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Table 4 Loading of the sub-dimensions of the Youth Psychopathic traits Inventory (YPI) and items of the Antisocial Process Screening Device -self report (APSD-SR) into three factors in boys (n = 174) and girls (n = 198)

From: Self-reported psychopathic traits among non-referred Finnish adolescents: psychometric properties of the Youth Psychopathic traits Inventory and the Antisocial Process Screening Device

YPI Sub-dimension/APSD-SR Item Interpersonal Affective Behavioral
Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls
YPI       
Dishonest charm 0.811 0.897 −0.066 −0.107 0.153 0.101
Grandiosity 0.906 0.918 −0.075 0.136 −0.165 −0.296
Lying 0.780 0.657 0.008 −0.079 0.089 0.240
Manipulation 0.935 0.887 −0.005 −0.033 −0.026 0.084
Remorselessness 0.680 0.316 0.111 0.480 0.204 0.276
Unemotionality 0.640 0.335 0.059 0.602 0.006 −0.050
Callousness −0.012 −0.162 0.996 0.948 −0.024 −0.007
Thrill-seeking −0.131 0.105 −0.075 −0.042 0.988 0.902
Impulsiveness −0.163 0.069 −0.049 −0.138 0.782 0.872
Irresponsibility 0.051 −0.202 0.106 0.190 0.806 0.861
Eigenvalue 5.72 5.13 1.01 1.34 0.80 0.88
Variance explained 57 % 51 % 10 % 13 % 8 % 9 %
APSD-SR       
5 Shallow emotions 0.225 0.549 0.176 0.093 0.461 −0.15
8 Brags about accomplishments 0.748 0.693 −0.213 −0.123 −0.122 −0.181
10 Uses or cons others 0.536 0.589 0.070 0.064 0.106 0.214
11 Teases other people 0.613 0.499 0.157 0.151 −0.005 0.037
14 Charming in insincere ways 0.573 0.656 −0.046 −0.225 0.236 0.148
15 Becomes angry when corrected 0.420 0.470 −0.023 0.021 0.380 0.201
16 Thinks he is more important 0.887 0.801 0.012 −0.019 −0.263 −0.188
1 Blames others for mistakes 0.600 0.145 0.177 0.256 −0.018 0.312
9 Gets bored easily −0.044 0.118 −0.226 −0.234 0.550 0.521
4 Acts without thinking 0.021 −0.021 0.048 0.046 0.696 0.743
13 Engages in risky and dangerous behavior −0.144 0.115 −0.039 −0.085 0.868 0.694
17 Does not plan ahead −0.053 0.005 −0.108 −0.018 0.661 0.507
19 Does not show emotions 0.514 −0.061 −0.186 0.033 0.013 0.578
7 Keeps promises (Reversely = R) 0.026 −0.003 0.641 0.661 −0.151 0.053
12 Feels bad or guilty 0.021 0.294 0.725 0.387 0.057 −0.127
18 Concerned about the feelings of others (R) −0.046 0.132 0.722 0.722 −0.005 −0.142
20 Keeps the same friends (R) −0.027 −0.309 0.674 0.760 −0.151 0.013
3 Concerned about schoolwork(R) 0.061 0.282 −0.036 0.044 −0.659 −0.813
6 Lies easily and skillfully 0.408 0.318 −0.024 0.238 0.481 0.340
2 Engages in illegal activities −0.077 0.189 0.126 0.81 0.864 0.595
Eigenvalue 5.71 5.14 2.17 1.83 1.68 1.56
Variance explained 29 % 26 % 11 % 9 % 8 % 8 %
  1. Principal Component Analysis with oblique Promax rotation was used. Significant loading indices are in bold