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... Actually, she is prefering to the termonology of "Antisocial" (as in Antisocial Personality Disorder) and "Schizoid". In previous posts people, including I, have already stated the difference between the word "antisocial" and "asocial". SGH (9 replies)
... Hey Mendo. It's an odd post considering the word "antisocial". Antisocial is actually considered a condition where a person "disregards and violates the rights of others"; and actually has nothing to do with preffering time alone. What you describe purely sounds like a personality style. If you are content with how you deal with friends and the people around you,... (9 replies)
... antisocial by definition in the psychiatric world describes a person who disregards laws and does criminal acts. Antisocial DOES NOT mean a person who is shy or withdrawn. ... (9 replies)

... Some people are anitsocial by choice while others are antisocial because they lack self esteem and feel really bad about who they are and feel completely overwhelmed in social situations. ... (9 replies)
... I would call that introverted. Antisocial means you go out of your way to destroy or ruin people. Asocial means you hide away in your room and have no interest in friendships, family or dating. ... (9 replies)
... I think there is some confusion between the terms antisocial, otherwise known as APD, anti-social personality disorder (which also means sociopath), and AVOIDANT personality disorder, where the person avoids people and situations because they are uncomfortable and feel inferior. The poster says she has confidence, so I'm thinking she doesn't have avoidant personalty... (9 replies)
... If so, what you're saying sounds more like schizoid. Antisocial people are conartists and criminals. ... (9 replies)
... Im a 17 year old guy in highschool and im sort of confused. I Dont seek conversation with other people. It is not because i am afraid of what people think of me, it is simply because im not inerested in what others are saying. I am a fairly self confident person, I beleive that i can accomplish any task as well as any body else if you let my take the time to figure it out, Im... (9 replies)
... I was like that for a while, but as a girl I tend to find myself becoming oddly more socially inclined around that time of the month, I guess female hormones make people sociable because they are supposed to provide social cohesion (apparantly a tribe of monkeys was experiemented on and they found that removing the females totally ruined social cohesion). The problem with... (9 replies)
... Well you're not antisocial, most people confuse the term with asocial. Antisocial people are like criminals and people who hurt animals, and have no sympathy. Asocial is what you're describing being shy, or a loner. ... (4 replies)
... i can relate in some ways too. im quite antisocial and enjoy spending alot of time on my own.....i have mild agraphobia and dont leave the house unless i really have to...... ... (8 replies)
... Dear RhysMom, thanks for making this post. I don't have advice but wanted to share with you some of my own experience with this. I have been like you pretty much all my life as well. I have also wondered what is wrong with me. I do tend to care about other people though - but only people (like celebrities) that I have idealized in my head or some people from everyday... (4 replies)
... o issues with it as I am completely out and no problems there. But when I look back as I will be turning 30 in october 2008, I am an introvert and bordering with being antisocial. ... (1 replies)
... I hate people. I don't like being around them or interacting with them and am perfectly happy in my own bubble away from everything. ... (4 replies)
... I can relate to you, Mendo. I am like that, too. Every time I try to get involved with my peers I always feel left out in the group and the conversation. I'm better off alone, too. (9 replies)
... I don't know that psychopathy is less common in females, or just underdiagnosed. Men psychopaths tend to be more violent, which probably results in them being diagnosed more, but it doesn't mean there are more of them. You probably understand the issue of under or overdiagnosis from your medical studies. ... (11 replies)
... I commend you for wanting to get better. That's wonderful. A lot of people with antisocial PD wouldn't care enough to do that. ... (2 replies)
... I'm asking because what you're describing, if true, suggests that you may have some degree of antisocial personality disorder, or if not the disorder, at least traits of the disorder. ... (12 replies)
... nder it and stab me... silly thoughts that I can't help. Other times I'll hear someone quite clearly say my name and it will jolt me. I think that has to do with being tired. ... (2 replies)
... But I don't steal or do anything wrong. There's no reason to, material wealth means nothing to me, and I just like being alone. ... (7 replies)

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