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discussion of outdated psychology terminology 

"psychopathy" nor "sociopathy" are terms used in psychology anymore. they are basically slurs. the DSM (which is incredibly problematic, dont get me wrong) now refers to what was previously called "psychopathy" as "anti social personality disorder."

type B personality disorders are highly stigmatized. they are not traditional mental illnesses, they are very complicated. long and the short of it is there is no good reason to call anyone who has ASPD a psychopath

r slur re: discussion of outdated psychology terminology 

in my opinion calling someone a psychopath is equivalent to calling me a retard

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re: r slur re: discussion of outdated psychology terminology 

@FirstProgenitor Hi we'd like to co-sign this.

discussion of outdated psychology terminology 

@FirstProgenitor Damn, I knew that language wasn’t okay, but I didn’t realize they were pulled out of the DSM. Took ‘em long enough, as usual!

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@junebug yea, it was removed in 2013 with the dsm5

discussion of outdated psychology terminology 

@FirstProgenitor isn't ASPD sociopathy, not psychopathy?

discussion of outdated psychology terminology 

@FirstProgenitor Absolutely. I have some friends with ASPD. They have their issues but I would never call them that.

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