Posted in Parental Alienation & Narcissistic Personality Disorder

How much correlation is there, if any, between psychopathy and sadism?

Most psychopaths are sadists, whether they realize it or not. Many of the traits of psychopathy are traits found in sadism according to the Sadistic Personality Disorder Criteria:

-Gets other people to do what he or she wants by frightening them (through intimidation or even terror),

-Is amused by, or takes pleasure in, the psychological or physical suffering of others (including animals),

-Enduring, pervasive, maladaptive patterns of behaviour which are usually recognised before or during adolescence.

https://www.quora.com/How-much-correlation-is-there-if-any-between-psychopathy-and-sadism

Advertisements

Author:

Living the dream in SW France-Retired Love Swimming, Rambling, Labrador's, Pilates, Photography, Astronomy, Reiki, Travelling. Currently studying Psychology, and member of NAAP. I believe in truth, honesty, karma and integrity! KEEPING IT REAL - No one likes someone who lies and lives a different life on social media than they do in real life. ≧◔◡◔≦

One thought on “How much correlation is there, if any, between psychopathy and sadism?

Leave a Reply, All comments will be moderated - Many thanks for your contribution

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.