History of psychopathy & murder

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Historical Concepts of Psychopathy Plato described a 5th century b.c. Athenian  general with recognizable psychopathic triats “Psychopathy” first recognized “personality  disorder” Early 1800s Pinel and  manie sans delire Rush and moral depravity Prichard and moral insanity 1900s Schneider
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Historical Concepts of Psychopathy This personality type seems to variously  be described in terms of aggressiveness  with little or no cause, knowing the rules  but ignoring them, irresponsibility toward  family and others, self-destructiveness,   manipulative, sadistic, lack of real  attachment to others
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Cross-cultural Concepts of If cross-cultural evidence for a disorder  can be found, it suggests the disorder may  have a biological or at least universally  human etiology Cross-cultural examples of psychopathy Yoruba of rural Nigeria Aranakan Inuit of Alaska Kunlangeta
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2010 for the course PSYC 386 taught by Professor Conner during the Spring '10 term at Roosevelt.

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