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- adj. Unfriendly to society; selfish.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Unfriendly to society; contracted; selfish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Unfriendly; interfering or tending to interfere with sociability or friendship.
- Disinclined to or unsuitable for society; not social; contracted; selfish: as, a dissocial passion.
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I would have used the term sociopath but antisocial or dissocial personality disorder are becoming the terms now used.
I'd say he has dissocial personality disorder, a form of psychopathology.
…The ICD-10 International Classification of Diseases refers to APD as the dissocial personality disorder.
To the dissocial child, we are a menace because we represent society, with which he is in conflict.
The adolescent manifestations come close to symptom formation of the neurotic, psychotic or dissocial order, and merge almost imperceptibly into borderline states, initial, frustrated or fully fledged forms of almost all the mental illnesses p.
There is a further difficulty in that the dissocial child takes pains to hide his real nature; he misrepresents himself and lies.
It is important for him to grasp the psychic situation of the dissocial child in the very first contact he makes with him, because only then can he know what attitude to adopt.
The World Health Organization (WHO) now classifies "dissocial personality disorder" or antisocial personality disorder or sociopathy as a disease.
This is less the case, however, when the motive is dissocial, such motives being generally less constant, as having reference to a particular, not a general, object; the religious motive, as being more constant, is more pernicious when it has a mischievous issue.
The self-regarding motives are, _ex hypothesi_, not so closely related to utility as the social motives, and the dissocial motives manifestly stand at the bottom of the scale.
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