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Unformatted text preview: toward others Oftentimes called psychopaths or sociopaths APD Characteristics Many are delinquents or criminals, but many are NOT crazed murderers as displayed on television Create a good first impression and are often charming Cheat their way through life May be blind to signs of disgust in others Tend to be thrill-seekers APD: Causes and Treatments Possible Causes: Childhood history of emotional deprivation, neglect, and physical abuse Underarousal of the brain Very difficult to effectively treat Will likely lie, charm, and manipulate their way through therapy...
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