antisocial personality disorder

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Synonyms for antisocial personality disorder

a personality disorder characterized by amorality and lack of affect

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The autonomy-supportive coaching style has been linked to prosocial behavior (Hodge & Lonsdale, 2011), whereas the controlling coaching style has been correlated with antisocial behavior (Hodge & Gucciardi, 2015).
Research review: The importance of callous-unemotional traits for developmental models of aggressive and antisocial behavior.
More significant attachment-related backing and relational support (Machan, 2013) from the coach are related to lower levels of antisocial behavior in the sports framework.
The Results: The more time the study subjects spent watching TV, the greater the chances they had been convicted of a crime or diagnosed with antisocial behavior or aggressive personality traits.
Additionally, it incorporates different analytical techniques and research methods to examine criminal and antisocial behaviors.
This interest in the motivation and intentionality that people bring to their own behavior has grown in recent decades within the study of personality (Little, Salmela-Aro & Philps, 2007; Romero, Villar, Luengo & Gomez-Fraguela, 2009; Schmuck & Sheldon, 2001), and its relevance to the study of antisocial behavior has been demonstrated by various authors in the last several years (Carroll, Hattie, Durkin & Houghton, 2001; Emler & Reicher, 1995).
In relation to the third model, of particular interest in the present study, research has provided empirical support for depressive symptoms leading to antisocial behavior (Beyers & Loeber, 2003; Curran & Bollen, 2001; Loeber, Russo, Stouthamer-Loeber, & Lahey, 1994) as well as antisocial behavior leading to depressive symptoms (Capaldi & Stoolmiller, 1999; Feehan, McGee, & Williams, 1993; MacPhee & Andrews, 2006; Overbeek, Vollebergh, Meeus, Engels, & Luijpers, 2001; Patterson, Reid, & Dishion, 1992).
Antisocial behavior is both prevalent in Western societies and costly to the community, impacting on individuals (eg, physical damage to people and property, bullying, insecurity), as well as society at large (eg, costs of interventions and incarceration, feelings of insecurity).
Susman thinks that "eveningness" might make young adolescents vulnerable to antisocial behavior as well, and she is studying how atypical patterns of cortisol secretion might add to the problem.
Evidence for a genetic basis of antisocial behavior stems from several different lines of research.
This study was conducted to examine the effect of corporal punishment on antisocial behavior of children using stronger statistical controls than earlier literature in this area; to examine whether the effect of corporal punishment on antisocial behavior is nonlinear; and to investigate whether the effects of corporal punishment on antisocial behavior differ across racial and ethnic groups.
In an analysis of responses to questionnaires from female-female and male-male twins in the Virginia Twin Registry the investigators determined that one common genetic factor had a substantial impact on the comorbidity of four externalizing disorders (alcohol dependence, drug abuse/dependence, adult antisocial behavior, and conduct disorder).
One genetic variation may protect abused boys from converting their stressful experiences into antisocial behavior toward others.
Due to the co-occurrence of externalizing behaviors and academic deficits, children with or at-risk for antisocial behavior are among the most difficult children to teach.
A new study from the Children's Environmental Health Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center finds that both prenatal and postnatal exposure to lead are associated with antisocial behavior in children and adolescents.