ICU Screening

This information should not be used to diagnose or treat. It is not meant to take the place of consultation with a healthcare professional. If you have concerns, you should contact your healthcare provider for a screening.

    What is the gender of the person who is being evaluated?

    How old is the person who is being evaluated?

    Please read each statement and decide how well it describes the person being evaluated. Select an answer for each statement. Do not leave any statement unrated. All answers are totally anonymous — we won't be able to identify the person being evaluated based on this information. These answers help us provide better information and support for people in our community.

    1. Expresses his/her feelings openly.

    2. Does not seem to know “right” from “wrong”.

    3. Is concerned about schoolwork.

    4. Does not care who he/she hurts to get what he/she wants.

    5. Feels bad or guilty when he/she has done something wrong.

    6. Does not show emotions.

    7. Does not care about being on time.

    8. Is concerned about the feelings of others.

    9. Does not care if he/she is in trouble.

    10. Does not let feelings control him/her.

    11. Does not care about doing things well.

    12. Seems very cold and uncaring to others.

    13. Easily admits to being wrong.

    14. It is easy to tell how he/she is feeling.

    15. Always tries his/her best.

    16. Apologizes (“say he/she is sorry”) to persons he/she has hurt.

    17. Tries not to hurt others’ feelings.

    18. Shows no remorse when he/she has done something wrong.

    19. Is very expressive and emotional.

    20. Does not like to put the time into doing things well.

    21. The feelings of others are unimportant to him/her.

    22. Hides his/her feelings from others.

    23. Works hard on everything.

    24. Does things to make others feel good.

    REVIEW RESULTS

    LOW

    The percentile score above suggests low levels of psychopathic traits. A child with this score does not show elevated psychopathy compared to others of their age and gender.

    Children with low scores on this screening test show typical levels of compassion, prosocial behavior, and honesty. They are not at high risk for engaging in behaviors like manipulating, exploiting, bullying, or harming others.

    However, any increases in these traits or behaviors may require that the child be re-evaluated.

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    REVIEW RESULTS

    AT RISK

    The percentile score above suggests higher than average levels of psychopathic traits than others of the same age and gender.

    Children with high levels of psychopathy may act in ways that are callous, antisocial, and deceitful. They are at risk for engaging in behaviors like manipulating, exploiting, bullying, or harming others.

    A child with psychopathy scores in this range should be evaluated by a mental health professional. Ask your child’s doctor, school, or social worker for a referral, or you can seek more information here.

    You can complete this worksheet and provide it to your child’s medical provider. You can specifically ask that your child be evaluated for Conduct Disorder with Limited Prosocial Emotions.

    Based on this score, your child may be eligible to take part in research aimed at learning more about psychopathy. If you would like to learn more about research your child may be eligible to take part in (including online surveys, behavioral studies, or brain imaging research) please click here.

    What's Next

    Download and complete our worksheet to help facilitate a discussion with a healthcare professional.

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    Review Results

    VERY HIGH RISK

    The percentile score above suggests very high levels of psychopathic traits. A child with this score has much higher levels of psychopathic traits than others of their age and gender.

    People with very high levels of psychopathy may frequently act in ways that are callous, antisocial, and deceitful. They are at very high risk for engaging in behaviors like manipulating, exploiting, bullying, or harming others.

    A child with psychopathy scores in this range should seek an evaluation from a mental health professional. Ask your child’s doctor, school, or social worker for a referral, or you can seek more information here.

    You can complete this worksheet and provide it to your child’s medical provider. You can specifically ask that your child be evaluated for Conduct Disorder with Limited Prosocial Emotions.

    Based on this score, your child may be eligible to take part in research aimed at learning more about psychopathy. If you would like to learn more about research your child may be eligible to take part in (including online surveys, behavioral studies, or brain imaging research) please click here.

    What's Next

    Download and complete our worksheet to help facilitate a discussion with a healthcare professional.

    Check out additional resources