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a·so·cial

(ā-sō'shŭl),
Not social; withdrawn from society; indifferent to social rules or customs; for example, a recluse, a regressed schizophrenic person, a schizoid personality. Compare: antisocial.

a·so·cial

(ā-sō'shăl)
Not social; withdrawn from society; indifferent to social rules or customs; e.g., a recluse, a regressed schizophrenic person, a schizoid personality.
Compare: antisocial

asocial

(ā-sō′shăl) [ ¹an- + social]
1. Withdrawn from society.
2. Inconsiderate of the needs of others.
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The ASOCIAL treatment removes the scope for interpersonal comparisons by converting this two-player game into an individual decisionmaking task with as few changes as possible.
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In relation to the second objective, the dependent variable was: internal (DVj), external (DV2) and asocial (DV3) index, according to the results of the ICAP inventory.
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