



Date Posted: 04 April 2007

This document has been peer reviewed.