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Unformatted text preview: praise and reassurance; those with self-focused narcissistic personality disorder exaggerate their own importance, aided by success fantasies and find criticism hard to accept, reacting with rage/shame; borderline personality disorder have an unstable identity, relationships, unstable and impulsive emotions. Antisocial Personality Disorder: a personality disorder in which the person (usually man) exhibits a lack of conscience for wrongdoing, even toward friends and family. May be aggressive and ruthless or a clever con artist. Understanding Antisocial Personality Disorder Brain scans of some murderers with this disorder have shown reduced activity in the frontal lobes, an area of control for impulsive, aggressive behaviour. Genetic predisposition may interact with environmental influences to produce antisocial personality disorder....
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2011 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Ennis during the Fall '09 term at Waterloo.
- Fall '09