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The wisdom of psychopaths : what saints, spies, and serial killers can teach us about success / Kevin Dutton.

  • Dutton, Kevin
Date
2012
  • Books

About this work

Description

An analysis of what can be learned from psychopaths incorporates advances in brain scanning and neuroscience to illustrate the scale of mental health that impacts everyone, the role of functional psychopathic behaviors in success, and the misunderstandings that impact treatments.

Publication/Creation

New York : Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.

Physical description

xix, 261 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

Preface -- Scorpio rising -- Will the real psychopath please step forward? -- Carpe noctem -- The wisdom of psychopaths -- Make me a psychopath -- The seven deadly wins -- Supersanity -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Index.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    PS /DUT
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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780374291358
  • 0374291357