What is a Psychopath?

What is a Psychopath?

The term “psychopathy” originated in 1891 in Germany. Psychopathy referred to antisocial behaviour. In 1959, “psychopathic disorder” became a legal category in the UK. It meant: a persistent disorder or disability of mind which results in abnormally aggressive or seriously irresponsible conduct.” Then in the 

Conduct Disorder

Conduct Disorder

Conduct Disorder Conduct disorder is a serious behavioural and emotional disorder that can occur in children and teens. A child with this disorder may display a pattern of disruptive/violent behaviour and have difficulty following rules. It is more common in boys than in girls and 

How your childhood affects you forever

How your childhood affects you forever

Your childhood affects you forever – have you ever given this much thought? Not many people do. Your childhood explains a lot about you. If you find that you tend to end up in the same relationship patterns, your childhood might be to blame. Parents 

Do I need therapy?

Do I need therapy?

Do I need therapy? This is a question many people ask themselves during difficult times in their lives. When we begin to question our sanity or wonder whether we are being unreasonable, self-doubt can set in. When we feel we aren’t coping, we may start 

Borderline Personality Disorder and DBT

Borderline Personality Disorder and DBT

  Maddi Crease describes DBT and explains how it has helped her more than other therapies. As a young woman who’s been in the mental health system for over six years, including inpatient admissions, I’ve had my fair share of therapy. From talking about the 

Attachment theory and adult relationships

Attachment theory and adult relationships

    Attachment theory and adult relationships The style of care we receive as infants and children sets up our attachment type for our adult relationships. Attachment theory looks at three types of attachment: anxious, ambivalent and secure. The way our primary care giver treated