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Are people with dissociative identity disorders psychopaths?
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Dr. Jason Berman
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Quite different
People with dissociative identity disorders have likely suffered severe interpersonal traumas.
Psychopaths--people with little or no conscience--cause trauma in others.

In brief: Quite different
People with dissociative identity disorders have likely suffered severe interpersonal traumas.
Psychopaths--people with little or no conscience--cause trauma in others.
Dr. Jason Berman
Dr. Jason Berman
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not at all
The term "psychopath" usually refers to antisocial personality disorder -- which is a pervasive pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others.
In this there's deceitfulness, consistent irresponsibility, & much impulsivity. Did involves genuine inability to recall important info (more than simple forgetfulness), and multiple distinct identities taking control of behavior.

In brief: Not at all
The term "psychopath" usually refers to antisocial personality disorder -- which is a pervasive pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others.
In this there's deceitfulness, consistent irresponsibility, & much impulsivity. Did involves genuine inability to recall important info (more than simple forgetfulness), and multiple distinct identities taking control of behavior.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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