Warning! The psychopath test published here is an edited summary of Robert D. Hare’s Psychopathy Checklist – revised (PCL-R). A proper clinical evaluation and analysis of psychopathic traits involves much more comprehensive tests performed under the supervision of a psychologist. But this self-test can provide the first clues that a person has psychopathic tendencies.
0-15 points: The person doesn’t exhibit any psychopathic behaviour. However, if they scored two points in a particular category, they should review this abnormal behaviour and talk to friends or relatives about it.
16-25 points: Compared to the population average of a mere two to four points, this is a very high score. In certain areas, this person exhibits at least antisocial behaviour or maybe worse.
26-30 points: This person is on the threshold of psychopathy. They have difficulty dealing with social situations and lack emotional characteristics such as empathy, guilt and responsibility.
31-40 points: According to Robert D. Hare’s definition, this person belongs to the 1% of the population who can be described as psychopaths. Their severe behavioural anomalies, lifestyle and antisocial demeanour mean that they should do one thing above all else: contact a psychologist to talk about this test.