Donald Lynam

Summary

Affiliation: Purdue University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The perils of partialling: cautionary tales from aggression and psychopathy
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Assessment 13:328-41. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Assessment of maladaptive variants of Five-Factor Model traits
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Pers 80:1593-614. 2012
  3. pmc Testing the relations between impulsivity-related traits, suicidality, and nonsuicidal self-injury: a test of the incremental validity of the UPPS model
    Donald R Lynam
    Purdue University, Department of Psychological Sciences, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Personal Disord 2:151-60. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Assessing the basic traits associated with psychopathy: development and validation of the Elemental Psychopathy Assessment
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Psychol Assess 23:108-24. 2011
  5. pmc The stability of psychopathy across adolescence
    Donald R Lynam
    Purdue University, Department of Psychological Sciences, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 21:1133-53. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Using a general model of personality to understand sex differences in the personality disorders
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Pers Disord 21:583-602. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The content validity of juvenile psychopathy: an empirical examination
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:363-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Using a general model of personality to identify the basic elements of psychopathy
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2081, USA
    J Pers Disord 21:160-78. 2007
  9. pmc Longitudinal evidence that psychopathy scores in early adolescence predict adult psychopathy
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:155-65. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder from the perspective of general personality functioning
    Timothy J Trull
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, 65211, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:193-202. 2003

Research Grants

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Publications26

  1. pmc The perils of partialling: cautionary tales from aggression and psychopathy
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Assessment 13:328-41. 2006
    ..Difficulties in applying the conclusions to the residualized scale are highlighted and best practices suggested...
  2. doi request reprint Assessment of maladaptive variants of Five-Factor Model traits
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Pers 80:1593-614. 2012
    ..Finally, the advantages of this approach are outlined...
  3. pmc Testing the relations between impulsivity-related traits, suicidality, and nonsuicidal self-injury: a test of the incremental validity of the UPPS model
    Donald R Lynam
    Purdue University, Department of Psychological Sciences, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Personal Disord 2:151-60. 2011
    ..The current results argue strongly for the consideration of these 2 impulsivity-related domains--alone and in interaction--when attempting to understand and predict SB and NSSI...
  4. doi request reprint Assessing the basic traits associated with psychopathy: development and validation of the Elemental Psychopathy Assessment
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Psychol Assess 23:108-24. 2011
    ..The EPA provides an opportunity to examine psychopathy and its nomological network through smaller, more basic units of personality rather than by scales or factors that blend these elements...
  5. pmc The stability of psychopathy across adolescence
    Donald R Lynam
    Purdue University, Department of Psychological Sciences, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 21:1133-53. 2009
    ..These results suggest that concerns about large changes in personality pathology across childhood and adolescence may be overstated. Implications and future directions are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Using a general model of personality to understand sex differences in the personality disorders
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Pers Disord 21:583-602. 2007
    ..Implications of understanding sex differences in terms of the FFM are discussed and suggestions for future research are provided...
  7. ncbi request reprint The content validity of juvenile psychopathy: an empirical examination
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:363-7. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the downward translation method is adequate for understanding the juvenile psychopathy construct...
  8. ncbi request reprint Using a general model of personality to identify the basic elements of psychopathy
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2081, USA
    J Pers Disord 21:160-78. 2007
    ..We end with a discussion of the implications of this analysis for understanding, researching, and measuring psychopathy...
  9. pmc Longitudinal evidence that psychopathy scores in early adolescence predict adult psychopathy
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:155-65. 2007
    ..Implications and future directions are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder from the perspective of general personality functioning
    Timothy J Trull
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, 65211, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:193-202. 2003
    ..Findings support the hypothesis that BPD is a maladaptive variant of FFM personality traits...
  11. ncbi request reprint Adolescent psychopathy and the big five: results from two samples
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0044, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 33:431-43. 2005
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  12. doi request reprint Externalizing behavior through the lens of the five-factor model: a focus on agreeableness and conscientiousness
    Joshua D Miller
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Pers Assess 90:158-64. 2008
    ..In general, the results support the validity of the FFM domains and facets, particularly Agreeableness, in the prediction of a variety of externalizing behaviors...
  13. doi request reprint Response style differences in the inattentive and combined subtypes of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Karen J Derefinko
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 202A Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY, 40506 0044, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:745-58. 2008
    ..The sluggish and inhibited performance of the ADHD/I group challenges the idea that it is a subtype of ADHD...
  14. ncbi request reprint Using the FFM to conceptualize psychopathy: a test using a drug abusing sample
    Karen J Derefinko
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Disord 21:638-56. 2007
    ..These results further extend the nomological network of FFM psychopathy and provide additional support for considering psychopathy a constellation of personality traits from a general model...
  15. ncbi request reprint Understanding the role of impulsivity and externalizing psychopathology in alcohol abuse: application of the UPPS impulsive behavior scale
    Stephen P Whiteside
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 11:210-7. 2003
    ..The results suggest that personality traits related to impulsive behavior are not directly related to alcohol abuse but rather are associated with the elevated levels of psychopathology found in a subtype of alcohol abusers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Psychopathy and the Five-factor model of personality: a replication and extension
    Joshua D Miller
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Assess 81:168-78. 2003
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  17. ncbi request reprint The development of psychopathy
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0044, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 1:381-407. 2005
    ..We close with a discussion of recent objections to the downward developmental extension of psychopathy to juveniles and some suggestions for additional research...
  18. ncbi request reprint A simplified technique for scoring DSM-IV personality disorders with the Five-Factor Model
    Joshua D Miller
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA
    Assessment 12:404-15. 2005
    ..Given the ease of this scoring procedure, the FFM count technique has obvious clinical utility...
  19. ncbi request reprint Convergence and divergence among self-report psychopathy measures: a personality-based approach
    Karen J Derefinko
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Disord 20:261-80. 2006
    ..Additionally, the potential moderating effects of sex were also examined, but very few were identified. Implications of these results and future directions are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Reduced electrodermal activity in psychopathy-prone adolescents
    Michelle T Fung
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:187-96. 2005
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  21. ncbi request reprint Fledgling psychopathy: a view from personality theory
    Donald R Lynam
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506 0044, USA
    Law Hum Behav 26:255-9. 2002
    ..Additionally, the present author argues that fledgling psychopathy holds the key to successful intervention...
  22. doi request reprint Dependent personality disorder: comparing an expert generated and empirically derived five-factor model personality disorder count
    Joshua D Miller
    The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 3013, USA
    Assessment 15:4-15. 2008
    ..Possible explanations for the discrepancy between the expert ratings and the meta-analytic results are offered...
  23. ncbi request reprint Looking earlier in the life course for the GVA: comment on Holtzworth-Munroe and Meehan
    Donald R Lynam
    University of Kentucky, KY, USA
    J Interpers Violence 19:1401-4. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparing the developmental trajectories of marijuana use of African American and Caucasian adolescents: patterns, antecedents, and consequences
    Tamara L Brown
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 12:47-56. 2004
    ..Early-onset Caucasian and mid-onset African American adolescents experienced the greatest number of negative outcomes later in life associated with their marijuana use, suggesting that groups to target for intervention may vary by race...
  25. pmc Developmental trajectories of childhood disruptive behaviors and adolescent delinquency: a six-site, cross-national study
    Lisa M Broidy
    Department of Sociology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque 87131, USA
    Dev Psychol 39:222-45. 2003
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  26. ncbi request reprint Understanding the relations among gender, disinhibition, and disruptive behavior in adolescents
    Cynthia M Hartung
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:659-64. 2002
    ..In contrast, CD symptoms in girls were not predictive of disinhibition in either condition. These findings are discussed in terms of implications for understanding sex differences in the etiology of ADHD and CD...

Research Grants4

  1. ADULT ANTISOCIAL OUTCOMES OF PSYCHOPATHIC CHILDREN
    Donald Lynam; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..5) what factors account for and mediate the stability in psychopathy across time; 6) if subclinical or so-called "successful" psychopaths can be identified and what factors distinguish them from unsuccessful psychopaths. ..