Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us Setting & Symbolism

Robert Hare (psychologist)
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Psychopathy Checklist

A tool that Hare developed in order to diagnose someone as 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).

DSM

DSM stands for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. It is a handbook that lists different mental disorders

Antisocial Personality Disorder

Antisocial personality disorder is the term that refers to both psychopathy and sociopathy. It refers "primarily to a cluster of criminal and antisocial behaviors."

Sociopathy

Psychopathy is often referred to as Sociopathy.

The Mask of Sanity

A book written by Hervey Cleckley in 1941. It was one of the first books to explore psychopathy.

Small Sacrifices

A book by Ann Rule that details...

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