Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2020

136 Pages | 8-10 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198802266

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Psychopathy: A Very Short Introduction

Essi Viding

Very Short Introductions

  • Describes the personality disorder of psychopathy, dispelling common myths and misconceptions
  • Considers how psychopaths think and what is different about their brains, analysing what may drive their behaviour
  • Explores the genetic and environmental factors that can contribute to psychopathy
  • Discusses whether it is possible to prevent or even treat psychopathy
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series--millions of copies sold worldwide

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