Today, Ameé revisits the topic of psychopathy with Dr. Dave Kossen. Dr. Kosson is a Professor of Psychology at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. His research focuses on the cognitive, emotional, interpersonal, and developmental mechanisms underlying psychopathy. He is also the President-Elect of the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy. He founded the Aftermath: Surviving Psychopathy Foundation in 2006 and has served as its first President.
In this episode you will hear:
Why the organization was started?
How is psychopathy determined really
How is an abusive partner that is psychopathic different from other types of abusive people?
How psychopaths abuse the legal system in particular divorce and custody situations
Noting that research has shown that psychopathic people are actually more “desirable” in the courting phases, what are the clear warning signs of danger?
What is best protection against psychopathy
What is the best way to confront a psychopath