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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Without conscience: the disturbing world of the psychopaths among us

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The word psychopath conjures up visions of the horrific deeds of Ted Bundy or Jeffrey Dahmer for most people. But not all murderers are psychopaths and not all psychopaths are murderers. Psychopathy ... Read full review

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

Contents

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