Abuse of authority, in the form of political corruption, is the use of legislated or otherwise authorised powers by government officials for illegitimate private gain.
It may be intentional, as with vandalism or graffiti, or the result of negligence.
Persistent anti-social behavior may be a manifestation of an antisocial personality disorder.
Neither are illegal acts by private persons or corporations not directly involved with the government.
An illegal act by an officeholder constitutes political corruption only if the act is directly related to their official duties.
However, many definitions of alcoholism exist, and only some are compatible with alcohol abuse.
There are two types of alcoholics: those who have anti social and pleasure-seeking tendencies, and those who are anxiety-ridden- people who are able to go without drinking for long periods of time but are unable to control themselves once they start.
Abuse of authority is separated from abuse of power in that the act is originally condoned, but is extended beyond that initially conceived and is in not all cases An abuse of discretion is a failure to take into proper consideration, the facts and laws relating to a particular matter; an arbitrary or unreasonable departure from precedent and settled judicial custom.
Abuse of information typically involves a breach of confidence or plagiarism, or extending the confidence of information beyond those authorised.
Abusive supervision is most commonly studied in the context of the workplace, although can arise in other areas such as in the household and at school.
"Abusive supervision has been investigated as an antecedent to negative subordinate workplace outcome".
Child-on-child sexual abuse refers to a form of child sexual abuse in which a prepubescent child is sexually abused by one or more other children or adolescent youths, and in which no adult is directly involved.