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psycho

n. a psychopathic person; a crazy person. Pat is turning into a real psycho.
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The band were initially called Spring Plains, in honour of the flatlands from which Knight hailed, and when they later settled on the Cosmic Psychos, it was with a sigh.
For local viewers, the Psychos (and men of their ilk) will be all too familiar.
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.
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.
We asked those who know the inside story of psychiatric care just how realistic Psychos is and whether it should be given airtime.
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.
But it also describes the predicament Snipes' co-star, Robert De Niro, is in with his umpteenth psycho role.
Few critical studies emphasize the sociology of violence in Hitchcock's films, remarkably neglected even in a work like Psycho (1960), a picture whose violence exerted considerable fascination on the American public in the 1960s-- and continues to do so today.
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.