Understanding the cultural context of illness is extremely important for diagnostic assessment and clinical management (Robert Hogan, 1997). This is because there is nobody that exists oblivious of culture. Therefore, in order to make the correct diagnostic assessment as well as clinical management culture is a big factor that should play.
It is of importance to understand that millions of Americans often live with various types of mental illness, as well as mental health problems. The diagnosis of antisocial personality disorder and psychopathy can be said to have intrigued societies for centuries.