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Sure, that it doesn't derive from the German word Psychopath? —This unsigned comment was added by (talk) at 23:18, 13 July 2007 (UTC).


copied from discussion at the information desk

What's the difference between a psychopath and a sociopath? Is there a difference? RJFJR 21:30, 1 December 2011 (UTC)

Sociopaths have anti-social traits. Psychopaths have anti-social traits with marked aggressiveness. —Stephen (Talk) 12:22, 2 December 2011 (UTC)
Both have an inclination to commit crimes, but to put it in simpler terms - a sociopath commits crimes, but generally stays within the framework of the criminal world, whereas a psychopath has no rules, be it in the normal society or in the criminal world, so consequently they tend to be shunned by other criminals for their unpredictable behaviours. JamesjiaoTC 21:19, 5 December 2011 (UTC)

"sexual promiscuity"?[edit]

I find this portion of the definition hard to believe. Don't you mean "sexual violence" or "sexual greed" or something? Someone who is promiscuous is not someone I'd identify as psychopathic. PseudoSkull (talk) 06:24, 21 June 2017 (UTC)