Walter Hartwell White Sr.

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Walter Hartwell White Sr. is a middle-aged man residing in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Having the potential to become a billionaire in an innovative technology company, White decided to back out in seemingly “smart” financial decision. He later became a high school chemistry teacher and part-time cashier for A1A Car Wash. White was diagnosed with Stage 3A lung cancer, which became a definitive catalyst for his vicious path into the dark world of the underground drug industry. According to the DSM-IV, antisocial personality disorder (code 301.7) can be distinguished through failure to conform to social norms, impulsivity, aggression, lack of empathy, lack of remorse, lack of intimacy, and ego-centrism (Millon & Davis, 1996). As Walter White continued the journey to collect money by starting a crystal methamphetamine business, White began to show imminent symptoms through his odd behaviors and decisions. The start of these symptoms began with the initial consideration to enter the illegal drug business in order to gain money to treat his cancer. This radical choice is characterized as abnormal and completely off of the social norm. There have been multiple instances where White decides to kill certain individuals without feeling any sense of remorse or empathy. It is recorded that Jesse Pinkman, White’s business partner, leaves White to live with Jane Margolis, Pinkman’s neighbor and girlfriend. In response, White becomes incredibly jealous. White sneaks into Pinkman’s apartment…
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