5 Misconceptions About Psychopathy

Psychopathy Is Not a Diagnosis: First of all, psychopathy is not actually a real diagnosis. The closest resembling diagnosis is 'antisocial personality disorder'. However, there have been many scales of psychopathy created over the years, including 'the Levenson Self-Report Psychopathy Scale' and 'the Hare Psychopathy Checklist'. These scales test how many psychopathic traits an individual … Continue reading 5 Misconceptions About Psychopathy

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What is Attachment Disorder?

Attachment disorder is a broad term used to describe emotional and behavioural issues arising from failure to form healthy attachments to parental figures in early childhood. These issues include abuse, neglect or seperation. An individuals attachment style is determined permenantly before the age of 3. Types of Attachment: According to Mary Ainsworth, there are three … Continue reading What is Attachment Disorder?