psychopath


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someone with a sociopathic personality

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The science of psychopathy is complex and filled with researchers positing different theories regarding what combination of biological, temperament, genetic, and environmental factors creates a psychopath.
The findings demonstrated that the personality traits exhibited by the psychopaths differ across cultures and could be used as an indicator of where they belong from.
com/how-spot-psychopath-2541755) How to Spot a Psychopath
It was going to be a one-off but the last was Psychopath Night and I had these two women as guest speakers, one of whom helped to inspire the book.
Think before we rush to judge THE categorisation by criminologists, however eminent, of some murderers as psychopaths is not an exact science as is amply demonstrated by Elizabeth Yardley, associate professor of criminology at Birmingham University (Birmingham Mail, September 23).
Psychopaths are not exclusively the cold-blooded killers of old Hitchcock movies (although coldblooded killers are nearly always psychopaths).
The way she has treated the girls indicates she is a psychopath.
At this time, discussions of the psychopath were inseparable from
From recently declassified documents, we learned officials actually gave serious thought to recruiting and training psychopaths to help "keep order.
Dennehy, 31, is the first of seven serial killers the Birmingham City University criminologist will examine during a weekly series called Killer Psychopaths, which will be aired on Channel 5 on February 10.
The Notebooks of a Successful Psychopath,” which will be available from February 10.
This excerpt from Bret Easton Ellis' American Psycho paints a chilling picture of the typical psychopath--or at least the typical conception of a psychopath.
Written to be accessible to all, including general readers, the book includes chapters on how to identify and deal with subclinical psychopaths and gives advice on what to do if your romantic partner turns out to be a subclinical psychopath.
The notion of psychopath as a psychological construct consisting of a set of extreme traits fits well with psychological approaches to understanding human nature.