Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us - Chapter 3, The Profile: Feelings and Relationships , pg 33-56 Summary & Analysis

Robert Hare (psychologist)
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Chapter 3, The Profile: Feelings and Relationships , pg 33-56 Summary and Analysis

Here, Hare introduces one of his main themes of the entire book. The Psychopathy Checklist provides a detailed picture of the disordered personality of a psychopath. Hare breaks down the Checklist into the following categories: Emotional/Interpersonal (glib and superficial, egocentric and grandiose, lack of remorse or guilt, lack of empathy, deceitful and manipulative, shallow emotions) and Social Deviance (impulsive, poor behavior, need for excitement, lack of responsibility, early behavior problems, adult antisocial behavior). Hare warns that no one should use the checklist to diagnose themselves or others. In order to use it correctly, a person has to be meticulously trained.

Hare then begins to explain the key symptoms of psychopathy. Psychopaths are often glib and superficial, meaning they will be witty and articulate. They will shower...

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