Psychological Traits and Characteristics
Personality and Crime
Personality: is the reasonably stable patterns of behavior, thoughts, and emotions that distinguish one person from another.
Research has identified personality traits such as extroversion and introversion (Eysenck)
Antisocial personality/psychopathy/sociopathy: are antisocial persons suffering defects or aberrations
Research on personality: Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)