Psychopathy is defined as: “Illness or mental disorder, in particular, which is characterized by an alteration of character or of social behavior and does not lead to any intellectual abnormality”.
The following professions are usually chosen by psychopaths because they can make decisions and be cruel without having to face any consequences, or have to empathize with those around them. This has been the conclusion of a study conducted by the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences of the University of Aarhus.
The professions with the most psychopaths
1 – CEO
Psychopaths tend to lack guilt or remorse because their degree of empathy is really low.
2 – Police
These types of people are arrogant and superficial.
3 – Cleric
The experts carried out tests related to the extraversion, agreeableness, openness, consciousness, and neuroticism to carry out their study.
4 – Cook
The narcissism, the political opportunism and psychopathy are the three main traits of psychopaths according to this study.
5 – Public Official
The study concludes that people of this type often choose careers related to business administration.
6 – Lawyer
Their priority is to get their wishes and everything they want.
7 – Television Personality
Don’t care much for the consequences, or the responsibilities of their acts.
8 – Surgeon
“These features were associated with the desire for power, status and social dominance in the workplace and it is proposed that these desires may attract the individuals of the ‘dark triad’ towards occupations that offer such results.”
9 – Journalist
Are impulsive and very active, and therefore do their job very well.
10 – Vendors
Not everyone studying these courses or have finished taking these jobs are psychopaths, however, the fact that in all there is a lack of feelings and empathy with those around them tend to cause them to be.