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How to know what is antisocial personality disorder?

How to know what is antisocial personality disorder?

Irritability : The hallmark of all personality disorders is inflexibility. With that in mind the essential feature of antisocial personality disorder is a pattern of irresponsible and antisocial behavior beginning in childhood or early adolescence and continuing into aduthood. People with this disorder tend to be irritable and aggressive and to get repeadtedly into physical fights and assaults. ...Read more

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Personality Disorder (Definition)

According to the dsm IV tr, a personality disorder is: an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates markedly from the expectations of the individual's culture, is pervasive and inflexible, has an onset in adolescence or early adulthood, is stable over time, and leads ...Read more


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What sort of problem is antisocial personality disorder?

Personality disorder: This disorder in adults is characterized by impulsiveness, irresponsible and brash behavior, lack of remorse, irritability, aggressiveness, and disregard for social norms and the law. It's the personality disorder associated with criminal offenders (through not all criminals have aspd and vice versa), and can be diagnosed by a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of antisocial personality disorder?

What are the symptoms of antisocial personality disorder?

No consideration for: The rights of others which may manifest in situations that may be on the wrong side of the law. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is antisocial personality disorder?

Could you explain what is antisocial personality disorder?

Sociopath: Engaging in antisocial behaviors with no regards to safety of others, such as truancy, theft, criminal behaviors. ...Read more

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Genius and antisocial personality disorder, what are these?

Genius and antisocial personality disorder, what are these?

You may rate very: high on IQ testing but have difficulty relating to others. IQ is a genetic gift often unwrapped in an enriched environment. Makes a person no better or worse than anyone else. Please see a mental health professional for the antisocial part, which can be treated but takes work in between sessions to develop empathy and behaviors that help one relate. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Which medications are used for antisocial personality disorder?

Which medications are used for antisocial personality disorder?

None really: There is no medication to treat that dx, it is a pervasive pattern of traits-one chooses to adopt. Therapy seldom helps as few people with this problem choose to get "treatment". There may be symptoms of depression or anxiety, or or anger that might respond to medication and perhaps have a broader effect on behavior as well. ...Read more

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What is the the medication for antisocial personality disorder?

What is the the medication for antisocial personality disorder?

No medication: There is no medication for antisocial pd. Most such people do not present for treatment, as they do not see a problem. If they do come to treatment, psychotherapy is needed -- and often the first step is dawning discomfort (from which they've protected themselves well for a long time). It's a difficult process, and lack of straightforwardness can interfere. ...Read more

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Which things wouldnt make you have antisocial personality disorder?

ASPD Facts: Reference site: http://www.Medicinenet.Com/antisocial_personality_disorder/article.Htm.

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Which abbreviations are commonly used for antisocial personality disorder?

ASP: I have seen asp, if that is what you are asking? Abbreviations? Antisocial personality disorder is found in the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders and is considered an axis ii diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the steps taken to cure someone of antisocial personality disorder?

Wish to change: Work with a therapist to discover the causation and develop tools for better communication skills. Often apd results from early disfunctional family interactions, which lead to low self esteem, and a felt need to protect oneself from anticipated rejection. Identifying positive aspects of yourself may allow you to be more comfortable, hence less defensive in relation to others. ...Read more

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What exactly is antisocial personality disorder? What are the behaviors the person must have?

What exactly is antisocial personality disorder? What are the behaviors the person must have?

Nature vs nurture: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/antisocial-personality-disorder/ds00829 it is a longstanding, lifelong pattern of maladaptive personality traits. There is disagreement as to whether this disorder has genetic predisposition, or if it develops as a result of developmental maladjustments. Persons are generally high functioning and do not necessarily suffer from a primary mood or thought disorder. ...Read more

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Can aspergers turn into antisocial personality disorder?

Asperger's, : Not usually. Asperger patients may be a-social, in the sense that they care little to be social.. But antisocial people are self-centered and take advantage of people. They are often outwardly very social but for their own gain. ...Read more

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How do you treat antisocial personality disorder in teens?

Professional Only: Treatment is strictly left to the professionals. A nonprofessional has no business in even attempting any treatment whatsoever. ...Read more

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Do you think there is a cure for antisocial personality disorder?

Yes: Will require years of therapy and a recognition of, and commitment to conforming with rules and expectations. ...Read more

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Help please! is antisocial personality disorder a mental illness?

Help please! is antisocial personality disorder a mental illness?

Antisocial: Yes, it is. The hallmark of this disorder is the person seems to have no conscience, or sense of morality, or right or wrong. This person cannot empathize with others, is opportunistic, predatory, and often thrill seeking. An example of this would be Charles Manson. ...Read more

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Are asperger's and antisocial personality disorder similar to you ?

Are asperger's and antisocial personality disorder similar to you ?

No: No, asperger's and antisocial personality disorder do not seem similar to me. People with asperger's may have difficulty relating socially to others, but lying and purposeful exploitation of others is not part of the syndrome as it is with antisocial pd. ...Read more

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If you had to boil it down, what is antisocial personality disorder?

If you had to boil it down, what is antisocial personality disorder?

Boiled down: Antisocial personality disorder is a chronic pattern of behavioral and perceptual abnormalities involving mood, impulse control, cognition/perception and/or interpersonal relationships beginning in childhood or early adolescence. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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Antisocial Personality Disorder (Definition)

A lifelong condition in which someone meets their own needs but disregards the rights of others. May ...Read more