Psychiatry moves forward: defining the psychopath
It has annoyed me that psychopathy was so poorly understood. Psychopaths are referred to as having few or no emotions compared to "normal" people. I always knew it was bullshit. Finally, someone agrees with me, and has started to prove just how wrong the way we look at psychopaths is.
ScienceDaily (July 13, 2012)
Ice cold, hard and emotionless. Such is the psychopath -- we think. Until we get a glimpse behind the mask. Researchers have for decades been almost unanimous in their accord with the popular perception that psychopaths are made in a certain way, and will forever remain that way.
But Aina Gullhaugen, a researcher at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, disagrees.
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