WAPLT? Assertive, Denigrating, Sadistic: The ADS Spectrum
In contrast with the AAM spectrum, this variant of pleasure-pain reversal is paradoxical and discordant, as it views pain (such as stress, fear, and cruelty) as the preferred way of actively relating to others, rather than pleasure. The intrapsychically conflicted personality spectra include the RCC compulsive, DRN negativistic, ADS sadistic, and AAM masochistic personalities. These… Continue reading
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