My Life As a Psychopath

As told by an anonymous woman diagnosed with psychopathy

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By Katie Heaney

The word “psychopath,” like many words associated with mental and personality disorders, is used broadly, and often incorrectly — colloquially, we might call someone who lies a lot a psychopath, just as we might call someone who texts us more frequently than we want “crazy.” The word…

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