Personality disorders
Personality disorders are a class of mental disorders characterized by enduring maladaptive patterns of behavior, cognition, and inner experience, exhibited across many contexts and deviating markedly...
How Psychopaths Take Their Coffee
Do you like cream in your coffee? Sweet syrup? Just a dash of sugar? Researchers say psychopaths tend to drink the same type of coffee.
20 Diversion Tactics Highly Manipulative Narcissists, Sociopaths And Psychopaths Use To Silence You
Gaslighting is perhaps one of the most insidious manipulative tactics out there because it works to distort and erode your sense of reality; it eats away at your ability to trust yourself and inevi…
‘Sociopath’ Neurosurgeon Accused Of Intentionally Botching Operations
"I am ready to leave the love and kindness and goodness and patience that I mix with everything else that I am and become a cold blooded killer.” It was this e-mail, sent on Dec. 11, 2011, that marked...
Psychopath Versus Sociopath - Here's How To Tell The Difference
Most of us, fortunately, will never meet a Hannibal Lecter, but psychopaths and sociopaths certainly do exist. And they hide among us. Sometimes as the most successful people in society because they’r...
The Neuroscientist Who Discovered He Was a Psychopath
While studying brain scans to search for patterns that correlated with psychopathic behavior, James Fallon found that his own brain fit the profile
Personality development disorder
A personality development disorder or Persönlichkeitsentwicklungsstörung is an inflexible and pervasive pattern of inner experience and behavior in children and adolescents, that markedly deviates fro...
Paranoid personality disorder
Paranoid personality disorder (PPD) is a mental disorder characterized by paranoia and a pervasive, long-standing suspiciousness and generalized mistrust of others. Individuals with this personality d...
Paranoid personality disorder - Wikipedia
Schizoid personality disorder
Schizoid personality disorder (SPD) is a personality disorder characterized by a lack of interest in social relationships, a tendency towards a solitary lifestyle, secretiveness, emotional coldness, a...
Schizotypal personality disorder
Schizotypal personality disorder (STPD) is a personality disorder characterized by a need for social isolation, anxiety in social situations, odd behavior and thinking, and often unconventional belief...
Antisocial personality disorder
Antisocial (or dissocial) personality disorder is characterized by a pervasive pattern of disregard for, or violation of, the rights of others. There may be an impoverished moral sense or conscience a...
Borderline personality disorder
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) (called emotionally unstable personality disorder, emotional intensity disorder, or borderline type in the ICD-10) is a cluster-B personality disorder, the essent...
Histrionic personality disorder
Histrionic personality disorder (HPD) is defined by the American Psychiatric Association as a personality disorder. HPD is characterized by a pattern of excessive attention-seeking emotions, usually b...
Narcissistic personality disorder
Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a Cluster B personality disorder in which a person is excessively preoccupied with personal adequacy, power, prestige and vanity, mentally unable to see the ...
Avoidant personality disorder
Avoidant personality disorder (AvPD), also known as anxious personality disorder, is a Cluster C personality disorder recognized in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders handbook a...
Dependent personality disorder
Dependent personality disorder (DPD), formerly known as asthenic personality disorder, is a personality disorder that is characterized by a pervasive psychological dependence on other people. This pe...
Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
Obsessive–compulsive personality disorder (OCPD), also called anankastic personality disorder, is a personality disorder characterized by a pervasive pattern of preoccupation with orderliness, perfect...
Depressive personality disorder
Depressive personality disorder (also known as melancholic personality disorder) is a controversial psychiatric diagnosis that denotes a personality disorder with depressive features.Originally includ...
Sadistic personality disorder
Sadistic personality disorder was a personality disorder diagnosis involving sadism which appeared only in an appendix of the revised third edition of the APA's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Me...
Self-defeating personality disorder
Self-defeating personality disorder (also known as masochistic personality disorder) is a proposed personality disorder. It was discussed in an appendix of the manual's revised third edition (DSM-III-...
Psychopathy
Psychopathy (/saɪˈkɒpəθi/; also known as – though sometimes distinguished from – sociopathy /ˈsoʊsiəˌpæθi/) is traditionally defined as a personality disorder characterized by enduring anti...
Cluster B personality disorders
'Cluster B personality disorders are a categorization of personality disorders as defined in the DSM-IV and DSM-5. There are four recognized Cluster B personality disorders:
How Psychopaths Take Their Coffee
Do you like cream in your coffee? Sweet syrup? Just a dash of sugar? Researchers say psychopaths tend to drink the same type of coffee.
Martha Stout
Martha Stout is an American psychologist and author.She completed her professional training in psychology at the McLean Psychiatric Hospital and obtained her Ph.D. at Stony Brook University. She serve...
The Psychopath
The Psychopath is a 1966 film directed by Freddie Francis and written by Robert Bloch. It stars Patrick Wymark and Margaret Johnston.
It deals with a police inspector who investigates a string of...
The Psychopath - Wikipedia
‘Sociopath’ Neurosurgeon Accused Of Intentionally Botching Operations
"I am ready to leave the love and kindness and goodness and patience that I mix with everything else that I am and become a cold blooded killer.” It was this e-mail, sent on Dec. 11, 2011, that marked...
Pyotr Gannushkin
Pyotr Borisovich Gannushkin (Russian: Пётр Бори́сович Га́ннушкин; March 8, 1875 – February 23, 1933) was a Russian psychiatrist who developed one of the first theories of psychopathies known today...
Pyotr Gannushkin - Wikipedia