sociopathic personality

Definitions of sociopathic personality
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n a personality disorder characterized by amorality and lack of affect; capable of violent acts without guilt feelings (`psychopathic personality' was once widely used but was superseded by `sociopathic personality' to indicate the social aspects of the disorder, but now `antisocial personality disorder' is the preferred term)

Synonyms:
antisocial personality disorder, psychopathic personality
Type of:
personality disorder
inflexible and maladaptive patterns of behavior

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