Antisocial Disorder Information

Antisocial personality disorder (APD) is sometimes used interchangeably with sociopathy, though they’re not quite the same. Sociopathy is itself a version of APD that differs from psychopathy, which is also an antisocial personality disorder. As Healthline explains, people with high-function APD can usually do typical “everyday” activities, like work or maintain a marriage. While the DSM-5 doesn’t use “high-” or “low-functioning” to describe people with antisocial personality disorder, people considered to have a lower-functioning APD aren’t quite as polished or polite when masking the manipulation that is key to the disorder. Here are the symptoms of APD, per the Mayo Clinic:

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