What Careers Have The Most Psychopaths?

I have a fun guessing game for you today.  What careers have the most psychopaths?  Remember, most psychopaths are not killers (although TV would have youdreamstimefree_238735(1)think otherwise).  I will tell you the characteristics of psychopaths and then you can try to figure out the careers that attract them.

Traits  of psychopaths: Self-confident, Cold-hearted, Manipulative, Fearless, Charming, Cool under pressure, Egocentric, Carefree. Many traits of the psychopath are due to lack of conscience so they can be cool, carefree and self involved.

Here are the top 10 professions with the most psychopaths – were you correct in your guesses?

  1. CEO
  2. Lawyer
  3. Media (TV/Radio)
  4. Salesperson
  5. Surgeon
  6. Journalist
  7. Police Officer
  8. Clergy
  9. Chef
  10. Civil Servant

On December 20, I will give you the list of the professions with the fewest psychopaths.

Source: psychologist Kevin Dutton produced the Great British Psychopath Survey

Want to learn more about character traits?

Character Traits

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