A 63-year-old member asked:
can a sociopath bond with a pet?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 23 years experience
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Frankly-: A sociopath may bond with a cat or kill it. It depends on if the right kind of connection is made.
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Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Yes: This can happen, even in cases of prior cruelty to animals, albeit it does not happen often. The correct clinical term for sociopathy is antisocial personality disorder.
3168 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 25, 2015
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