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How to stop being so antisocial?

How to stop being so antisocial?

Perhaps depressed?: If you have anti-social characteristics, you may be depressed or lack self-esteem. I need mor info to help me help you. You should see a friendly doctor and get help. You may benefit with talk therapy and/or medicines. I would do a full depression and anxiety screen on you if I saw you in my clinic. Good luck and please get help. There is help. ...Read more

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What are the causes to exhibiting antisocial behaviors?

What are the causes to exhibiting antisocial behaviors?

Nature & nurture: The cause of antisocial personality disorder is unknown. Inherited genetic traits probably play a role, but dysfunctional family life and circumstances / environment also appear to increase antisocial behaviors. ...Read more

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What’s worse: being a psychopath or antisocial?

What’s worse: being a psychopath or antisocial?

Morality and Mental.: Both of these conditions can be dangerous and hard to experience.

I would not wish either on anyone.

However, getting good mental health care is vital. Being honest with one's self and being willing to accept counsel and treatment is vital to living healthily.

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What tests for antisocial personality are out there?

What tests for antisocial personality are out there?

Personality Tests: There are a variety of personality tests that can help confirm the presence of antisocial personality disorder. These are administered by a licensed, trained professional. ...Read more

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What to do about my moody antisocial teenage daughter?

What to do about my moody antisocial teenage daughter?

Ask questions: Teens can be moody. It is a difficult time for many. But, please think about-- how are things going at home? At school? Is she 'antisocial' with you or with her peers? How is she spending her time? How are her grades? What do her teachers say? Is she keeping up her physical appearance? Is she eating and sleeping well? Does she seem depressed? ...Read more

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How would you know if someone has antisocial behavior disorder?

How would you know if someone has antisocial behavior disorder?

Disregard for others: I'm wondering if you mean antisocial personality disorder. If a person has this, they would show a long-standing pattern of anti-social attitudes and behaviors, including some of these: 1) lack of guilt, remorse, and care towards others; 2) minimal consideration of social norms and rules; 3) few close relationships; 4) trouble dealing with frustration and anger; and 5) a tendency to blame others. ...Read more

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How do they diagnoses of conduct disorder vs. Antisocial differ?

How do they diagnoses of conduct disorder vs. Antisocial differ?

Conduct D/O: Conduct disorder is usually diagnosed in children younger than 18, and may precede antisocial personality disorder in adults. Research studies have shown links between the 2. http://tinyurl.com/pnt5etn both show disregard for the rights of others, lying, disruptive behavior, etc. Conduct disordered kids often bully others, destroy property, etc. Antisocial pd exploits others, lies, steals, etc. ...Read more

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How do you deal with a family member with antisocial personality?

Set Clear Boundaries: Set clear boundaries and stick to them. Sometimes these have to be severe, e.g. Not allowing the person in your home. Remember that the usual controls of behavior, like conscience, maybe largely absent and that talking a good line is likely to have little to do with reality so that one has to impose boundaries based on behavior. ...Read more

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I am not the same around people anymore. Do I have antisocial behavior?

Antisocial behavior: An antisocial personality is very different. It is a person without a conscience, many times with criminal behavior. It generally does not develop late in life. ...Read more

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I hear a lot of things about bad people being antisocial, but I don't know exactly what that is?

See below: Anti-social behavior is behaviour that lacks consideration for others and may cause damage to the society, whether intentionally or through negligence. This is opposed to pro-social behaviour, which is behaviour that helps or benefits the society. ...Read more

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Can you tell me when being assessed for antisocial personality, to what extent can one confess thinking/doing reckless things?

Can you tell me when being assessed for antisocial personality, to what extent can one confess thinking/doing reckless things?

Depends: This seems a somewhat odd question. If you are asking about yourself, then you already know how willing or unwilling you are to discuss your thoughts and actions. If you are asking about someone else, it is not possible to make a general prediction. A therapy relationship based on trust and respect (may take some time) would be a prerequisite for anyone to speak openly and honestly. ...Read more

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Symptoms: high emotional sensativity andsometimes I am antisocial what are these symptoms of? (these are just a couple symptoms i have)

Symptoms: high emotional sensativity andsometimes I am antisocial what are these symptoms of? (these are just a couple symptoms i have)

Options: It could be a mood disorder. It is important to differentiate that from plain depression because effective treatments have become quite good. Of course, it might be something else, but it is worth your time and trouble to see a mental health professional to sort it out. You are young and this could improve the quality of your whole life. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What is antisocial personality disorder?

There are several : Personality disorders (narcissistic, borderline, obsessive compulsive, sociopathic) with different sets of symptoms. The common denominator is that people with personality disorders are comfortable with their symptoms and do not think there is anything wrong with them. Therefore, it is very hard to treat them. They have little desire to change, DBT can help if they are willing to try. ...Read more

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What can cause antisocial personality disorder?

Big question and: Not enough room to give a thoughtful reply. Here's a reference from someone who has a lot of thoughtful ideas:

The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout, Ph.D. Shop around for the cheapest prices... ...Read more

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Does a psychopath or sociopath have antisocial pd?

Does a psychopath or sociopath have antisocial pd?

No: I consider "psychopath" to be a person with little to no conscious meaning that the person can exploit and hurt others freely and without remorse. Antisocial pd is a wider term for people (more men) who live in contrary way toward others and society (e.g. Break laws) but could still feel bad or want to change at some point. A portion of those with apd are also psychopaths. ...Read more

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I show symptoms of antisocial personality disorder.

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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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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Where does antisocial personality disorder come from?

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Where does antisocial personality disorder come from?

Antisocial: Personality disorders are inherent in the person, shaped by earlier experiences & manifested following stressors. For antisocial, there is usually chaotic family upbringing with violence & early history of conduct disorder issues, then substance abuse & antisocial acts as they mature. ...Read more

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How to overcome a toddler's past antisocial lifestyle?

Build self esteem: What does antisocial lifestyle in a toddler mean? Toddlers are typically self-centered, and interested in discovering their abilities and limits. Here is a technique that may help: https://www.evernote.com/shard/s5/sh/ed65ea29-9734-429d-a1ed-a6d5c4836749/82b1b1126975c0a8f70bb536f80ff7f4 ...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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