Learn More
In the United States, a small but growing portion of the adult population are pathological gamblers. The majority are men (about one third are women). Although the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, third revised edition, defines pathological gambling as a disorder of impulse control, diagnostic criteria and treatment are modeled after(More)
Antisocial personality disorder is the psychiatric diagnosis most closely linked to explosive and criminal behavior. This diagnosis is easily documented but challenges a clinician's diagnostic skill because of the patient's propensity for masquerade and pathologic lying. The essential feature of antisocial personality disorder is a pattern of irresponsible(More)
  • 1