Female participants were excluded for the following reasons: (a) the male to female ratio for ASPD
is 9 to 1, respectively (APA, 2000), and thus female participants would be not representative of the target populations desired in this study; (b) the neuropeptide oxytocin increases levels of luteinizing hormone (Evans, Reid, Wakeman, Croft, & Benny, 2003), which could potentially affect the regularly occurring menstrual cycles of female participants; and (c) to our knowledge there are no reports of the interactions of oxytocin administration with oral contraceptives (i.
is relatively rare in the general population (2-3% prevalence), in the criminal justice population it is exceedingly common, with a prevalence rate of about 50% (Moran, 1999).
Aiming to solve the blurred images on conventional LCDs, AUO has successfully developed a new ASPD
technology at 120Hz frame rate (doubling the current frame rate) for its 42'' Full HD (1920x1080) LCD.
Previous research has shown that psychopaths' brains differ structurally from healthy brains, but until now, none have examined these differences within a population of violent offenders with ASPD
This is perhaps more true of ASPD
than of any of the other personality disorders.
The diagnostic criteria of SMIs are primarily symptom constellations, whereas the criteria for ASPD
are notable for the predominance of behaviors not clearly caused by a particular symptom.
One of the reported complications of ASPD
is the use of alcohol, sedatives, hypnotic agents or stimulants to treat insomnia and sleepiness symptoms, which can lead to abuse of these substances.
Comorbid personality disorders have been systematically examined less frequently, with the exception of ASPD
(Bauer and Hesselbrock 1999; Ceballos et al.
In contrast, patients with ASPD
had double the risk for relapse with positive (HR 1.
These relationships were observed after adjusting for gender, age, race/ethnicity and presence of ASPD
Rates of lifetime DSM-III-R ASPD
were also elevated and were higher among men than women [[chi square](1, N = 469) = 18.
He also burned Philistine fields showing classic ASPD
impulsiveness and inability to conform to social norms.