Antisocial personality disorder

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    When someone is very angry they either go for a walk, isolate themselves from others, or vent to someone about their problems. They would not go terrorizing the public harming innocent people. Someone having a problem is called antisocial personality disorder which sometimes can be describe as sociopathy. According to Landfield, “Antisocial personality disorder is a condition that describes a constellation of interpersonal, emotional, and behavioral functioning marked by deceit, lack of guilt and empathy, and callous disregard for the welfare of others” (par 3). The Joker from the film Batman is a psychotic anarchist who brings chaos to the people to find Batman, and this is an example of antisocial personality disorder; the director of the…

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    Antisocial Personality Disorders Not every person can function in a normal society as we perceive it. Every individual is different according to their personality, culture, social upbringing, and various other factors. A person may not be able to fit into a social structure due to just moving into a new culture /country. However there are some people who, no matter what the circumstances are, always remain the outcast. For those who cannot participate in our social fabric, they are said to be…

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    Antisocial Personality Disorder is a disorder that is usually hard to diagnose. We don’t notice certain behaviors as being “off” until, often, it’s too late. There is a way in which an individual can be diagnosed with ASPD, according to the American Psychiatric Association, the criteria for antisocial personality disorder is displaying a disregard for the rights of others and violation of those rights in failure to conform to social normality, deceitfulness, and repeated lies, enjoys conning…

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    Antisocial Personality Disorder Antisocial Personality Disorder is one of ten different personality disorders on the DSM-V list. “Of the 10 classified types of personality disorder, borderline and Antisocial Personality Disorder are the most prominent in forensic and psychiatric settings.” (Kendall, T. et al., 2009, P.293). The disorder is predicted to be more common in men than women. The disorder is associated with suicide, violence, and risk-taking behavior. (Guy, L. S., Poythress, N. G.,…

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    Antisocial Personality Disorder The research question that I will be discussing is how does antisocial personality disorder affects people. Antisocial personality disorder is one type of personality disorder. The American Psychiatric Association defines antisocial personality disorder as “a pattern of disregarding or violating the rights of others. A person with antisocial personality disorder may not conform to social norms, may repeatedly lie or deceive others, or may act impulsively”…

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    The Joker and Antisocial Personality Disorder After doing a comprehensive observation of the famous but yet infamous character “The Joker” and researching his thoughts, behaviors, and actions, I have deduced that he suffers from antisocial personality disorder, one of the dramatic-emotional personality disorders. Antisocial personality disorder is a common diagnosis, as it affects about 200,000 people in the US per year. (Mayo Clinic, 2016). Many of the people diagnosed are men since men are…

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    Personality Disorder: Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) Personality disorders can influence social functioning. There are three types of personality disorders; avoidant personality disorder, schizoid personality disorder, histrionic personality disorder, narcissistic personality disorder, and antisocial personality disorder. A person with antisocial personality disorder is also known as a sociopath or psychopath. Psychologist or psychiatrists diagnose many serial killers as possessing…

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    Analysis ” Antisocial personality disorder is a psychosocial theory that is often referred to as psychopathy…Those that live with Antisocial Personality Disorder frequently lack empathy and tend to be heartless, sarcastic, and condescending towards the feelings, rights, and sufferings of others. They may have an exaggerated and egotistical self-appraisal and may be excessively narrow-minded, self-confident, or boastful. A personality disorder is an enduring pattern of inner experience and…

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    Antisocial Personality Disorder is a mental health condition for which a person has a long pattern of manipulation, violation and exploration of the rights of others. Often this behavior tend to be a criminal act. This disorder is a psychic pathology of nature, people going through this disorder lose track of the importance of social norms, some of them as laws and individual rights. It can be detected from 18 years of age, but some researches estimated that the symptoms and characteristics have…

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    Multiple studies have referenced cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as an effective intervention for the treatment of antisocial personality disorders (Huband, McMurran, Evans, & Duggan, 2007; National Collaborating Center for Mental Health, 2009). CBT is a well- established evidence-based treatment designed to teach individuals to identify cognitive distortions that can lead to irrational thoughts and beliefs. Once the individual has identified their cognitive distortions they can then target…

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