Personality Disorders Articles

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  • Avoidant Personality Disorder Treatment
    Table of Contents Psychotherapy Medications Self-Help Psychotherapy As with most personality disorders, the treatment of choice is psychotherapy. While individual therapy is usually the preferred modality, group therapy can be ...
  • Avoidant Personality Disorder Symptoms
    People with avoidant personality disorder experience long-standing feelings of inadequacy and are extremely sensitive to what others think about them. These feelings of inadequacy leads to the person to be socially inhibited and feel socially ...
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder Treatment
    Table of Contents Introduction Psychotherapy Hospitalization Medications Self-Help Introduction Antisocial personality disorder is often misunderstood by both professionals and laypeople. Confused with the popular terms, "sociopath" or "psychopath," someone who suffers from this disorder can be ...
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder Symptoms
    Antisocial personality disorder is characterized by a long-standing pattern of a disregard for other people's rights, often crossing the line and violating those rights. It usually begins in childhood or as a teen and continues ...
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder Treatment
    Table of Contents Psychotherapy Medications Self-Help Psychotherapy As with most personality disorders, psychotherapy is the treatment of choice. Individuals with paranoid personality disorder, however, rarely present themselves for treatment. It ...
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder Symptoms
    People with paranoid personality disorder are generally characterized by having a long-standing pattern of pervasive distrust and suspiciousness of others.  A person with paranoid personality disorder will nearly always believe that other people's motives are ...
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder Treatment
    Table of Contents Medical Treatment Hospitalization Psychosocial Treatment Basic Principles Individual Psychotherapy Group Therapy Medical Treatment Hospitalization The hospitalization of patients with severe Narcissistic Personality occurs frequently. For some, such as those ...
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder Symptoms
    Narcissistic Personality Disorder is characterized by a long-standing pattern of grandiosity (either in fantasy or actual behavior), an overwhelming need for admiration, and usually a complete lack of empathy toward others. People ...
  • Schizotypal Personality Disorder Treatment
    Table of Contents Psychotherapy Medications Self-Help Psychotherapy As with most personality disorders, schizotypal personality disorder is best treated with some form of psychotherapy. Individuals with this disorder usually distort reality ...
  • Schizotypal Personality Disorder Symptoms
    Schizotypal personality disorder is characterized by someone who has  great difficulty in establishing and maintaining close relationships with others. A person with schizotypal personality disorder may have extreme discomfort with such relationships, and therefore have ...
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