COMMON SYMPTOMS OF SOCIOPATHIC PERSONALITY DISORDER 1. Pathological lying, can often pass a lie detector test, as lying is part of the sociopath's innate makeup 2. Shallow emotions, exhibits outward charm but holds inward scorn for others. 3. Overblown ego (total self-centeredness)and sense of entitlement, feelings that whatever they want is their right to have regardless of harm done to others to obtain it 4. Feel their behavior is justified 5. Desire to control and...
Differential effects of psychopathy and antisocial personality disorder symptoms on cognitive and fear processing in female offenders
Antisocial personality disorder is characterized by a long-standing pattern of disregard for other people’s rights, often crossing the line and violating those rights and is often referred to as psychopathy or sociopathy. They lack empathy and tend to be callous, cynical and contemptuous of the feelings, rights and sufferings of others. They have an inflated and arrogant self-appraisal and are excessively opinionated, self-assured or cocky, display superficial charm and can be quite voluble.
What Are the Symptoms and Treatments for Antisocial Personality Disorder?