The psychopath is sly and crafty. You may know one for a whole lifetime and never know they are a psychopath. The truth is … to ferret out whether a person is a psychopath or not is a most difficult task. Some psychiatrists fail to render a proper diagnosis of the psychopath sitting before them. ...Read More
PSYCHOPATHS AT THE HOLIDAYS If you have a psychopath in your family, don’t expect the holidays to be peaceful. On the contrary, expect turmoil and to feel ill at ease from the moment you walk through the door. That coldness can be like an icy chill that runs up and down your spine. Confusion reigns...Read More
Hervey Cleckley, a pioneer of psychopathy research, gave birth to the foundation of all modern psychopathy research in the world. In this interview, Dr. Scott Lilienfeld of Emory University explains Cleckley’s importance and describes the key characteristics of every psychopath.
The term “psychopath” has consequences and should properly be used sparingly to only describe those individuals who fit the criteria established by psychopathy researchers. In this interview, Dr. Jacqueline Helfgott of Seattle University describes some of the effects of using the term.