Hereditary Factors in Antisocial Personality Disorder
The phenotypes to be discussed in this chapter form a rather complicated set of behaviors that display certain common characteristics. However, a distinction should be made between criminality and antisocial personality disorder (until recently, more frequently referred to as “psychopathy”). Criminality, in general, is not considered to be a psychiatric disorder. Antisocial personality disorder, however, is a well-established psychiatric syndrome, one symptom of which is often criminal behavior.
KeywordsTwin Pair Criminal Behavior Biological Parent Antisocial Personality Disorder Criminal Record
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