If you work in the media industry and someone tells you you’re a psycho… they’re not entirely wrong.
According to the findings by Oxford research psychologist Dr Kevin Dutton, those who work in the media field are more likely to be subject to psychopathic behaviour.
In his book The Winsdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success, he details the jobs that attract psychopaths the most, with journalists and media presenters taking the second and third spots on the list respectively.
What tops the list, you ask? CEOs.
The key character traits to keep an eye out for are the ability to control others, and to be manipulative. Dr Dutton goes on to say that psychopaths generally perform well in an office environment, are often found in senior management, and that the CEO is the career most suited to the personality disorder.
So, if you’re any of the occupations below, being called a psycho isn’t necessarily an insult anymore – it might just be true! 😱
Top 10 List:
- Media presenters
- Public servants