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So you think you're a psychopath

Edited by Jill Wright,

It's almost a year since I wrote about my concerns that people were being encouraged to diagnose themselves and others as psychopaths, in a piece about suggestions by psychology professor Paul Verhaeghe that the prevailing social and economic climate were encouraging psychopathic personality traits. Judging from an article in The Guardian last week by two British researchers, Dr Molly Crockett...