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It is time to note the difference between a psychopath and a psychotic.

Psychopath:

A person with an antisocial personality disorder, manifested in aggressive, perverted, criminal, or amoral behavior without empathy or remorse.

Psychopaths tend to lack normal human emotions such as guilt. They are also often highly intelligent and skilled at manipulating others.

Also, psychopaths seem to appear normal. You would probably never guess there was something wrong with them.

Note, not all psychopaths are serial killers.
Ted Bundy was a psychopath, but Richard Chase was a psychotic.
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A person who knows the difference between right and wrong, but doesn't give a damn. Shows no morality and no emotions towards others, including love, guilt or hatred. Would happily destroy anything or anyone merely for personal pleasure.
Samuel B Slater from fresh unit is a total psychopath, but is also very intelligent.
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Somebody with an antisocial personality disorder whose character traits include at least fifteen of these twenty:
(aggressive narcissism)
1. Glib, shallow charm
2. Grandiose sense of self-worth
3. Pathological lying
4. Cunning/manipulative
5. Lack of remorse for their actions
6. Emotionally shallow/ lack of affect
7. Callous/lack of empathy
8. Failure to accept responsibility for own actions
(Socially deviant lifestyle)
9. Need for stimulation/prone to boredom
10. Parasitic lifestyle
11. Poor behavioral control
12. Sexually promiscuous
13. Lack of realistic, long-term goals
14. Impulsive
15. Irresponsible
16. Juvenile delinquency
17. Early behavioral problems
18. Revocation of conditional release
19. Many short-term marital relationships
20. Criminal versatility

In short, a wolf in sheep's clothing, a predator in disguise. Psychopaths are generally thought of as serial killers, but most are not even criminals; necktie psychopaths wreak havoc in the office, ruthlessly manipulating and charming their way to the top.
Psychopaths are obsessively meticulous, are calm and fearless, and are able to lead a double life in which family and friends see one person... and other people see a very different side. Immoral, perverse, and criminal, they know right from wrong but they get a thrill out of defying the law and moral codes.
Similar to a sociopath, except that psychopaths are born while sociopaths are generally made and they seem to be two sides of the same coin; psychopaths are temperamentally devil may care, are cool and self-controlled, and cannot internalize social norms; sociopaths have relatively normal temperaments, are more easily agitated, and their problems are generally the result of environmental and social factors (unstable childhoods, the wrong crowd, extreme high or low intellect, etc); psychopaths are obsessively meticulous while sociopaths are more sloppy and erratic; psychopaths feel nothing for others while sociopaths can feel empathy in particular contexts; psychopaths are able to fool people for years while sociopaths are more easily exposed. Both will get what they want, regardless of who stands in their way.
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Psychopath is a person that is mentally unbalanced and poor human control as they have a deranged and disturbed mind; their personalities are crazy demented, perverted, criminal, amoral and unpredictable. They exhibit antisocial behavior, inability to love or establish meaningful personal relationships, they're often prone to committing violent acts, have extreme egocentricity and show no remorse and empathy for anything that they have done, that is either embarrassing or crazy and don't care about anyone who they hurt as they care about nobody else, except for themselves. They fail to learn from the consequences of bad experiences whenever something has gone wrong as they're impossible to be disciplined and they don't learn from their past mistakes and take it out on others.

A psychopath can also be a sadist as well, which can make them even more dangerous and more violent. As there is a difference a sadist on its own can feel a small bit of remorse of that a psychopath cannot.

And most psychopaths are killers and dangerous, not all psychopaths are serial killers and homicidal maniacs.

A psychopath is on the same level and has similar traits to a sociopath such as being manipulative and inability to feel remorse and shame, but psychopaths are worse and most of them are murderous (but not always) while sociopaths are against society.
You're a psychopath! What you did was wrong!! You don't care what you did.. YOU'RE MAD!!!
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A psychopath is one who suffers from the anti-social personality disorder of Psychopathy.

A psychopath can be identified by using the PCL-R Checklist, which contains the following characteristic traits:

1. Superficial charm and above average intelligence.
2. Absence of delusions and other signs of irrational thinking.
3. Absence of nervousness or neurotic manifestations.
4. Unreliability.
5. Untruthfulness and insincerity.
6. Lack of remorse or shame.
7. Antisocial behavior without apparent compunction.
8. Poor judgment and failure to learn from experience.
9. Pathological egocentricity and incapacity to love.
10. General poverty in major affective reactions.
11. Specific loss of insight.
12. Unresponsiveness in general interpersonal relations.
13. Fantastic and uninviting behavior with drink, and sometimes without.
14. Suicide threats rarely carried out.
15. Sex life impersonal, trivial, and poorly integrated.
16. Failure to follow any life plan.

Psychopathy is in many cases also linked being a Sociopath, having Antisocial Personality Disorder, and Pseudopsychopathic Personality Disorder (also known as Frontal Lobe Disorder). The last of which is caused by lesions of the frontal lobe
Being a psychopath doesn't mean you're going to be in prison for mass-murder or that you only resort to violence.
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Dan McDermott..... That's it... All you need to know
Alright "Psychopath" settle down, your not ripping anyones throat out tonight.

Who is that "Psychopath" running down the middle of the road with no shirt screaming MEAT!!! Ohhh... Just Mcdermott
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A person who lacks the ability to feel emotions. Psychopaths can easily be identified at breakfast when they pour the milk in before the cereal.
person a: Did you know john was a psychopath?
person b: No how do you know?
person a: I saw him pour his fruit loops into a bowl already full of milk.
person b: wow, clearly he has no regard for human life.
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