The psychopath test : a journey through the madness industry
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New York : Riverhead Books, 2011.
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616.85 / RONSO, J / psychopa
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New York : Riverhead Books, 2011.
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"In this madcap journey, a bestselling journalist investigates psychopaths and the industry of doctors, scientists, and everyone else who studies them. The Psychopath Test is a fascinating journey through the minds of madness. Jon Ronson's exploration of a potential hoax being played on the world's top neurologists takes him, unexpectedly, into the heart of the madness industry. An influential psychologist who is convinced that many important CEOs and politicians are, in fact, psychopaths teaches Ronson how to spot these high-flying individuals by looking out for little telltale verbal and nonverbal clues. And so Ronson, armed with his new psychopath-spotting abilities, enters the corridors of power. He spends time with a death-squad leader institutionalized for mortgage fraud in Coxsackie, New York; a legendary CEO whose psychopathy has been speculated about in the press; and a patient in an asylum for the criminally insane who insists he's sane and certainly not a psychopath. Ronson not only solves the mystery of the hoax but also discovers, disturbingly, that sometimes the personalities at the helm of the madness industry are, with their drives and obsessions, as mad in their own way as those they study. And that relatively ordinary people are, more and more, defined by their maddest edges"--
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"In this madcap journey, a bestselling journalist investigates psychopaths and the industry of doctors, scientists, and journalists who study them"--

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Ronson, J. (2011). The psychopath test: a journey through the madness industry . Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ronson, Jon, 1967-. 2011. The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry. Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ronson, Jon, 1967-. The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry Riverhead Books, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Ronson, Jon. The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry Riverhead Books, 2011.

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