Cluster B Personlality Disordrs

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  1. Cluster B Personality Disorders are characterized by _______ behaviors.
    DRAMATIC, EMOTIONAL or ERRATIC
  2. Antisocial Personality Disorder involves a pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the ___________.
    RIGHTS OF OTHERS
  3. For a diagnosis of Antisocial Personality Disorder, the individual must be at least _____ years old and have a history of _________ by age 15.
    1. 18

    2. CONDUCT DISORDER
  4. Individuals diagnosed with Antisocial Personality Disorder frequently perform acts that ___________ and manipulate others for the purpose of ___________.
    1. VIOLATE THE LAW

    2. PERSONAL GAIN
  5. Individuals diagnosed with Antisocial Personality Disorder tend to exhibit lower-than-average levels of physiological ____________, which may predispose them to antisocial behaviors.
    AROUSAL
  6. In treating individuals with Antisocial Personality Disorder, it is important for the therapist to guard against their tendency to ___________ and to provide them opportunities for ___________.
    1. LIE and MANIPULATE

    2. SELF-EXAMINATION
  7. Borderline Personality Disorder involves a pervasive pattern of ____ in interpersonal relationships, self-image, and ________ and marked impulsivity.
    1. INSTABILITY

    2. AFFECT
  8. People with Borderline Personality Disorder are extremely fearful of ____________ and may engage in impulsive and extreme behaviors to keep other people with them.
    ABANDONMENT
  9. In interpersonal relationships, Borderlines typically exhibit a pattern of inital __________ that is quicly followed by devaluation.
    OVER-IDEALIZATION
  10. Histrionic Personality Disorder involves a pervasive pattern of emotionality and ___________.
    ATTENTION SEEKING
  11. Individuals with Histrionic Personality Disorder fish for compliments on their ________ and are easily upset by criticism.
    APPEARANCE
  12. Individuals with Histrionic Personality Disorder are often inappropriately sexually ___________.
    SEDUCTIVE or PROVOCATIVE
  13. The essential feature of Narcissistic Personality Disorder is a pattern of ___________, need for admiration, and lack of __________.
    1. GRANDIOSITY

    2. EMPATHY
  14. People with Narcissistic Personality Disorder expect to be catered to and, when they aren't they may react with an intense feeling of ___________.
    HUMILIATION, DEGRADATION or EMPTINESS.

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