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personality

noun attributes, being, character, disposition, distinction, distinctiveness, identity, individualism, individuality, ingenium, makeup, nature, oneness, originality, particularity, personal identity, personal mark, predisposition, selfhood, selfness, singularity, soul, style, temperament, traits, type, uniqueness
See also: character, disposition, identity, inclination, individual, individuality, presence, property, temperament

PERSONALITY. An abstract of personal; as, the action is in the personalty, that is, it is brought against a person for a personal duty which he owes. It also signifies what belongs to the person; as, personal property.

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At the Minnesota Sexual Psychopathic Personality Treatment Center (MSPPTC), treatment costs two to two- and one-half times the cost of standard confinement.
Both models focus on sexual risk-taking, substance use and psychopathic personality traits as core marker variables of social development in adolescence.
Abusing animals is a main symptom of psychopathic personality disorder.
Development and preliminary validation of a self-report measure of psychopathic personality traits in noncriminal populations.
Farrow, who had been diagnosed with a psychopathic personality disorder, admitted the manslaughter of the Rev Suddards on grounds of diminished responsibility and denied murdering Mrs Yates - but was found guilty of murder on both counts.
But what makes the psychopathic personality so interesting is that it's not defined by a single trait, but a constellation of traits.
The study also illustrates specific crime scene behaviors that suggest an offender with psychopathic personality traits, as well as the implications of these traits for investigators.
We submitted expert evidence which suggested that at least one, if not both of them, might be suffering from a psychopathic personality disorder.
After years of reduced visibility, the psychopathic personality has returned to prominence in both the popular imagination and in the domain of clinical psychiatry.
Family massacres such as Sunday's are more likely to be, Merhej said, "the result of a lonely, psychopathic personality who obviously needed a lot of help, but who couldn't get it.
23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you heard about a recent study claiming one in 25 executive leaders meet the criteria for a psychopathic personality and thought: "That sounds like MY boss," you might be wondering what to do about it.