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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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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 are the symptoms of neurotic personality disorder?

Over reactive: Freud was one of the first to describe the neurotic personality, although there is no formal diagnosis of neurotic personality disorder. It has come to mean an individual who is emotionally over reactive because of the failure to repress certain drives and conflicts. These individuals find it difficult to sit thru scary movies, they take things too personally, and are easily moved to tears. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of egocentric personality disorder?

What are the symptoms of egocentric personality disorder?

Narcissism: Do you mean narcissistic personality disorder? Narcissistic personality disorder is characterized by unwarranted feelings of self-importance. A sense of entitlement and grandiosity. They have a strong need for admiration, but lack feelings of empathy. These qualities are usually defenses against a deep feeling of inferiority. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are typical symptoms of antisocial personality disorder?

No Regard for Others: People with antisocial personality disorder typically have http://www.Medicinenet.Com/antisocial_personality_disorder/article.Htmfor right and wrong, often violate the law and the rights of others, landing in frequent trouble or conflict.; may lie, behave violently, and have drug and alcohol problems, may not be able to fulfill responsibilities to family, work or school: http://www.Medicinenet.Com. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of avoidant personailty disorder?

Turtle shell: They feel inadequate and are very sensitive to what others think of them so they avoid activities with other people, socially, at work, etc. ...Read more

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What are the typical symptoms of borderline personality disorder?

What are the typical symptoms of borderline personality disorder?

Borderline PD: Is characterized by unstable relationships. This often leads to other problems such as anxiety, depression and self harming behaviors. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of schizotypal personality disorder?

What are the signs and symptoms of schizotypal personality disorder?

Schizotypal personality: Long-term pattern of thoughts and behaviors causing serious problems with relationships and work characterized by disomfort in social situations, inappropriate displays of feelings, no close friends, odd behavior or appearance, odd beliefs, fantasies, or preoccupations, and odd speech. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of dissociative identity disorder?

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What are the symptoms of dissociative identity disorder?

DID (Multiple Person: Also called multiple personality do, is characterized by at least 2 distinct identities that alternately control one's behavior, accompanied by memory impairment for important information, not due to influence of illicit substances or seizures or other medical condition. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of schizo affective disorder?

What are the symptoms of schizo affective disorder?

Symptoms: are that of Psychosis like delusions and hallucinations as well as mood disorders like Depression or Bipolar symptoms. Symptoms may cycle ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of schizoaffective disorder?

What are the symptoms of schizoaffective disorder?

Schizoaffective disorder: Is a disorder of brain function. A person with schizoaffective disorder has severe changes in mood ( depression or mania) and some of the psychotic symptoms of schizophrenia, such as hallucinations, delusions, and disorganized thinking. However neither symptom complex predominates to the exclusion of the other. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a personality disorder?

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Personality disorder: Persistent pattern of abnormality in mood, behavior and cognitive/perceptive functions, sufficient to cause distress or interfere with daily functions, not attributed to other psychiatric or physiological illnesses or effect of illicit substances. Symptoms are further classified depending on type of personality disorder. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of "antisocial personality disorder" that are first noticed?

Antisocial PD: Begins as conduct disorder in childhood or adolescence. Trouble with authority, serious rule breaking, deceit, stealing and aggression toward animals or people are some of the early signs that may indicate a problem. ...Read more

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What are the signs of having dissociative personality disorder?

Can be difficult: One has to be careful with this diagnosis, as individuals can be prone to believing they have this based upon unwitting reinforcment of the idea by an inexperienced or naive professional. This is serious and one should find and experienced provider. Often there is a history of abuse, and disting periods of time where an individual has conductied activities for which they have no recall. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of "antisocial personality disorder"? Same as sociopath?

Basically Same: The term "sociopath" is a description have used with people who have antisocial personality disorder. The hallmark of this disorder is a lack of regard or empathy for other people. This type of person will tend to use others only for personal gain and will tend to be calculating and callous in dealing with others. Episodes of aggression are often seen as well. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a personality disorder?

Depends on type : Symptoms of personality disorders depend on the type of personality disorder. According to dsm-iv-tr, these are the general symptoms: *an enduring pattern of behavior that deviates markedly from the norm. * ways of perceiving and interpreting self, other people and events.* inappropriate emotional response.* interpersonal functioning* impulse control.* inflexible and pervasive pattern. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of childhood bipolar disorder?

What are the symptoms of childhood bipolar disorder?

Officially? None.: It is not in the dsm. I'm glad, but some think it should be and that the symptoms are similar to adult but are marked by more rapid mood swings, hyperactivity and irritability. The highs and lows are intense and can be dangerous. These symptoms must also cause significant distress in the child, occur in more than just one setting -at school and at home- and last for at least 2 weeks. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of dissociative identity disorder?

What are the main symptoms of dissociative identity disorder?

DID: In did, there are two or more distinct identities or personality states that continually have power over the person's behavior. There's also inability to recall key personal information that is too far-reaching to be simple forgetfulness. There are also highly distinct memory -- and even physiological -- variations which fluctuate with the person's different personality states or "alters". ...Read more

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What are symptoms of bipolar and symptoms of borderline personalility disorder?

What are symptoms of bipolar and symptoms of borderline personalility disorder?

They are different: Bipolar disorder is when a person experiences both extremely out of the ordinary moods (e.g. Reduced need for sleep, feeling high but with no drugs, etc) which then alternates with clinical depression. These two cycle back and forth. Borderline personality disorder on the other hand is a long-standing set of traits that a person has that include fear of abandonment and extreme emotions, etc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a psychopathic personality?

What are the symptoms of a psychopathic personality?

AKA Antisocial: Today we use the term "antisocial" when referring to a person considered to be psychopathic. Such an indvidual has no regard for the life or well-being of others. They do not follow or conform to the usual laws or rules that govern society. From street criminals to mass-murderers to heads of large corporations to politicians to law enforcement personnel, psychopathic individuals are all around. ...Read more

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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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What are typical symptoms of antisocial personality disorder?

No Regard for Others: People with antisocial personality disorder typically have http://www.Medicinenet.Com/antisocial_personality_disorder/article.Htmfor right and wrong, often violate the law and the rights of others, landing in frequent trouble or conflict.; may lie, behave violently, and have drug and alcohol problems, may not be able to fulfill responsibilities to family, work or school: http://www.Medicinenet.Com. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of "antisocial personality disorder" that are first noticed?

Antisocial PD: Begins as conduct disorder in childhood or adolescence. Trouble with authority, serious rule breaking, deceit, stealing and aggression toward animals or people are some of the early signs that may indicate a problem. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of "antisocial personality disorder"? Same as sociopath?

Basically Same: The term "sociopath" is a description have used with people who have antisocial personality disorder. The hallmark of this disorder is a lack of regard or empathy for other people. This type of person will tend to use others only for personal gain and will tend to be calculating and callous in dealing with others. Episodes of aggression are often seen as well. ...Read more

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What are typical symptoms of somebody with antisocial personality disorder?

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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What symptoms usually go along with antisocial personality disorder?

What symptoms usually go along with antisocial personality disorder?

Lack of empathy: Remember that any personality disorder must be a pervasive, enduring pattern of behavior. For aspd the core deficits include a lack of empathy or regard for others. Lying, stealing, "conning" or "scamming" others, reckless disregard for the safety of others, aggressive, irritable, impulsive, may have legal problems. ...Read more

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How do you know if someone has antisocial personality disorder? What are the symptoms?

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, 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. Causes are usually genetics & environmental factors combined. ...Read more

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I live with someone who could have antisocial personality disorder. What are the major symptoms of this condition?

Symptoms of: Antisocial personality disorder include disregard for right and wrong, persistent lying or deceipt, using charm or wit to manipulate others, intimidation of others, trouble with the law, potentially violent behavior, repeatedly violating the rights of others, lack of remorse, impulsive behavior, agitation and irresponsibility. These are very difficult people to deal with. ...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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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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What sort of problem is antisocial personality disorder?

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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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How do I know if I have antisocial personality disorder?

How do I know if I have antisocial personality disorder?

You may not.: Make an appointment with a psychiatrist and be as open and honest as you can be. Very likely, just because you asked the question, you will leave the office feeling better. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have antisocial personality disorder?

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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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How do disocial & antisocial personality disorder differ?

Dissocial PD: En.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/dissocial_personality_disorder antisocial personality disorder (aspd), also called dissocial personality disorder, is a personality disorder characterized by a pervasive pattern of disregard for ... They are different names for the same disorder. Antisocial personality disorder is the term that is used most in the United States at this time. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is antisocial personality disorder?

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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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Antisocial Personality Disorder (Definition)

A condition in which someone meets their own needs but disregards those of others to the point where he or she may ...Read more