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Personality Disorder Antisocial Symptoms

Symptoms of antisocial personality disorder include:

  • Disregard for the safety of self or others
  • Failure to conform to social norms
  • Impulsivity or the failure to plan ahead
  • Moodiness
  • Irresponsibility and inability to hold a job or honor financial obligations
  • Irritability and aggressiveness: physical fights or assaults
  • Lack of remorse after having hurt, mistreated, or stolen from another person
  • Lack of respect for the law
  • Repeated lying
  • Depression
  • Drug and alcohol addiction

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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Personality Disorder Antisocial References
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