Antisocial Personality Disorder
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- Antisocial personality disorder (ASPD), as defined in the DSM-5, describes a "pervasive pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others. The disorder begins in childhood or early adolescence and continues into adulthood". Antisocial personality disorder must be distinguished from general criminal behavior.
- The behavior of the person tends to be impulsive and is often criminal.
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Last updated: October 22, 2014
Dorsey, Ky, and Jeffrey Janofsky. "Antisocial Personality Disorder." Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide, 2014. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787093/all/Antisocial_Personality_Disorder.
Dorsey , Janofsky J. Antisocial Personality Disorder. Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. 2014. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787093/all/Antisocial_Personality_Disorder. Accessed September 21, 2019.
Dorsey, ., & Janofsky, J. (2014). Antisocial Personality Disorder. In Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787093/all/Antisocial_Personality_Disorder
Dorsey , Janofsky J. Antisocial Personality Disorder [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. ; 2014. [cited 2019 September 21]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787093/all/Antisocial_Personality_Disorder.
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