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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It has found that students who cheat are more likely to fit the profile for subclinical psychopathy- a personality disorder defined by erratic lifestyle, and manipulation, callousness antisocial tendencies.
Similarly, the history reveals that the environment of his baradari itself provokes such antisocial tendencies in him.
The findings indicate that locus of control and antisocial tendencies had significant direct and indirect effects on unethical computer usage behavior, and social norms have significant indirect effects on it.
The Prime Minister has suggested the possibility of scanning pregnant women to see if the unborn child is likely to have antisocial tendencies and now we hear of spy electronics in our dustbins.
Additionally, these two offender groups scored higher on the Antisocial Tendencies, Chemical Abuse, Thought Disturbance, and Self-Depreciation measures among the Harris-Lingoes scales.
We want industry to succeed but recognize that its antisocial tendencies must be tamed via regulation in the public interest.
By rating a child in terms of each risk trait, parents and teachers can develop a shared understanding of problem areas and work together to correct specific antisocial tendencies before they become criminal habits.
Family studies indicate that fathers with severe antisocial tendencies have significantly higher lifetime alcohol dependencies and drug abuse or drug dependence diagnoses compared to fathers whose antisocial behavior desisted in adulthood.
A single neurological problem may underlie both childhood ADHD and later antisocial tendencies, or a variety of biological and social influences may shape the troubled behavior of youngsters who then receive a common diagnosis such as ADHD or antisocial or conduct disorder, Hartmann argues.
Here is one movie that does not characterize troubled youth purely in pathological terms; Will and his pals are decent, likable guys whose mildly antisocial tendencies are primarily a means for keeping life interesting.
But, individuals who manifest symptoms of ADHD in childhood and develop antisocial tendencies in adolescence have a significantly higher rate of confrontational contacts with the criminal justice system than do members of the general population.