Asked by Taryn Baisden on Feb 29, 2024



Mark would bite and hit the other children in his preschool class, and by the time he turned ten he started shoplifting and skipping school. His teenage years showed a pattern of cheating at school, stealing from a part-time job, selling drugs, and stealing cars. Mark's developmental history is an indication of:

A) schizophrenia.
B) obsessive-compulsive disorder.
C) antisocial personality disorder.
D) dissociative identity disorder.

Antisocial Personality Disorder

A mental health disorder characterized by a long-term pattern of manipulating, exploiting, or violating the rights of others.

Developmental History

The study of the sequence of events and processes that lead to the growth and maturation of organisms, including humans.


The act of stealing goods from a store while pretending to shop, a common form of theft.

  • Identify and describe the symptoms and behaviors associated with antisocial personality disorder.

Verified Answer

Jonathan Moore

Feb 29, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Mark's history of aggressive behavior, disregard for social norms, and criminal activity are all indicative of antisocial personality disorder.