Neuropsychological features personalities with deviant behavior

  • B. Tkach G.S. Kostiuk Institute of Psychology of the National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine
Keywords: deviant behavior; neuropsychological diagnostics; personality neuroscience; symptom complex; cerebral dysfunction; motivation; highly emotional sphere.


In article presents the casual structure of deviant behavior, created on the basis of complex and systematic neuropsychological research. Neuropsychological research is proposed to be carried out together with Eye tracking and EEG, to eliminate the subjectivity element in interpreting diagnostic results. Three components of the symptom-complex of the mental stage of deviation are formed. It is shown that the primary symptom complex is represented by minimal disruption of the functioning in anterior part of brain: the orbitofrontal cortex part prefrontal cortex; dorsolateral prefrontal cortex; anterior cingulate cortex; ventromedial prefrontal cortex. It is established that the secondary symptom complex is due to the finding of an individual under the influence naive realism, the dominance of heuristic thinking and the inability to use expert thinking in everyday life; by a subzero communicative competence; disadaptation from inability in time to see the alternative ways of decision of problem. It is shown that the tertiary symptom complex - it, actually, an addiction – by a pathological homeostasis. It is set that a choice of form of addictive behavior is not a stochastic process, and depends on a social origin, valued-normative standards, material possibilities and the information environment. It was found that the normal functional state of the hippocampus is hedonistic motivation, and with weakened - attracted motivation.


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How to Cite
Tkach, B. (2018). Neuropsychological features personalities with deviant behavior. Fundamental and Applied Researches in Practice of Leading Scientific Schools, 27(3), 201-206. Retrieved from