How does a person become a sociopath?
sociopathy is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain.
Not all of them, but being a sociopath is partly genetic and the likelihood of sociopathic parents having sociopathic children is higher. It is even higher if both parents are sociopaths, which happens a lot as a sociopath will tend to marry another sociopath as that is the only kind of person they can relate to in anyway. Read More
No. Sociopaths have no conscience. The victim of a sociopath has a conscience and emotions and will not become a sociopath. If the victim of a sociopath is acting different it is probably because of the abuse the victim is enduring from the sociopath. If you have any more questions I would be happy to answer. Based on personal experience, I believe this is accurate. Read More
There is some controversy. My stance is that you are biologically born a sociopath, however some believe you become a sociopath by how you were raised. Read More
"You are a sociopath." However, if they truly are, it won't matter to that person. Read More
A sociopath is a person who does not have a conscious. Read More
ANSWER: Yes a woman can become a Sociopath, even a man. This will depends on what kind of background a person have. People that become this sick has pattern and sometimes it does start when they are young. They probably got hurt, or worst so when someone become this way the only thing we all can do is medication , understanding, support, and love.. Read More
What may be the cause of a person to become a sociopath when they grow up in a balance and loving environment?
See below: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_may_be_the_cause_of_a_person_to_become_a_sociopath_when_they_were_given_so_much_as_a_child Read More
people can't help being a sociopath. they can hide symptoms, but that is about all they can do. Read More
Unless a sociopath is professionally diagnosed, you cannot tell that person that he/she is a sociopath. And the chances of one going to get a diagnosis are virtually nil. And DO NOT tell others that you think he/she is a sociopath in case it gets back to the person. Since a sociopath has no conscience, and since only self matters to a sociopath, he/she can be vindictive and even litigious when it comes to being… Read More
Just being a sociopath isn't illegal. You'll have to wait for the sociopath to perform an illegal act at which you can report the person to the police and wait for the legal system to do its thing. Read More
You have to be born a sociopath. People think it's from a rough childhood but it's got nothing to do with it. I had a good and am a sociopath Read More
get the child away from the sociopath immediately! the child may become severely emotionally scarred if you don't Read More
A sociopath is someone who doesn't care about anyone else. A narcissistic person is someone who cares about him or herself very much, to an extreme. So a sociopath would be someone who cared only about him or herself and not about anyone else, and thought him or herself the best person in the world. Read More
Dating a sociopath may very well contribute to a person's anger. For someone who is completely different than a sociopath, their actions may cause a person great stress against that person and they may hold onto those feelings for a long time. Read More
Criminal sociopath. Read More
If a person has 3 traits, that makes them a sociopath. If they only have 1 or 2 traits, it's only one or two traits. Having three = sociopath. Read More
A sociopath is a person who has no concept nor concern of the consequences of their actions on society in general. If you are afraid of this person, don't cheat just leave. Why would you want to put yourself in a dangerous position. Read More
It's a sociopath -- a person with no conscience who uses people. Read More
Sometimes the likelihood of being unmasked for what they are makes them nervous and panicky. Read More
A sociopath has no emotion toward anything. So, if a person claiming to be a sociopath have an animal, than obviously they care about animals and that would rule out the sociopath diagnoses because of the emotion they show toward animals. Read More
I wouldn't do this at all. You are just setting your self up for a nasty confrontation. It is a complete waste of time to try to manipulate this person. You will so much time trying to figure out what to say and do to manipulate this person. If this person is a true sociopath stay away from them. You will only bring yourself incredible grief and pain trying to control this person. sociopaths don't… Read More
I don't believe so. Read More
The terms psychopath and sociopath are interchangeable, psychopath being somewhat obsolete. A sociopath is a person who has no discernible conscience, and the only remorse he feels for anyone is for himself when he gets caught. To a sociopath a victim is not seen so much as a person as an object upon which he can satifisfy his urges and desires, or otherwise take advantage of. A person who is sociopathic should be distinguished from… Read More
not exactly. it is possible, but it is also possible that the person didn't care about the relative or it was impossible to get there. Read More
just play with a basketball and youll be fine...cuz no sociiopath will like a person with a basketball Read More
What type of personality is the person who tells you it's okay to do something then when you do it tells you it was wrong?
Sociopath Read More
no, because they are not sociable and as a result of that, they have little contact with other people. Read More
Sincere and nobleminded men is attracted to sadistic sociopath homosexual monstors. Sadistic Sociopath = DNA Monstors(usually RH-), Mind Monstors(sadist) and Sex Monstors(homosexual). Read More
A substance abuse counselor has a sociopath in one of her groups and I have caught him just staring at her and isolating her after group. Can she become a victim?
To a sociopath, everyone is fair game, if she is being singled out then she should be keeping her eyes open. Read More
Sociopaths have no capacity to love, or to feel empathy for others. It is extremely unlikely, therefore, that they can ever truly recognize, accept and appreciate love from another person. To a sociopath, a person who loves them is simply that much easier to manipulate and control. Read More
Here are some of the behavioral aspects of a sociopath : antisocial behavior, deceitfulness, hostility, irresponsibility, manipulativeness, risk taking behaviors, aggression, impulsivity, irritability, or lack of restraint. It is still up to the individual if he or she trusts the person to give visitation rights to the sociopath. Read More
looking in their eyes is the best bet. the eyes tell all Read More
A sociopath is someone who doesn't care about other people's feelings. A deviant sociopath isn't in any psychology text that I can find. But here are some things that you might be referring to: A sociopath who is abnormal in some way. This would be any sociopath who doesn't fit the exact definition of a sociopath. If a deviant sociopath is just your name for a sociopath. See top. An unpredictable sociopath. A sociopath who… Read More
I thought it would and I was very wrong. She actually somehow manipulated the witnesses into saying what she wanted them to and turned the table on me making me out to be the horrible person. Remember, they are extremely manipulative. The best thing to do with a sociopath is to put as much distance between you and the sociopath as possible. Read More
If the person lacks feelings/empathy, along with other symptoms, it is possible that they are a sociopath Read More
Is it impossible for a person diagnosed as a sociopath to get her heart rate up to optimal in aerobic exercise?
Being diagnosed as a sociopath does not affect your heart in any way. Aerobic exercise will not affect your mental status in a negative way. Read More
It is the place that the sociopath wants you in, they want you to rely on them, to care so much that you will do anything. To cater to their every need. They enjoy the power of being one who can control others. Read More
Yes. It is referred to as a Sociopathic Style by Marion Trent, an advocate for victims of sociopaths, and had a website http://www.sociopathicstyle.com. The idea is that some will mimic the behavior of style of a sociopath for a variety of reasons. There are some people who learn the style either by growing up with sociopathic family members and that's what they learned to be appropriate, or necessary for survival. Others assume the style to… Read More
Get a restraining order. or You may have to move away. If the person is dangerous, that will be the only safe way for you. Read More
Yes, it is possible for a sociopath to love their children, depending on the context of the word love. The person can in effect care for their children, but showing the genuine emotion of love is a bit more difficult to come by. A sociopath who does not actually display true love for a person 100% of the time can only simulate the emotion and effects of it towards a child through what they have… Read More