Antisocial personality disorder: Treatment, management and prevention

NICE guidelines [CG77] Published date:

Review decision date: February 2014

Review decision: 

Following consultation with stakeholders this guideline has now been placed on the static list. 

Next review date: TBC

Antisocial personality disorder is the name given to a condition that affects a person's thoughts, emotions and behaviour. Antisocial means behaving in a way that is disruptive to, and may be harmful to, other people.

The advice in the NICE guideline covers:

  • The care, treatment and support that people with antisocial personality disorder and their families or carers should be offered
  • The care and treatment that children with conduct problems and their families or carers should be offered.

It does not specifically look at:

  • Treatments not normally available in the NHS or prison health services.

March 2013: Recommendations 1.2.3.1, 1.2.3.2, 1.2.4.1, 1.2.4.2, 1.2.4.4, 1.2.4.5, 1.2.5.1, 1.2.5.2, 1.2.5.3, 1.2.6.1, 1.2.6.2, 1.2.7.1, 1.2.7.2, 1.2.7.3, 1.2.7.4, 1.2.7.5, 1.2.7.6, 1.2.7.7, 1.2.8.1, 1.2.8.2, 1.2.8.3 and 1.2.8.4 have been removed from this guideline. See changes after publication for further details

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