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Are You A Psychopath? How To Spot One

Sometimes we get frustrated with people…may be you are dealing with a psychopath? But may be you need a reality check yourself? Let’s head deep into this analysis so we can deal with the issue the way it’s supposed to be handled. Generally these are people you normally see in a movie but the cold truth is these people exist in our lives. Psychopathy is characterized by diagnostic features such as superficial charm, high intelligence, poor judgment and failure to learn from experience, pathological egocentricity and incapacity for love, lack of remorse or shame, impulsivity, grandiose sense of self-worth, pathological lying, manipulative behavior,etc.

Who is a psychopath?
Psychopaths are people with a severe form of antisocial personality disorder (ASPD), a serious and chronic personality disorder. All personality disorders interfere with a person’s mood, thinking, decision-making, and behavior, as well as affect their ability to function, interact with others, and maintain close, healthy relationships.2 Both sociopaths and psychopaths describe individuals with more severe forms of APSD, but psychopaths represent the most severe and dangerous form of this personality disorder.

The Signs:

  • Has a behavior that conflicts with social norms.
  • They are always disregarding or violating the rights of others.
  • They have the inability to distinguish between right and wrong.
  • They have difficulty with showing remorse or empathy.
  • They do have the tendency to lie often.
  • They are always manipulating and hurting others.
  • They have recurring problems with the law.
  • In general they disregard safety and responsibility.
  • They have a constant habit of expressing anger and arrogance on a regular basis.

People exhibiting this behavior may also lack deep emotional connections and they have a superficial charm about them. They can also be very aggressive and get very angry sometimes. So take care and be careful around such traits.

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