Although autism can be diagnosed at any age, it is said to be a “developmental disorder” because symptoms generally appear in the first two years of life.
people with ASD have:
- Difficulty with communication and interaction with other people
- Restricted interests and repetitive behaviors
Symptoms that hurt the person’s ability to function properly in school, work, and other areas of life
Psychopathy is defined as a mental (antisocial) disorder in which an individual manifests amoral and antisocial behavior
shows a lack of ability to love or establish meaningful personal relationships. Expresses extreme egocentricity. Demonstrates a failure to learn from experience and other behaviors associated.
Psychopathy is a condition characterized by the absence of empathy and the blunting of other affective states.
Detachment and a lack of empathy enable psychopaths to be highly manipulative. *Nevertheless, psychopathy is among the most difficult disorders to spot.
Psychopaths can appear normal, even charming.
- High self-esteem
- Lack of empathy
- Inclination to violence and manipulation
- Genetic and environmental
- Family history
- Being neglected by parents
-Some people think that autism and psychopathy is related and same.but autism is different from psychopathy.
– results indicate that psychopathic tendencies are not related to severity of ASD.
-In addition, such tendencies do not seem to be related to core autistic cognitive deficits, specifically in ‘mind-reading’ or executive function.
-Boys with co-occurring ASD and CU tendencies share some behaviours and aspects of cognitive profile with boys who have psychopathic tendencies alone.