Antisocial personality


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Related to Antisocial personality: borderline personality disorder, Antisocial behavior

psy·cho·path

(sī'kō-path),
Former designation for someone with an antisocial type of personality disorder.
See also: antisocial personality, sociopath.
[psycho- + G. pathos, disease]

Antisocial personality

A personality characterized by attitudes and behaviors at odds with society's customs and moral standards, including illegal acts.
Mentioned in: Malingering
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Frontal P300 decrements, alcohol dependence, and antisocial personality disorder.
The present study, using a more sophisticated approach through confirmatory factor analyses, provides more empirical evidence of one-dimensional structure of the Criminal Tendencies, Antisocial Personality, Conduct Problems, Criminal History, Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Antisocial Associates subscales in Spanish offenders.
These findings could be an indicator of continued adolescent antisocial personality traits into adulthood, although low contentiousness was not found (Aske, et al., 2010; Bailley, Lutz & Ross, 2004; Caspi, et al., 2004; Joliffe, 2013; Le Corff & Toupin, 2009; Malouff et al., 2005).
Cognitive behaviour therapy for violent men with antisocial personality disorder in the community: An exploratory randomized controlled trial.
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Therefore, the null hypothesis of no difference between an executive function of the brain, people with antisocial personality disorder and no personality disorder is rejected.
Ramos-Quiroga and his colleagues found that SUD patients with adult ADHD had a 7-fold greater rate of borderline personality disorder, a 2.8-fold increase in antisocial personality disorder, and a 4.3-fold greater prevalence of hypomanic episodes, compared with SUD patients without ADHD.
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The study also found that antisocial personality, social anxiety disorder, and PTSD were more frequent in the relatives of pathological gamblers independent of whether the relative also had pathological gambling.