Sociopathy vs Psychopathy - What's The Difference?

Many people use the terms sociopathy and psychopathy interchangeably, but they have different meanings. “Sociopath” is an unofficial term to describe a person who has antisocial personality disorder (ASPD), whereas psychopathy describes a set of personality traits. However, ASPD and psychopathy can overlap. Learn about the differences in this video. Remember that this video is not made to attack anyone who may display these signs or anyone diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder, but rather to understand and bring more awareness to the topic! This video is also for informative purposes only. It is not intended to diagnose or treat any condition. Writer: Sidney Thompson Script Editor: Vanessa Tao Script Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda Silvera Animator: Sam Rain (https://twitter.com/sadsamrain) YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References: Bonn, S. (2014, January 22). How to Tell a Sociopath From a Psychopath. PsychologyToday. www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/wicked-deeds/201401/how-tell-sociopath-psychopath Bonn, S. (2018, January 9). The Differences Between Psychopaths and Sociopaths. PsychologyToday. www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/wicked-deeds/201801/the-differences-between-psychopaths-and-sociopaths Mayo Clinic. (2019, December 10). Antisocial personality disorder – Symptoms and causes. www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/antisocial-personality-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20353928 Purse, M. (2020, June 15). How Sociopaths Are Different from Psychopaths. Verywell Mind. www.verywellmind.com/what-is-a-sociopath-380184 WebMD. (2014, March 25). Antisocial Personality Disorder. www.webmd.com/mental-health/antisocial-personality-disorder-overview WebMD. (2020, December 14). What’s the Difference Between a Psychopath and a Sociopath? www.webmd.com/mental-health/psychopath-sociopath-differences Transcript: alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/Psych2Go

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