Personality Disorders

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Personality Disorders
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2010-09-09 01:42:05
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  1. Borderline Personality Disorder
    • instability in mood, self-image, interpersonal behaviour
    • self-harm
    • intense anger
    • chronic emptiness
    • unstable identity
  2. Paranoid Personality Disorder
    • Pervasive, unwarranted suspiciousness
    • mistrust of others
    • hypersensitive
    • aloof
    • hypervigilant
    • over critical
    • cold
    • rigid
  3. Schizoid Personality Disorder
    • defect in capacity to form social relationships
    • "loners"
    • cold
    • aloof
    • excessive daydreaming
  4. Schizotypal PD
    • cold, aloof loners
    • BUT, add
    • magical thinking
    • odd metaphorical speech
    • occassional ideas of reference
    • social anxiety
  5. Histrionic PD
    • overly dramatic
    • draws attention to self
    • minor stimuli lead to irrational angry outbursts
    • craves novelty
    • quickly bored
    • egocentric
    • vain
    • shallow relationships
    • manipulative suicide gestures
  6. Narcissitic PD
    • grandiose sense of self importance
    • fantasies of unlimited succes
    • need for constant adoration
    • entitles
    • no empathy
    • rage if crossed
  7. Antisocial PD
    • unlawfulness
    • violates rights of others
    • lying
    • stealing
    • truancy
    • delinquency
    • unable to maintain jobs or relationships
  8. Avoidant PD
    • hypersensitive to potential rejection or shame
    • social w/drawal in spite of need for affection
    • low self esteem
    • avoid conflict
  9. Compulsive PD
    • inability to be warm
    • perfectionist but fails to grasp big picture
    • insists others submit to his way
    • indecisive
    • excessive devotion to work
    • very tidy
  10. Dependent PD
    • individual passively allows others to make their decisions
    • subordinates own needs. 'doormat'
  11. Passive-aggressive PD
    • resistance to demands for adequate perfomance expressed indirectly
    • persisten ineffectiveness
    • procrastination
    • dawdling

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