A number of populist leaders have exhibited signs of narcissism, paranoia, sociopathy
, or other forms of borderline psychotic behaviour.
Where there's a long, ignominious cinematic history of offsetting the supposed 'fragility' of the white woman against the supposed 'brutality' of the black man, (19) here that dynamic is inverted: Rose is the villain, using her sexuality as a weapon, taking down innocent men (Chris isn't the first) with clear-eyed sociopathy
. As a grand subversion of familiar tropes, this is only truly revealed in the final act, making a repeat watch illuminating.
The contemptible killing of Muslims in Christchurch stems from a dark sociopathy
similar to that of the supremacist gunman who entered a church in Charleston, South Carolina, and murdered nine African Americans during a bible study service in June 2017, or of the immigrant-hating anti-semite who killed 11 people attending a service in a Pittsburgh synagogue in October last year.
However, there is also a clear case of having an offender who may, indeed, have had mental health impairment such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, clinical depression, psychopathy or sociopathy
Systematic review, structural analysis, and new theoretical perspectives on the role of serotonin and associated genes in the etiology of psychopathy and sociopathy
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The patient has made some progress in mastering other identified problems, leading to improving or continuing stable mental health (this implies satisfactory control of problems such as sociopathy
, substance abuse, psychosis or suicidality).
However, in excess, and unregulated, these responses lead to clinical anxiety, which is a core symptom of anxiety disorders (which have a lifetime prevalence of 16%), but can also be a prominent symptom of many other disorders, including Depression, Obsessive Compulsive disorder, Schizophrenia and Sociopathy
. Unfortunately, the range of potential treatments is relatively restricted and the level of treatment success, highly variable.
Too, mass shootings are often motivated by revenge, anger, envy, a history of being abused, self-centeredness, and lack of compassion or empathy (sociopathy
Their goal is to plant a virus that will disrupt the genetic tendency toward sociopathy
among the Syndos.
He is a master channeler of the recent Korean societal narrative that you are what you consume, as is the entire generation of young people born in the 21st century or even in the 1990s, after Korea began its change from a development economy that eschewed consumption as a moral drag on what scholar Charles Kim calls "wholesome modernization." During the time of suppressing youth culture through stigmatizing Western cultural consumption, cutting men's hair by force and the measuring of women's miniskirts, conspicuous consumption and overly confident sartorial display were condemned as amoral and even a sign of sociopathy
Grigson explained that a person with this degree of sociopathy
commonly has no regard for other people's property or for other human beings.
That individual may have fully formed decisionmaking and reasonable impulse control, but might have other problems like sociopathy
, resulting in a willingness to do things that adversely affect others.