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Antisocial Personality Disorder and Receiving Social Security Disability

Personality disorder is a broad term that is used in regards to a type of mental illness where the way in which you relate to others, perceive situations and the manner in which you think is dysfunctional. Did you know that there are many different, specific kinds of personality disorders? Personality disorder is used to describe an unbending and potentially self-destructive, self-denigrating way of thinking and behaving regardless of what the situation is. This results in hindering your ability to carry out routine functions at social situations, school or work. It brings about distress in your life. You may or may not know that you have a personality disorder. This is because the way that you act and think may seem natural to you. You may blame others are for your circumstances. Nearly 15% of adults in the United States have some kind of personality disorder. This means that over 30 million Americans have some type of personality disorder. Antisocial personality disorder (ASPD or APD) is one of these forms of personality disorder. It is a psychiatric condition in which there is a pervasive pattern of thinking and acting in a way that shows violation of, and disregard for, the rights of others. Antisocial personality disorder often involves breaking the law and getting into frequent conflict or trouble. Antisocial personality disorder is also referred to as sociopathic personality disorder or psychopathy. However, some experts believe that psychopathic personality and antisocial personality disorder are two different conditions. Approximately 3% to 5% of men in the United States are believed to have some kind of antisocial personality disorder. It is believed that 1% of women have this personality disorder. There are several signs and symptoms that may be an indication of antisocial personality disorder. Some of these are: You or a loved one may have antisocial personality disorder. This disorder and/or complications resulting from or other conditions along with it may be the reason you or your loved one is disabled. Have you or your loved one applied for Social Security disability benefits or disability benefits from the Social Security Administration because of the disability caused by antisocial personality disorder and/or complications resulting from or other conditions along with it? Were you denied? If you appeal the denial by the Social Security Administration, always remember. People who are represented by a disability lawyer like the one you will find at are approved more often than people without an attorney. Please do not wait. Contact the disability lawyer at, today.