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Pritchard (1835) used the term moral insanity to describe people with a pattern of repeated immoral behaviors for which they were not fully responsible. The disorder he characterized has been described by many other psychiatric luminaries using a variety of labels (Millon 1981). Even as psychiatry has decried the use of this diagnosis for excusing antisocial acts, it has been steadfast in recognizing that such persons have significant psychological impairment.

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TABLE 20–12. DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria for antisocial personality disorder
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TABLE 20–13. Treatment of antisocial personality disorder

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