Non-incarcerated psychopaths: why we need to know more about the psychopaths who live amongst us.

@article{Kirkman2002NonincarceratedPW,
  title={Non-incarcerated psychopaths: why we need to know more about the psychopaths who live amongst us.},
  author={Christine A Kirkman},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing},
  year={2002},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={155-60}
}
On 1 November 2000, Robert Stewart, aged 20, was jailed for life for bludgeoning to death his Asian cellmate, Zahid Mubarek, aged 19 years because 'he felt like it'. During the court hearing the term 'psychopathic personality' was used in relation to Stewart and, following this and other similar cases, the average man or woman could be forgiven for believing that psychopathy is inextricably linked with dangerousness and criminality. In the light of the Government consultation paper entitled… CONTINUE READING

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