Scientists from the University of British Columbia shared their recommendations on how psychopaths can be identified in communication with unfamiliar people.
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Psychopathy – what is it? This is a syndrome that manifests itself as a consequence of features in the physiology of the brain. Psychopaths are characterized by heartlessness, inability to empathize and repent, they often commit very cruel acts.
Many people think that psychopaths are rare, but according to statistics for every 100 people there is one with psychopathology. Psychopaths are of different types, but at the initial stage they are all able to adapt well to social conditions.
Signs of psychopaths:
The desire to dominate. In conversation, such people often interrupt and to the last prove their case. In relationships, they strive to transcend their soul mate and interfere with its success, demotivate, critically evaluate activities, and infuse complexes with statements about their appearance.
Absolutely invisible. This is the second side of the coin. Psychopaths are able to dissolve so well against the background of the majority of people that it is difficult for them to give a specific characteristic.
Flattering. Psychopaths can flatter, ready to use any methods of seduction to please. Beautiful, solemn speeches that touch the soul and inspire confidence – this is their forte. Psychopaths perfectly dust their eyes, can do it very gracefully. But at the same time they are overly jealous in love, in friendship and in deeds.
Pathologically deceitful. People with an unbalanced psyche in many cases lie constantly – both for their own benefit and without it. Very often they are not aware of their deception. Thanks to this feature, they can achieve their goals faster than others.
Psychopaths can't control their aggression
Do not control anger. Psychopaths are harder than others to control their emotions, so from time to time their anger overflows, they scream and insult others. Many psychopaths over-react to the refusal to comply with their request.
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