The nurse is caring for an individual demonstrating antisocial behavior. The patient is likely to exhibit which of the following behaviors?


• Patients who have antisocial personality disorder manipulate and exploit those around them. They view relationships as serving their needs and have a complete disregard for the rights of others.

• Incorrect: Patients with OCD engage in ritualistic behavior when anxiety becomes overwhelming.

• Incorrect: Borderline personality disorder is characterized by a pervasive pattern of unstable interpersonal relationships and impulsivity or recklessness.

• Incorrect: Schizophrenia can be characterized by negative symptoms such as social withdrawal, flat affect, and lack of motivation.

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