In fact, psychopaths have a lot of good things going for them. They are fearless, confident, charismatic, ruthless and focused - qualities tailor-made for success in twenty-first century society.
In this groundbreaking adventure into the world of psychopaths, renowned psychologist Kevin Dutton combines original scientific research with bold on-the-ground reporting from secret monasteries, Special Forces training camps and rarefied psychopath wings of maximum-security hospitals. Provocative, engaging and surprising at every turn, The Wisdom of Psychopaths reveals a shocking truth: beneath the hype and the popular characterisation, psychopaths have something to teach us.
This ground-breaking study to test the American population for psychopathic traits has now closed. Watch this space to find out which are the most psychopathic towns, states and professions in the USA.
Find out who you really are by answering the following questionnaire. A full breakdown of your personality will be provided at the end.
In 2010, psychologists handed out a personality test to the biographers of every U.S. president in history. But there was a catch. It wasn't the biographers who were being tested. It was the presidents.
Personality disorders are defined as follows: "…an enduring pattern of inner experience and behaviour that deviates markedly from the expectations of the culture of the individual who exhibits it."