Vol. 2, No. 4 , 1996, Page 8

QUOTABLE: Robert Hare, Ph.D.

"It is hard to imagine any parent of a psychopath who has not asked the question, almost certainly with a sense of desperation, `What have I done wrong as a parent to bring this about in my child?'

"The answer is, possibly nothing. To summarize our sparse data, we do not know why people become psychopaths, but current evidence leads us away from the commonly held idea that the behavior of parents bears sole or even primary responsibility for the disorder."

Robert Hare, Ph.D., in
Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us, 1993

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