Sociopaths and psychopaths are not necessarily monsters. Experts urge using these terms properly

To learn how to spot a psychopath and a sociopath, one must begin by dispelling a common myth about them: They are not all murderers.

This may come as a surprise to some readers. When we hear about psychopaths, it is usually in the context of true crime stories or horror movies, such as when the Michael Myers of the “Halloween” series is described as having “the eyes of a psychopath.”...

Originally posted on salon.com