f. Hysterical Personality. An individual with this type of personality exhibits
the following characteristics:
g. Asthemic Personality. The following characteristics are typical of this type
Low energy level.
Lack of enthusiasm.
Diminished capacity for enjoyment.
Oversensitive to stress.
(6) May develop into the personality disorder neurasthenic neurosis (a
neurotic disorder characterized by complaints of chronic weakness, easily tired, and
lack of enthusiasm).
h. Antisocial Personality (Psychopath--Sociopath). The antisocial
personality is characterized by a lack of ethical or moral development and an apparent
inability of the person to follow approved models of behavior. Psychopath and
sociopath are both terms for an antisocial personality. Both may be defined as a
personality disorder involving a marked lack of ethical or moral development. A
psychopath exhibits characteristics such as a disregard for the rules of society,
immaturity, difficulty in postponing gratification, poor control of impulses, and little ability
to consider the consequences of his actions. The individual with this type of personality
could want a new car; steal a new car, shoot the security guard in the process, and feel
no guilt. This type of person would find it intolerable to work at a job, save money, and
buy the new car in the future. He wants pleasure now without considering the past or