Sociopath is like what other disorders?
Sociopathy is the common name for someone suffering from Antisocial personality disorder. another common term is psychopath, though this is generally reserved for a more violent person with ASPD.
Disorders like ASPD are, NPD (Narcissistic Personality Disorder.) and BDP (Borderline Personality Disorder)
The most common term is sociopath. However, like most catchall terms, sociopath often is used to refer to people with other personality disorders. The correct term is "antisocial personality."
He looks just like every other sociopath I've ever met.
Sociopath is a layman's term that covers three different disorders. All of them have the component of "using" others. However, to say that someone will "always" do something presumes more about personality disorders than can be accurately stated.
What if you think you may have some sociopathic tendencies but are not necessarily a full blown sociopath?
Sociopaths have no conscience, and thus do not worry about things like that. You are not a sociopath. That said, there are a number of emotional disorders that have some sociopathic characteristics, and if you are bothered by your feelings or behavior you would do well to speak with a professional about it. Your local mental health society can direct you.
Sociopaths often have aggression (anger) disorders, other mood disorders like depression or Bipolar disorder, alcohol and drug problems, and other personality disorders like paranoid personality disorder.
First of all, if you are worried about it in any way other than as an inconvenience, you are not a sociopath. Sociopaths get angry about such things, but they don't worry about them. Your father might benefit from reading up on sociopathy, psychopathy and related disorders, but on the other hand you might benefit from the possibility that he has some legitimate gripes about your behavior, and try to meet him halfway on this… Read More
It's NOT for people with skin disorders, like eczema, and other immune disorders.
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
Yes! Comorbidity is extremely common in individuals with Antisocial Personality Disorder. As the person gets older, the APD typically wanes to some extent, and it is common for anxiety disorders, depression and other mood disorders to develop. Additionally, the extensive substance abuse of many persons with this disorder contribute to the development of secondary illnesses.
Yes, but both would not like it, and it would probably not last. Living with a sociopath is awful for anybody, and the main reason that people stay is because they don't want to hurt the sociopath. As a sociopath is egocentric, the sociopaths would not care about each other's feelings, and would leave each other.
Unfortunately, sociopathies are character disorders, and cannot be cured, at least by any technique known at this time. What you can do is try and set a specific set of "rules" of behavior a true sociopath can learn by rote. If this is done well, it can ease a lot of the difficulties the sociopathic client experiences.
Your Answer: Some brain disorders cause symptoms that look like other forms of psychopathology.
Could be several like Münchausen syndrome and definitely someone who is a sociopath
No its not unusual, it is actually quite common. Sociopath people are like that.
Maybe. However, if he or she cares about other people with the exception of his or her line of work, then the diagnosis would not be sociopath.
None. Eating disorders are not contagious. Although there may be some possibility that a predisposition to them (the disorders) could be hereditary in some instances, much like some other mental illnesses.
What factors contribute to high death rate for people with eating disorders compared to the death rate for people with other mental disorders?
Though many mental disorders can have physical side effects, and eating disorder is one of the only mental disorders that is also an actual physical disorder. Eating disorders often rob the body of essential nurtients (for disorders like bulimia and anorexia). Starvation and physical abuse (like laxatives, purging, and excessive exercise) can wreak havoc on the body. Other eating disorders contribute to poor butrition (binge eating, compulsive-over-eating, for example) and can lead to obesity-related health… Read More
The 2 main types of immune system disorders are allergies and asthma. Other types of disorders are autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease.
Learning disabilities are on Axis II. Actually learning disabilities are listed under Axis 1. Axis I focuses on clinical disorders. This axis includes diagnoses like Dementia, Schizophrenia and other Psychotic Disorders, Mood Disorders (like Depression), Anxiety Disorders, Learning Disorders, Eating Disorders, and Adjustment Disorders. It's also important to note that Substance-Related Disorders fall under Axis I. Axis II deals with Personality Disorders like Antisocial Personality Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Narcissistic Personality Disorder. While many… Read More
Yes. I knew a male sociopath who claimed to be heterosexual; but when raging at other males consistently relished threatening them with sexually sadistic torture.
1) Generalised anxiety disorders. 2) Panic disorder. 3) Phobias 4) Obscessive compulsive disorders. Few other types are also there like post traumatic stress disorder,childhood anxiety disorders,separation anxiety etc.
We don't care for the same reasons others would. We get mad when the other person is obvious, because it ruins our image. Our significant other is our best piece on the chess board save our proteges, so we will always protect our assets being taken from us. It's difficult to cheat on a sociopath, because we can see through you. So in short, if you are a sociopath dating another you won't have a… Read More
My experience has been a sociopath requires victims to hurt. A pathological liar's primary concern is not the injury of other beings.
Like every other state, there's probably a psychiatrist that works in one of CT's major cities that you could call to set up an appointment.
Why disorders of muscles can be caused by a number of problematic areas in tissue other than muscles?
Disorders of the muscles can be caused by a number of other problems other than the muscle itself. Glycogen storage disorders and undifferentiated connective tissue disease can mimic disorders of the muscles.
He's a sociopath -- one of the scariest personality disorders there is, as they have no conscience and lack the ability to feel empathy. Human beings are as disposable to them as anything else that no longer works or serves a purpose.
sociopaths are usually at their best behavior at work.
sometimes a verbal abuser can be consider a sociopath they get involve and like the dirty talk and begin to make them feel and enjoy group talk that is abusive.
Bipolar disorder does not cause other disorders. However, people with bipolar disorder have an increased risk of simultaneously having or developing other mental disorders or substance dependence problems.
He is a sociopath. Note the following characteristics of a sociopath and see how they fit... Glibness and Superficial Charm Manipulative and Conning Grandiose Sense of Self Pathological Lying Lack of Remorse, Shame or Guilt Shallow Emotions Incapacity for Love Need for Stimulation Callousness/Lack of Empath Poor Behavioral Controls/Impulsive Nature
People in the past have called me a sociopath due to lack of remorse. I have always loved violence. I love animals but couldn't care less about a human. How do I know if I am a sociopath?
You don't know until you have been evaluated by a professional who specializes in personality disorders. The details you provided are common features of sociopath behaviors. Also common is a feeling that something is wrong. You should seek evaluation and treatment as soon as possible. Your symptoms and behaviors may worsen. You can read more at the related links.
Run like hell, get away and stay away. That is the only answer. There is no help for a sociopath. They will destroy every one in their path, and come out smelling like a rose. This is because they believe them selves and their destructive ways. They are always going to play the victim forever. A sociopath has no feeling for anyone they can not feel Love. The only answer is to get and stay… 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.
Tourette's Syndrome is a neurological disease, and is not the same as other diseases like colds and flu. Tourettes, like other tic disorders, is present from birth, but unlike most other neurological disorders it does not usually show symptoms until later in life, typically age 4-6. This means it is genetic, and you can't "catch" tics from someone. Source: I have Tourette's and a PhD in neuroscience
If the sociopath thinks he can bleed more out of you than his wife, that's all it will take. Sociopaths have no interest in what you want, only in what they can get. By definition they have no conscience or respect for other people's feelings, and the condition is untreatable. The important question is, what is wrong with YOU that you desire a relationship with a sociopath?
no, because they are not sociable and as a result of that, they have little contact with other people.
Give them a copy of "The Sociopath Next Door"
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) is in Bethesda, Maryland
All people with personal disorders have a warped sense of reality. These people do not see reality as normal people do. Another essential characteristic is causing problems to themselves and other people. People with personal disorders feel like they are different than everyone else.
Plasma acts as an immunoglobulin and it can cure immunological disorders and other bleeding disorders.
Metabolic Disorders like any other infections (cough or cold) are not contagious. However, if the parents are carriers of a defective gene, then there is a high possibility that the disorder may be passed on to more than one child in that family. They are not passed on to each other between siblings. Sometime it might look like that as the disease shows signs and symptoms at various ages. Metabolic disorders are caused by a… Read More
No, that's the definition of a sociopath.
put your hand on it the shag your hand like cliodhna and sami and Nathan
My older sister is a sociopath.
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.
Yes just like any other disease out there, disease doesn't discriminate. Men suffer from weight problems and eating disorders just like women do.
Possibly; Bursitis; Lumbar disk herniation; Degenerative nerve disease, etc....
Other disorders that cause tremor are multiple sclerosis, Wilson's disease, mercury poisoning, thyrotoxicosis, and liver encephalopathy.
One of the most dangerous combinations on Earth! Hitler.
Charming bastards, aren't they? And they take over your life so thoroughly they make you think it's your fault if you don't like it. Get some professional counseling, and cut the sociopath out of your life. No good can come from such a relationship.