Without conscience: the disturbing world of the psychopaths among us

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Pocket Books, Jul 1, 1995 - Literary Criticism - 236 pages
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Are psychopaths born without empathy, or created by circumstance? Based on 25 years of groundbreaking research, this fascinating book is "of exceptional value to anyone wishing to . . . guard against these baffling predators" (Joseph Wambaugh). "A brilliant, in-depth handling of a most complex subject".--Hugh Aynesworth (Conversations with a Killer).

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Review: Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us

User Review  - Yael - Goodreads

Have you ever had someone in your life, or the lives of loved ones or friends, who left devastation and wreckage everywhere he went, a chronic liar and con-artist, manipulative and completely without ... Read full review

Review: Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us

User Review  - Drake - Goodreads

Robert Hare, the creator of the Psychopathy Test used throughout prisons, documents his clinical and personal experiences with psychopaths in this fascinating book. The focus is mostly upon prisoners ... Read full review

Contents

The Roots of the Problem
155
The Ethics of Labeling
180
A Survival Guide
207
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Robert D. Hare, PhD, has conducted influential research on psychopathy for over 25 years. Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of British Columbia, Canada, and the developer of one of the world's most widely used tools for assessing psychopathy, Dr. Hare is the author of over 100 professional articles and several books. In recognition of the enormous impact that his work on psychopathy has had worldwide, the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy named their lifetime achievement award after him. In 2005, he was the first recipient of the R.D. Hare Lifetime Achievement Award.


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