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How to be a Psychopath - forward and chapter 1 - sophistication

      h ow to be a psychopath   a  field guide       psychopath : from Greek psykhÄ“  mind,  and pathos  suffering.           by Adam Jacobs Forward: My mother was at Port Arthur on April 28, 1996 when a gunman killed 35 people. Her career as an education officer ended and she has lived with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for 25 years. She has a low tolerance for a kind of bedside manner she would describe as beating-around-the-bush; she knows the importance of the relationship she has with her therapists, and she also knows what works for her. She has a wicked sense of humour and is my inspiration. Not surprisingly, I come to you as an ex-teacher who went back to school to study psychology and counselling and I go to pubs and tell jokes to strangers about being a Tasmanian. The apple didn't fall far from the tree. So, I created a guide, removed all the  bush-beating  and was left with a joke! I discovered there were two ways to approach this. Either way requires intent. This is the