Essay on Violent Behavior : An Antisocial Behavior
Because people with antisocial personality disorder carry out violence in such nonempathetic ways, they have been associated with violence. Unfortunately, because of the few well known notorious murders that were carried out by people with these disorders, many often assume the worst when describing a person that is a sociopath or sociopath. For instance, there are several common misconceptions about people with these disorders. These misconceptions include the idea that all sociopaths and psychopaths are insane and violent, others even believe that all mass murders are the result of sociopaths or psychopaths. Luckily, research has shed some light on these recent conspiracies.
For one thing, “The American Psychiatric Association considers psychopathy (which it equates with sociopathy and antisocial personality disorder) to be a personality…