psychopath

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someone with a sociopathic personality

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The present study, using a more sophisticated approach through confirmatory factor analyses, provides more empirical evidence of one-dimensional structure of the Criminal Tendencies, Antisocial Personality, Conduct Problems, Criminal History, Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Antisocial Associates subscales in Spanish offenders.
In this study, personality traits are measured in order to determine if Moffitt's antisocial personality model describes the participants.
In the opinion of Frances and Ross (2001), "The only effective treatment for Antisocial Personality Disorder appears to be the passage of time.
Antisocial personality disorder, pathological gambling, and substance use disorders are highly comorbid.
Accordingly, the central question in this research is whether people with antisocial personality disorder executive functions in normal people are different?
Prevalence of antisocial personality disorder among Chinese individuals receiving treatment for heroin dependence: a meta-analysis.
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The book begins by defining the differences between sociopath, psychopath, and antisocial personality disorder, then reviews the history of research, defines characteristics, and reports on current science on the psychopathic brain.
The researchers found that those participants who showed overt signs of irritability and anger at the outset of the study experienced significantly more severe and longer-lasting depression than those who did not experience those symptoms, and were also more likely to demonstrate anxiety disorder, reduced life satisfaction, impaired impulse control, and higher rates of substance abuse and antisocial personality disorders.
Antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) is described by the DSM-IV-TR as a pervasive pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others that begins in childhood and persists through adulthood.
Bullies were also at increased risk for antisocial personality disorder.
Gradually if the problems are not identified and corrected, these develop into antisocial personality and problems related to drug and alcohol abuse," said Dr Sameer Malhotra of Max hospital.
Antisocial personality falls in group F60 of "personality disorders" of ICD X, characterized by contempt for social obligations and cold indifference to the feelings of others.