Psychopathic Personality

  title={Psychopathic Personality},
  author={Jennifer L Skeem and Devon L. L. Polaschek and Christopher J. Patrick and Scott O. Lilienfeld},
  journal={Psychological Science in the Public Interest},
  pages={162 - 95}
Few psychological concepts evoke simultaneously as much fascination and misunderstanding as psychopathic personality, or psychopathy. Typically, individuals with psychopathy are misconceived as fundamentally different from the rest of humanity and as inalterably dangerous. Popular portrayals of "psychopaths" are diverse and conflicting, ranging from uncommonly impulsive and violent criminal offenders to corporate figures who callously and skillfully manuever their way to the highest rungs of… 

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