Lovefraud recently received an email from a reader who has a daughter with a sociopath and wants to know what she should do about the sociopath’s parents, her daughter’s paternal grandparents. She wrote:
Sociopath: The – Sociopath – Laid Bare: Sociopathy, Antisocial Personality Disorder, ASPD (Psychopath, Personality Disorders, Mood Disorders, Narcissist, Mental Health) PDF – eBook – ePub
The term sociopath is often used to describe a psychopath; even in medical circles these two terms are regularly interchanged. Although they are both types of antisocial personality disorders and share many characteristics, there are also some key differences. ☆ Read it FREE on Kindle Unlimited ☆ Whether you have thought about it before or not, it is highly likely that someone you know has sociopathic tendencies and can be defined as a sociopath. It is exceptionally difficult to get a doctor to confirm a diagnosis of sociopathy as this can lead to stereotyping and even prejudice;
More than 90% of people in Western cultures marry or form “permanent” relationships by age 50. And nearly 50% will divorce or split. Second marriages have an even greater chance of failure.
All divorces are painful and traumatic and children always suffer as a result of their parents’ split. But, while the parents may develop great antipathy toward each other most attempt to shield their children as much as possible from the emotional and psychological damage inherent in the family’s dissolution. In some cases, however, when one parent is afflicted with a personality disorder he or she can inflict severe damage on the children which can result in Parental Alienation.
Pathological Narcissistic Personality Disorder is probably the most significant malevolent condition prevalent in one parent’s attempt to alienate children from the other. But different disorders have associated characteristics commonly identified with Parental Alienation and Parental Alienation Disorder.