AbstractIt reflect on the theoretical issues that currently versa Personality Psychology in general and antisocial or criminal behavior in particular. It discusses how the model can be used personality "Big Five" applied to the field of crime, and shows the variables that the literature presented as more predictive, through one of the most widely used assessment instruments at present. It currently advises finding, meeting points between the various existing theories, for that personality does not become a field of study restricted exclusively to researchers and scholars. It discuss the most important results in the application of the "Big Five" personality of the offender, and posess some limitations, as future research for practitioners and researchers.
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