M A Psychology, Integrated Clinical Hypnotherapy, Post Graduate Diploma in Child Guidance
Psychologist, Navi Mumbai
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An anti-social parent is most likely to have an anti-social child.
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The genes may play a role in making you anti-social but the trigger to commit anti-social acts are pulled by certain situations in life. If a child grows up by seeing the parent commit repeated anti-social activities and hurting people and stealing usually tend to become a psychopath or antisocial as well. So, an anti-social personality disorder is a result of both genetic factors and environmental factors. If a young adult or even a child shows anti-social symptoms, they usually inherit from his/her anti-social biological parent.
An anti-social personality disorder is not that serious to land an affected person in jail.
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Anti-social personality disorder is condition that triggers a person to get reckless and aggressive, cause them to hurt other people which may also be as grave as murdering somebody or getting involved in violence. Such people do not feel remorseful even after committing such grave crimes. Hence, anti-social personality disorder is a serious condition that may cause a person to land in jail as a result of committing a crime.
Which of the following medication are used to treat anti-social personality disorder?
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The combination of lithium and carbamazepine works best to treat and ease the symptoms of anti-social personality disorder. These drugs are used to control impulsive behaviour and aggression. SSRIs, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are a class of anti-depressants that helps several other personality disorders and anger.
What other treatment methods than medication can be used to treat anti-social personality disorder?
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Psychotherapy is also known as talk therapy that is usually used along with medication to treat anti-social personality disorder. The therapy includes violence and anger management along with other mental disorders. Treatment using only psychotherapy may not be enough and effective and hence, medication must also be used for treatment.
If you do not tend to feel sorry, you are probably psychopath.
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Lack of remorse is a sign that indicates you are probably suffering from antisocial personality disorder. People who are usually indifferent to other s pain, do not feel sorry for hurting or mistreating somebody, can be termed as a psychopath. The other symptoms of antisocial personality disorder are reckless disregard, impulsivity, deceitfulness, consistent irresponsibility and aggressiveness.