Antisocial Personality Disorder
Which of the following is not a common disorder in people with antisocial personality disorder?
Depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, substance abuse disorders, somatization disorder, and other personality disorders are common comorbid disorders for antisocial personality disorder.
Which of the following statements about the diagnosis of antisocial personality disorder is correct?
Males have a slightly higher prevalence estimate than females.
Which of the following describes an antisocial personality disorder diagnostic symptom?
Deceitfulness is one of the symptoms associated with this illness, according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (IV-TR), which is used to diagnose psychological disorders.
Which treatment has been shown to be effective in helping people with this disorder?
Although some treatments have been shown to be semi-effective in alleviating some of the symptoms of this disorder, it is difficult to treat effectively.
What theories did Hans Eysenck have about the etiology of antisocial personality disorder?
As the cause of this disorder, Hans Eysenck proposed a biological explanation. Repressed childhood memories are explained psychoanalytically, classical conditioning is explained through behaviorism, and self-actualization is a humanistic concept.
Which of the following is an indication that a child may develop an antisocial personality disorder?
Although children cannot be formally diagnosed with this disorder until they reach the age of eighteen, cruelty to animals is a common symptom of developing this disorder. Of course, not every child will develop this disorder. Other indicators include lying, truancy, and risk-taking, but these are merely indicators, not diagnoses.
What would a person with this disorder's response be if they took the Thematic Apperception Test?
Antisocial personality disorder patients disregard rules and social norms. A story about a hero who can do whatever he wants without fear of repercussions would show that in an ideal world, they could do the same.