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Is Psychopathy Hereditary?


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2010-03-13 02:05:10
2010-03-13 02:05:10

I believe it to be hereditary. I have seen the exact same behavior from my ex and all of her offspring. She blames it upon her upbringing, I see it differently, they are all just different, no remorse, shame or guilt unless they call upon their acting abilities to mimic these emotions.

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