Impaired social response reversal. A case of 'acquired sociopathy'.

  title={Impaired social response reversal. A case of 'acquired sociopathy'.},
  author={R. James R. Blair and Lisa Cipolotti},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={123 ( Pt 6)},
In this study, we report a patient (J.S.) who, following trauma to the right frontal region, including the orbitofrontal cortex, presented with 'acquired sociopathy'. His behaviour was notably aberrant and marked by high levels of aggression and a callous disregard for others. A series of experimental investigations were conducted to address the cognitive dysfunction that might underpin his profoundly aberrant behaviour. His performance was contrasted with that of a second patient (C.L.A.), who… CONTINUE READING
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