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How Can I Leave My Sociopathic Boyfriend Without Making Him Angry
Carefully: You need support. Try a therapist, mental health clinic, local police department, local/state/national domestic violence help lines, etc. Good luck. Be smart and careful, but also don't be afraid to call 911 if you have the slightest hint you could be in trouble. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: Antisocial personality disorder, psychopath & sociopath refer to an indifference to social rules and a high level of callousness. “psychopath” originally suggested a biological tendency to antisocial behavior, while the term “sociopath” suggests that antisocial behavior is learned. Most theorists believe that antisocial behavior is learned, although brain injury may contribute to psychopathy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I know whether I have a sociopathic personality disorder or not? I was told that people didn't feel love at my age either, is this true?
Start with Dr: First, see the dr. And get started with any proper psychiatric diagnosis, which may certainly include a psychiatrist input. As far as feeling love, ...Definitely all people, at all ages can experience love both in giving it and receiving it. Love is a gift we all have inherently inside us, you just need to find it, and when you do, your world will change my friend! god bless. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have aspergers, but I have very manipulative and sociopathic tendencies at the same time. Is this common?
Not unusual: I can't say "common" but it may not be rare. Asperger's lack of skill in interpersonal sensitivity could cause the lack of empathy or compassion that could allow such tendencies to develop without guilt - just operational pragmatic strategies. However, the skills for expert manipulation may be poor if you can't anticipate people's emotions. So, success may be spotty at best. ...Read more
Is there anyway to help someone (daughter) with sociopathic tendencies? My understanding is its a personality defect and can't be helped or medicated.
Please try!: I'm sure you don't want her to grow up to be a sociopath so do something now to try to make a difference - take her to a good therapist--look at how you and your family may possibly be contributing to her being this way--family therapy might be helpful--make clear family rules--set clear limits with clear consequences --be consistent in how you follow through--keep working with those helping you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Sociopathy (sometimes called psychopathy) is a personality trait characterized by demonstrated lack of regard for the rights and well-being of others, exploitive behavior, indifference to punishment, sensation seeking and impulsivity. Studies of twins indicate a strong genetic predisposition is a cause of sociopathy. I know of no research showing twins to be more likely than others to have it. ...Read more
Any doctors keeping up with the jodi arias murder trial? If so, what do you think about her psychological nature, is she just sociopathic?
How do you explain to your adult children about your sociopathic sister and why you've pulled away from having a relationship with the sister?
Honesty: Your children are adults. Hopefully they can understand honest simple language. Regardless, it is your decision and one I am sure you have not made lightly. So what is best for you and your safety and that of your family. If a relationship is destructive, then why continue? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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