Antisocial Personality Therapy in the Charlotte Area

Antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) is a mental health condition typically characterized by symptoms such as a disregard for others or a tendency to lie or act impulsively. While symptoms may lessen with age, this condition may not be diagnosed until adolescence or adulthood.

Therapy and counseling are highly recommended to empower individuals to cope with the challenges of antisocial personality disorder and to discover tools by which to maintain a positive life outlook.

If you or a loved one is suffering from the symptoms of antisocial personality disorder, talk to our therapists in Matthews for assistance today. 

What Is an Antisocial Personality?

Antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) is commonly associated with two separate but related conditions—psychopathic and sociopathic. Individuals who suffer from an antisocial personality disorder may exhibit psychopathic or sociopathic behaviors such as impulsivity, aggression, abuse, or destructive tendencies.

If you or someone you love is struggling with the symptoms of ASPD, contact us online to learn how we can help. 

What Are the Symptoms of an Antisocial Personality?

There are a number of symptoms that can be associated with antisocial personalities. Some of the most commonly related symptoms to ASPD can include:

  • Lack of concern regarding the safety of themselves or others
  • Rash behavior
  • Hostile or aggressive and violent behavior
  • Unable to control impulse behavior
  • Drug or alcohol abuse
  • Criminal history and/or ongoing legal difficulties
  • Displays of arrogance, callousness, and cruelty towards others
  • Manipulative and antagonistic tactics to achieve the desired goal
  • No feelings of guilt or remorse for any actions

The impacts of antisocial personality disorders can be debilitating, hindering your ability to lead a normal, healthy life. If you feel you or a loved one may be suffering from ASPD or any other mental health condition, it’s important to seek professional help.

To find a therapist in Charlotte or the surrounding areas, contact us online or call 704-900-2904 today.

What Causes Antisocial Personality Disorder?

While there are no known causes, medical professionals have found commonalities in patients suffering from ASPD. These identifiers are widely believed to be contributing factors in the development of the disorder. Causative factors may include:

  • Genetic predisposition
  • History of an abusive childhood and/or relationships
  • Traumatic event
  • Brain injury or defect
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Incarceration/Imprisonment
  • Other

What Are the Effects of Antisocial Personality Disorder?

The impacts of antisocial personality disorder can affect your ability to socially relate to others. In addition, this mental health disorder can also result in:

  • Conflicts between spouse and/or family members
  • Poor performance at work or school
  • Damaged relationships with family and friends due to destructive and other symptomatic behaviors
  • Unable to cultivate or maintain meaningful relationships
  • Financial difficulties
  • Anxiety attacks
  • Depression
  • Unstable moods
  • Manic episodes

Contact us today if you think antisocial personality therapy may be right for you or a loved one and learn how we can help! 

Antisocial Personality Disorder Therapists in Matthews, North Carolina

Charlotte Therapy Center offers a variety of resources for anyone who may be suffering from the symptoms of antisocial personality disorder and other mental health conditions. Our highly experienced team of therapists is here to help you live a healthier life with a brighter future.

If you or a loved one are suffering from the symptoms of ASPD or other mental health condition, contact us online or call 704-900-2904 today to schedule your consultation.