L19 - personality disorders, f08

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Overview Next Wed: substance abuse RR#8 due Nov. 10, 1-1:50pm: Elyn Saks!
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Personality disorders (PDs) Definition and general points Clusters: Cluster A: odd and eccentric Cluster B: dramatic and erratic Cluster C: anxious and fearful
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Cluster A Paranoid personality disorder Schizotypal personality disorder Schizoid personality disorder
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Cluster B Borderline personality disorder Lack of sense of self Desperate need for relationships Unstable relationships Impulsive and self-destructive behavior Emotional lability, poor emotion regulation Histrionic personality disorder Narcissistic personality disorder
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Narcissistic Personality Inventory 1. I think I am a special person. 2. I expect a great deal from other people. 3. I am envious of other people’s good fortune. 4. I will never be satisfied until I get all that I deserve. 5. I really like to be the center of attention.
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Cluster B Antisocial personality disorder History of illegal activity, violating norms Irresponsibility Irritability and aggressiveness Reckless and impulsive behavior Deceitfulness Disregard for safety of self or others
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Antisocial PD vs. psychopathy Psychopathy : subset of antisocial PD (Harvey Cleckley, The Mask of Sanity ) Fearlessness Difficulty learning from experience Lack of empathy, remorse, love Difficulty relating to others Arrogance and deceitfulness Superficially charming Undercontrolled behavior
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2009 for the course PSYC 360 taught by Professor Borders during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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