September 9


This Place Is the Psychopath Capital of the US, According to a Study

By Peter Julian

September 9, 2019

How would you feel knowing that your humble abode could be surrounded by psychopaths? This startling thought is a reality for Americans living in these specific states. The District of Columbia is at the top of the list with a 3.48 relevancy of psychopathic residents. Second on the list is Connecticut, measuring in at 1.89. West Virginia comes in at the bottom with a score of only -2.11, making it perhaps one of the safest areas to live in this aspect.

Key Takeaways:

  • Economist Ryan Murphy believes that psychopathology can be determined according to the Big Five personality traits.
  • Murphy rated the District of Columbia as the place with the highest standardized psychopath score.
  • If you are worried that you might be a psychopath, try taking the Hare Psychopathy Checklist-Revised.

“Not to freak you out, but you might already have a psychopath on the block without even realizing it.”

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