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Antisocial Personality Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment

Please provide a summary of the diagnosis of antisocial personality disorder, a brief description of a treatment approach you would recommend or how the diagnosis might be applied to forensic context. Then, explain how the diagnosis informs treatment planning or could influence a court-related issue.

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Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are being asked to reflect on APD. I suggest making it concise using this simple outline below:

1. About APD - 100 words
2. Treatment & Forensic interpretation - 100 words
3. Impact in court - 100 words

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Antisocial Personality Disorder

Antisocial personality disorder (APD) is, according to the NHS (2014), "is a particularly challenging type of personality disorder, characterised by impulsive, irresponsible and often criminal behaviour. Someone with antisocial personality disorder will typically be manipulative, reckless and not care for other people's feelings. However, like other personality disorders, the disorder is on a spectrum - so it can range in severity from occasional bad behaviour, to repeatedly breaking the law and committing serious ...

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