A Five Year Follow-Up of Untreated Psychopaths
Maddocks P D
On follow-up 10 of 59 psychopaths had settled down, while 10 were dead or lost – 3 had died by suicide. The others were mostly disabled with alcoholism or chronic hypochondria. Although the conviction rate falls with increasing age, 3 of 5 failed to adjust suggesting the need for treatment in addition to maturation.