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    What factors could increase the likelihood that a psychopathic individual will engage in criminal behavior? Explain
    what factors do you think could reduce the likelihood that a psychopathic individual will engage in criminal behavior.

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    First, some factors that could increase the likelihood that a psychopathic individual will engage in criminal behaviors definitely pertain to social and peer influences, as well as family influences. If a psychopathic individual is raised with these deviant social and criminal norms and behaviors modeled for him or her, I feel that he or she is more likely to emulate them. Sherretts, Boduszek, & Debowska (2016) reveal how other sociopsychological processes can influence the emergence of criminal identity in the form of "associations with criminal friends, perceptions of self-esteem, and childhood experiences (e.g., peer rejection and dysfunctional family ...

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    300 words of notes and references briefly offer ways to account for factors that could increase the likelihood that a psychopathic individual will engage in criminal behavior or refrain from criminal activities.

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