Personality Disorders

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Personality Disorders
2010-06-18 02:47:00
Personality Disorders

Personality Disorders
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  1. Name the 10 Personality Disorders
    • 1. Antisocial
    • 2. Avoidant
    • 3. Borderline
    • 4. Obsessive-Compulsive
    • 5. Schizotypal
    • 6. Paranoid
    • 7. Schizoid
    • 8. Narcissistic
    • 9. Histrionic
    • 10. Dependent
  2. What is the definition of a personality disorder?
    • · An enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates markedly
    • from the expectations of the individuals culture
    • · The pattern must be in at least 2 of these areas: cognition, affectivity (emotions), interpersonal functioning or impulse control
    • · Is pervasive and inflexible
    • · Clinically significant (lower GAF score)
    • · Is stable over time and has an onset in adolescence or early adulthood
    • · Not due to another mental disorder
    • · Not due to physiological effect of a drug
  3. What words describe Cluster A personalities?
    Odd or Eccentric, often suspicious, odd speech and seclusive
  4. What word describes Cluster B personalities?
    Dramatic, often involve acting out behavior, tantrums, self-abusive behavior and angry outbursts
  5. What word describes Cluster C personalities?
    Anxious, Often abnormal fears of social relations, separationa and need for control
  6. What personality disorders encompass Cluster A
    Paranoid, Schizoid, Schizotypal
  7. What personality disorders encompass Cluster B?
    Antisocial, Borderline, Histrionic, Narcissistic
  8. What personality disorders encompass Cluster C?
    Avoidant, Dependent, Obsessive-Compulsive
  9. What are the "factors" of the Five Factor Model?
    • Neuroticism (v. Emotional Stability)
    • Extroversion (v. Introversion)
    • Openness to Experience (v. Closedness)
    • Agreeableness (v. Antagonism)
    • Conscientiousness (v. Undependability)
  10. What are the 3 polarities in Millon's theory?
    • Pleasure/Pain
    • Passive/Active
    • Self/Other
  11. What does introjection mean?
    "To put inside"
  12. What are the 3 perspectives Millon refers to?
    Iterpersonal, Cognitive, Psychodynamic