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Antisocial Personality Disorder

It is also known as sociopathy. It is a mental condition in which the individual invariably exhibits no respect and regards towards any other human. He always antagonizes, manipulates, and treats others indifferently and that too without any shame.

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I am anxious and have unstable intense relationships. Do I suffer from bipolar disorder?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19-year-old female with a height of 5 feet 5 inches and a weight of 150 pounds. I feel lonely, hostile, anxious, unstable intense relationships, and unable to control my emotions. I believe that I have antisocial behavior with bipolar disorder. Currently, I am not under medications...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. You might have a borderline personality disorder like chronic feeling of emptiness, emotional outbursts, self-harming behavior, and overwhelming behavior. You mostly feel that no one understands you in this world and face dif...  Read Full »

Kindly give me detailed information on psychopath.

Query: Hello doctor, We are both 20 years old and we were wondering if you could answer some of our questions for school. We are required to consult with a psychiatrist, but we do not have money to consult with any. Our topic is psychopathy and how psychopaths are developed. The questions are as follows. H...  Read Full »

Dr. Punya Mulky

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I would be happy to help you. What you are referring to as a psychopath is known as antisocial personality disorder in psychiatry. It is diagnosed using certain standard guidelines and criteria. These people show a persistent disregard for laws and the rights of others....  Read Full »

My son was diagnosed with ASPD. How do we deal with him?

Query: Hello doctor, My 23 year old son was diagnosed with ASPD. I have read that there in no cure. How do we deal with him? My local psychologist says he should be kept separate from the family to prevent him being parasitic. What should we do?  Read Full »

Dr. K. V. Anand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Antisocial personality disorder is a personality disorder. Those affected may lie, break laws, act impulsively and lack regard for their own safety or the safety of others. The ray of hope is that the symptoms may lessen with age. Therefore you should be always hopeful...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for NPD and ASPD?

Query: Hello doctor,I am dangerously sadistic. I enjoy it when others are suffering in any form, from stubbed toes to life-threatening injuries and torture. I have been diagnosed with NPD, though with traits from ASPD. The research on how treatable this kind of thing seems pretty inconclusive. Where do I g...  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to First of all, I have to appreciate you for asking this question. It takes a huge amount of courage to question ourselves, and especially in cases of NPD (narcissistic personality disorder) and ASPD (antisocial personality disorder). Where the individual lacks the ins...  Read Full »

Please suggest some measures to handle ASPD.

Query: Hi doctor, I thought that I may have anti-social personality disorder behavior. I know that I seem to be different from others. But I do not know the term to describe my state until I read about it.   Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is fine to have ASPD (antisocial personality disorder). There is nothing wrong with it. It is a type of nature and you need to accept it. You need to take proper care of it. You should keep control of your anger outburst and substance abuse. You should follow some li...  Read Full »

Does my behavior resemble high-functioning sociopath?

Query: Hello doctor,I am almost completely certain I am a high-functioning sociopath. I have had many people tell me this over the years, looked at dozens of websites and online tests that point towards it, and I have reflected on myself many times and come to the same conclusion. I took an IQ test a few y...  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A very interesting portrayal of yourself, I must say. A sociopath might be a judgement, you definitely have signs of cluster B personality traits, anti-social personality disorder. Such people have these characteristics of apathy, higher sense of self, no remorse, e...  Read Full »

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