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want to stop this behavior before I lose all empathy

Somewhere along the line, I began to noticed that I derive pleasure in other people's pain. I belive it started around elementary school, when I found it hilarious when another person was annoyed by me; I began to annoy people on purpose, and duringmiddleven school, I believed I started getting out of hand. Once, I had gotten one person to cry, I didn't stop laughing, and my behavior didn't change towards them. I think I need to try and stop this behavior before I lose all empathy, but at this point, I don't know how.
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replied November 11th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
These symptoms are consistent with behavioural disorder. You would need mental state examination to clarify your condition further and to dig out associated psychiatric disorders.
Psychotherapy sessions like CBT will help in eliminating this behaviour.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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replied November 11th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
These symptoms are consistent with behavioural disorder. You would need mental state examination to clarify your condition further and to dig out associated psychiatric disorders.
Psychotherapy sessions like CBT will help in eliminating this behaviour.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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