no country for old men

No Country for Old Men
Claudia Sbuttoni
Emilia Gardocki
Jillian Wong
 One of the most diagnosed condition among the personality
disorders. There is a pervasive pattern of disregard for and
violation of three or more of the following:
 Failure to conform to social norms with respect to lawful behaviors
as indicated by repeatedly performing acts that are grounds for
Deceitfulness, as indicated by repeated lying, use of aliases, or
conning others for personal profit or pleasure
Impulsivity or failure to plan ahead
Irritability and aggressiveness, as indicated by physical fights or
Reckless disregard for safety of self or others
Consistent irresponsibility as indicated by repeated failure to
sustain consistent work or behavior or honor financial obligations
Lack of remorse, as indicated by being indifferent to or
rationalizing having hurt, mistreated, or stolen from another
 Inherited tendencies, or genes. These are aspects of a person's
personality passed on by parents, such as shyness or having a
happy outlook. This is sometimes called temperament. It's the
"nature" part of the nature vs. nurture debate.
 Environment, or life situations. This is the surroundings a
person grows up in, events that occurred, and relationships with
family members and others. It includes such things as the type of
parenting a person experienced, whether loving or abusive. This
is the "nurture" part of the nature vs. nurture debate.
 Personality disorders are thought to be caused by a combination
of these genetic and environmental influences. Some people may
have a genetic vulnerability to developing antisocial personality
disorder — and life situations may trigger its actual
 Antisocial personality disorder is notoriously difficult
to treat. People with this disorder may not even want
treatment or think they need treatment. But because
antisocial personality disorder is essentially a way of
being, rather than a curable condition, affected people
are likely to need close, long-term care and follow-up.
 Is a subset of antisocial-personality disorder
 Psychopathy is not mentioned as it’s own disorder in the
 Is more specific than antisocial personality disorder, and a
psychopath is not the same as an antisocial personality.
Antisocial personalities may or may not be psychopathic
 The antisocial personality is primarily a problem involving
a failure to respect the right of individuals, the law and
rules of society. Psychopathy involves poor emotional
intelligence, the lack of conscience, and an inability to feel
attached to people except in terms of their value as a source
of stimulation or new possessions
•Depicted as stereotypical
•Seem to have no purpose for their
•Tend to disregard human emotion,
believe actions are guided by fate
•“have no soul”
•Take pleasure in scaring
individuals, discards evidence of his
murders, passive front
•Answers questions cryptically
•Feels no remorse or guilt for
•Killings are random and
spontaneous, no planning involved

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