oa South African Medical Journal - The nature of the psychopathic personality: some observations

Volume 31, Issue 24
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Psychopathic personality is distinguished from psychoneurosis by the comparative absence of conflict and anxiety, and from psychosis by the absence of psychotic features, except during the brief episodic disturbances which characterize the condition.

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