Personality Disorders Articles

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  • Schizoid Personality Disorder Treatment
    Table of Contents Psychotherapy Medications Self-Help Psychotherapy While there are many suggested treatment approaches one could make for this disorder, none of them are likely to be easily effective. As with all ...
  • Schizoid Personality Disorder Symptoms
    Schizoid Personality Disorder is characterized by a long-standing pattern of detachment from social relationships. A person with schizoid personality disorder often has difficulty expression emotions and does so typically in very restricted range, especially when ...
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder Symptoms
    Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder is characterized by a preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and mental and interpersonal control, at the expense of flexibility, openness, and efficiency. When rules and established procedures do not dictate the correct answer, decision making may ...
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder Treatment
    Table of Contents Introduction Psychotherapy Hospitalization Medications Self-Help Introduction Individuals who suffer from this personality disorder often are characterized by their lack of openness and flexibility in not only their daily routines, ...
  • Histrionic Personality Disorder Treatment
    Table of Contents Psychotherapy Medications Self-Help Psychotherapy Individuals who suffer from this disorder are usually difficult to treat for a multitude of reasons. As with most personality disorders, people present ...
  • Histrionic Personality Disorder Symptoms
    Histrionic personality disorder is characterized by a long-standing pattern of attention seeking behavior and extreme emotionality. Someone with histrionic personality disorder wants to be the center of attention in any group of people, and feel ...
  • Dependent Personality Disorder Treatment
    Table of Contents Introduction Psychotherapy Medications Self-Help Introduction Individuals with dependent personality disorder are usually quite needy, for attention, valuation, and social contact. Clients with disorder usually don't present in ...
  • Dependent Personality Disorder Symptoms
    Dependent personality disorder is characterized by a long-standing need for the person to be taken care of and a fear of being abandoned or separated from important individuals in his or her life. This leads ...
  • Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment
    Table of Contents Introduction Psychotherapy Hospitalization Medications Self-Help Introduction Borderline Personality Disorder is experienced in individuals in many different ways. Often, people with this disorder will find it more difficult to distinguish between reality from their own ...
  • Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms
    The main feature of borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a pervasive pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image and emotions. People with borderline personality disorder are ...