psychopathic personality


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psychopathic personality

[¦sī·kə¦path·ik ‚pər·sə′nal·əd·ē]
(psychology)
An emotionally immature individual characterized by pronounced defects in judgment and prone to impulsive, generally amoral or antisocial behavior.
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The Court held that physical harm was not required, but that "unauthorized sexual 'touchings' and 'spankings,' while repellent, do not constitute the kind of injury, pain 'or other evil' that is contemplated by the psychopathic personality statute.
I was horrified to find out this is supposed to be a sign of a psychopathic personality.
Yesterday, ex-boxer Wray, 64, said Catherine, 50, had a psychopathic personality and was the most foul-mouthed woman he had ever met.
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Wray, 64, said ex-wife, Catherine, 50, was psychopathic personality and was the most foul-mouthed woman he had ever met.
Lord McCluskey, sitting with Lords Cullen and Macfadyen, ruled he still had a psychopathic personality disorder.
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Lord McCluskey, who heard the case with Lords Cullen and Macfadyen, said Reid still suffers from a psychopathic personality disorder.
The mask of sanity: An attempt to clarify some issues about the so-called psychopathic personality.
Early sexual behaviours are thought to be facilitated by poor impulse control, opportunistic behaviours stemming from psychopathic personality traits, and insecure attachment orientations which are mediated by substance use.
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