Donna Andersen

Donna Andersen
Lovefraud Education and Recovery

Bachelor of Arts

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Introduction
Donna Andersen is author of Lovefraud.com and president of Lovefraud Education and Recovery. Her current project is 'Senior Psychopaths: Reports of deceit, exploitation and antisocial behavior beyond age 50'.

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A prevailing view among researchers and mental health clinicians is that symptoms of antisocial personality disorder (ASPD)/psychopathy decrease as affected individuals reach middle age. In the current investigation, informants were surveyed about the behavior of individuals who they believed showed traits of ASPD/psychopathy and were over the age...
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This study obtained feedback from intimate partner abuse survivors (N = 104) regarding helpful and unhelpful aspects of therapy. The survivors’ narrative accounts and answers to quantitative questions were subjected to quantitative and qualitative analysis. Results suggest that survivors sought therapy to understand themselves and the abuse they en...
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Romantic partners of putative antisocial individuals completed an anonymous online survey. Respondents rated partners according to the criteria proposed in the first draft of the DSM-5 and answered questions about their experience, including harm suffered. In another analysis of the survey data, respondents were divided into two groups—those who we...
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IN LOVE WITH AN EXPLOITER: SEXUAL DECEPTION CORRELATES WITH INCREASED HARM TO ROMANTIC PARTNERS Romantic partners of putative antisocial individuals completed an anonymous online survey. Respondents rated partners according to the criteria proposed in the first draft of the DSM-5 and answered questions about their experience, including harm suffer...

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Research has shown that criminal behavior decreases with age. But what about antisocial behavior that doesn't result in legal charges and convictions? Friends and family members of putative psychopathic or antisocial individuals report that after age 50, their exploitative and manipulative behavior stays the same or gets worse.