Question: Can sadists be cured?

Most cases of sadistic behavior require counseling and therapy to modify a persons behavior. To completely cure sadistic personality, patients must undergo long-term treatment. The patients compliance with the treatment is of utmost importance as non-cooperation to the therapy and counseling can hinder its success.Most cases of sadistic behavior require counseling and therapy to modify a persons behavior. To completely cure sadistic personality

How common are sadists?

Everyday sadists get pleasure from hurting others or watching their suffering. They are likely to enjoy gory films, find fights exciting and torture interesting. They are rare, but not rare enough. Around 6% of undergraduate students admit getting pleasure from hurting others.

Why do Sadists enjoy inflicting pain?

As one might expect, sadists reported that they felt pleasure during the aggressive act. This sadistic pleasure appears to be a key mechanism underlying sadists aggression and suggests that the joy of inflicting harm on others may motivate and reinforce sadistic tendencies.

Why do sadists enjoy inflicting pain?

As one might expect, sadists reported that they felt pleasure during the aggressive act. This sadistic pleasure appears to be a key mechanism underlying sadists aggression and suggests that the joy of inflicting harm on others may motivate and reinforce sadistic tendencies.

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