Thursday, November 13, 2008

Other interesting facts

*The National Comorbidity Survey (using DSM-III-R criteria) found that 5.8% of males and 1.2% of females showed a life long chance of developing APD.
*The disorder often improves as the sufferer grows older, and is at its worst in young adulthood.
*It is most common with first degree relatives, as it can be of a genetic cause.

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