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SYMPTOMS:

failure to conform to social norms with respect to lawful

behaviours as indicated by repeatedly performing acts that are grounds for arrest. deception, as indicated by repeatedly lying, use of aliases, or conning others for personal profit or pleasure. impulsivity or failure to plan ahead. irritability and aggressiveness, as indicated by repeated physical fights or assaults. reckless disregard for safety of self or others; consistent irresponsibility, as indicated by repeated failure to sustain consistent work behaviour or honour financial obligations. lack of remorse, as indicated by being indifferent to or rationalizing having hurt, mistreated, or stolen from another.

Callous unconcern for the feelings of others. Gross and persistent attitude of irresponsibility and

disregard for social norms, rules, and obligations. Incapacity to maintain enduring relationships, though having no difficulty in establishing them. Very low tolerance to frustration and a low threshold for discharge of aggression, including violence. Incapacity to experience guilt or to profit from experience, particularly punishment. Marked readiness to blame others or to offer plausible rationalizations for the behaviour that has brought the person into conflict with society.

CAUSES:
result

of a combination of biologic/genetic and environmental factors. smaller amygdala exposed to life events such as abuse or neglect that tend to put the person at risk for development of the disorder. substance abuse attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) reading disorder, or conduct disorder, which is diagnosed in children. People who experience a temporary or permanent brain dysfunction, also called organic brain damage, are at risk for developing violent or otherwise criminal behaviours.

a history of prenatal drug exposure or malnutrition.

childhood physical, sexual, or emotional abuse.


deprivation or abandonment associating with peers who engage in antisocial behaviour

or a parent who is either antisocial or alcoholic.


is common among people who are in prison.

TREATMENT:

need encouragement from others or treatment to be mandated by a court. group therapy can be useful in helping people learn how to interact better with others. Cognitive behavioural therapy and behaviour modification can help change problematic patterns of thinking and encourage positive behaviours. the management of offending behaviour.

Presented by:

Dennis Jr O. Amuguis Christelle Medes Claudine Villanueva Princess Abata