psychopathic disorder

noun

law (in England, according to the Mental Health Act 1983) a persistent disorder or disability of mind which results in abnormally aggressive or seriously irresponsible conduct on the part of the person concernedSee also mental disorder

Nearby words

  1. psychoneuroimmunology,
  2. psychoneurosis,
  3. psychoneurotic,
  4. psychopath,
  5. psychopathic,
  6. psychopathic personality,
  7. psychopathology,
  8. psychopathy,
  9. psychopharmaceutical,
  10. psychopharmacology

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