From an early age, kwaku got into trouble constantly. he continually violates the rights of others and he often lies, fights, and has problems with the law. generally, he is impulsive and fails to think ahead. he is frequently deceitful and manipulative in order to get the things he wants, and he never regrets his misdeeds or considers the feelings of those he has harmed. which of the following diagnoses accounts for kwaku's personality? a. antisocial personality disorder b. dependent personality disorder c. obsessive-compulsive personality disorder d. paranoid personality disorder
The correct answer is A. Antisocial personality disorder
An antisocial personality disorder is a type of personality disorder in which individuals often go against the norms and rules established socially, which includes violating the rights of others. Additionally, in antisocial personality disorder individuals seem not to have a strong moral sense which allows them to lie, violate the law or similar without thinking about others or feeling regret. This type of personality disorder is shown in the case of Kwaku because he goes against norms and laws of society by violating the rights of others, lying, breaking the law and manipulating others and besides this, he does not seem to regret any of his actions which mean he does not have a strong moral sense. Thus, the diagnose that accounts for Kwaku's personality is an antisocial personality disorder.