The Silence Of The Lambs

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The movie I chose is the “Silence of the Lambs. This movie is about a FBI agent named Clarice Starling in training who is pulled from her training and instructed to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter. Dr. Hannibal Lecter is a former psychiatrist who has been incarcerated because he is a cannibalistic serial killer. It is believed that he has insight on another case that is occurring in their present about a man who they are calling “Buffalo Bill” and Clarice must attempt to draw out what Dr. Hannibal Lecter knows about this case. The disorder that Dr. Hannibal Lecter has is antisocial personality disorder. This disorder has also been known as sociopathy.
According to ( this can be described as “ a mental condition in which a person consistently shows no regard for right and wrong and ignores the rights and feelings of others. People with antisocial personality disorder tend to antagonize, manipulate or treat others harshly or with callous indifference. They show no guilt or remorse for their behavior.” Some symptoms of antisocial personality disorder include; disregard for right and wrong, persistent lying or deceit to exploit others, using charm or wit to manipulate others for personal gain or personal pleasure, lack of empathy for others and lack of remorse about harming others, and unnecessary risk-taking or dangerous behavior with no regard for the safety of self or others. Signs of someone having antisocial personality disorder are; aggression
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