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A 32-year-old man is brought to the emergency department because of...

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asked Feb 25, 2014 in Psychiatry by Rajesh Bahara

A 32-year-old man is brought to the emergency department because of multiple nonlethal stab wounds. He is incarcerated and serving a life sentence for murder and armed robbery. After his condition is stabilized, he insists that it is his "right" to remain in the hospital until he is fully "cured." He threatens to harm the attending physician if she endorses his return to prison. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

a. Adjustment disorder with mixed features

b. Antisocial personality disorder

c. Bipolar disorder, manic

d. Borderline personality disorder

e. Narcissistic personality disorder

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b.    Antisocial personality disorder
answered Feb 25, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara
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