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Externalization

I have a 20 year old son who has problems with lying, stealing, taking responsibility for his actions, can't hold a job, and just generally blaming everyone else for his lousy life. He has been on meds for ADD but has always refused to take them. He even went to jail and blamed us, his family, for it! What is wrong and what can we do to help him?

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