psychopath

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Related to Antisocial Personality: borderline personality disorder, Antisocial behavior
  • noun

Synonyms for psychopath

Synonyms for psychopath

someone with a sociopathic personality

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Malingering may be comorbid with alcohol and substance abuse, factitious disorder such as Ganser and Munchausen Syndromes, conversion disorder and especially antisocial personality disorder (13).
Comorbidity of antisocial personality and mood disorders among psychoactive substance-dependent treatment clients, journal of Personality Disorders, 10, 56-67.
Table 1 Baseline characteristics of pathological gamblers by antisocial personality disorder status and sex No Antisocial Antisocial Personality Disorder Personality Disorder Male Female Male (26) Female (101) (89) (10) Employed full time, % 66.
The risk factors known to influence the probability of committing a criminal act include: social influences of criminality, substance misuse, antisocial personality and cognitions, low levels of belongingness to family, low gratification in employment, limited educational attainment, and limited involvement in non-criminal activities (Andrews & Bonta, 2010; Andrews, Bonta, & Wormith, 2006).
There is a difference between component of the executive functions of the brain of people with antisocial personality disorder and no personality disorder.
Let's consider what individuals with substance use issues and those with antisocial personality disorder have in common.
Bullies also had a higher incidence of antisocial personality in adulthood.
The editors chose to include chapters on antisocial personality development and the development of borderline personality disorder.
Louisiana, (8) the Supreme Court drew a seemingly clear line in ruling that an insanity acquittee, with only antisocial personality disorder and no other active mental health diagnosis, despite remaining dangerous, could not be retained in a psychiatric hospital.
Antisocial Personality Disorder: This disorder is characterized by the use of deceitful acts for personal gain or satisfaction as well as a flagrant disregard for and exploitation of others (American Psychiatric Association, 2000).
Psychopathy is related to, but distinct from, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders' (DSM-1V) diagnosis of antisocial personality disorder.
In addition, 54 percent of offenders with ADHD, versus 30 percent of offenders without ADHD, met criteria for antisocial personality disorder, and 52 percent of offenders with ADHD, versus 23 percent of those without ADHD, met criteria for borderline personality disorder.
Antisocial personality disorder; treatment, management and prevention.
HMP Grendon, which opened in 1962 as an experimental psychiatric prison for inmates with antisocial personality disorders, continues to offer therapeutic care for offenders.
For instance, the National Comorbidity Survey found that the odds of developing alcohol or drug dependence increased five-fold in the presence of conduct disorder without adult antisocial disorder and 10 to 14-fold if only adult antisocial personality disorder or both conduct and antisocial disorder were present (6).