Psychopaths Behind Bars

“A Forensic Psychologist’s Perspective on How Psychopaths Explain Their Crimes and Have Fun in Prison”

I spent two years as a psychologist in a maximum-security prison. I met a lot of guys who were surprisingly similar; terrible childhood, poor impulse control, a few shaky attachments to friends or family. And then there was “Harold.”



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Joni E. Johnston, Psy. D.

Forensic psychologist/private investigator//author of serial killer book. Passionate about victim’s rights, the psychology of true crime, and criminal justice.