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is there a relationship between reactive attachment disorder and antisocial personality disorder

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
21 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: Children/teenagers with reactive attachment disorder fail to learn how to connect with and feel empathy for others, which is perhaps the core deficit ... Read More
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Dr. Marion Dunn
42 years experience Psychiatry
Reactive attachment : Hello, reactive attachment may bode problems in the long run of the relationship. Antisocial personality disorder may involve legal issues, such as ... Read More
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
15 years experience Psychiatry
Not exactly: A relationship might exist between reactive attachment disorder and antisocial or disruptive behaviors - social withdrawal, a quieter symptom, can als ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes but: This type of relationship can never be healthy. If formed with another antisocial person, it can result in serious criminal activities. If formed wi ... Read More
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes -- scary ones: Antisocial personality disorder people do form exploitative relationships. They also lie, cheat, and have no remorse for this or for using others. T ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Van cleave
21 years experience Clinical Psychology
Borderline-antisocia: Yes you can have both - typically there are very similar qualities in both disorders. The primary difference that with antisocial there is a disregar ... Read More
Dr. Daniel Sternberg
48 years experience Clinical Psychology
Personality disorder: There is that possibility. Best thing to do is have a consultation visit with a psychiatrist for more education and treatment options, if you wish to ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Antisocial: Not uncommon to see conduct disorder along with oppositional defiant/adhd disorders.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emma Rishton
12 years experience Clinical Psychology
Statistics: Estimates regarding the prevalence of borderline personality disorder (bpd) in the general population have suggested a 1 – 2% rate of lifetime occurre ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
History and Testing: This diagnosis is made primarily through a history that is consistent with the diagnosis. There are also psychological tests that can help reveal the ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sternberg
48 years experience Clinical Psychology
Personality Disorder: Difficulty question to ask, much less to answer. Research indicates that folks with this disorder are more resistant to changing for a variety of reas ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience Psychiatry
None really: Antisocial personality is a group of maladaptive behaviors and not really symptoms. A person will exhibit narcissism, tendency to violence, lack of m ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kerry Ragain
23 years experience Clinical Psychology
See below: People with this condition show a long standing pattern of anti-social attitudes and behaviors, including some of these: 1) lack of guilt, remorse, an ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Professional Only: Treatment is strictly left to the professionals. A nonprofessional has no business in even attempting any treatment whatsoever.
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