Fun with Personality Disorders (Part 4)

The next disorder is classified under "Cluster B":

Diagnostic criteria for 301.7 Antisocial Personality Disorder

A. There is a pervasive pattern of disregard for and violation of the rights of others occurring since age 15 years, as indicated by three (or more) of the following:

(1) failure to conform to social norms with respect to lawful behaviors as indicated by repeatedly performing acts that are grounds for arrest
(2) deceitfulness, as indicated by repeated lying, use of aliases, or conning others for personal profit or pleasure
(3) impulsivity or failure to plan ahead
(4) irritability and aggressiveness, as indicated by repeated physical fights or assaults
(5) reckless disregard for safety of self or others
(6) consistent irresponsibility, as indicated by repeated failure to sustain consistent work behavior or honor financial obligations
(7) lack of remorse, as indicated by being indifferent to or rationalizing having hurt, mistreated, or stolen from another

B. The individual is at least age 18 years.

C. There is evidence of Conduct Disorder with onset before age 15 years. 

A rebel without a cause.  Defying their fellow man, authority, breaking the law all the way and not giving a flying fuck at all.  No regrets over consequences and no feeling of remorse over decisions.  I think I knew a few girls in my High School who were into these people.  Then again, I also knew some Freshman who idolised Frat Boys who exhibited these traits.  

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