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Antisocial Personality Disorder Treatment | Psych Central

Antisocial Personality Disorder Treatment | Psych Central

Another Interesting article. Abstract: Antisocial personality disorder is often misunderstood by both professionals and laypeople. Confused with the popular terms, “sociopath” or “psychopath,” someone who suffers from this disorder can be discriminated against within the mental health system, because of the symptoms of their disorder. Because there is usually a pervasive lack of remorse, and many time any feelings at all, they are assumed not to have any real feelings by many professionals. This can lead to difficulties within treatment….

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Antisocial Disorder in Women

Antisocial Disorder in Women

An Interesting article Abstract: Antisocial disorder is a serious problem that many women in today’s world are facing today. Those diagnosed with it often struggle with bouts of violence, excessive lying, and inappropriate behavior; they’re sometimes in trouble with the law, and they may violate the rights of others. This personality disorder is a chronic mental illness that can make women feel abnormal and alone; it affects their thoughts and the way situations are perceived. Source: Antisocial Disorder in Women

Antisocial Personality Disorder Symptoms, Signs, Statistics, & Side Effects – Addiction Hope

Antisocial Personality Disorder Symptoms, Signs, Statistics, & Side Effects – Addiction Hope

Another interesting article which correlates with my experience. Abstract: What is Antisocial Personality Disorder? Antisocial personality disorder is a chronic mental health condition in which a person’s way of relating to others is abnormal and destructive, characterized by a pattern of criminal behavior, manipulation, and exploiting the rights of others.  Individuals suffering with antisocial personality disorder often have a criminal history, legal difficulties, and impulsive behaviors.  These behaviors typically begin in childhood or early adolescence and continue into adulthood.  The…

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ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDER – Antisocial Personality Disorder – National Library of Medicine – PubMed Health

ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDER – Antisocial Personality Disorder – National Library of Medicine – PubMed Health

An interesting and detailed article. Abstract: This guideline is concerned with the treatment and management of people with antisocial personality disorder in primary, secondary and tertiary care. Various terms have been used to describe those who consistently exploit others and infringe society’s rules for personal gain as a consequence of their personality traits, including antisocial personality disorder, sociopathy and psychopathy. Both the current editions of the major classificatory systems—the International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision (ICD-10; World Health Organization [WHO],…

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The Truth About Female Psychopaths, From Those Who Know | Psychopaths and Love

The Truth About Female Psychopaths, From Those Who Know | Psychopaths and Love

An interesting piece Abstract: Men who were involved with female psychopaths tell their heartbreaking stories. Behind their mask, they are cold-hearted, callous, and lack empathy. Source: The Truth About Female Psychopaths, From Those Who Know | Psychopaths and Love

Cultures as a Causative of Mental Disorder

Cultures as a Causative of Mental Disorder

Another interesting clinical but thought provoking article. Abstract: A review of previous papers makes it evident that mental disorder is considered to be the product of multiple factors. The present paper is in harmony with this orientation, and its title, which was assigned to us, should not be interpreted as implying ideas of mono-causal relationship. The discussion of our topic will be necessarily limited and selective, since talking about culture in its global sense touches on virtually all aspects of…

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What is Borderline Personality Disorder? (Mental Health Guru) – YouTube

What is Borderline Personality Disorder? (Mental Health Guru) – YouTube

An interesting short video about Borderline Personality Disorder.  

Understanding psychopaths

Understanding psychopaths

  An interesting article   Abstract: The successful TV series Dexter, based on Jeff Lindsay’s novels of the same name, follows Dexter Morgan, a forensic blood spatter expert for the Miami Dade Police Department. He hunts down people who have escaped justice and then kills them. Quirky, charming but often murderously violent Dexter’s character oscillates between normality and controlled psychopathic fury. But does Dexter represent the typical psychopathic serial killer? For that matter do psychopaths really exist or are they,…

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Till Death Do Us Part – How Psychopaths Mask As Soul Mates

Till Death Do Us Part – How Psychopaths Mask As Soul Mates

An interesting article Abstract: Violence in relationships doesn’t just happen out of nowhere. There are many reliable warning signs present from the beginning of a fast paced relationship Source: Till Death Do Us Part – How Psychopaths Mask As Soul Mates

Antisocial personality disorder: prevention and management | Guidance and guidelines | NICE

Antisocial personality disorder: prevention and management | Guidance and guidelines | NICE

  An online guide, and a very interesting read: Review decision date: February 2014 Review decision: Following consultation with stakeholders this guideline has now been placed on the static list. Next review date: TBC Antisocial personality disorder is the name given to a condition that affects a person’s thoughts, emotions and behaviour. Antisocial means behaving in a way that is disruptive to, and may be harmful to, other people. The advice in the NICE guideline covers: The care, treatment and support that…

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