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Facts & Figures

Prevalence, Causes, and Economic and Community Costs

The cost of psychopathy to the criminal justice system approaches $460 billion every year. This estimate makes psychopathy the most expensive mental health disorder in existence.

600% Return on Investment

For every $1 invested in effective treatments for psychopathic children and adolescents, an estimated $7.18 is saved. In other words, treating psychopathy yields a 600% return on investment.

How is psychopathy related to aggression and crime?