psychopathic disorder

psychopathic disorder

n
1. (Law) law (in England, according to the Mental Health Act 1983) a persistent disorder or disability of mind which results in abnormally aggressive or seriously irresponsible conduct on the part of the person concerned. See also mental disorder
2. (Psychiatry) law (in England, according to the Mental Health Act 1983) a persistent disorder or disability of mind which results in abnormally aggressive or seriously irresponsible conduct on the part of the person concerned. See also mental disorder
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The patient in the attack, who has previously been diagnosed with a "psychopathic disorder," is believed to have been placed in segregation.
The patient in the latest attack, who has previously been diagnosed with a "psychopathic disorder," is now believed to have been placed in segregation.
Mr Holmes, referring to a medical report, said his client exhibited quite disturbing personal symptoms leading to a psychopathic disorder, adding he lacked empathy.
Allowing his appeal, the judge, sitting with Mr Justice Blake and Mr Justice William Davis, said he was convinced Kitchener had suffered from the psychopathic disorder at the time.
Assessment of the offender, who now uses the name Jude Armel, had resulted in a diagnosis of a "psychopathic disorder".
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Most international research suggests that at the core of a mobbing scenario is someone with underlying psychopathic disorder, but toxic group think and narcissistic personality traits can also feature in manifesting this hostile targeting of an individual, utilising complex group forces whilst the key protagonist stands well back supporting, marshalling, counselling and cosseting their groups' minor concerns into flames fanned into an outright offensive against the target individual.
These characteristics do not, as some authors stress, suddenly develop when an individual reaches adulthood (Blair, 2008), traits and tendencies that can culminate in a psychopathic disorder are identifiable at earlier ages (Forth, Kosson, & Hare, 2003).
His pleas were accepted by the prosecution after three psychiatrists concluded that McIntyre suffered from a severe and untreatable psychopathic disorder.
The killer was diagnosed with a "severe and untreatable" psychopathic disorder. In 1994 he was notified by the Home Secretary that "life should mean life" and that he would die in jail.
This type of terrorist fits more properly with Dr Hare's criteria of psychopathic disorder.
Two forensic consultant psychiatrists said she has a personality disorder which amounts to a psychopathic disorder.