PSYCHOPATHY

At one time, a term to describe any disorder of mental disease in psychology. It was used to describe a personality trait now particularly associated with antisocial personality disorder.

PSYCHOPATHY: "Prison psychologists study the prevalence and extent of psychopathy."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHOPATHY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychopathy/ (accessed December 6, 2019).
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