Definition of psychopathy
: mental disorder especially when marked by egocentric and antisocial activity
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Criminal versatility—committing different types of crimes in different settings—can also hint at future psychopathy.
Still, researchers stress that a callous child—even one who was born that way—is not automatically destined for psychopathy.
About a quarter showed signs of depression and psychopathy — that is, hopelessness combined with a lack of remorse.
After all, deception is a key feature of psychopathy.
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Origin and Etymology of psychopathy
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1847See Words from the same year
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