An article outlining the differences between psychopathy, sociopathy and anti social personality disorder. There is still some debate about whether Psychopathy and Sociopathy should be categorized into a single disorder named antisocial personality disorder, or whether there is sufficient differentiation between them to warrant their remaining separately categorized. Source: Psychopathy, Antisocial Personality Disorder Differences
A Very interesting article with a very simplified explanation of Narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder. Narcissistic personalities develop from a cluster of self-serving traits before they turn into a disorder. Source: There’s Much More To Narcissistic Personality Disorder Than Just Self Promotion
An absolutely fascinating talk which starts to explore possibilities which may help us to understand the relationship between the genetic predisposition to personality disorders and the disorders themselves.
A very interesting, albeit long, talk about Borderline Personality disorder. If one gives a little thought to what is being said here it may provide some insight into some of the darker behaviors of the BPD sufferer.
An article about psychpoathy in the workplace, with some insights regarding how to deal with the psychopath in the workplace. If you know someone you suspect might be a psychopath, my advice is to get away from them. But sometimes it is simply not that easy, and research suggests around 1% of the population are psychopathic, although others suggest higher, at around 4%. Source: Help! My boss is a psychopath | Features | Lifestyle | The Independent
A detailed article, essentially a detailed description of the definition of a sociopath. Many people have tried to discern the difference between a sociopath and a psychopath, it seems that little enough difference exists for the DSM manual to have changed to no longer include both as completely separate disorders. The DSM manual now speaks of anti-social personality disorder which is effectively both sociopath and psychopath, although this is still debated. Source: Sociopath – Sociopathic Personality Disorder
An article which may be interesting to those dating a person with BPD. Source: Articles and Handouts – BPD Central
An interesting and brief description of Borderline personality disorder.
A useful site which contains resources for those who may be suffering from ASPD. Discover the symptoms, causes, diagnosis advice, treatment options and related conditions of Borderline personality disorder (BPD). Source: NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness | Borderline personality disorder
An interesting article, it seems as a society we reward this sort of behavior. Not consistently, or deliberately, but it does seem that there is a higher percentage of this personality disorder in management than there should be. … and some tips to help you survive him or her. Source: 20 Signs That Your Boss May Be a Psychopath | Psychology Today