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Asked in Emotions
Can psychopaths show love?
Psychopaths are often very manipulative people, and are generally very skilled at lying. Psychopaths can absolutely fool people into thinking that they love them. However, since true psychopaths do not have any empathy, they are not capable of love in the traditional sense and any "love" that they show is simply manipulative behavior. ...
Asked in Mental Health, Narcissism
Can you be a narcissist and a psychopath too?
Yes. Most psychopaths are also narcissists. However, most narcissists are not psychopaths. Yes. Most psychopaths are also narcissists. However, most narcissists are not psychopaths. Yes. Most psychopaths are also narcissists. However, most narcissists are not psychopaths. Yes. Most psychopaths are also narcissists. However, most narcissists are not psychopaths. ...
Asked in Mental Health, Sociopathy (Psychopathy)
Are psychopaths psychotic?
No, psychopaths are not psychotic. Psychosis means seeing the world incorrectly (for example, if someone thinks that the government is hunting them down). While psychopaths are rather warped, they perceive the world exactly as do the rest of us. ...
Asked in Sociopathy (Psychopathy)
What is the link between psychopaths and paedophiles?
A psychopath is someone who is able to harm another without feeling pain or guilt. Some paedophiles- the ones who actually hurt children (most paedophiles don't actually touch a child)- are psychopaths. However, not all psychopaths are paedophiles. I doubt that there are more paedophiles among the psychopaths than in the general population. ...
People who are considered to be psychopaths or sociopaths generally suffer from?
Sociopathy and Psychopathy are both the laymans terms for Antisocial Personality Disorder. ...
Asked in Mental Health, Relationships
What does PCL mean in relationship to psychopaths?
PCL = Psychopathy Check-List of Robert Hare, PhD., the Canadian researcher who revolutionized the treatment of psychopaths. ...
What is the difference in men psychopaths and women psychopaths?
This is a hard question to answer due to the fact that a psychopath is not a diagnosed disorder that is divided among genders. The best way to explain this would be that it is a state of being in the sense that psychopaths are identified by their similar actions. Psychopaths are extremely smart and have no remorse. This is what makes a psychopath so it is impossible to differentiate a psychopath among different genders. ...
Asked in Music
Is the music industry is full of psychopaths?
It's a fair bet. There was a recent study that claimed that there are a large fraction of people who might be described as "functional psychopaths" ... they rely on charm, rather than actual talent, to get by. And if that doesn't describe the music industry, I don't know what does. ...
Asked in Sociopathy (Psychopathy)
Can psychopaths get cured?
There have not been any recorded reports of the successful treatment of a psychopath. Psychopaths are believed to have sections of their brain wired differently than normal humans, and there is no treatment that can fix that. Also, psychopaths generally do not want treatment so therapy is rarely an option. ...