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10 Traits of a Psychopath

October 19, 2019


Psychopathy. Is it all about Dr. Lecter in silence of the lambs or Normal Bates from psycho? How about Patrick Bateman from American Psycho? Think again. A psychopath isn’t a crazy person from a movie. Blood thirsty, running around, ready to kill you on sight. Have you ever wondered if any of your friends could actually be a psycopath? or is Hollywood’s definition of a psycopath more appealing? Contrary to what many people think not every psychopath is a killer or a criminal They have a personality disorder know as psycopathic personality which falls under the antisocial personality disorder category in the fifth edition of the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders. This disorder is characterized by lack of empathy lack of remorse and antisocial behavior Hollywood loves to portray psycopathy as madness to ensure a box office hit but in everyday life that’s not necessarily true When it comes to the likelihood of having a psycopath in your life the odds are not in your favor According to Dr. Paul Babiak One in every one hundred people is likely to have psycopathic traits and the probability is even higher as you go up in the office food chain where you’ll find one among every twenty-five managers and executives. The real reasons behind psycopathy are usually narrowed down to genetic factors Yes, many criminals are psycopaths. But the majority of psycopaths are not involved in criminal acts at all. Here are ten key traits of psycopaths. One Lack of empathy A psycopath simply cannot feel what everyone else feels. They understand your feelings but they don’t feel them even if you’re crying your heart out over the death of a loved one. They’ll show compasison only to please you. Not out of true emotional empathy. Two Manipulativeness Always knowing the right strings to pull and the right buttons to push psycopaths use deception to cheat others into thinking believing or acting in certain ways. They only focus on personal gain with no concern once so ever for how others feel Three Irresponsibility Impulsive behavior and irresponsibility is their lifestyle A psycopath would never admit to their mistakes. In fact, they turn the tables against whoever accuses them of anything. So that the accuser would think again and even feel guilty about their complaints. Four Narcissism Psycopaths usually view themselves as smarter more powerful and of more worth than everyone else. They have an extravagant almost theatrical self perception thinking that the world revolves around just themselves. Five Pathological lying Psycopaths tend to lie lie lie and lie even more. Their lives are spider webs of lies. This ranges from moderate levels to high levels of lying. Six Superficial charm smooth charming and attractive Psycopaths aren’t afraid to do or say anything they like. That abscence of embarrasement attracts others as it can be misperceived as high self confidence The hot guy glare is mistaken for sexual magnetism by women Seven Lack of remorse Psychopaths don’t feel guilty for the suffering and pain they inflict on others or for their actions in general. Eight Proneness to boredom Forever bored psycopaths have an exagerated need for adrenaline overdose so they’re always looking for excitement and thrill. Nine Bullying Psychopaths are usually abusive towards those that are not of much benefit to them. This could be subordinates elderly people children or in most cases animals. They like to exercise their power over other fragile beings through bullying and they may use hurtful words at any time without warning. Ten Sucker for power. They have an excessive need to exercise power and control over others In other words, they are control freaks. Everything must go the way they want it to. And that’s it for the ten main traits of psycopaths. Now that you know what a psycopath is do you think you’ve ever encountered one? Tell us about your experience below. If you enjoyed this video be sure to follow our tumbler twitter and facebook for more content and don’t forget to subscribe. Thanks for watching and have a wonderful day.

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100 Comments

  • Reply M a b e l • S t u d i o September 9, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    Definición completa de Gideon y Ghetchis…

    Sí, soy el comentario en español que buscabas

  • Reply Chris D September 10, 2019 at 2:00 am

    1/100?!? That’s crazy.

  • Reply Ainsley Flint September 10, 2019 at 11:44 am

    Definitely was married to one.

  • Reply NS BOI!!! September 11, 2019 at 12:18 am

    OMG why I'm not A psycho

    I'm one just joking

  • Reply Eleana Yang September 11, 2019 at 4:55 am

    When you realize you’ve been a psychopath all along only to find out that you are one by watching this video😨

  • Reply IIAkumuII September 11, 2019 at 9:51 am

    IM a PSyChO GuYS h E l P

  • Reply Sunset Corner September 12, 2019 at 2:59 am

    I’m irresponsible, narcissistic.

    But i’m not a psycho.

  • Reply Greg is a Marvel fan too September 12, 2019 at 1:59 pm

    I am 12 and I psychopath.

  • Reply RavenFox September 12, 2019 at 4:13 pm

    I beated up my dog when I’m angry, and release all the anger to him.. any to all of my dogs
    I bully my grandmother or always shout at her and now she moved i turn to bully both of my parents
    My friends say that I’m really manipulative but idk it seems ok to me to ask ppl for things i like
    And I killed cats before for no reason at all.. except one scratched me then i pursuit my hatred on cats
    I don’t cry at funerals my grandfather’s funeral and my aunt’s funeral..
    I’m confused why I didn’t cry that day. So i act up
    And yes i have superfacial charm i guess but I’m insecure.
    Am i a psychopath?

  • Reply - CyberWave - September 13, 2019 at 2:03 pm

    Guys…I found out I’m a…

    Sundae

  • Reply I’am a Pumpkin September 14, 2019 at 11:47 am

    2:33 who spends that much on a hoodie because I want to know

  • Reply Raphazel Rojo September 14, 2019 at 1:32 pm

    I came here just to learn psychopathy traits to slap onto my dnd character lol

  • Reply leaffi• sama September 14, 2019 at 9:45 pm

    Does it mean I'm a psychopath if I want to inject birds with anaesthesia, then proceed to touch their feathers??

    dead by daylight reference

  • Reply iiZukato Mations September 15, 2019 at 1:20 am

    TBH, Irresponsibility is normal to the human race.

  • Reply Scrap baby and her gang September 15, 2019 at 4:22 am

    6/10 for me 😐

  • Reply Clorox Bleach September 15, 2019 at 4:33 am

    I’m a 12 years old and I’m a psychopath

    Y’all happy now

  • Reply Aesthetic Subs and Bundles September 16, 2019 at 1:58 am

    i mostdef am one…

  • Reply T O M A T O September 16, 2019 at 5:19 am

    i learnt from this video…

    im not a psychopath

  • Reply kalen wheeler September 16, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    You forgot to include loneliness and a crushing sense of regret, as a result of a lifetime of destroying people's lives as well as the inability to socialize with every day people. Also, many feel regrets because they know they are morally wrong. Just because they don't feel the emotions, doesn't mean they don't wish they could.

  • Reply O L September 16, 2019 at 8:14 pm

    Most people on the radical left fit these descriptions.

  • Reply Razor Back September 16, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    Have one at work ! Been gas lit for years

  • Reply Soviet Jarry September 16, 2019 at 11:36 pm

    So this video helped me find out who I actually am, and I thank you for that… knowing of course that I am a psycho is bad but now I know again that help is the best thing right now.

  • Reply Crimson Sage September 17, 2019 at 3:45 am

    Everyone is complaining about 12/13 year old self diagnosing being the most commented… Boy have the tables turned 😂

  • Reply uɐɥd ɥsɐɹʇ September 17, 2019 at 5:14 pm

    Ok so my sister died 2 years ago of cancer and I didn’t feel sad didn’t shed a single tear and my bff dyed of a car accident and i had the same reaction well obviously this doesn’t mean im some some psycho but i think it means that i dont feel emotions as others

  • Reply Aji Pratama September 18, 2019 at 12:38 am

    Please youtube watching all this kind of videos make the real psycopath harder to find..
    Why!?
    Because by watching something like this they will try to be as normal as possible..

    It's just a warning 😂

  • Reply Clover Burr September 18, 2019 at 12:49 am

    iM a PsYcHoPaTh 😱😵😎

  • Reply depressedhamburger September 18, 2019 at 9:17 pm

    I have 5 of the he traits

  • Reply JOHN TV September 19, 2019 at 9:49 am

    so trivia interested videos

  • Reply JOHN TV September 19, 2019 at 9:49 am

    hi guys

  • Reply Gloomy Blue September 20, 2019 at 3:50 am

    Yep, I’m TotAllY noT a PsyChopath
    Seriously

  • Reply Dustell draws September 20, 2019 at 8:05 am

    Lack of empathy √
    Feeling remorse √
    Antisocial √

    watches the rest of the vid ._. Nope I don't bully (¬_¬)ノ

  • Reply Majestrys September 21, 2019 at 1:03 am

    Some of the children here in my country claim theirselves as sweet but psycho like listen here you lil piece of poop, you ain't sweet nor a psycho calm your butt down

  • Reply doughnut weasel September 21, 2019 at 1:16 am

    99 percent of the comments are 12 to 13 year olds talking about edgy 12 to 13 year olds commenting on this video except I don’t see one 12 to thirteen yr oldmedgelord

  • Reply Deez-Bie September 21, 2019 at 9:54 am

    Knowledge=we got da powahhh

  • Reply Rancid Cookie September 21, 2019 at 2:42 pm

    Moriarty got bored…

  • Reply Emilyyy September 21, 2019 at 6:02 pm

    I’m the 12 year old that had diagnosed themselves as a psychopath

  • Reply Whisper's Joking Wolf September 21, 2019 at 10:54 pm

    What if one temporarily doesn't feel remorse if they hurt someone whether it be purposeful or not?

  • Reply David Horowitz September 22, 2019 at 3:45 pm

    I'm 12, and I am definitely a psychopath.

  • Reply -Natsuki Chan- September 23, 2019 at 3:23 am

    Proceeds to see 12/13 year olds claiming to be a psycopath

  • Reply -Natsuki Chan- September 23, 2019 at 3:24 am

    I'm not twelve or thirteen but I had 9/10 of these traits

  • Reply Little_bitch_sippin_on_tea September 23, 2019 at 8:30 am

    The first thirty comments on this video are people complaining about young adults diagnosing themselves as psychopaths.Most people can't reach out for help because they feel like they might be judged ,so please don't take people's mental health as a joke.

  • Reply Serena kookie September 23, 2019 at 5:52 pm

    Bruh i'm not a psichopath just bc i like to kill ant right ? Cuz i rlly like it and its funny plus i don't care if someone cry , i'm like (imma act nice to him) and i can't stop moving cuz i feel bored , am i a psychopath? (Plus I'M NOT A 13 YEARS OLD )

  • Reply Kathrin Johnson September 24, 2019 at 6:17 am

    That drawing is the cutest psychopath I ever seen 😊

  • Reply Nimbus The Storm-cloud September 24, 2019 at 10:38 am

    I admit it. When I was an edgy 13 year old I wanted to be a phycopath

  • Reply recreate post create September 25, 2019 at 4:59 pm

    Roses are red
    Violets are blue
    I came to find out if my dad was one of these psychos
    How about you ?

  • Reply Nemia Mirthyl Flores September 25, 2019 at 8:05 pm

    Confirm sad

  • Reply Empress September 26, 2019 at 4:04 am

    I feel like psychopaths wouldn’t admit or really acknowledge that they are psychopaths._. Maybe they’d know but what good would it do for them to say that they’re psychopaths when they won’t ever meet anyone here .-. Idk maybe that’s just me lmao xD

  • Reply That Guy September 27, 2019 at 3:27 pm

    Comments here are such pieces of crap.

  • Reply RANDOM CATEGORY September 28, 2019 at 1:31 am

    Does that mean psychopaths are jerks too?

  • Reply Rose Black September 28, 2019 at 6:15 am

    Thx so much 4 the vid so useful…

  • Reply Omar Me September 28, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    You know them type of people that say they have a monster in side of them yea IM NOt THaT TYpE OF PeRson I just laugh in there face and say suree buddy

  • Reply Hot Dog with chili September 29, 2019 at 5:03 am

    I’m going to get tested now because I want to

  • Reply Joel Larrabee September 29, 2019 at 8:01 am

    Yeet I think I am one tho, like I literally am almost all of the traits on the list

  • Reply Rence Tanglao September 30, 2019 at 11:33 am

    My mother

  • Reply The Psychology Stand October 1, 2019 at 12:07 am

    Me: hurts someone’s feelings
    Me: Gooood

  • Reply ck October 1, 2019 at 9:19 am

    roses are red
    life is a thing

    i sold spongebob in a human trafficking ring
    agagagaggagagagaga

  • Reply Keny Salazar October 1, 2019 at 10:17 am

    Yes I know people who fall into all of those categories.

  • Reply Total_llorT October 1, 2019 at 2:50 pm

    I am 12 and is psychopeth._ I ate cooki and dont feel bad

  • Reply Gacha Gabby October 1, 2019 at 3:01 pm

    I do 1, 5, 7 and 8
    I-I hope I’m n-not psycho!

  • Reply PV Yang October 3, 2019 at 5:17 am

    Why are we here

  • Reply HowlingSky October 4, 2019 at 2:42 am

    I wouldnt say Lack of empathy, thats a sociopath. Pyschopaths aren't actually bad its a mental disorder, they have overreactive emotions that lead to confusion. Thats hy most murders are pyschomaths because of their emotions. They get so confused that they do things unknowingly almost like Vincent Vango. He cut off his ear and gave it to a women and didn't even know about it until someone told him. But they still have a bad label. It's annoying.

  • Reply Janice Taylor October 4, 2019 at 8:36 pm

    I'm a psychopath

  • Reply Nooby 0.5 October 6, 2019 at 8:33 am

    Oh no! I'm a phyco path!

  • Reply ッHide October 6, 2019 at 10:19 am

    When i was 5 i put a cat's head on my mouth
    My brother kicked me lol

  • Reply Ali Annon October 7, 2019 at 4:10 am

    Sounds like my ex

  • Reply Митро Фан October 7, 2019 at 7:22 pm

    Hi, I was married to a classical psychopath, but as usual, I too did not know about it, as he was so charming & sweet.
    In the opposite, i am very responsible, empathic & caring to a fault. I wonder what is the probability for my children to have these traits. My daughter is very, very intelligent & smart, but seems extremely narcissistic! Even I, as a person, don't measure up to her standards, and I have 2 post-secondary educations. My son is a kind, compassionate person, but reacts with pain to a constractive criticism & doesn't show an ability for insight.

  • Reply hi hi October 8, 2019 at 4:48 am

    I’m

    Not a paychopath like if u r 2

  • Reply KidSiddyDiddy Cashmoney October 9, 2019 at 2:37 am

    Bro I am a psychopath

  • Reply Amazingg Alien October 9, 2019 at 5:07 am

    Literally no one cares how much ppl comments what fr that's shit annoying stop

  • Reply Fox Clore October 9, 2019 at 7:08 pm

    When I was little, I used to murder small animals for no reason, maybe it was for the adrenaline rush..

  • Reply Sea Emperess October 10, 2019 at 2:08 am

    I get the feeling that a psychopath at my school is going to murder me and everyone else who won’t bow to him as king

  • Reply Regoil GD October 10, 2019 at 4:23 am

    Ok, so there is just a couple of things that I find wrong with this video just a little bit. This is of course my opinion so you can disagree with me, but I doubt too many people are going to read this anyway. Psycopaths actually would rather bully someone their own age then an elderly person or child. We do that because it gives us the adrenoline rush and it establishes power. We actually do seriously care about one or two people in our life, but the lack od remorse thing is spot on. I havent abused a dog since I was like 6. So yeah, people are funner. Althoughost we are smarter then everyone else we dont think the world revolves around us. We enjoy watching the chaos and violence of other people. We exploit the order of social importance so that we can be friends with everyone. You never know who will be useful until you know them. But like I said this is pretty spot on. PLEASE READ THIS NEXT PART, there is this myth that if you make a loud noise like a clap to try to scare a psycopath that they won't react at all, from all the people I know who are psycopaths, none of us do that. If you want to test if someone is a psycopath, dont do that. They might kill you or punch you etc.

    Im 16 btw, not an edgy 12 yearold lol

  • Reply Bjoern Erik Hartsfvang October 10, 2019 at 6:56 am

    I haven’t looked at the DSM5, but I imagine that it exempts anyone under 18 from this diagnosis. Teenagers are, by and large, walking, talking masses of ALL the personality disorders—all at the same time.

    What gets me is how the criterion for psychopathy are a perfect fit for Trump—even more than Narcissistic Personality Disorder.

  • Reply 馬ーちゃん October 10, 2019 at 3:39 pm

    If you are a psychopath, how would you prevent this?

  • Reply Оливия Моретти October 10, 2019 at 5:36 pm

    Well shit 9/10 🤣

  • Reply It’s.me_sxdie October 10, 2019 at 7:31 pm

    I was diagnosed with this at the age of 6. Yes I’m serious. I don’t know how to act towards someone in serious situations. I’m very different to every one else. Sometime I do think about doing really bad things to people such as things like just jumping at them and attacking them. I usually don’t care about other people thoughts other than my own. Some people use the word physcho as a joke.. it’s really not. It’s very serious and I get lots of help and help with anxiety all of these are true…

  • Reply Noble Six October 10, 2019 at 10:14 pm

    U forgot to include torturing animals

  • Reply PhaZer 10 October 11, 2019 at 3:27 am

    Hmm. Psychopathic disorder seems very interesting.
    I should look up on it some more

  • Reply KageMeistro October 11, 2019 at 11:59 am

    Hey, what do i do if i have one lying in my bed and won't go home? Please help?

  • Reply Elena Razpopova October 11, 2019 at 9:15 pm

    We need to talk about Kevin!

  • Reply Zombie Basher Asmr October 11, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    Well i think i am one

  • Reply Sophia De Galicia October 12, 2019 at 12:54 am

    i accidentally wrote a psychopathic character and I didn't know until someone pointed it out. i'm scared to misrepresent/misinterpret them, so I'm doing a lot of research on how to approach things properly. this character has all these traits, and unfortunately, it revolves around her being a killer. I'm asking for help what I could do, because it's crucial in the storyline that she does kill

  • Reply lil ThreeDee October 12, 2019 at 10:43 pm

    I think im the hollywood type of psychopath

  • Reply isabella October 13, 2019 at 12:32 am

    More appealing?!?! What is that suppose to mean?!?!

  • Reply M October 13, 2019 at 4:43 pm

    I'm almost 100% sure my cousin is a psycopath, I'm concerned because he has a high IQ

  • Reply Brigid October 13, 2019 at 7:49 pm

    Mush mouthed narrator, strange cadence, poor mic sound. Impossible to hear or listen to this. Re-record please with a serious narrator.

  • Reply OWEZ NERO October 14, 2019 at 5:52 am

    People complaining about edgelords must be pinned

  • Reply adyson dorann October 14, 2019 at 5:47 pm

    age doesn’t matter, y’all realize that right.?

  • Reply Joolia October 14, 2019 at 7:43 pm

    Okay every single trait applied to me, no exaggeration. That’s just great

  • Reply ACANKU! October 15, 2019 at 10:05 am

    President DoDo Trump

  • Reply Lolita OwO October 16, 2019 at 4:56 am

    I dont do 9

  • Reply PresentOyster 2 October 17, 2019 at 4:04 am

    List one thing ted Bundy did wrong, yeah you can’t take the L librards

  • Reply Julia October 17, 2019 at 5:23 am

    my dad lmao

  • Reply Julia October 17, 2019 at 5:30 am

    Read all these comments omg is this even real? Ridiculous

  • Reply cierrah longo October 17, 2019 at 7:29 pm

    Lol I think I used to be one lol

  • Reply Marwan El Kamili October 18, 2019 at 2:05 am

    So… We are all psychico?!

  • Reply Evaline Mella October 18, 2019 at 2:37 pm

    What if you have just four of these traits? Would you be a psychopath?

  • Reply Ryley McClure October 18, 2019 at 5:53 pm

    This sounds like my mother…

  • Reply Kiara 786 October 18, 2019 at 9:05 pm

    People, doesn't matter if 12/13 year olds are commenting that they're psychopaths. Also, if you do feel that you relate to some or all of these traits, then please do more research and get professionnel médical help. Don't just go on Google and ask it, not all of those websites are true and are accurate.

  • Reply Fintaly Yolontan October 19, 2019 at 7:01 am

    I don’t need this video. My dad is a psychopath and my sister (both professionally were diagnosed) so I know all the stuff.

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