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personality disorder AT
2012-04-17 06:30:56
personality disorders

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  1. 3 clusters of personality disorders
    • odd or eccentric-·Paranoid, schizoid, and schizotypal
    • dramatic-·Antisocial, borderline, narcissistic, and histrionic
    • anxious of fearful Avoidant, dependent, and obsessive-compulsive
  2. paranoid
    • distrust and suspicion of others-not deulsional
    • cold and distant
    • blame others, bear grudges
  3. schizoid
    • persistent avoidance of social relationships and limited emotional expression
    • prefer to be alone-no close ties
    • focus on self-flat dull humorless
  4. schizotypal
    • extreme discomfort in close relationships, odd (even bizarre) ways of thinking, and behavioral eccentricities
    • seek isolation
  5. antisocial
    • psychopaths or sociopaths
    • persistently disregard and violate others’ rights
    • lie,reckless,promiscious,impulsive
    • cruel,sadistic,aggessive,violent
  6. borderline
    • great instability, including major shifts in mood, an unstable self image, and impulsivity
    • bouts of anger-can elad to agg. and violence
    • harm selves -self destructive
    • conflict ridden relationships
    • fear of abandonment
  7. histrionic
    • exremely emotional and seek to be center of attention
    • vain, self centered, demanding
    • attempt suicide to manipulate others
  8. narcissistic
    • generally grandiose, need much admiration, and feel no empathy for others
    • expect constant attention and admiration from those around them -own great success
    • arogant-exagerate achievments
  9. avoidant
    • very uncomfortable and inhibited in social situations
    • overwhelmed by feelings of inadequacy
    • sensitive to (-) eval
    • think inferior
    • fear close relations
  10. dependent
    • pervasive, excessive need to be taken care of
    • clingy and obedient-fear seperation from loved ones
    • distressed, lonley, sad-dislike self
    • depression, anxiety, eating disorders
  11. obsessive-compulsive
    • preoccupied with order, perfection, and control that they lose all flexibility, openness, and efficiency
    • set unreasonably high standards for themselves and others
    • rigid and stubborn
    • trouble expressing affection