Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us

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Pocket Books, 1993 - Medical - 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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User Review  - John - Goodreads

This is an interesting, if a bit dated, book by Robert Hare that describes the world of psychopaths among us. Hare does a good job of describing the characteristics of psychopaths, and why it is such ... Read full review

great book

User Review  - Rose - Target

Very informative, excellent writing, & would highly recommend Read full review


The Roots of the Problem
The Ethics of Labeling
A Survival Guide

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Robert D. Hare, Ph.D., is the author of Without Conscience and the creator of the standard tool for diagnosing psychopathy. He is an emeritus professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia, and president of Darkstone Research Group, a forensic research and consulting firm. He has won numerous awards for his research, lectures widely on psychopathy, and consults with law enforcement organizations, including the FBI. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with his wife.

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