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psycho

n. a psychopathic person; a crazy person. Pat is turning into a real psycho.
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This new breed of workplace psychos are characterised by their attempts to try to undermine and "mentally destroy" their co-workers, to feed their need for a sense of power and domination over others.
The book revealed psychos are drawn to and do well in roles where people need the ability to make "objective, clinical decisions divorced from feelings".
But Stewart Hendry, of Brainwaves, a mental health campaign group based in Birmingham, said: "Calling a TV programme Psychos sends out all the wrong messages.
It is extremely derogatory and damaging and it even makes you think of the Hitchcock film Psycho.
The psychos that followed included Begbie in Trainspotting, Jo Jo McCann in Looking After Jo Jo, Bond baddie Renard in The World Is Not Enough, Daffy in The Beach and that psychos of all psychos, Adolf Hitler.
But his unhinged performance as Albie Kinsella in Cracker made him an overnight star and began his run in psycho roles.
We asked those who know the inside story of psychiatric care just how realistic Psychos is and whether it should be given airtime.
PSYCHOS is a reasonable portrayal of ward life in an acute psychiatric ward.
But while Psychos is undoubtedly a brilliant piece of drama which hooks the viewer into its frantic pace, its claim to be rooted in reality should be taken with a large pinch of salt, if not something stronger.
Psycho Sorted is based in Los Angeles, CA but counts contributors from across the USA.
We can attribute this neglect in part to the practice of approaching characters in Psycho as socially decontextualized moral agents, and of discussing murderous acts as proceeding from the delusions of an individual psychopath like Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) rather than from the social structures of American society itself.
Still, American Psycho was finally beginning to win grudging acceptance as an influential, even classic American novel, when word came that director Mary "I Shot Andy Warhol" Harron was giving it the cinematic treatment.
But they've done it: made a movie out of ``American Psycho,'' Bret Easton Ellis' 1991 novel about young Wall Street money mover Patrick Bateman, whose contempt for all things inexpensive is mirrored by his evolution into an insane serial killer.