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Antisocial personality disorder

antisocial personality disorder

antisocial personality disorder n.
A personality disorder characterized by a history of continuous and chronic antisocial behavior that is not attributable to severe mental retardation, schizophrenia, or manic episodes. Also called antisocial personality.
Contemporary Examples

Few of those who believe Hernandez is guilty will be surprised by a diagnosis of antisocial personality disorder.
Is Pedro Hernandez, the Suspect in the Etan Patz Case, Mentally Ill? Michael Daly June 11, 2012

antisocial personality disorder
(ān’tē-sō’shəl, ān’tī-)
See under personality disorder.


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