30 - More about psychopaths. Children with psychopathic traits, successful people who have psychopathic traits, & treatment of psychopathy

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This episode we decided to continue on from pod 29 and chat more about psychopathy. Amy takes us through a discussion of how psychopathy does and does not manifest itself in children and adolescent. Spoiler – it does and doesn’t.
Hunter then talks (at length) about ‘successful’ or non-incarcerated psychopaths, think nasty politicians, corporate CEO, that kind of thing. At about 47 minutes we jump to a discussion about treatment of psychopaths and anti-social personality disorder which is really interesting. For TWCA Hunter ponders the number of Subway stores by country and talks about white-coat hypertension, whilst Amy finds comfort in knowing chimps fake laugh to improve social standing.

References:

The Handbook of Psychopathy – Christopher J. Patrick (Ed).
Psychopathy in children - http://psycnet.apa.org/record/2006-01001-020

Succcessful psychopath - http://psycnet.apa.org/record/2006-01001-023

TWCA

Subway stores: https://www.subway.com/en-US/ExploreOurWorld

White coat hypertension and personality: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25186529

Aping expressions : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21355640

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