psychopathic


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Synonyms for psychopathic

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suffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder

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According to the study, when the male trolls show psychopathic tendencies, they "employ an empathic strategy of predicting and recognizing the emotional suffering of their victims, while abstaining from the experience of these negative emotions.
Mr Holmes added Dr Bownes' report suggested O'Connor had a disordered personality of the psychopathic type and a troubled background.
For example, as a way of identifying inmates with increased psychopathic traits to suggest the most appropriate therapeutic interventions for such individuals.
Research using the Psychopathic Checklist List revised (PCL-R), a forensic tool for diagnosing psychopathy has answered this question (Hare et al.
Hiley gleefully wields his psychopathic protagonist against America's corrupt institutions.
Mounting evidence indicates, however, that better-designed prison programs can help criminals with psychopathic personalities live less violently once released, says psychologist Devon Polaschek of Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand.
key words: Risky sexual behaviour, substance use, psychopathic traits, attachment insecurity, adolescents
These characteristics do not, as some authors stress, suddenly develop when an individual reaches adulthood (Blair, 2008), traits and tendencies that can culminate in a psychopathic disorder are identifiable at earlier ages (Forth, Kosson, & Hare, 2003).
Sexual Forensics: Lust, Passion, and Psychopathic Killers
Yang and Raine (2009) provided a meta-analytic evaluation of 43 studies, dating from 1994 through 2007, involving brain imaging in antisocial, violent and psychopathic individuals.
There's even a visit to a pole-dancing club thrown in to the opening scenes to whet the appetite of any psychopathic weirdos who may be watching.
Research into psychopathic personality in childhood and adolescence has gained special relevance in the past decade.
After making his case for the measurement of personality and psychopathic traits, Dutton explores how select traits, or dimensions of those traits, may be linked to high levels of success in society.
The defendants include group members Joseph "Shaggy 2 Dope'' Bruce and Joseph "Violent J'' Utsler and Psychopathic Records.
FIRSTLY, I wholeheartedly agree with George Tyndale's views confirming the psychopathic rantings of Stalin and co.