Anti-Social Personality Disorder, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions

by Kenneth Kee

Publisher: Kenneth Kee

Publication Date: October 16, 2018

ISBN: 9780463298251

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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This book describes Anti-Social Personality Disorder, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases
An antisocial personality disorder should be related to an anti-social condition but surprisingly it is more about criminal, delinquents and heartless people!

Antisocial personality disorder is a mental disorder in which a person has a chronic pattern of manipulating, exploiting, or violating the rights of others without remorse.
This form of behavior is often criminal in nature.
Impulsive and criminal behavior is frequent.
Those with ASPD often has an impaired moral conscience and make decisions driven purely by their own desires without improving the needs or negative effects of their actions on others.
People with anti-social personality disorder (ASPD) can be witty, charming, and fun to be around but they also lie and exploit others.
Studies indicate that the average intelligence of anti-social personalities is higher than the normal.
Anti-social personalities do have a superficial charm.
They can be attentive and cunning and have an instinctive ability to:
1.Quickly observe and analyze others,
2.Determine their needs and preferences, and
3.Present it in a manner to facilitate manipulation and exploitation.
They are able to hurt and use other people in this manner, without remorse, guilt, shame or regret.
To be anti-social is to be against society: against regulations, normal behaviors, laws and acceptable behavior.
Modern diagnostic systems regard ASPD to involve two related disorders:

  1. A "psychopath" is someone whose harmful actions toward others are likely to indicate calculation, manipulation and cunning.
    They also are likely not to feel emotion and pretend empathy for others.
    They can be deceivingly charismatic and charming.
    Psychopathy is normally genetically based
  2. By contrast, ...