The relationship between substance dependency, antisocial personality disorder and adult antisocial behaviors

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Arsia Taghva 1 , Masoud Azizi 2 , * , Somayeh Nejati 3

1 Department of Psychiatry and Disaster and Military Psychiatry Research Center, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Andorra

2 Department of English Language and Literature, University of Tehran, Iran, Andorra

3 Department of Psychiatry, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Andorra

How to Cite: Taghva A, Azizi M, Nejati S . The relationship between substance dependency, antisocial personality disorder and adult antisocial behaviors, Ann Mil Health Sci Res. 2014 ; 12(3):e63278.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Annals of Military and Health Sciences Research: 12 (3); e63278
Published Online: October 22, 2014
Article Type: Original Article
Received: June 17, 2014
Accepted: August 20, 2014

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Abstract

Conclusion: The results of the present study demonstrate a direct relationship between substance abuse and personality disorders. This indicates the need for more preventive measures to control substance abuse especially among teenagers in order to have fewer individuals with personality disorders in the  society.

Keywords

substance dependency antisocial personality disorder conduct disorder drug abuse antisocial behaviors.

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