Tag Archives: antisocial personality disorder

Trump’s personality disorder brings out the worst in everyone.

I think it’s pretty safe to say Donald Trump has a very malignant case of Narcissistic Personality Disorder and appears to fit all of its psychiatric criteria.    Unfortunately, he’s only the tip of the iceberg, merely a symptom of … Continue reading

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Subtypes of ASPD.

I never knew that Antisocial Personality Disorder had different subtypes, but it does make sense that it would.     These are Millon’s ten subtypes of ASPD (antisocial personality disorder).   Theodore Millon was a psychologist who specialized in personality … Continue reading

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Reparenting a Psychopath: is it possible?

Originally posted on Down the Rabbit Hole:
David Bernstein thinks it is.  Here he talks about using schema therapy/reparenting techniques to tap into a psychopath’s vulnerable/childlike side. He has worked with forensic patients with psychopathy and ASPD for many years…

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How does malignant narcissism differ from NPD?

There’s a lot of talk about the narcissistic spectrum — the idea that narcissism runs on a spectrum from “normal” narcissism (healthy self esteem) all the way through malignant narcissism at the top. Somewhere in the middle, “normal” or “healthy” … Continue reading

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No conscience, no empathy.

Once again, my MN/ASPD sociopath ex has proven what a conscienceless shell of a person he has become.  Maybe he’s always been this way but it seems to become worse the older he gets.    Maybe he just masked his … Continue reading

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How my ASPD/NPD control freak ex used a dog to gaslight me.

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
In 2011, when my parasitic MN/ASPD ex was still living on my couch, he decided he wanted a dog. We already had a dog, Dexter, who was an awesome black lab mix (he lives…

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In 1996 and again in 1997 I was hospitalized for episodes of clinical depression and near-psychotic, self destructive behavior.   For several years I’d had severe mood swings, shifting from near-mania to near-catatonic depression.  During these depressions I’d sleep all … Continue reading

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Where does this silly idea that covert narcissism is the most malignant come from?

I used to believe malignant narcissism was at the top of the narcissistic spectrum, but after learning and reading more,  I’ve changed my opinion somewhat.  I think malignant narcissism is actually a hybrid of NPD + ASPD (antisocial personality disorder) … Continue reading

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Why narcissists are more hated than psychopaths.

All four Cluster B disorders are vilified, especially on the Internet, but for a long time I wondered why NPD seemed to be even more demonized than ASPD (antisocial personality disorder) and psychopathy and seemed to be regarded as the … Continue reading

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Borderlines: incurable demons or trauma victims?

The symptoms of Complex PTSD are almost identical to those of BPD. Something has come to my attention during the time I’ve been blogging, which I think is important enough to merit another post about it. Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD, … Continue reading

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