10 Jobs That Attract a Large Number of Psychopaths
Before you freak out, I was reading an article at medicaldaily.com about psychopathy, and it's not quite as bad as you think.
The word psychopath is generally used when speaking of someone with a chronic mental disorder and violent tendencies. One of the most recognizable traits of the psychopath is the lack of conscience or absolutely no feelings of guilt, but that's only one of the many traits a psychopath possesses. The most important characteristics of a psychopath revolve not around violence, but around lack of empathy, selfishness, and manipulation.
You should know that psychopathy is not a psychiatric diagnosis, it occurs in a spectrum, meaning that some people can exhibit psychopathic tendencies but doesn't mean they're going to go bat ass crazy on someone. There are some professions where these tendencies can be recognizable or sometimes prevalent. According to Inc.com, 5% of people do show psychopathic tendencies. You're gonna love this.
According to Inc.com, research completed by psychologist, Kevin Dutton, says that there are some jobs that attract a larger percentage of individuals who have psychopathic tendencies. You're REALLY gonna love this! Here are the 10 jobs that attract a larger percentage of people with psychopathic tendencies as inc.com sees it.
3. MEDIA (TV/RADIO):O)
7. POLICE OFFICER
8. CLERGY PERSON
10. CIVIL SERVANT
If you have one of these titles or work in any one of these ten professions, have some of your questions been answered?