15 Signs of a Sociopath: Traits & Characteristics

A sociopath is a term used to describe a person with a severe form of antisocial personality disorder (ASPD). Sociopaths do not have a fully functional conscience and tend to be manipulative, exploitative, or even abusive toward other people. Other sociopathic traits include superficial charm, impulsiveness, poor emotional control, and a tendency to behave in illegal, immoral, or violent ways.