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psy·cho·path·ic

(sī'kō-path'ik),
Relating to or characteristic of psychopathy.

psychopathic

(sī′kə-păth′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characterized by psychopathy.

psy′cho·path′i·cal·ly adv.

psychopathic

psy·cho·path·ic

(sī'kŏ-path'ik)
Relating to or characteristic of psychopathy.
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Clinicians today emphasize that people with psychopathic personalities can be fearless, impulsive, emotionally shallow, charmingly manipulative, hot-headed and cold-hearted.
Likewise, psychopathic traits are reportedly more prevalent, severe, and consequential in men than in women (Patrick, 2006).
Occasionally, when psychopathic white-collar offenders are identified, they seek out the media and give interviews.
Mahmut and Stevenson looked at whether a poor sense of smell was linked to higher levels of psychopathic tendencies, among 79 non-criminal adults living in the community.
As of yet, there is no clear biological basis of either psychopathic traits or antisocial behavior.
Ungerleider, says too much success at work could also be seen as a threat to a psychopathic boss.
Although I imagine a lack of quality education and a surplus of petrodollars are contributing factors to the psychopathic behaviour.
Your next door neighbor may be a psychopathic killer and you may not even know it.
In total, the models indicated that psychopathic personality traits measured by the PPI-SF Narcissism, PPI-SF Extraversion, PPI-SF Unemotionality, and PPI-SF Fearless-Nonconformity were significant yet inconsistent risk factors for diverse forms of criminal behaviour and subsequent involvement with the criminal justice system.
To do their jobs properly, correction managers, therapists, parole board members, supervisors, and line staff require valid information about the psychopathic personality, which is found through study of Dr.
Fish soon has a crush on the ex-wife, falls in love with Lonny's little boy, and sees Lonny for the near psychopathic avoider-of-responsibility he is.
They faced the consequences of allowing themselves to be led by a psychopathic dictator.