We all have a natural need for a sense of control in our lives – but the over-controlling kind can get out of hand. People with a psychopathic personality disorder are highly skilled in manipulative techniques – which can wreak havoc if you’re on the receiving end. But every-day controlling behaviour may be getting an unfair bad rap – and may be essential for our wellbeing. Learn more about the narcissistic behaviour of psychopathy in Controlling Behaviour.
Prof Timothy Carey Director, Institute of Global Health Research, University of Global Health Equity, Rwanda
Thomas Erikson Behavioural expert, lecturer, and author, Sweden