Anesthetic Personality Disorder
The Anesthetic Personality results from desiring, needing, and delighting in power; and from fearing, and being distressed by, weakness.
- Cutting, active coldness
- Passive insensitivity
- Canalization of interest into well-defined autistic directions
- Indifference, or unshakable equilibrium
- Indolent instability or active caprice
- Tenacity: steely energy, stubborn wilfulness, pedantry, fanaticism, logical systematism in thought and action
I've lost the source of this text. I believe that the author is Theodore Millon summarizing Kretschmer.