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How is antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) treated?

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Antisocial personality disorder can be treated with behavioral therapy or psychotherapy in individual or group settings. Psychiatric medications like mood stabilizers or some atypical antipsychotics to treat symptoms like impulsive aggression. The FDA has not approved any medications specifically for antisocial personality disorder.

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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