antisocial personality disorder

  1. a personality disorder characterized by amorality and lack of affect; capable of violent acts without guilt feelings (`psychopathic personality' was once widely used but was superseded by `sociopathic personality' to indicate the social aspects of the disorder, but now `antisocial personality disorder' is the preferred term)
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  • Conclusions Reective parental rearing behavior, low educational level of fat her, low income, single-parent family and parental divorce are risk factors of antisocial personality disorder criminals.
  • They use the term antisocial personality disorder. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
  • High rates of parental antisocial personality disorder, substance abuse, and maternal depression have been found in boys referred to clinics for aggressive behavior.
  • Evidence suggests that conduct disorders in general lead directly to externalizing disorders such as adult antisocial personality disorder and alcoholism.
  • The combination of impulsive sensation-seeking and aggression was also related to antisocial personality disorder among male prisoners and to level of cocaine abuse.
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) now classifies "dissocial personality disorder" or antisocial personality disorder or sociopathy as a disease. Portrait of a Killer
  • About 3 percent of men and about 1 percent of women have antisocial personality disorder, with much higher percentages among the prison population.
  • Childhood conduct problems continued to be significantly associated with risk for young adult antisocial personality disorder.
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