Season 1, Episode 2: Psychopathy
In this episode we discuss psychopathy.
You would never know given all the attention psychopathy receives that it only occurs in 1% of males in the general population.
Cleckley and others have explained psychopathy as being a personality disorder defined by a constellation of characteristics occurring on the interpersonal, affective, and lifestyle levels.
There is considerable confusion regarding the construct given its history and its common, if not pejorative use of the label.
In this episode, we will explore its history and its relationship to a now forgotten medical condition known as moral insanity.
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