Anti-Social Behavioural Disorder in the Australian Defence Force.

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Dear National Archives of Australia,

I am seeking the details of the study or report that led to ASPD being deemed ineligible for service in the ADF.

It is my understanding that people shown to exhibit the characteristics of antisocial behavioural disorder are discharged from service. This is common throughout the western world and has been so for around fifty years or so. I would like to examine this study. I understand it may not have been conducted in Australia. At this stage I don’t know the title or even the time it was conducted. Any assistance you could provide would be greatly appreciated.

Yours faithfully,
Michael Gould

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Research topic: FW: Freedom of Information request - Anti-Social
Behavioural Disorder in the Australian Defence Force. [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
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Reference: NAA1000134629

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Research topic: FW: Freedom of Information request - Anti-Social
Behavioural Disorder in the Australian Defence Force. [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
UNCLASSIFIED
This is not a valid FOI request - please process under the Archives Act.

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