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  •  Not using my clinical skills to make an official (2+ / 0-)
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    diagnosis, and was not purposefully trying to quote the DSM or compare her behavior to that level of pathology (or I'd have done so more carefully!) - just using what I think of as a common definition of sociopath.  Common vernacular would dictate that someone who is unable to empathize with the needs of others or who acts with disregard for such things acts in a sociopathic manner.

    Never having interviewed or even met the woman, of course it would be unethical to attempt a CLINICIAL diagnosis of her behavior.

    "I like paying taxes. With them I buy civilization." - United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes (Republican) -8.12, -5.18

    by ncarolinagirl on Sun Apr 15, 2012 at 01:36:43 PM PDT

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