Difference Between Passive And Active Acts Of Aggression

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5. What is the difference between passive and active acts of aggression? Give examples of each. The difference between passive and actives acts of aggression are 6. What are the primary characteristics of a psychopath found on the Hare PCL Checklist? The primary characteristics of a psychopath according to the Hare PCL checklist are: grandiose (exaggeratedly high) estimation of self, pathological lying, need for stimulation, glib and superficial charm, cunning and manipulativeness, lack of remorse or guilt, callousness and lack of empathy, shallow affect (superficial emotional responsiveness), parasitic lifestyle, poor behavioral controls, sexual promiscuity, lack of realistic long-term goals, early behavior problems, impulsivity,…show more content…
H., & Pettersen, G., 2012). Forouzan and Cooke suggest that for the as far as the behavioral expression of the disorder men and women differ here as well (Wynn, R., Høiseth, M. H., & Pettersen, G., 2012). Forouzan and Cooke suggest that women more often flirt and are known to be very manipulative, where-as men who are manipulative are more likely and prone to commit fraud and run scams on people (Wynn, R., Høiseth, M. H., & Pettersen, G., 2012). The tendency to exhibit self-injurious behavior, manipulation, and run away all characterize behavioral problems and impulsiveness in women (Wynn, R., Høiseth, M. H., & Pettersen, G., 2012). Women criminal behavior consist mainly of fraud and theft where as men and their criminal behavior often include violence and lashing out of some sort (Wynn, R., Høiseth, M. H., & Pettersen, G., 2012). “Some studies have suggested that while men more often show physical aggression, women more often display a more verbal and relational form of aggression” (Wynn, R., Høiseth, M. H., & Pettersen, G., 2012). Male psychopaths are characterized as having interpersonal symptoms such as pretentious self-image and superficial charm whereas female psychopaths do not have these interpersonal symptoms (Wynn, R., Høiseth, M. H., & Pettersen, G., 2012). Being promiscuous for men and women may have different motivational factors, women may be promiscuous to gain social or financial benefits, basically to
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