Psychopathy Effects Military Sexual Assault

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2368 words
2368 words

It is questioned whether psychopathy is has an impact or has an effect on military sexual assault. For this study, the study eligibility criteria are the characteristics military sex offenders obtain which are also the same characteristics psychopaths obtain. The overall study includes the characteristics of people who are considered to be diagnosed with psychopathy verses the characteristics of a person who is a sex offender in the military. This study will show that psychopathy does have an impact or effect on military sex offenders. This research paper will also explain some recent clinical treatments that are in place for pychopaths to include therapeutic treatments.

Psychopathy is defined as personality disorder, characterized by enduring anti-social behavior, and less capacity for empathy and have poor behavioral control (Benning, 2005). The term is originated to describe diverse range of dysfunctional or antisocial behavior and mental and sexual deviances. Psychopaths are usually aggressive and are incapable of having empathetic behavior (Fileds, 1996). Psychopaths are usually responsible for crime and violence and are expected to adopt more rebellion behavior after serving their sentences. According to researchers in the past, psychopaths are difficult to change as they have been genetically determined. It is very difficult to suggest treatment for psychopaths, as they have been born with these traits and incapable to overcome the disorder. The wide array of educational field evolved in the history of mankind has helped them to live a contended and better life. In the field of human psychology there were made remarkable efforts to address the mental issues of people going through different stages o...

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In this essay, the author

  • Explains that psychopathy has an impact or an effect on military sexual assault. the study eligibility criteria are the characteristics of military sex offenders and psychopaths.
  • Explains that psychopathy is characterized by enduring anti-social behavior, less capacity for empathy, and poor behavioral control. psychopaths are aggressive and incapable of empathetic behavior.
  • Describes schema therapy, a form of psychotherapy developed to treat the patient of personality disorder and those who show high resistance.
  • Explains that the international classification of diseases is one of the most long-standing diagnostic classifications of mental and physical disorders. patent adopts insensitive behavior and avoids people.
  • Explains that anti-social personality disorder is a pervasive pattern of disregard for, and violation of the rights of others occurring since 15 years of age. these patients adopt abnormal behavior and are willing to involve in physical assault.
  • Explains the treatment of patients with psychopathic disorder can take place in a variety of in-patient settings, including special hospitals, regional secure units, intensive psychiatric care units, and conventional hospitals. physical treatment includes behavior therapy and cognitive therapy, individual or group therapy.
  • Explains that behavior therapy is recommended to encounter maladaptive behavior of patients. it is associated with the interaction of environment, rather than disturbances in mental processes.
  • Explains that this therapy is designed to face the challenge of renewing the thought process of the clients who possess with ruthless, hardheaded ideas against self-defeating traits and performances.
  • Explains the concept of cognitive-behavioral therapy, which is based on the assumption that psychological disorder involves dysfunctional thinking.
  • Explains that the process of therapy is educational and cannot be fully executed in a closed environment of office. home-based assignments enable the client to differentiate and confront the irrational thought with that of rational thinking and find alternatives to develop positive approach toward problem solving.
  • Describes the therapeutic process, which is based on how client change rather than diagnosing and treating the problem.
  • Explains that adler uses the technique to assess projective memories of the client whether based on true incident is fictional. this will help in getting information regarding clients' goals, feelings, inferiority complexes, level for appreciation, feeling for community and style of life.
  • Explains that socratic questioning is applied in the middle stages of therapy. the technique is to underpin the private logic, hidden feelings, and unconscious goals of the client.
  • Explains that guided imagery can be used therapeutically to change the undesirable traces of childhood family members that entails to enduring feelings of guilt, fear, and resentment.
  • Opines that psychopathy has no impact/effect on military sexual assault. the us military is considered one of the true examples of racial integration in american society.
  • Analyzes how the tough and regimented routine influences the mental wellbeing of soldiers. the strict routine makes them feel lonely and deprived from their basic need, and the sexual frustration is directly linked with the time spent away from home.
  • Explains that the u.s military is one of the exemplary institutions of equality, yet there are some issues that came in limelight in recent years.
  • Describes schema therapy, a form of psychotherapy developed to treat the patient of personality disorder and those patient who show high resistance.
  • Explains that patients are guided to communicate their emotions and the motive is accomplished through language of ‘schema modes’. schema mode refers to emotional state where patient is generally intimidating, aggressive or manipulative
  • Explains that the process of therapy is educational and can't be fully executed in a closed environment of office, so the client is given home-based assignments for positive distraction.
  • Concludes that psychopaths have a strong impact on military sexual assault. psychotherapy is the most effective way of counseling these individuals.
  • Cites baaz, stern, and beck, j. s. (2011). cognitive behavior therapy: basics and beyond.
  • Explains blair, j., blair k. and mitchell, d. (2005). the psychopath.
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