Diagnosis Of Antisocial Personality Disorder ( Aspd )

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1. DSM-5 Diagnosis
a. Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD)- DSM-5 301.7 (F60.2)
Ruling out
Alcohol Use Disorder- DSM-5 305.00 (F10.10) Mild
Cannabis Use Disorder-DSM-5 305.20 (F12.10) Mild
b. Justification Based on the description of Peter’s symptomatology, the appropriate diagnosis is Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD). As indicated by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) (2013). As described by Peter, his physical injuries are a broken nose and black eye which he claims was inflicted by his fiancée. Peter’s aloof mannerism is another factor that was considered to form his diagnosis. As an introverted individual, Peter does not demonstrate any sympathy towards others individual’s rights and property.
Peter has demonstrated deviant and criminal behaviors by utilizing assumed names, burglary of other individuals ' property, exhibits no remorse for his violation of others property and/or feelings. He also does not have the capacity to be self-supporting. This is evident by Peter 's partner, Wendy, who believed Peter’s assertion that he was an independent computer consultant and an Ivy League graduate. She later discovered Peter was a high school dropout and a Gulf War veteran.
Peter’s criminal behavior began at age three, when he was taught by his brother’s how to steal money from his mother’s bureau. His propensity for stealing resulted in him being accused of stealing a car, television and multiple laptops from his…
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