The aim of this study is to compare the scripts of love and hate of the persons with the antisocial personality. The participants had to describe the situations presented at the photographs. The narrative discourse was analyzed concerning two situations: the love meeting and the quarrel. The comparisons of the script's construction and content in each group were conducted. There were examined 61 prisoners with the high antisocial tendencies, and 39 prisoners with low antisocial tendencies, and 100 men without the antisocial tendencies. People with high antisocial tendency enumerated more actors in the stories about love than about hate. Their descriptions of the actors were richer in the stories about hate. They described the actions and causes of hate situation. They used stronger vocabularies while created the stories about hate than prisoners without antisocial tendencies and the controls. The stories about hate written by antisocial prisoners were more expressive, richer and positively finished. The results show the antisocial persons have more constructed script of hate than of love. This affective schema determines an incapacity for love and a special ability to experience anger and hate. That is why antisocial persons could have the problems of relationships.
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