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Psychopathy, as a phenomenon, has been mostly studied forensic concept of the current century. Various studies have linked psychopathy to other concepts such as crimes, aggression, violence, personality. There is another debate around that describe psychopathy as productive for certain profession such as CEOs and Surgeons. Current study aimed to assess the relationship of psychopathy among medical students in Pakistan with reference to demographic characteristics (age, gender). Urdu Psychopathy Scale (Dil & Kazmi, 2016) was used to assess the psychopathy. male and female medical students were approached using convenient sampling. Results revealed that age is not related to psychopathy. Significant gender differences exist with respect to psychopathy, and 4.68% of medical students score 262 or higher. The study provided a way to look into the phenomenon of psychopathy among medical students.

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1Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan

2Professor, Department of Psychology Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan

3Department of Psychology, Hazara University Mansehra Pakistan


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