ASPD: Psychopaths, Sociopaths, & How to Spot Them

ASPD: Psychopaths, Sociopaths, & How to Spot Them

Psychopath, sociopath, or just arrogant? ASPD is more common than most realize; here are the signs.

Psychopath, sociopath, or just arrogant? There's a fine line between someone who is overly-confident and someone who has antisocial personality disorder, which is the clinical diagnosis behind psychopathy and sociopathy. Not only are ASPD symptoms and behaviors difficult to spot, it's also far more common than most people realize.

In this series, Dr. Ramani Durvasula, the go-to expert on all things narcissism, psychopathy, and sociopathy, walks you through how to tell if your friend, coworker, or even your spouse is a psychopath or sociopath. She also provides unparalleled advice on how to handle a child who is showing signs of ASPD, how to cope with a parent who has psychopathic or sociopathic traits, what causes ASPD, and whether someone with the disorder can be cured. This is a series you don't want to miss.

ASPD: Psychopaths, Sociopaths, & How to Spot Them
  • Psychopaths & Sociopaths 101: The Basics of ASPD

    Dr. Ramani kicks off the series with the foundational knowledge you need on antisocial personality disorder. She explains what the behaviors look like, how they are different from narcissism, and common co-occurring disorders. She also walks through how common it is, which misdiagnoses are most c...

  • ASPD Causes: Are Psychopaths & Sociopaths Born or Made?

  • How to Tell If Someone You Love Is a Sociopath

    In this session, Dr. Ramani breaks down what behaviors indicate someone in your life may be a sociopath. She walks through what the behaviors look like at work, at home, and in social situations. She also explains what everyday life looks like for a sociopath, and whether there are mild versus se...

  • How to Tell If Someone You Love Is a Psychopath

    In this session, Dr. Ramani breaks down what behaviors indicate someone in your life may be a psychopath. She walks through what the behaviors look like at work, at home, and in social situations. She also explains what everyday life looks like for a psychopath, and whether there are mild versus ...

  • Treatment Options: Can Psychopaths or Sociopaths Be Cured?

    Do psychopaths and sociopaths ever seek out treatment? Dr. Ramani answers this question and more in this session. She walks through whether psychopathy or sociopathy can be cured, and the treatment options available for the symptoms of antisocial personality disorder.

  • What to Do for a Child Showing Signs of ASPD

    In this eye-opening session, Dr. Ramani walks through the signs and symptoms of ASPD in a child, and how their behavior compares to a child without the disorder. She also shares what steps to take if you spot these behaviors in a child, who else you should involve in this process, and what other ...

  • How to Cope With a Sociopathic or Psychopathic Parent

    Dr. Ramani walks through the signs and symptoms of ASPD in a parent, and how their behavior compares to a parent without the disorder. She also shares what steps to take if you spot these behaviors in a parent, who else you can involve in this process, and what other resources are available.

  • How to Cope With a Co-Worker with ASPD Behaviors

    Psychopathic and sociopathic leaders and co-workers make for a toxic work environment. In our final session, Dr. Ramani provides self-help tips to cope with these difficult relationships and navigate the resulting work environment.

  • BONUS: Cluster B Personality Disorders [The Overview]

    In this bonus session, understand the 4 cluster b personality disorders including borderline personality disorder (BPD), antisocial personality disorder (ASPD), narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), and histrionic personality disorder (HPD).