• synonyms

psychopathic disorder


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


The Issue With Casually Using The Word “Binge”When we enjoy things, it is normal for us to indulge in them. There is even a handy little word we pull out just for these instances of indulging in something we love: “binge.” But, is using this word making light of serious disorders?

Nearby words

psychoneuroimmunology, psychoneurosis, psychoneurotic, psychopath, psychopathic, psychopathic disorder, psychopathic personality, psychopathology, psychopathy, psychopharmaceutical, psychopharmacology
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