An Adlerian Look at Antisocial Personality Disorder and Substance Use Disorder

This project outlines Antisocial Personality Disorder from an Adlerian Perspective.  It also discussed the complications of Co-Occurring Substance use and explored the relationship between chemical dependency and recidivism rates of criminal justice involvement.  There was significant research combining chemical dependency and personality disorders.  There were also several theories as to why people develop antisocial personality disorder which considers whether environmental factors and genetic factors play a role in the disorder.  This project discussed an Adlerian overview exploring areas such as Social Interest, Inferiority feelings, and Adler’s Unitary Theory.

Keywords: Antisocial Personality Disorder, Chemical Dependency, Adlerian Analysis, Criminality

Katie Tesmar
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