Anti-social personality disorder
was found in 83 (59%) of patients.
Cunningham, who had previous convictions for 68 offences - including assault, possessing a blade, witness intimidation, offence weapon harassment and racially aggravated public order offence - was said by Kenneth Grant, defending, to have an anti-social personality disorder
made worse by his regular use of cannabis.
The researchers used Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to scan the brains of 44 violent adult male offenders diagnosed with Anti-Social Personality Disorder
Ms McCarthy, 26, suffers from what doctors described as an anti-social personality disorder
Co-morbid psychiatric disorders * in adult ADHD subjects (N=25) Co-morbidities Current Lifetime N (%) N (%) Oppositional defiant disorder 6 (24) 1 (4) Major depressive disorder 6 (24) Substance abuse/dependence 5 (20) Social phobia 2 (8) Specific phobia 2 (8) Undifferentiated somatoform disorder 2 (8) Bipolar affective disorder 2 (8) Obsessive compulsive disorder 2 (8) Pain disorder due to psychological causes 1 (4) Male erectile disorder 1 (4) Generalized anxiety disorder 1 (4) Anti-social personality disorder
1 (4) Multiple co-morbidities 6 (24) 8 (32) * Not mutually exclusive
Medical evidence showed although hew as not mentally ill, he had an anti-social personality disorder
and was an alcoholic.
73 was furthermore found between the SCID and Shedler-Westen Assessment Procedure-200 (SWAP-200) for the anti-social personality disorder
(Marin-Avellan, Mcgauley, Campbell & Fonagy, 2005:36).
It says they will not admit anyone who has serious offending behaviour, an anti-social personality disorder
, dementia, drug abuse potential, or alcohol abuse potential.
Problem gamblers have been shown to be at increased risk of depression, anti-social personality disorder
, phobias and chemical dependency, as well as cardiac arrest due to stress and hypertension.
Menzies, who suffered from an anti-social personality disorder
, had a dangerous fascination with violence, which grew from a troubled childhood.