Psychopathy and sociopathy are perhaps two of the most confused terms in the fields of psychology and criminology. While these terms sound very similar, almost identical, they do, in fact, differ in their characteristics. Both disorders are categorized as Antisocial Personality Disorders in the The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) as they share major characteristics.
If you’re curious whether or not you’ve met or even dated a sociopath, here are some telltale signs.
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