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What conditions are related to antisocial personality disorder (ASPD)?

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People with antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) are charming but uncaring people. Some of them are psychopaths, a person who hurts others with calculation and manipulation. Psychopaths tend not to feel emotion and instead fake empathy.

Sociopaths, on the other hand, can more easily form attachments to others. But they still ignore social rules and tend to act more impulsively and haphazardly than psychopaths.

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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