Biography

    Peter Larm

    peter.larm@umontreal.ca
    Research Axis
    Brain and Child Development Axis
    Address
    CHUSJ

    Phone
    514 345-4931 #4136

    Research Project Title

    The development of callous-unemotional traits from childhood to young adulthood, associations with aggressive behavior and early psychosocial determinants

    University Program

    Psychology

    Organisation

    Université de Montréal

    Research Interests

    My research addresses the development of callous-unemotional traits among children. Callous-unemotional traits (e.g., lack of remorse or guilt, lack of empathy) play an important role in designating a subtype of antisocial youths with a more severe and violent course of antisocial behavior than antisocial youths without these traits. Importantly, youths with callous-unemotional traits display similar cognitive, neurological and affective deficits that characterize adult psychopaths. However, we know little of how and when callous-unemotional traits develop in childhood or the early pathways linking these traits to later antisocial and aggressive behaviors. Consequently, the early development of callous-unemotional traits and their association with later antisocial and aggressive behaviors is the focus of my research

    Selected Publications

    • Molero, Y., Larsson, A., Larm, P., Eklund, J., & Tengström, A. (In press). Violent, non-violent, and substance-related offending over the life course in a cohort of males and females treated for substance misuse as youths. Aggressive Behavior.
    • Larm, P., Hodgins, Tengström, A., & Larsson, A. (2010). Trajectories of resilience over 25 years of individuals who as adolescents consulted for substance misuse and a matched comparison group. Addiction, 105, 1216-1225.
    • Molero Samuelson, Y., Hodgins, S., Larsson, A., Larm, P., & Tengström A. (2010). Adolescent antisocial behavior as predictor of adverse outcomes to age 50: A follow-up study of 1,947 individuals. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 37, 158-174.
    • Hodgins, S., Larm, P., Molero Samuleson, Y., Tengström, A., & Larsson, A. (2009). Multiple adverse outcomes over 30 years following adolescent substance misuse treatment. Acta Pscychiatrica Scandinavica, 119, 484-493.
    • Larm, P., Hodgins, S., Molero Samuelson, Y., Tengström, A., & Larsson, A. (2008). Long-term outcomes of adolescents treated for substance misuse. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 96, 79-89.
 

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