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Is a sociopath just a name for somebody with antisocial personality disorder?

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Dr. Brad Bobrin
Psychiatry
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In brief: Not quite the same

The antisocial person hs a pattern of ciminality, lack of conscious and is usually willing to hurt others to get their needs met.
The only care about themselves and are adept at making everything everyone elses fault. That being said, they are not usually the serial killers. These are the sociopaths and they usually have an altered sense of reality and right and wrong, allowing them to kill.

In brief: Not quite the same

The antisocial person hs a pattern of ciminality, lack of conscious and is usually willing to hurt others to get their needs met.
The only care about themselves and are adept at making everything everyone elses fault. That being said, they are not usually the serial killers. These are the sociopaths and they usually have an altered sense of reality and right and wrong, allowing them to kill.
Dr. Brad Bobrin
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Antisocial

The modern clinical term for sociopathy is antisocial personality disorder.
The hallmark of this disorder is the person seems to have no conscience, or sense of morality, or right or wrong. This person cannot empathize with others, is opportunistic, predatory, and often thrill seeking. An example of this would be Charles Manson.

In brief: Antisocial

The modern clinical term for sociopathy is antisocial personality disorder.
The hallmark of this disorder is the person seems to have no conscience, or sense of morality, or right or wrong. This person cannot empathize with others, is opportunistic, predatory, and often thrill seeking. An example of this would be Charles Manson.
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