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How does a person with antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) behave?

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People with antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) can be witty, charming, and fun to be around -- but they also lie and exploit others. ASPD makes people uncaring. Someone with the disorder may act rashly, destructively, and unsafely without feeling guilty when their actions hurt other people.

From: Antisocial Personality Disorder WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institutes of Health: " Antisocial Personality Disorder: Treatment, Management and Prevention."

Lenzenweger, MF. September 2007. Biological Psychiatry,

Ogloff, JR. , June-July 2006. Psychiatry

Fazel, S. February 2002. The Lancet,

Glenn, AL. , Oxford University Press, 2011 The Oxford Handbook of Social Neuroscience

Mayo Clinic: “Antisocial personality disorder.”

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on March 12, 2016

SOURCES:

National Institutes of Health: " Antisocial Personality Disorder: Treatment, Management and Prevention."

Lenzenweger, MF. September 2007. Biological Psychiatry,

Ogloff, JR. , June-July 2006. Psychiatry

Fazel, S. February 2002. The Lancet,

Glenn, AL. , Oxford University Press, 2011 The Oxford Handbook of Social Neuroscience

Mayo Clinic: “Antisocial personality disorder.”

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on March 12, 2016

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