Definition of Psychopathy

1. Noun. Any disease of the mind; the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems serious enough to require psychiatric intervention.


Definition of Psychopathy

1. n. Mental disease. See Psychosis, 2.

Definition of Psychopathy

1. Noun. A personality disorder indicated by a pattern of lying, exploitation, heedlessness, arrogance, sexual promiscuity, low self-control, and lack of empathy and remorse. Violent and criminal offenses may be indicative of this disorder. ¹

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Definition of Psychopathy

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Literary usage of Psychopathy

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1. The Sexual Predatorby Anita M. Schlank, Fred Cohen, Civic Research Institute by Anita M. Schlank, Fred Cohen, Civic Research Institute (1999)
"Assessing psychopathy: Clinical and forensic applications of the PCL-R. ... psychopathy as a risk factor for violence. Psychiatric Quarterly, 70, 181-197. ..."

2. The Psychic treatment of nervous disorders: (The Psychoneuroses and Their by Paul Dubois (1909)
"... psychopathy—Onanism—Physical and Psychic Influence—Menstruation and Menstrual Psychoses—Nervousness at the Menopause—The Critical Age—Possibility of ..."

3. The Psychic Treatment of Nervous Disorders: (The Psychoneuroses and Their by Paul Dubois (1908)
"... psychopathy—Onanism—Physical and Psychic Influence—Menstruation and Menstrual Psychoses—Nervousness at the Menopause—The Critical Age—Possibility of ..."

4. The Psychic Treatment of Nervous Disorders: (The Psychoneuroses and Their by Paul Dubois, Smith Ely Jelliffe, William Alanson White (1908)
"... psychopathy—Onanism—Physical and Psychic Influence—Menstruation and Menstrual Psychoses—Nervousness at the Menopause—The Critical Age—Possibility of ..."

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