General Transdiagnostic Specifier: The case of limited prosocial emotions

Francisco R. de la Peña, José Carlos Medina, Assad D. Saad



Callous unemotional traits (CUT) are described as stable characteristics in children and adolescents with conduct disorders (CD), and the presence of these traits has been associated with more aggressive and persistent manifestations across life span (Frick & White, 2008). CUT denomination was modified to help reduce the stigma associated with this name, and it is now known as Limited Prosocial Emotions (LPE). LPE characteristics appear to identify an etiologically distinct group of children and adolescents with CD who are at a heightened risk for future maladjustment (Colins, Fanti, & Andershed, 2021).

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