Psychopathy

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Daily Mail: The public perception of psychopaths has been shaped by characters such as Alex in A Clockwork Orange or Patrick Bateman in American Psycho. While they are portrayed as charming, dishonest, guiltless, and in some cases, terrifying, new research suggests that psychopathy is actually a much more complex personality More

Psychopathic personalities are some of the most memorable characters portrayed in popular media today. These characters, like Patrick Bateman from American Psycho, Frank Abagnale Jr. from Catch Me If You Can and Alex from A Clockwork Orange, are typically depicted as charming, intriguing, dishonest, guiltless, and in some cases, downright More