This Psychopathic Child Shocked The World In 1990. Now Her Life As An Adult Has Been Uncovered

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Beth Thomas was just six years old when she reportedly began acting out her psychopathic fantasies. First, she has said, she abused her pet dog. Then she allegedly murdered some young birds. After that, her mother caught her smashing the head of her younger brother John on the floor in the basement – and Beth injured John so badly that he needed stitches on his chin. But things became even more disturbing when Beth supposedly stole some knives from the family kitchen…

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And when therapist Ken Magid interviewed Beth about her behavior for the making of the 1990-released HBO documentary Child of Rage: A Story of Abuse, it seemed that the child did indeed have murderous intentions. Naturally, then, some of the scenes in the film may have left viewers shocked.

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Apparently, at the time, Beth was suffering from a rare psychological condition called “reactive attachment disorder” (RAD). As a result, she was seemingly incapable of giving or receiving love and did not have a conscience – thus leaving her free to act out her most violent impulses. Indeed, according to this diagnosis, Beth could, if she wished, kill her brother or her parents without a shred of guilt or shame.

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