What Is Antisocial Personality Disorder? - Symptoms, Treatment & Causes


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Which of the following statements is NOT true?

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1. While no effective treatment has been found to treat antisocial personality disorder, often ________ seems to help.

2. Antisocial personality disorder is BEST defined as:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of features of antisocial personality disorder. Some of the material you'll be assessed on includes a definition of antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) as well as the age at which symptoms of ASPD may be evident.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Treatment that seems to alleviate antisocial personality disorder
  • Antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) defined
  • Genetic and social truths about ASPD
  • Age at which symptoms of ASPD can occur
  • Description of personality disorders as a general category of thoughts and behaviors

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on features of antisocial personality disorder
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding treatments for ASPD and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the age symptoms of ASPD may be present
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about personality disorders in general, antisocial personality disorder in specific

Additional Learning

Get even more details on this psychology topic when you review the lesson entitled What Is Antisocial Personality Disorder? - Symptoms, Treatment & Causes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the term 'antisocial'
  • Describe personality disorders in general terms
  • Know the specific characteristics of antisocial personality disorder (ASPD)
  • Relate the effects behavioral therapy seems to have on ASPD
  • Explain the nature vs. nurture debate in ASPD
  • Understand the features of antisocial personality disorder