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10 books about sociopaths
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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou
Category: Venture Capital
This book was published last year by Vintage and takes approximately 12.3 hours to read.
The Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year A New York Times Notable Book A Washington Post Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, San Francisco Chronicle, Time, Esquire, Fortune, Marie Claire, GQ, Mental Floss, Science Friday, Bloomberg, Popular Mechanics, BookRiot, The Seattle Times, The Oregonian, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the next Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with its breakthrough device, which performed the whole range of laboratory tests from a single drop of blood. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in a fundraising round that valued the company at more than $9 billion, putting Holmes's worth at an estimated $4.5 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didn't work. Erroneous results put patients in danger, leading to misdiagnoses and unnecessary treatments. All the while, Holmes and her partner, Sunny Balwani, worked to silence anyone who voiced misgivings--from journalists to their own employees. Rigorously reported and fearlessly written, Bad Blood is a gripping story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron--a tale of ambition and hubris set amid the bold promises of Silicon Valley.
Personality Disorders and Mental Illnesses: The Truth About Psychopaths, Sociopaths, and Narcissists by Clarence T. Rivers
This book was published 7 years ago by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform and takes approximately 4.9 hours to read.
~ PERSONALITY DISORDERS & MENTAL ILLNESSES ~ **Limited Edition** From the ~Unleash the Power of the Mind~ collection and the award winning writer, Clarence T. Rivers, comes a masterful explanation of the mind and the various personality disorders and mental illnesses. "An excellent look into minds of those with all types of personality disorders...powerful stuff!" - Elliot Moore, Book Critique Topics of Discussion - Personality Disorders and Mental Illnesses - Psychopathy Defined - Crime and Psychopaths - Psychopaths vs. Sociopaths - Sociopath Defined - The Goal of a Sociopath - The Weaknesses of a Sociopath - Dealing with a Sociopath - Narcissism Defined - The Narcissist in You - The Narcissists of Today - How to Deal with a Narcissist - and much more! Grab Your Copy Today! The contents of this book are easily worth over $30 but if you purchase this book today you will get it for just $11.99! --------- Tags: Personality Disorders, Mental Illness, Psychopath, Sociopath, ASPD, Narcissist, Narcissism
The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout
Category: Interpersonal Relations
This book was published 15 years ago by Harmony and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.
Examines the sociopaths--individuals with an antisocial personality disorder who possess no conscience or sense of guilt--that we encounter in everyday life, describing how to recognize such individuals and how to protect oneself from them.
Outsmarting the Sociopath Next Door: How to Protect Yourself Against a Ruthless Manipulator by Martha Stout Ph.D.
Category: Interpersonal Relations
This book was published last year by Harmony and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.
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Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us by Robert D. Hare
Category: True Crime
This book was published 22 years ago by The Guilford Press and takes approximately 7.9 hours to read.
Most people are both repelled and intrigued by the images of cold-blooded, conscienceless murderers that increasingly populate our movies, television programs, and newspaper headlines. With their flagrant criminal violation of society's rules, serial killers like Ted Bundy and John Wayne Gacy are among the most dramatic examples of the psychopath. Individuals with this personality disorder are fully aware of the consequences of their actions and know the difference between right and wrong, yet they are terrifyingly self-centered, remorseless, and unable to care about the feelings of others. Perhaps most frightening, they often seem completely normal to unsuspecting targets--and they do not always ply their trade by killing. Presenting a compelling portrait of these dangerous men and women based on 25 years of distinguished scientific research, Dr. Robert D. Hare vividly describes a world of con artists, hustlers, rapists, and other predators who charm, lie, and manipulate their way through life. Are psychopaths mad, or simply bad? How can they be recognized? And how can we protect ourselves? This book provides solid information and surprising insights for anyone seeking to understand this devastating condition.
The Highly Sensitive: How to Stop Emotional Overload, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Energy by Judy Dyer
Category: Inner Child
This book was published 3 years ago by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform and takes approximately 5.3 hours to read.
Do you feel too sensitive for this world? Are you at the mercy of your emotions, overwhelmed by your environment, and easily triggered by other people's feelings? You aren't alone. Millions of Highly Sensitive People (HSP) feel exactly the same way. If you've always felt more delicate, more easily overwhelmed by sensory input, and more empathetic than those around you, you are probably an HSP. Sensitivity is a blessing, but it's hard to thrive as an HSP in a competitive society that perceives emotional expression as a sign of weakness. So how do you develop the skills and tools you need to successfully navigate your way through life as an HSP? As someone attuned to the emotions of everyone around you, how can you protect yourself against emotional overwhelm, negative energy, and psychological distress? In The Highly Sensitive: How to Stop Emotional Overload, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Energy, you will discover why high sensitivity is a gift that requires careful management. You will learn how to solve the common problems faced by HSPs the world over and how to live a happy, fulfilling life that lets you use your abilities to the fullest.Specifically, you will discover: What it means to be an HSP, and what sets HSPs apart from the general population How to cope with emotional overwhelm How to protect yourself from the negative energy of other people How to cleanse yourself of toxic energy and live in harmony with your environment How to form healthy relationships How to set boundaries and say "no" to people and situations that are not right for you Empower yourself by downloading this invaluable guide to living as an HSP. Within just a few hours, you will develop an in-depth understanding of your true self and begin to realize your full potential. This book is packed with helpful advice and strategies you can use to live a balanced and meaningful life as an HSP. You can start implementing the simple yet powerful techniques in this book today! Learn the Secrets to Being an HSP Today by Clicking the "Buy Now" Button at the Top of the Page.
The Covert Passive Aggressive Narcissist: Recognizing the Traits and Finding Healing After Hidden Emotional and Psychological Abuse by Debbie Mirza
Category: Personality Disorders
This book was published 4 years ago by Safe Place Publishing and takes approximately 7.5 hours to read.
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Overcoming the Narcissist, Sociopath, Psychopath, and Other Domestic Abusers: The Comprehensive Handbook to Recognize, Remove and Recover from Abuse by Charlene D. Quint J.D. C.D.V.P.
This book was published last year by Romans 8:28, An Imprint of Redemption Press and takes approximately 18.7 hours to read.
Overcoming the Narcissist, Sociopath, Psychopath, and Other Domestic Abusers is a ground-breaking comprehensive handbook that contains everything a woman needs to know about how to recognize abuse, break free, and thrive. This landmark definitive guide details the entire process of identifying abuse and abusers' tactics, describing the practical steps a victim must take to leave safely, and guiding victims through the steps to find hope, healing, and become the women they were designed to be. The handbook delves into the high correlation between narcissistic and anti-social personality disorders and abuse. It provides detailed tips for the legal, financial, emotional support and safety plans a woman needs to escape. It guides women and their children through healing. For women of faith, the book digs deep into scripture to bring spiritual healing for victims, and provides biblical best practices for clergy on how to support victims while holding abusers accountable. With a multi-disciplinary approach, it educates, equips, encourages, guides, and provides comfort and hope to women escaping abuse so they can live a victorious life of peace and wholeness. Charlene Quint, a family law attorney, Certified Domestic Violence Professional, and domestic abuse survivor, draws on her experiences and expertise to help victims of abuse master the essential 3 R's of Abuse: recognize, remove, and recover. The book is a must-read for victims of abuse as well as counselors, clergy, congregation leaders, lawyers, judges, guardians ad litem, medical professionals, and other professionals dedicated to helping others.
If You Tell: A True Story of Murder, Family Secrets, and the Unbreakable Bond of Sisterhood by Gregg Olsen
Category: Murder & Mayhem
This book was published 2 years ago by Thomas & Mercer and takes approximately 14.3 hours to read.
No. 1 New York Times-bestselling author Olsen's shocking and empowering true-crime story of three sisters determined to survive their mother's house of horrors. Harrowing and heartrending, If You Tell is a survivor's story of absolute evil--and the freedom and justice these three sisters risked their lives to fight for. for.
Understanding the Sociopath: Why antisocials, narcissists and psychopaths break the rules of life (Best of the Lovefraud Blog) by Donna Andersen
Category: Interpersonal Relations
This book was published 2 years ago by Anderly Publishing and takes approximately 6.9 hours to read.
About 12% of the population do not play by the same rules as the rest of us. These master manipulators, who have antisocial, narcissistic, borderline, histrionic or psychopathic personality disorders, seem normal at first, but their objective is to exploit you. Learn why sociopaths do what they do, and why you need to get them out of your life.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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