Personality disorders are mental health conditions that affect how someonethinks, perceives, feels or relates to others.

Antisocial personality disorder is a particularly challengingtype of personality disorder, characterised by impulsive, irresponsible and often criminal behaviour.

Someone with antisocial personality disorder will typicallybe manipulative, deceitful andreckless, and won't care for other people's feelings.

Like other types of personality disorder, antisocial personality disorder is on a spectrum, which means it can range in severity fromoccasional bad behaviour to repeatedly breaking the law and committing serious crimes. Psychopaths are considered to have a severe form of antisocial personality disorder.

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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 4 Jan 2017