personality disorder

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personality disorder

[‚pərs·ən′al·əd·ē dis‚ȯrd·ər]
(psychology)
Any of various disorders characterized by abnormal behavior rather than by neurotic, psychotic, or mental disturbances.
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The study sample included 97 individuals who were hospitalized between December 2012 and April 2013 and gave their consent to participate in this study The diagnostic distribution of the sample were as follows: antisocial personality disorder 55.
In the opinion of Frances and Ross (2001), "The only effective treatment for Antisocial Personality Disorder appears to be the passage of time.
There is a difference between component of the executive functions of the brain of people with antisocial personality disorder and no personality disorder.
Table 1 Baseline characteristics of pathological gamblers by antisocial personality disorder status and sex No Antisocial Antisocial Personality Disorder Personality Disorder Male Female Male (26) Female (101) (89) (10) Employed full time, % 66.
Let's consider what individuals with substance use issues and those with antisocial personality disorder have in common.
While increased reliance on the mental health system to treat and control antisocial behavior is largely grounded in concerns for public safety, litigation and legislative actions in New York State serve to require intensive mental health programming for some individuals diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder who experience difficulty with prison structure.
inllai: cl self-appraisal and superficial chan [much less than] are features that have commonly been included in traditional conceptions of psychopathy and may be particularly distinguishing of antisocial personality disorder in prison or forensic settings where criminal, delinquent or aggressive acts are likely to be nonspecific," the actual diagnostic criteria are largely behavioral and do not require such personality features.
Prior studies have observed an increased risk for antisocial personality disorder in adults in the general population with ADHD.
Malingering, a diagnosis often associated with antisocial personality disorder in the DSM-IV, which I have never considered as often as I do now.
But Dr Peter said he disagreed with the other medical experts' conclusion that Hall suffered from an antisocial personality disorder.
It most often affects women, especially those who are depressed, and men who display violent and criminal tendencies classed as antisocial personality disorder.
For example, a man with antisocial personality disorder may not be aware that others regard his behavior as unduly calculating and self-serving.