9 Signs Of Psychopaths That Aren't Always Easy To Recognize: Superficial Charm, Lack Of Empathy, And More
February 12, 2018
When we hear the word "psychopath", many of us picture a cold-blooded murderer, such as the real-life Ted Bundy or the fictional Hannibal Lecter. But, contrary to popular belief, psychopaths and sociopath aren't always violent. What most of them do, in fact, is using others to achieve their own ends with no qualms. What we call psychopathy or sociopathy is known as antisocial personality disorder (APD) in psychiatry. It's a spectrum disorder, meaning it ranges in severity. Some people who have it misbehave only occasionally, while others actually engage in crime.