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.