Today, many of us know more or less who a psychopath is through the media and movies.
According to Psychology, a person who lacks empathy, someone who is unemotional and deviant is known as a psychopath.
Many of the characteristics of Psychopaths are overlapped with Antisocial personality disorder and Narcissistic personality disorder
Traits of Psychopaths
Not all psychopaths are the same as one another and they have a variety of characteristics. Most Psychopaths are in both extremes, especially as tricksters or murderers and others as successful leaders.
Some of the signs of the Psychopath include the following
- Interestingly psychopaths are very good conversationalists and draw a great story about themselves to gain attention towards them.
- They are highly humorous and intelligent.
- highly interested in doing exciting activities and impulsive.
- Most Psychopaths are self-justified.
- High level of manipulation.
- Lack of empathy
- A dramatic display of emotions.
- According to them, sex is not an emotional or loving act.
- They cheat, use drugs, and become violent.
- Irresponsible and many affairs with others.
Causes of Psychopaths – Psychopaths are born or made?
We all only know the case story of the Psychopaths through media and social networking spots. Do you think that all the stories are genuine? Did you think about the backstories of them? No… for most of us it’s a thriller story to surge up our adrenaline right?
So let’s go through a few of the back stories moreover known as the causes of psychopathic characteristics of a person who required mental wellbeing support at the prior stages of life.
The major cause of getting to be a psychopath stems from the child where the parent – child attachment is exceptionally much denied. Emotional detriment, parental dismissal and the need of parental consideration where are considered to be the chances that the child would become a psychopath.
A few of the analysts found that childhood issues trigger psychopathic characteristics. Other than the childhood and parental relationship issues some of the research shows that pre-birth dangers such as intake of liquor and drugs also play a major part in enhancing dangerous behaviour in later years.
Some of the life experiences such as poor quality of living, left by parents or caretakers, abusive parents or faced harassment (physical or sexual )-at the early stages of life remains traumatic in the hearts of the child become dangerous in the later period of time.
Biologically researchers says that some of the brain parts such as Amygdala, Insula and prefrontal cortex which are responsible for emotional process, decision making, empathising shows decreased activity in people with psychopathic characteristics which is responsible for unhealthy and antisocial behaviours that cause harm to others.
In conclusion, it is not deliberately revealed that Psychopaths are either born or made. It all depends on both the birth as well as environmental exposure that is experienced by an individual.