Psychopath Test

How evil are you?

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Are you a PSYCHO? Test yourself and friends for your level of psychopathy, based on a combination of academic research and first-hand experience. Multiple choice questions testing for the dark triad of narcissism, Machiavellianism and psychopathy.
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Psychopathy is a major psychiatric diagnosis that can't just be reduced to "evil". Putting these kind of jokey tests up is making light of the condition and can cause further harm. Here's some writing from someone with diagnosed and treated psychopathy about it: https://medium.com/@machinesblee... And an interview with another person diagnosed with psychopathy: https://medium.com/the-cut/my-li...

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This is really irresponsible.

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I'd be wary of diagnoses which deny psychopaths any sense of free will. Yes there's circumstances which are correlated to certain behaviours, however there are also people who have been raised in very similar environments who have chosen to go a different route. I think seeing psychopaths as passive victims (of either their genes or environment) is going down a slippery slope of denying people agency for all harmful behaviours, and is also an insult to victims of narcissistic abuse. Evil is certainly a broad term, but the accepted definition of someone that enjoys causing harm to others, does align with psychopathy. Due to the fairly dark subject matter, I tried to make the test both fun and light-hearted, it's a shame you find it "jokey". Edit: I read both those Medium articles. Given that neither of them are narcissistic, or have a deep propensity to harm others, they are not psychopaths - perhaps lacking in empathy at worst.
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Fun little tool.

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It's fun :D

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If you get a positive result!

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Vindictive and stupid