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Why isn't there treatment for antisocial personality disorder?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: The number one

Reason why there is little treatment available for antisocial personality disorder is that the person does not feel the need nor the desire for treatment.

In brief: The number one

Reason why there is little treatment available for antisocial personality disorder is that the person does not feel the need nor the desire for treatment.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Denial?

Antisocial personality disorder, or asp is present in around one percent of the population.
Sociopaths generally have no remorse for their actions and don't really think they have a problem. Asp folks may think, for example, that there is nothing wrong with taking your stuff. Most end up incarcerated, prison is full of people with asp.

In brief: Denial?

Antisocial personality disorder, or asp is present in around one percent of the population.
Sociopaths generally have no remorse for their actions and don't really think they have a problem. Asp folks may think, for example, that there is nothing wrong with taking your stuff. Most end up incarcerated, prison is full of people with asp.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Antisocial

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. There generally is no "curing" these people, as they are extremely resistant to treatment.

In brief: Antisocial

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. There generally is no "curing" these people, as they are extremely resistant to treatment.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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