Psychopaths cannot feel empathy. Dr. John Logan of Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, presents recent research findings supporting this conclusion at the 2019 convention for the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy.
Winifred Rule provides some of what you may feel or experience when dealing with a psychopath or malignant narcissist.
Can narcissists also be psychopaths? YES. The psychopathic personality disorder is actually an extreme and dangerous variant of the narcissistic personality disorder. For more information and help for dealing with a psychopath, read Winifred Rule’s Born to Destroy.
Much research focuses on the psychopath. But what about the psychopath’s victim? Professor Craig Neumann of the University of North Texas discusses topics that need to be researched.
Callousness and unemotionality are defining psychopathic traits. Are they inherited? Is there a genetic link to them? Can the behavior of young people displaying these traits be affected by how caregivers raise them? Professor Rebecca Waller of the University of Pennsylvania conducts research on this topic.