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Dr. Alan Ali
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I show symptoms of antisocial personality disorder.

Dr. Alan Ali
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I show symptoms of 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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Antisocial Personality Disorder (Definition)

Antisocial personality disorder is a mental health condition consisting of behavior that does not regard others and ...Read more


Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
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Which medications are used for antisocial personality disorder?

Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
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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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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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What is the the medication for antisocial personality disorder?

Dr. Pamela Pappas
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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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Dr. Brad Bobrin
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What are typical symptoms of somebody with antisocial personality disorder?

Dr. Brad Bobrin
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What are typical symptoms of somebody with antisocial personality disorder?

None really: Antisocial personality is a group of maladaptive behaviors and not really symptoms. A person will exhibit narcissism, tendency to violence, lack of morals, impulsivity and will not realize they have a problem because they are just reacting to how badly the world has treated them...They think. They will not see their behavior as maladaptive, rather they will think they are justified. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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How can I tell if I have antisocial personality disorder?

Dr. Alan Ali
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Antisocial?: What are your symptoms?. Have u been evaluated by a mental health professional & was informed u might have it? ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
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How is somone diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder?

Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Any diagnosis: Is made with a thorough history and corroborative information from family, friends, school records, etc. There are also some diagnositic scales that can be helpful, but they do not make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
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How is antisocial personality disorder diagnosed in teens?

Dr. Susan Uhrich
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It's not.: Antisocial personality disorder is an adult diagnosis. Prior to that, in childhood and adolescence, the diagnosis would be conduct disorder. ...Read more

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Theresa Yang
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What sort of problem is antisocial personality disorder?

Theresa Yang
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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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Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
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What are the symptoms of antisocial personality disorder?

Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
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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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Dr. Mark Reynolds
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How to know what is antisocial personality disorder?

Dr. Mark Reynolds
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Antisocial personality: Antisocial personality disorder is ong-term pattern of behavior including manipulating, exploiting, or violating the rights of others. This behavior is often criminal. This disorder is more common in men. ...Read more

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