I wanted to write that character without a label on him like ‘psychopath.’
His tone as captured by the video he then posted on Facebook is not manifestly that of some a fanatic or a psychopath.
Lost at Seaby Jon Ronson The author of The psychopath Test goes looking for universal truths in odd places.
The author of the new book Lost at Sea, The psychopath Test and The Men Who Stare at Goats chooses his favorites.
In rambling posts, he called himself a loser, and wrote that he must be either bipolar or a psychopath.
“If I am a psychopath and am going to die, I will take them with me,” he says.
The Bad Seed is the story of how Christine becomes aware that her daughter is, in modern terminology, a psychopath.
Enter Dr. Evelyn Vogel (Charlotte Rampling), a neuropsychiatrist dubbed “the psychopath Whisperer” by the FBI.
In 1993, Mike came to Bosnia to interview Radovan Karadzic, the Serb psychopath.
For an accusation of physical coercion and threat of rape would be far less convincing from a psychopath.
1885, in the criminal psychology sense, a back-formation from psychopathic.
The Daily Telegraph had, the other day, a long article commenting on a Russian woman who had murdered a little girl. A Dr. Balinsky prevailed upon the jury to give a verdict of acquittal, because she was a "psychopath." The Daily Telegraph regards this term as a new coinage, but it has been long known amongst Spiritualists, yet in another sense. ["The Medium and Daybreak," Jan. 16, 1885]The case alluded to, and the means of acquittal, were briefly notorious in England and brought the word into currency in the modern sense.
psychopath psy·cho·path (sī'kə-pāth')
A person with an antisocial personality disorder, especially one manifested in perverted, criminal, or amoral behavior.
A mentally unbalanced person who is inclined toward antisocial and criminal behavior. (Compare sociopath.)