Select 1 of the following disorders:
- Oppositional defiant disorder
- Conduct disorder
- Antisocial personality disorder
Provide the following details about the disorder:
- What are some of the symptoms?
- What would this disorder look like in person? Make sure you relate this back to the DSM criteria.
- Based on your research, do you think the media has portrayed the disorder you selected in an unbiased manner, or is it sensationalized?
In the DSM-IV; Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Antisocial Personality Disorder, Kleptomania, and Pyromania were spread out over a few chapters.
- Why do you think the DSM-5 has placed Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Antisocial Personality Disorder, Kleptomania, or Pyromania into a chapter called Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders? Support your answer with research.
Paper must be 600-800 words in length.
You may also research the psychological disorders, by reviewing an electronic version of the DSM-5 in CTU’s library. For more information on accessing the DSM-5 in the library please review How to Access DSM-5 and/or watch this video.