Grandiose sense of self-worth
Need for stimulation/proneness to boredom
Lack of remorse or guilt
Shallow affect [i.e., superficial experience and expression of emotions]
Callous/lack of empathy
The take-away from this little exercise is that these eight items are the first eight (of twenty) on the Hare Psychopathy Checklist - Revised (PCL-R). The items above are classified as Aggressive Narcissism, sometimes known as malignant narcissism. The last twelve items on the list are classified as Socially Deviant Lifestyle. Narcissistic psychopaths tend to be smooth, soulless operators pursuing power, position, and money, and deviant psychopaths tend more toward violent criminal psychopathy, with Hannibal Lecter as an extreme example. Most psychopaths exhibit some combination of both narcissistic and deviant traits.
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