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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As an adult, he abused drugs, which is common among people with antisocial personality disorder, and experienced delusions about an impending armageddon.
Research on prefrontal functioning in alcoholics and individuals with antisocial personality disorder symptoms has suggested that both groups may be impaired on tasks sensitive to compromised orbitofrontal functioning.
Risk factors that lead to the development of conduct disorder and antisocial personality disorder.
Dyfed Thomas, Kurek's barrister, said his client had been diagnosed as suffering from an antisocial personality disorder which, he said, was difficult to treat.
Reduced prefrontal gray matter volume and reduced autonomic activity in antisocial personality disorder.
Antisocial Personality Disorder, also known as sociopathy, is a mental condition in which a person consistently shows no regard for right and wrong and ignores the rights and feelings of others.
Persons with antisocial personality disorder display a disregard for the rights of others that can put them at odds with the legal system (Table).
The 108 volunteers were recruited from five temporary employment agencies in Los Angeles and split into three categories - those with a history of lying, a group who had neither an antisocial personality disorder nor a history of pathological lying and a third control group all of whom had an antisocial personality disorder but no history of pathological lying.
But people with that condition currently meet criteria for antisocial personality disorder, "so it would not meet the gap in coverage criteria for a new disorder," he said.
First said people with that condition currently meet criteria for antisocial personality disorder, "so it would not meet the gap in coverage criteria for a new disorder.
Such information might include a man's marital status, whether he becomes sexually aroused when looking at pictures or hearing recordings depicting rape, and the presence of psychiatric conditions, such as antisocial personality disorder.
Recent research suggests that people with antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) may be more prone to alcohol-related aggression than people without ASPD.
The severity of symptoms of antisocial personality disorder can vary in severity.
These Napoleonic revelations follow another researcher's recent announcement that the Biblical hero Samson had antisocial personality disorder.
Dougherty, people with antisocial personality disorder (ASPD), a psychiatric condition characterized by a pervasive pattern of violent behavior and/or a general disregard for other people's rights, may be particularly susceptible to alcohol-related aggression.