Difference Between Psychopaths And Sociopaths

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This article is about Sociopaths. A sociopath is a person with a personality disorder manifesting itself in extreme antisocial attitudes and behaviour and a lack of conscience. This article explains what a Sociopath is and how someone diagnoses a Sociopath. It explains the signs and symptoms of a Sociopath and how they can possibly be treated. It shows us the differences between a Psychopath and a Sociopath. It also talks about different anti social disorders. It teaches us how to be cautious of people and look for possible factors that may tell us if that person may be dangerous. There is a very small percentage of the population that has antisocial personality traits-such as frequent aggressive behaviors, social isolation, and a tendency to break…show more content…
Sociopath. Is there a difference? People often use the term “psychopath” when talking about criminals and people that have violent tendencies and disregard the feelings of others. Others think of psychopaths as those as “compulsive liars” who don’t feel guilt over their actions. However far from everyone who commits crimes, lies often, or lashes out with aggression is diagnosed as a psychopath or sociopath. Not all psychopaths/sociopaths are criminals. Not all criminals are people who have or are diagnosed with Personality disorders. Characteristics that both tend to have in common include: A disregard for laws and social more A disregard for the rights of others A failure to feel remorse or guilt when doing something “wrong” or
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