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The programme will hear first-hand accounts from those tasked with bringing the psychopaths to justice, as well as heart-breaking testimonies from the victims' families.
Packed with insightful quizzes, it will help you find out if you are a good psychopath - and if you're not, how you can behave like one.
Anna Friel as psychiatrist Dr Eve Wright in The Psychopath Next Door
Kevin Duton is a passionate story teller who piqued my interest by his clever lecture title, "What Psychopaths Teach Us about How to Succeed" and his ability to weave experiments, interviews, and case studies into a cohesive narrative in a Scientific American (2012) podcast adapted from his book.
If your boyfriend finds beating up animals funny or people getting injured hilarious, then you are actually dating a psychopath.
Now that it is clear that a streak of psychopathy runs through the 1%, it would be worthwhile to go back to those who espouse that "there is no ethic which requires we treat him [the psychopath] as we treat other adults" and ask if that would apply to corporate psychopaths as well.
Some of the killers we meet are fictional - like the Buddhist/Amish/Quaker psychopath Marty tries to create - and some real.
Recent studies are blurring the lines between the psychopath and the average person.
The impulsive and irresponsible psychopath lives a parasitic and predatory lifestyle, seeking out and using other people, perhaps, for money, food, shelter, sex, power, and influence.
director of Law and Psychiatry Service at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, identify a psychopath as one who shows a profound lack of empathy for other people and their feelings, extreme narcissism, and a willingness to engage in immoral and antisocial behavior for short-term gains.
Ronald Schouten, director of the Law & Psychiatry Service at Massachusetts General Hospital and an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, say exhibits characteristics of an "almost psychopath.
In particular, Boddy's description of the psychopath leader's reaction to any kind of financial meltdown in a company rings particularly true: they ""present themselves as glibly unbothered by the chaos around them, unconcerned about those who have lost their jobs, savings and investments, and as lacking any regrets about what they have done.