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Donald Black, MD

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  • What Causes Antisocial Personality Disorder?
    17 May 2016

    The cause of antisocial personality disorder, or ASP, is unknown. Like many mental health issues, evidence points to inherited traits. But dysfunctional family life also increases the likelihood of ASP. […]

  • FAQs About Antisocial Personality Disorder
    17 May 2016

    Do “bad boys” turn into antisocial adults? They can. As children, adults with antisocial personality disorder, or ASP, often were diagnosed with conduct disorder. They routinely mocked authority figures, such […]

  • Introduction to Antisocial Personality Disorder
    17 May 2016

    He is the bad boy in high school — stealing stuff from other kids and lying about it, picking fights, getting poor grades. But he doesn’t seem to care. Grown […]

  • Treatment for Antisocial Personality Disorder
    17 May 2016

    Few individuals seek medical attention specifically for antisocial personality disorder (ASP). People with antisocial personality disorder who seek care do so for other problems such as marital discord, alcohol or […]

  • Effexor (venlafaxine hydrochloride)
    17 May 2016

    What is Effexor? Effexor’s chemical structure is unlike any other antidepressant. It works to restore the balance of brain chemicals called neurotransmitters — specifically serotonin and norepinephrine. Effexor is in […]