Mental Personality-Sucide.txt

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Mental Personality-Sucide.txt
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Personality Disorders and Sucide
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  1. Personality disorders - DSM-IV describes three major clusters based on symptoms
    • Cluster A
    • Peranoid personality
    • Schizoid personality
    • Cluster B
    • Borderline Personality
    • Histrionic Personality
    • Narcisitic personality
    • Cluster C
    • Avoidanty personality
    • Dependent Personality
    • Obessive-compulisive
  2. Cluster A
    • Paranoid personality symptoms include
    • -indifference
    • -suspicousness
    • hostality
    • Schizoid personality symptoms include:
    • -apperance of having a cold personality
    • -being self-absorbed and withdrawn
  3. Cluster B
    • Borderline Personality Symptoms include
    • -unstable mood characterized by crisis and anger alternating with depression
    • -prone to promiscuity and sybstance abuse
    • Histrionic personality symptoms include
    • -theratrical and exagggerated emotional behavior
    • -prone to flamboyancy
    • Narcisitic personality
    • -exaggerated self-image
    • -tendency to think little of other
  4. Cluster C
    • Avoidanty personality symptoms include
    • -appears shy and timid
    • -fear relationships
    • -strong desire to be accepted
    • Dependent personality symptoms include
    • -extremely poor self-image
    • Obessive-compulisive personality include
    • -dependable
    • -meticulous
    • -orderly
    • -intolerant of mistakes
  5. Treatments of personality disorders
    • psychotherapy
    • medications - anxiolytics, antidepressants, antipyschotics
  6. Sucide
    • almost always associated with mental illness which is normally has no overt physical signs
    • men are 4 times more likely to die from suicides than women
  7. Sucide is contemplated when there is
    • feelings of hopelessness
    • inability to see alternatives solutions to confusions, mental , and physical anguish and chaos
  8. Suicide - Risk factors include
    • Previous suicide attempts
    • family history of suicides
    • history of sexual abuse
    • bullying
    • major losses - divorce, employment, incarceration, chronic illness

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