This video answers the questions: Is the Joker’s personality (from the Joker 2019 trailer) possible in real life? What are the mental health and personality characteristics of the Joker throughout the years in the movies?
There are two types of psychopathy: Factor 1 (primary, interpersonal affective) and Factor 2 (lifestyle, antisocial) psychopathy. Factor 1 psychopathy has characteristics like grandiosity, pathological lying, manipulation, a superficial charm, callous, unemotional, low neuroticism and lack of guilt or remorse. Factor 2 psychopathy has a parasitic lifestyle, being prone to boredom, sensation seeking, impulsivity, irresponsibility, a failure to have long term goals, poor behavioral controls, and criminal versatility.
There are two types of narcissism: With grandiose narcissism we see characteristics like being extroverted, socially bold, self-confident, having a superficial charm, being resistant to criticism, and being callous and unemotional. Vulnerable narcissism is characterized by shame, anger, aggression, hypersensitivity, a tendency to be introverted, defensive, avoidant, anxious, depressed, socially awkward, and shy.
Antisocial Personality Disorder criteria:
1. Repeated unlawful behaviors
2. Consistent deceitfulness
3. Impulsivity, poor planning
4. Aggressiveness, physical fights
5. Reckless disregard for safety
6. Consistent irresponsibility
7. Lack of remorse
Narcissistic Personality Disorder criteria:
1. Grandiose sense of importance
2. Grandiose fantasies
3. Special, unique
4. Requires excessive admiration
5. Sense of entitlement
7. Lacks empathy for others
8. Often envious
9. Arrogant attitudes or behaviors
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