What does Psychopath mean? Antisocial Personality Disorder - Mental Health Help with Kati Morton

Ever wonder what a "psychopath" really is? Today I explain what that term really means and what people who struggle with this are like. Antisocial personality disorder is a mental health condition in which a person has a long-term pattern of manipulating, exploiting, or violating the rights of others. This behavior is often criminal. Antisocial personality disorder is often referred to as psychopathy or sociopathy in popular culture. However, neither psychopathy nor sociopathy are recognized professional labels used for diagnosis. Symptoms of Antisocial Personality Disorder: Antisocial personality disorder is diagnosed when a person's pattern of antisocial behavior has occurred since age 15 (although only adults 18 years or older can be diagnosed with this disorder) and consists of the majority of these symptoms: Failure to conform to social norms with respect to lawful behaviors as indicated by repeatedly performing acts that are grounds for arrest Deceitfulness, as indicated by repeated lying, use of aliases, or conning others for personal profit or pleasure Impulsivity or failure to plan ahead Irritability and aggressiveness, as indicated by repeated physical fights or assaults Reckless disregard for safety of self or others Consistent irresponsibility, as indicated by repeated failure to sustain consistent work behavior or honor financial obligations Lack of remorse, as indicated by being indifferent to or rationalizing having hurt, mistreated, or stolen from another There should also be evidence of Conduct Disorder in the individual as a child, whether or not it was ever formally diagnosed by a professional. Because personality disorders describe long-standing and enduring patterns of behavior, they are most often diagnosed in adulthood. It is uncommon for them to be diagnosed in childhood or adolescence, because a child or teen is under constant development, personality changes and maturation. According to the DSM-5, antisocial personality disorder cannot be diagnosed in people younger than 18 years old. Antisocial personality disorder is 70 percent more prevalent in males than females. The 12-month prevalence rate of this disorder is between 0.2 and 3.3 percent. Like most personality disorders, antisocial personality disorder typically will decrease in intensity with age, with many people experiencing few of the most extreme symptoms by the time they are in the 40s or 50s. Individuals with Antisocial Personality Disorder frequently lack empathy and tend to be callous, cynical, and contemptuous of the feelings, rights, and sufferings of others. They may have an inflated and arrogant self-appraisal (e.g., feel that ordinary work is beneath them or lack a realistic concern about their current problems or their future) and may be excessively opinionated, self-assured, or cocky. They may display a glib, superficial charm and can be quite voluble and verbally facile (e.g., using technical terms or jargon that might impress someone who is unfamiliar with the topic). Lack of empathy, inflated self-appraisal, and superficial charm are features that have been commonly included in traditional conceptions of psychopathy and may be particularly distinguishing of Antisocial Personality Disorder in prison or forensic settings where criminal, delinquent, or aggressive acts are likely to be nonspecific. These individuals may also be irresponsible and exploitative in their sexual relationships. A personality disorder is an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates from the norm of the individual's culture. The pattern is seen in two or more of the following areas: cognition; affect; interpersonal functioning; or impulse control. The enduring pattern is inflexible and pervasive across a broad range of personal and social situations. It typically leads to significant distress or impairment in social, work or other areas of functioning. The pattern is stable and of long duration, and its onset can be traced back to early adulthood or adolescence. MY FREE WORKBOOKS Self-Harm http://goo.gl/N7LtwU Eating Disorder Workbook http://goo.gl/DjOmkC My video schedule MONDAY - New video release http://goo.gl/OUEsgM TUESDAY - Tumblr Tuesday Vlog #KatiFAQ - https://goo.gl/79fMfa WEDNESDAY - Website & YouTube Vlog #KatiFAQ - https://goo.gl/CIp9b9 THURSDAY - Twitter Thursday Vlog #KatiFAQ - https://goo.gl/kL7ZjX FRIDAY - Facebook Friday Vlog #KatiFAQ - https://goo.gl/kjYLeR Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/FEip/ -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Mitchell Davis talks Agoraphobia, OCD & Panic Attacks | On The Couch Ep. 3 with Kati Morton" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ra8gUzMUuXY -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-


PIKLET A55ASSIN: When I was little I was a very angry kid... I put my cat in the freezer, I threatened to kill my sister countless of times and nearly did I also got caught making a knife out of a snapped ruler need I say more? Anywayse my friend said (after knowing me since kindergarten) you should checkout this shrink chick and here I am feeling like a future serial killer it's funny cause my dream job is to be a detective so the way I see it is eaither way imma see some blood

Rose W: not all aspd's or people diagnosed with conduct disorder commit crimes. Sociopath means someone with ASPD who is like that because of childhood trauma, and psychopath means someone who's simply born with the condition.

seesou fang: i used to trap bees inside coke bottles and shake them around when i was a pre teen. around that age i also steal stuff and not listen to my mom coz i sneak out to play. i think im a psychopath? today i cant stand the sight of animals being killed. but i still think im a psychopath coz i hate commitments to a partner. so i think i am a pycopath. lol.

Anthony22rd: I think I am antisocial , I don't greet people and I don't see anyone as a friend .  I avoid small talk with people I see everyday and I don't talk much either.

Butter Cup: the thing that I hate the most, is that the media glorifies this personality as cool and sexy and intelligent.

HyroDaily: (I am an untrained person)--What of all the people with APD that are highly successful people? I read an article once that suggested that many CEOs are of this type. Another, that it is possible to chemically simulate this effect. Would it be better for me to chemically change my emotions to become more successful? I know it's a weird question, but people take Prozac all the time to alter their personality, ethically wouldn't this be the same thing?

jimmy madsen: Your facial expressions is crazy girl.

Colleen June Glatzel: I lived and worked with somebody who most certainly had this. It's not an insult. I just hope he figures out a way to not hurt people for his own entertainment.

Depressed Peter: I'm Anti Social to boys and sometimes to girls.But,when I was a kid,I'm not a little bit Anti Social but when I turned into seventh grade,I became.And until now.Please help.I feel always that I loved being alone,I laugh with no reasons but in my mind,yes,it is.And I didn't socialize to others.But I have a friends tho.Help how I remove my Anti Social.

Jay S: I remember stealing, shoplifting and breaking into places I had no business being in, and lying for no apparent reason, since as early as 6 years old, I also remember manipulating and putting down people younger than me when I was alone with them, younger cousins, neighbors and friends, but stopped almost entirely when I was around 12 years old. The lying eventually stopped but I continued shoplifting, breaking into places, using and selling drugs, and putting people down through cyberbullying until less than a year ago. I also seem to switch back and forth from being very emotional and empathetic to being emotionless, apathetic, generally numb. I asume I don't have ASPD but it sometimes feels like I do, can anyone confirm?

James Mundell: Some of the comments here bother me, she is the expert or close to it because she has seen these things.

Shmiffy: Rule #2 Be a man of your word, Rule #3 Follow the social norms, Rule #4 never harm animals, Rule #5 Value friendship, Rule #6 Value others, Rule number one, is that you gotta have fun! We'll get him falling for a stranger. A player, singing I lo-lo-love you.

Eduardo Luiz O.: I do not know why but this girl is lovely. Good content.

yes India acid: Im diagnosed with it. dunno tbh

KerryRussellRN: lol....I just attempted to have my narcissistic/antisocial PD "boyfriend" watch this video....😏...nope!
It boggles my mind, he absolutely lacks any insight or desire to become a better person.
He does seem to have the ability to love his cat. I saw that as a tiny ray of hope that he can love. It was kind of sad, he doesn't seem to trust unconditional love from me or anyone else. He had a very traumatic childhood. I do have compassion for him.
He has annihilated my life. I have been traumatized beyond belief. He has stolen ten years of my life as well as my self worth, confidence and most of my hopes and dreams.
Over Xmas I suffered THE MOST PAINFUL experience of my life.....my best friend, my soul mate, my ten year old Siamese cat , Simon unexpectedly became critically ill and died. He was my rock....he was my unconditional love ❤️.....he provided the love I needed, the love I didn't receive from my relationship. I am in so much pain....I miss him so much...I ask Why??? Maybe he was trying to tell me something....? I need consolation.
His death must have some meaning....I think he is telling me it's time to let go....

PS: This is the scariest PD.

Elise W: I have a question. I was born a sensitive and loving person. I'm 13. please tell me if I can all of a sudden not be able to love or make bad decisions. I can't have aspd right? because you have to be born with it right?? please I'm so worried and I have been obsessing over it

PAUL BROOKS: For the record, I am very anti-social not a dangerous person and more cautious when I'm around people and immediate family, this is why I don't have outside friends for fear of rejection of who I am, don't care to impress anyone, get to know me as a friend or leave the situation to frightening circumstances beyond repair, it's your call, Anti-social means the Fear of being around people who are quick to judge us without knowing anything about us period plain and simple! It's a mental illness driven by antisocial personality awareness! need I say more!

darci baird: im 13 i have alot of the symptoms.

Kailah Birchler: Why didn't you discus what it might be like to live with this disorder?

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