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Book names jobs with most psychopaths

Depending on your job, you could be working with some really crazy people.

According to a new book, The Wisdom of Psychopaths, certain fields are more likely to attract actual psychopaths than others.

The book, by Oxford psychologist Kevin Dutton, argues "a number of psychopathic attributes are actually more common in business leaders with traits of superficial charm, egocentricity, persuasiveness, lack of empathy, independence and focus."

Here's the list of jobs with the highest rates of psychopathy:
1. CEO
2. Lawyer
3. Media (television/radio)
4. Salesperson
5. Surgeon
6. Journalist
7. Police officer
8. Clergy person

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