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Is it possible that a kind and compassionate child becomes a sociopath or psyhcopath when he gets older?
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Dr. Teresa Carson
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Depends on circumsta
It is hard to say what happens as a child ages.
Though one's personality is generally formed by age 5, many genetic and environmental factors combine to produce adult psychological traits. Best thing to do is to provide a loving, supportive home life for any child!

In brief: Depends on circumsta
It is hard to say what happens as a child ages.
Though one's personality is generally formed by age 5, many genetic and environmental factors combine to produce adult psychological traits. Best thing to do is to provide a loving, supportive home life for any child!
Dr. Teresa Carson
Dr. Teresa Carson
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
In brief: Not likely
Sociopathy/psychopathy is correctly known as antisocial personality disorder, which manifests itself early in a child's life, often as far back as the single digits, diagnosed prior to age 18 as conduct disorder.
After that, pending symptoms that continue, the diagnosis becomes antisocial personality disorder.

In brief: Not likely
Sociopathy/psychopathy is correctly known as antisocial personality disorder, which manifests itself early in a child's life, often as far back as the single digits, diagnosed prior to age 18 as conduct disorder.
After that, pending symptoms that continue, the diagnosis becomes antisocial personality disorder.
Dr. Andrew Berry
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