Psychopath
Abnormal Psychology

How Extreme Parenting Develops A Psychopath?

Does a psychopath born with pathology? It is a question, or rather an argument whether or not psychopathy is genetically developed. Psychopaths, however, as what most scholars believe, are made by several factors. A psychopath is a person who suffers from a mental disorder that is characterized by violent social behavior and lack of empathy. What made a psychopath? Beyond genetics and…

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Intellectual Disability
Abnormal Psychology

Intellectual Disability: Symptoms, Causes And Prevention

What causes intellectual disability? Intellectual disability (ID) or Intellectual Developmental Disorder (DID formerly known as mental retardation, is a mental disability that is characterized by limitations in intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior. This disorder begins evident during early stage of development. Intellectual functioning refers to the overall mental ability of a person such as learning, problem-solving, reasoning, etc. The common way of…

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High-Functioning Anxiety
Abnormal Psychology

High-Functioning Anxiety: What It Feels Like?

What is “high-functioning anxiety”? High-functioning anxiety is a mental or affective state wherein a person feels anxious. This is mostly happening among perfectionists and high achievers. They try to remain in control of their circumstances. But when achievement, perfectionism, and busyness are beyond control, nervousness will set in. As a result, they may engage in appropriate behaviors such as nail…

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Psychopaths
Abnormal Psychology

Psychopaths: Are Those People Born To Kill?

Are psychopaths born to kill? Psychopathy is one of the psychological disorders that are hard to determine. This is because psychopaths behave normally. They are charming and engaging. However, behind their charm are many dangerous traits. Psychopaths have a lack of conscience and empathy. They are manipulative, emotionally callous and unable to respond to normal human interaction. There’s only one…

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Antisocial Personality Disorder
Abnormal Psychology

Antisocial Personality Disorder And It’s Danger If Not Treated

Antisocial personality disorder is dangerous if not treated. Antisocial personality disorder (APD) is a disorder that characterized by an impairment in the ability to form positive relationships with other people. People with antisocial personality tend to break basic social norms and values. Violent offenses may involve assault, murder, and rape. People with antisocial personality do violent behaviors with little or no…

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Personality Disorder
Abnormal Psychology

Types of Personality Disorder: The Complete List

What are the different types of personality disorder? A personality disorder is characterized by an enduring pattern of behaviors that deviate from the social norms. However, such enduring behavioral pattern impairs individual’s functioning. People with personality disorder are sometimes perceived as weird. They may find difficulty in relating to others and social situations. They have maladaptive coping skills that may…

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