“I knew in my heart something was wrong with him (or with her)”. This is what nearly every victim of a psychopath has felt, usually early on in the relationship. The over-the-top flattery. The quic...
'The Hare Psychopathy Checklist': The test that will tell you if someone is a sociopath
Most people display some symptoms of psychopathy — superficiality, glibness, promiscuous sexual behaviour, etc. — and that does not make you a psychopath. But He, Narc, is a yes definitely to every question! Even the work one, he will work hard at certain spots, so he can leach during other spots. And he's had his license on probation because of too many traffic violations (conditional release), yet still racks up violations. Scary psycho.
The Psychopath as Self-Proclaimed Maverick: On Losers who View Themselves as Leaders
If you are being abused and you determine that your 'partner' has the symptoms of psychopathy, stop blaming yourself. Consider that the abuse in combination with the signs of psychopathy means you are likely in a relationship with someone who is dangerous to you.
The List of Psychopathy Symptoms: Hervey Cleckley and Robert Hare
The Hare Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R) is a diagnostic tool used to rate a person's psychopathic or antisocial tendencies. People who are psychopathic prey ruthlessly on others using charm, deceit, violence or other methods that allow them to get with they want. The symptoms of psychopathy include: lack of a conscience or sense of guilt, lack of empathy, egocentricity, pathological lying, repeated violations of social norms, disregard for the law, shallow emotions, and a history of…