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Is my therapists view on antisocial PD right?

Postby xdisconnectedx » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:13 pm

Hey,
today my therapist told me I definitely have a lot of the antisocial personality (she also suspects I'm narcissistic and that I have borderline PD). But she said there is one reason why I can't have this disorder. I don't care if I have it but what she said honestly confused me. She said people with antisocial personality disorder as well as sociopathy do ALWAYS have this trait that they're always searching for a way to consciously hurt other people, let them suffer and so on. But as far as I know that's simply not right. This isn't an official symptom and I read a lot about this disorder and I never read somthing like that. Since when is a sociopath only a sociopath if he consciously wants to hurt other people and score them off. I understand that it's easier for sociopaths to behave like that because they lack guilt. But since when is that an absolutely necessary must have for antisocial PD and sociopathy. This confused me and I think my therapist is actually wrong. Am I right or is she right?
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Re: Is my therapists view on antisocial PD right?

Postby mysza » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:23 pm

I don't especially like hurting other people, I don't think it's good, but as I remember, unfortunately, I hurt some of them, sometimes only because I had bad day; also I think (just think, I don't really want to accomplish this) that I would kill some people I don't like. However, I didn't tell this diagnostician because I thought he would stop liking me because of it. I think that it is not necessary that you want and would like to hurt other people to be antisocial.
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Re: Is my therapists view on antisocial PD right?

Postby easiersaidthandone » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:28 pm

xdisconnectedx wrote:do ALWAYS have this trait that they're always searching for a way to consciously hurt other people, let them suffer and so on.

That would be sadism. Antisocials more so hurt people as a byproduct of them being in the way of their goals or when it's useful, not so much as the end product. Of course, you can be both sadistic and antisocial. But no, your therapist is another misinformed twat.

Be glad she thinks that way. It's better not to be diagnosed with it.
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Re: Is my therapists view on antisocial PD right?

Postby justonemoreperson » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:39 pm

xdisconnectedx wrote:Hey,
today my therapist told me I definitely have a lot of the antisocial personality (she also suspects I'm narcissistic and that I have borderline PD).



As well as being schizophrenic? That's a whole lot of stuff you have going on there.
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Re: Is my therapists view on antisocial PD right?

Postby mysza » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:45 pm

It's better not to be diagnosed with it.

Why?
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Re: Is my therapists view on antisocial PD right?

Postby easiersaidthandone » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:57 pm

mysza wrote:Why?

Can be used against you in a court of law.
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Re: Is my therapists view on antisocial PD right?

Postby xdisconnectedx » Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:12 pm

Okay I'm glad that I was right. I really wondered how my therapist could say this $#%^... I just KNEW this information was wrong. What do I do now? Search for a new therapist?

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You don't even wanna know all of my diagnoses. I'm obsessive compulsive, I have depression, schizophrenic psychosis, drug addiction, and several personality disorders (for example paranoid PS). All those diagnoses were not only diagnosed by one single therapist or psychiatrist, but by many different over the time of many years and every single one of them supported all these diagnoses. I know I'm probably quite insane, but it's who I am and I can't change it. Without drugs I would have already killed myself, because I will never get healed of ALL these disorders. For example when the obsessive compulsive disorder gets better, the depression gets worse and so on. It's an endless trip through hell. The good thing is that my hallucinations and delusions are mostly under controle because of a neuroleptic I'm taking (risperidone, it really helps me with my schizophrenia).

Oh and I also have a very strong hypochondria, but that's not diagnosed because it's relatively "fresh". I became hypochondric just a few months ago because of a very hard overdose on amphetamine. This also activated unnormal fears and anxiety. I played too much around with drugs, it made things a lot worse. Except opiates/opioid, I couldn't live without them.
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Re: Is my therapists view on antisocial PD right?

Postby justonemoreperson » Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:15 pm

It would seem to be irresponsible to tell someone with so many conditions that affect perception that they have a potentially criminal diagnosis, unless you're exhibiting criminal behaviour and you pose a risk to society.
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Re: Is my therapists view on antisocial PD right?

Postby xdisconnectedx » Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:16 pm

I guess you're right, I don't know anymore.
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Re: Is my therapists view on antisocial PD right?

Postby justonemoreperson » Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:18 pm

xdisconnectedx wrote:I guess you're right, I don't know anymore.


I would suggest that you go to a doctor and discuss this, see if you can get a referral to a psychiatrist.

"Therapist" covers such a range of possibly qualifications that it could be doing more harm than good.
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