"There are at least four (4) different subtypes -- common, alienated, aggressive, and dyssocial. Commons are characterized mostly by their lack of conscience; the alienated by their inability to love or be loved; aggressives by a consistent sadistic streak; and dyssocials by an ability to abide by gang rules, as long as those rules are the wrong rules" (O'Connor, 2005). Bundy clearly falls into the aggressive category.
Describe and explain whether the individual may be a psychopath as defined by Hare.
On Hare's checklist of psychopathology, Bundy has nearly all of the traits, including glib and superficial charm (with women), a grandiose (exaggeratedly high) estimation of himself (as exemplified by his defense of himself in court), a need for stimulation, pathological lying, cunning and manipulativeness and a lack of remorse or guilt that caused him to play games with the law until the eve of his execution. Throughout his life...
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