Ground-breaking new research is showing just what happens to the brain during a psychotic episode, and how this can lead to violence, even murder...Researchers have found that people with a history of violence - whether psychotic or psychopathic - have a
Ten minute test could spot killers Harold Shipman may have killed at least 215 people A simple test could one day help police to catch psychopathic potential serial killers. Psychologists in Wales have adapted an existing psychological test to identi
One in 100 Americans are sociopathic. How do you spot the psychopath among your work colleagues? Professor Robert Hare, of the University of British Columbia, is a world expert on the "snakes in suits" who scale corporate ladders with consummate ease. He
Psychopaths showed less activity in brain areas involved in assessing the emotion of facial expressions, the British Journal of Psychiatry reports. In particular, they were far less responsive to fearful faces than healthy volunteers.