Psychiatric Annals


Print ISSN: 0048-5713
Online ISSN: 1938-2456

The most widely read CME and review journal in psychiatry

Psychiatric Annals is a monthly medical review journal that provides the latest practical, clinical information to psychiatrists, psychiatric residents, and those involved in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders. For more than 40 years, Psychiatric Annals has provided practitioners with cutting-edge information to help them stay current in the field. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• 3 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM available each month
• Case Challenges discussing difficult cases
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content

  • Current Issue
  • April 2015
  • Volume 45 · Issue 4
Table of Contents

Expanding Our Understanding of Antisocial Personality Disorder and Psychopathy

Jan Fawcett, MD

Case Challenge

Chronic Risperidone Treatment—Management Dilemma?

Kanaklakshmi Masodkar, MD, MS; Justine Johnson, BS

Guest Editorial

This issue: Psychopathy Versus Sociopathy

Stephen H. Dinwiddie, MD


Psychopathy and Sociopathy: The History of a Concept

Stephen H. Dinwiddie, MD


The Role of Psychopathic and Antisocial Personality Traits in Violence Risk Assessment: Implications for Forensic Practice

Michael Brook, PhD


Childhood Precursors to Psychopathy

Julie Sadhu, MD


The Neurobiology of Psychopathy

John Stratton, MS, MA; Kent A. Kiehl, PhD; Robert E. Hanlon, PhD, ABPP


Epidemiology, Comorbidity, and Behavioral Genetics of Antisocial Personality Disorder and Psychopathy

Kimberly B. Werner, PhD; Lauren R. Few, PhD; Kathleen K. Bucholz, PhD

Original Article

Risperidone Use in Children: Gynecomastia, Hyperprolactinemia, and Other Controversies

George Isaac, MD