antisocial personality disorder

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antisocial personality disorder

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A personality disorder characterized by chronic antisocial behavior and violation of the law and the rights of others.
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Noun1.antisocial personality disorder - a personality disorder characterized by amorality and lack of affectantisocial personality disorder - a personality disorder characterized by amorality and lack of affect; capable of violent acts without guilt feelings (`psychopathic personality' was once widely used but was superseded by `sociopathic personality' to indicate the social aspects of the disorder, but now `antisocial personality disorder' is the preferred term)
personality disorder - inflexible and maladaptive patterns of behavior
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Anti Social Personality Disorder (ASPD) belongs to Cluster B of Personality Disorders pertaining to distortions in emotional control, tendency to dramatise or erratic reactions Unlike other personality disorders, ASPD often gains visibility in media due to its association with unlawful or criminal activities despite otherwise normal or at times vibrant appearances.
Giovanni Lazara, unnumbered folio, 1485; ASPd, Notarile, busta 2678, fol.
ASSIST scores divided according to MINI-plus diagnoses of ADHD and ASPD were also compared using independent t-tests.
Other studies, however, have suggested that ASPD might interact with ALDH2*2 to influence alcohol dependence.
While ASPD 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).
Para pensar en el desarrollo del ASPD como un metodo valido de investigacion en ciencias sociales, debemos destacar los principales postulados epistemicos, que sirvan como base para el analisis aplicado.
A Ramadan tent set up by ASPD in association with Doha International Airport (DIA) has hosted several activities.
The most promising approaches to ASPD clients include the following components:
Psychopathy's definition is distinguished from that of antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) by its emphasis on intrapsychic and interpersonal elements of personality style, rather than on the observable behaviors stipulated by most of the ASPD diagnostic criteria.