Clusters - Sex ratio 3 more men in clinical Onset childhood...

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o Clusters Cluster A “odd” Odd, eccentric behaviors o Paranoid o Schizoid o Schizotypal* Cluster B “dramatic” Dramatic, erratic behaviors o Antisocial* o Borderline* o Histrionic o Narcissistic Cluster C “anxious” Anxious, fearful behaviors o Avoidant o Dependent o Obsessive-compulsive* o Comorbidity Axis II + Axis I = worse prognosis than axis I alone Comorbidity with another Axis II is common Antisocial personality disorder – not about not liking social situations o Clinical description Pattern of disregard for and violation of others’ rights (total disregard for social norms) – may include: Criminal activity Lying, conning, manipulative – feels 2 nd nature Impulsivity Aggressiveness Irresponsibility Lack of remorse, empathy + evidence of conduct disorder before age 15 Prevalence - 1% in the community
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Unformatted text preview: Sex ratio: 3% more men in clinical Onset: childhood o Comparisons with psychopathology (not a DSM disorder) Psychopath: • Superficial charm, glib, smooth • Conning, manipulative, pathological lying o Social predator – charm ppl into relationships and then con them out of everything • Grandiose sense of self-worth • Lack of remorse • Proneness to boredom • “successful psychopaths” successful in the world (politician, lawyer) Psychopathy – focus: underlying personality traits APD – focus: observable behaviors APD & psychopathy are related but do not perfectly overlap • DSM V – proposes anti-social psychopathic type Overlap with criminality • Psychopaths who commit crimes are more likely to repeat them (recidivism)...
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  • Spring '08
  • Antisocial personality disorder, Lack of remorse, fearful behaviors, anti-social psychopathic type, eccentric behaviors, erratic behaviors

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