Causes of psychopathy
Risk factors for psychopathy may be innate
inferiority nervous system (encephalitis, head injury). It is believed
also that the responsibility can be brain disorders in the period
birth or early childhood, or genetic predisposition.
To the development of certain types of psychopathy leads wrong education
child. Psychopathy never occurs in adulthood in full
a healthy person, it indicates rather on any other
What if this happens?
manifested, first of all, the inadequacy of emotional distress,
tendency to depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder. This should not be confused with psychopathy "difficult character", ie with psychopathic aggression, tantrums, destruction of thirst,
which may be caused by a variety of external factors. Almost all
types of psychopathy begin to appear from early and preschool age.
Psychopathy are the following:
- asthenic psychopathy.
which is characterized by irritability and fast
exhaustion. Since childhood, these people are afraid of obstacles in reaching
purposes. They are poorly given to overcome any difficulties mobilization.
- The excitable personality disorder.
which is characterized by inadequate emotional reactions with a storm
outbursts of anger. Usually it is people with choleric temperament,
and their nature is largely corresponds to the characteristics of such a temperament.
They are swift, impetuous, can not tolerate a situation of waiting, easily
show anger unimportant reasons.
- explosive Disorder.
As a rule, these people are slow in his movements, thoughts and actions. They
reserved, remain unperturbed in many emotionally charged
situations, careful, circumstantial to pettiness and pedantry, love
order in everything. These people are hard habits, rules, patterns,
moderation in all things. At the same time, if someone breaks
the established way of life, even the smallest detail, they
can instantly go out of themselves, far from stepping beyond decency.
They can be very unforgiving, and did not forgive others
- Hysterical psychopathy.
which are peculiar impressionability, suggestibility, egocentricity. a
of the main personality traits of psychopaths is hysteroid
egocentrism and desire at all costs to be in the spotlight
others. Externally, it is usually tiny, elegant, attractive
people with expressive facial expressions and gestures, plastic and artistic,
and most are women.
- paranoid personality disorder.
which is characterized by suspicion and self-esteem, addiction
to overvalued ideas. Thus, pathological jealous people called,
who in early childhood are jealous of her mother to anyone,
communicate with her in the future they are jealous of friends
and close people, to employees, torturing the victim continuous suspicions
wherein themselves suffer intolerable etc.
- schizoid Personality Disorder.
From an early age schizoid psychopaths attract attention
a manifestation of emotional callousness, uncommunicative, live in peace
abstract, not on age challenges. They usually have a few
delayed development of self-help skills.
from psychosis, personality disorder hardly progresses throughout life,
however, some of these can lead psychopathy
to addiction to alcohol or drugs. There is also a psychopathy,
accompanied by a desire to steal, or cheat others.
The diagnosis of psychopathy
the first patient rarely comes to the doctor. Most often it is done by relatives,
exhausted by the strange behavior of the person. Many people try to find out
whether their sick relative crazy, and whether there is a cure
from his illness. In such a situation, the doctor gets additional
information about the patient's relatives, his education and development.
No less important is the patient's behavior in the eyes of others.
Treatment of psychopathy
psychopathy - an extremely difficult task. The problem is that almost a psychopath
never aware sick, and in certain types of psychopathy More
and offended at the first mention of a possible visit to the doctor. the
However, psychopathy requires treatment, primarily to
to prevent the social exclusion of the patient.
to understand that the issue of adaptation in the normal life of a psychopath
determined by his profession and environment. For example, schizoid
psychopaths are well acclimatized in the basic sciences,
and hysterical in the acting profession. At the same time, pathological
mendacity, asthenia or paranoid traits affect negatively
in all cases.
Medicines with psychopathy is almost never
not appointed. Firstly, this disease is not treated with medicine,
You can only mitigate the symptoms or take it off, and secondly, almost
it is impossible to convince a patient to take medication. In some cases
comes to the fore treatment of opportunistic diseases: alcoholism,
addiction. Keep in mind that these diseases can worsen
psychopathological personality defect.