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Antisocial Personality Disorder and Psychopathy by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Sun 14 Mar 2010 12:59pm Long a source of confusion, Antisocial Personality Disorder (APD) and Psychopathy are considered two distinct diagnoses by most mental health professionals.  Although often represented in the popular media as being the same disorder with different names (along with the even more confusing term "sociopath"), the terminology and how it is used ... Read on »
Tattoos Associated with Antisocial Personality Disorder? by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 12:51pm True, at least among forensic psychiatric patients according to this preliminary research. The article suggests that assessing individuals in the context of a forensic evaluation, the presence of tattoos should alert the evaluator of a possible diagnosis of Antisocial Personality Disorder. The article also indicates that the presence of tattoo ... Read on »
Antisocial personality disorder – Drug policy and court mandated addiction treatment by Adi Jaffe Posted Mon 13 Jun 2011 11:24am A recent study conducted by a group at the University of Maryland found that court-mandated addiction treatment is especially helpful for those with Antisocial personality disorder (ASPD). Using 236 men, it was found the overall success for participants without ASPD was high (85%) whether the treatment was court mandated or not. However, ... Read on »
The Dark Path to Antisocial Personality Disorder by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Feb 2012 2:18pm Image: by Chris Inside Flickr With no lab tests to guide the clinician, psychiatric diagnostics is challenging and controversial. Antisocial personality disorder is defined as “a pervasive pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others that begins in childhood or early adolescence and continues into adulthood,” acc ... Read on »
Miss Antisocial Personality Disorder by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:08pm Teeshirtsrock.com has the above item in stock for just under $25. Now, my questions for you (some rhetorical, some not) are: 1) Who would buy this shirt? 2) Whom would you buy it for?/Who would wear it? 3) Why don't they have its Miss Bulimic counterpart? 4) Any shirts on other mental or physical illnesses? (Mi ... Read on »
The Neuropsychology of Shame vs Guilt & Narcissism vs Psychopathy: The Sex Addicted Difference by Sarah Ullman Posted Mon 13 Apr 2009 3:04pm 1 Comment Whoever writes on shame knows as much about pain and failure as about the healing balm of love Few experiences in life are so pleasant as the moment of release from shame or the realization that our foibles are accepted with love     ~ Donald L. Nathanson ~  Most people, clinicians included, have difficulty diff ... Read on »
Fooling The Doctors (Part Two) by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 11:51am Continued from Part One One of the earliest known texts on faking psychiatric illness was written by Isaac Ray in 1838 and played an important role in the M'Naghten case ( and the insanity standard that arose as a result ). Mental health professionals also became aware of the different motivations behind attempts at faking. Malingered psychiat ... Read on »
ICD9 code 301.84, Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder, a personal encounter by Krystal Plonski Posted Thu 31 May 2012 12:37am This is a note that was left on my car today, which I discovered after leaving the clinic. It was folded in half and titled “Hello, Friend.” Shudder. Just re-reading the words makes me cringe. The disdain in this person’s voice is almost screaming through the scribbled ink. Also, I would just like to clarify, that I was more than 7 i ... Read on »