Mental Disorders / / April 20, 2016
Under psychopathy refers to such disease states in which congenital malformations, deformities of character make it difficult or impossible for the individual adaptation to the social environment.Psychopathy as a pathology character, formed from early childhood and throughout his life a person determines the features of its reactions, behavior, relationships with others.In this sense, psychopathy is not a specific disease onset, course, outcome.On the other hand, it can not be attributed to normal and as the severity of the pathological features of character with psychopathy is that the harmonious adaptation of the individual to the social environment conditions becomes impossible.
Psychopaths not only themselves suffer from their characterological deformity, but also cause a lot of suffering, making the "abnormal" life of loved ones.However, they may have high intelligence and a range of human qualities, which sometimes allow them to achieve success and contribute to society.In other cases, on the con
With a large variety of forms of psychopathy all of them are characterized by persistent disharmony emotional and volitional, behavioral disorders.Such patients are difficult to get along in any group, they often have conflicts associated with an inadequate response, affective instability, aggressiveness.Others, on the contrary, lost in difficult situations, timid, shy, they can not defend their interests and very affected by it.
Often patients are fully aware of their shortcomings and have a critical attitude towards them, but to change anything if they can not.Depending on external circumstances, age, physical condition of pathological character traits can be smoothed and sharpened, but when it comes to true psychopathy, they will never disappear completely.Psychopathy is a fertile ground for the emergence of a variety of secondary pathological disorders such as neurotic or psychotic.On the other hand, many mental illnesses, destroying, altering the human person, leads to the development of similar condition called psychopathic.Differential diagnosis in these cases it is often very difficult.
During psychopathy is more or less satisfactory adaptation to the environment where psychopathic traits relative offset, usually alternates with periods of decompensation, when there is a need for outpatient or hospital treatment of the patient.In some cases, the condition becomes chronic decompensation.Under the influence of various causes abnormal character traits begin to progressively increase.Painful disorders with more severe and can reach a psychotic level, but they are developing at the same morbid basis;no fundamentally new psychopathological manifestations are observed.In these cases we speak of the pathological development of the personality.The most common delusional (paranoid) abnormal development that can occur on the basis of a variety of psychopathy.
The origin and development of psychopathy plays the role of a combination of adverse hereditary (congenital) inclinations and disadvantaged external conditions, such as improper upbringing.In certain cases, the leading value may be either one or the other factor.