SPC 204 Abnormal Psychology Lecture Personality Disorder

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SPC 204 Abnormal Psychology Lecture : Personality Disorders By Ms Cheong Sau Kuan Department of Psychology, School of Health and Natural Sciences Sunway University College Clusters and types of disorders Cluster A – Odd or Eccentric Cluster B – Dramatic Emotional Erratic Cluster C – Anxious or Fearful Being researched – Depressive Personality, Negativistic Personality Cluster A – Odd or Eccentric Paranoid – extremely suspicious Schizoid – social isolation Schizotypal – social isolation and odd beliefs/behaviours Cluster B – Dramatic Emotional Erratic Histrionic – excessively emotional Anti-social – violation of other’s rights Borderline – suicidal, manipulative, fear of abandonment Cluster C – Anxious or Fearful Dependent – need to be taken care of Obsessive Compulsive – concerned and fixated over details Avoidant – sensitive, fear of rejection/criticism, social phobia Borderline Personality Disorder DSM-IV A pervasive pattern of instability of interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affects,
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