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What is antisocial personality described as?
A pattern of disregard for and violation of the rights of others.
People with an antisocial personality may seem charming, but what are they really?
Irritable, aggressive, irresoponsible, etc.
What have people with antisocial personality disorder probably tried in their life time?
Why is it difficult to decide what is true and what is false with someone who has an antisocial personality?
Their manipulative tendencies make it hard to distinguish.
What are the symptoms of antisocial personality disorder?
- disregard for laws
- violation of physical/emotional rights of others
- lack of stability in job/family life
- lack of remorse
- superficial wit/charm
- reckelssness, impulsivity
What exacerbates and usually coexists with antisocial personality disorder?
Alcohol and drug use.