It is important for parents, teachers, and other people working with children to recognize the signs of sociopathic behavior. A child sociopath checklist can help in this process by providing a series of questions that can be used to identify whether a child may be exhibiting signs of sociopathy. It is important to note that most children do not have these symptoms and so it is important to rule out other more common factors such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or depression before considering a diagnosis of sociopathy.