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Can you become a sociopath or psychopath in your teen years rather than being born that way?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sociopath/psycopath

Yes you can and you dont have to be borne that waythogh in some cases there may be family history of this trait.

In brief: Sociopath/psycopath

Yes you can and you dont have to be borne that waythogh in some cases there may be family history of this trait.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Antisocial

The correct clinical term is antisocial personality disorder, and early manifestations of this can go back to the single digit years, manifested by cruelty to animals, fighting, stealing, showing no empathy, being manipulative, battling authority figures of all kinds, manipulative, and abusive of others with no sense of right or wrong.
Prior to age 18 this disorder is known as conduct disorder

In brief: Antisocial

The correct clinical term is antisocial personality disorder, and early manifestations of this can go back to the single digit years, manifested by cruelty to animals, fighting, stealing, showing no empathy, being manipulative, battling authority figures of all kinds, manipulative, and abusive of others with no sense of right or wrong.
Prior to age 18 this disorder is known as conduct disorder
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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