Madigan: Psychopaths can blend in with society well

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May 9, 2013, 8:17 am
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(NECN) - If the accused in this case of the kidnapping of the Ohio women is found guilty of doing what he's charged with, will we ever really know and understand why?
Dr. Ryan Madigan, psychologist at Boston University's Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders joins NECN.

He says it’s tough to identify a psychopath, because they can tend to blend.

“Part of that profile is that they’re quite cunning, charismatic and deceptive, so it can be quite difficult to identify,” said Madigan.

He said there is a role of genetics as well as a role of the environment.

For more, watch the attached video.

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