What is Autism?

Autism is a lifelong developmental disorder characterised by problems with social interaction, communication and behaviour. Autism occurs along a spectrum as autism affects individuals in different ways and each person requires differing levels of support.   Autism affects around 1 in 100 people and appears to affect more men than women. Characteristics: Behavioural: Special interests … Continue reading What is Autism?

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