Experts believe that psychopaths are attracted to some professions over others. Their prevalence in the general population is about one per cent. But studies show that - as an example - an estimated 10% of CEO's may be psychopaths.
This ranking (mentioned in the film) is compiled by Oxford psychologist Kevin Dutton, author of The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success.
The list of jobs with the highest rates of psychopathy
- Media (TV/Radio)
- Police Officer
- Clergy Person
- Civil Servant
The list of jobs with the lowest rates of psychopathy
- Care Aide
- Charity Worker
- Creative Artist