There is a very important distinction to be made between somebody who is psychotic, which means they have something like schizophrenia, and people who are psychopathic, which means they are a psychopath and don’t care about other people (…) no empathy and no guilt.
Seminar series on Legal and Ethical Issues in Psychiatry and General Medicine
Division of Law, Ethics, and Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Columbia University Medical Center
Hon. Donald J. Volkert, Jr.
Assignment Judge, Passaic Vicinage
Superior Court of New Jersey
Tuesday, March 16th, 2010