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Sadistic Personality Disorder
A look at the research on sadistic personality disorder in children and adolescents.
# 134541 | 2,500 words | 5 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Psychology (Disorders)


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The paper looks at the work of Myers, Burket and Husted on sadistic personality disorder in adolescents or children. The paper explores how these authors relate that the DSM included it in the third version of the manual and alleviated it from version four, how they contend that many psychologists and psychiatrists do not believe that a diagnosis of sadistic personality disorder is valid, and finally, their contention that only two studies have been conducted in which youth have been evaluated based on the DSM-III criteria for sadistic personality disorder.

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"Myers, Burket and Husted (2006) state that there has been little research related to sadistic personality disorder in adolescents or children to date (sec. 2). Myers, Burket and Husted (2006) further state that although there has been a growing concentration on sadistic personality disorder due to it being associated with violent criminal activities, the DSM included it in the third version of the manual and alleviated it from version four (sec. 2). Additionally, Myers, Burket and Husted (2006) contend that many psychologists and psychiatrists do not believe that a

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