Jennifer Koser Joe Sonsella General Psychology 4-22-16 Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) is one of 10 personality disorders in the manual of mental disorders. It is commonly characterized by a person who consistently shows no regard for right and wrong, and ignores the rights and feelings of others. They tend to manipulate or treat others harshly, and show no remorse for their behavior.1 The criteria for diagnosing this disorder differs depending on the version and source, but usually requires a lifelong pattern of symptoms. Scientific evidence shows individuals displaying anti social behavior from a young age and remaining this way for the span of their life. The population of people with ASPD is diverse.
There is not one person in this world that doesn’t have their obstacles and disadvantages. It is what you do with them that helps you grow as an individual. I believe that obstacles can be turned into something good because they are all just challenges to be overcame.
This paper provides a critical review of the existing literature and research on borderline personality disorder. First, there will be an introduction about Diagnostic Statistical Manual 4th Edition criteria and characteristics. Furthermore, risk factors, etiology and theories about borderline personality disorder (BPD) will be presented and discussed, and in the final part, will be introduced the various treatments and intervention plans proposed and applied for BPD, as well as treatment effectiveness and practice.
Borderline Personality Disorder Have you ever been driving down a highway and suddenly can’t remember the last few miles? This light form of a common psychological phenomenon experienced by most people is called dissociation. People diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder often dissociate much more severely as a defense mechanism. Borderline Personality Disorder is a debilitating mental illness marked by emotional, behavioral, and relational instability; patients with BPD often make desperate attempts to avoid being abandoned, called “defense mechanisms”. Emotional instability can be seen in extreme mood swings – episodes of intense irritability, dysphoria, and anxiety (Bayer 46).
His behaviors have led him to in school and home suspensions. On several occasion, David has attended alternative school for his repeated insubordination and disrespect. Overall, after attending the alternative school there were no changes; he remained to have a lack of respect for authoritative figures and peers. To assist with is disruptive
Humans are very susceptible to qualities inside themselves. For example, a personality disorder is defined as “patterns of inflexible traits that disrupt social life or work and may distress the affected individual” (Rathus, 2010, p. 525). These traits may be highlighted in a person’s life and are a part of their personality. In addition, personality disorders effect your thoughts and behaviors. The academy award winning film Mommie Dearest, directed by Frank Perry, accurately portrays how the aspects of obsessive-compulsive disorder and histrionic personality disorders can affect someone’s everyday life.
Borderline Personality Disorder Intro: AGD: What do Amy Winehouse, Angelina Jolie, Princess Diana, and I have in common? We all have Borderline Personality Disorder. I am diagnosed with Borderline Personality disorder, as is my sister, so I know how it feels to have it effect your body and your life. Thesis: Today I am going to tell you some things about how Borderline Personality Disorder effects your mind, body, and the people around you Preview: First we have to go inside the mind to see how this disorder effects your emotions and how you think
Antisocial behavior is when the person had childhood behavior problems, poor behavior controls and has committed some kind of crime at a young age (Mulcahy M., Cutinelli P., Warner J. and Woodruff T. (April 01, 2011). Ridgway’s childhood life was very difficult because of his environment. His parents fought all the time and the stress at home caused him to wet his bed until he was 13 years old. His mother was controlling and very strict, so when his mother found out about it she would make fun of him in front of his family. He always felt like his mother doesn’t love him so he just wanted to be loved by his mother.
She was an English song writer and singer who impacted the music industry with her powerful and soulful vocals. It was said that she even created a new genre of music by fusing other genres of music such as soul, jazz, R&B and pop music. My celebrity diagnosis is on no other than the famous English singer, Amy Winehouse. Amy Winehouse was born to her parents Mitch and Janis Winehouse on September 14th 1983. As a child, her parents exposed her to different types of music which sparked up her interest in music and helped her in improving her musical ability. At the age of twelve, her parents divorced and she moved with her mother and brother in Southgate, England. It was at this age that she also attended the Sylvia Young Theater School. But
I. Introduction: The case study of Nick, paints the picture of a young African-American man whose larger than life personae seems to be in sharp contrast with the realities of his existence. An uncharacteristic moment of genuineness and vulnerability, in which he expressed his feelings of depression and past suicidal thoughts to his doctor, has opened the door for Nick to delve into his mental and emotional issues with a therapist.
By looking at specific moments throughout the novel, we can see how Jim changed from a man whose life was unfulfilling, to a man whose life comprised of leadership and confidence. As shown in his interview with Harry Nilson, Jim and his family had a haunted past. “My old
Thank you Mrs. Stephanie Smeltzer, for providing the team with the recent incident of Aki. To the school and treatment team, as Aki is receiving OPT/TSF services through New Behavioral Network in his school and family session (only provided by his Therapeutic Support for Families (TSF) worker) on Thursday due to his foster mother’s availability. It is noted, Aki has started to display more frequent aggressive behaviors in his classroom which has been observed by his TSF worker along with school officials, to which the Aki’s behaviors has become a concern as it is putting others at risk of his tantrums as his exhibiting behaviors of throwing objects which last for a period of 2 hours.
I believe that it would be most appropriate to diagnose Miss Diagnosis with Borderline Personality Disorder, Moderate Bulimia. Borderline Personality disorder is characterized by a pervasive pattern of instability across multiple domains in life, including interpersonal relationship, self-image, and affect. People who have this disorder make decisions in the moment with no prior thought or planning. They are very impulsive. Additionally, the have a strong fear of abandonment, which often leads to desperate attempts to keep people close and irrational reason for ending relationships before the person can get abandoned. They have interpersonal paranoia and, often, parasuicidal behavior. Their reasoning and logic is often very flawed and it seems that they are very black and white with no understanding of the gray area. Additionally, their