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. Case in point: Ted Bundy. Psychiatrists were often fooled by the cunning, manipulative person who camouflaged his symptoms. There are key characteristics and traits depicted in Born to Destroy to help identify psychopaths. If you see a pattern of these traits in someone you know, you may have a psychopath in your midst.