They told him that a violent psychopath had escaped from the local mental institution.
Though diagnosed as a psychopath and then as suffering from hysterical amnesia - which he later said he faked - no one ever considered Hess clinically insane.
She has a boyfriend, who is not an aggressive psychopath like the stalker, but gentle and decent.
Morrison finds herself the hostage of a violent psychopath , trapped in a siege that cannot end without bloodshed.
Studying the statements of violent criminal psychopaths sheds light on their striking and specific vulnerability and emotional pain.
One study found a greater proportion of psychopaths in sex offenders who had assaulted and/or unlawfully confined female prison staff members than in a sample of the general sex offender population.
Nigel Eastman believes that even if neuroscientists could prove that psychopaths had abnormal brains, they'd still be left with the inconvenient fact that nobody seems to know quite what a psychopath is in the first place.
The majority of offenders with an APD diagnosis on file were in fact psychopaths , once more highlighting the asymmetric association between these two disorders.
We heard about his psychopathically abusive father, his cold and indifferent mother.
Their murder acts on them like a religious conversion (to which, indeed, it is sometimes a prelude); and while some killers remain psychopathically indifferent to their crimes, they are relatively few.