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SJ_Police_Trainingma - San Jose Police Crisis Training Personality Disorders Phyllis M Connolly PhD APRN BC CS Professor of Nursing San Jose State

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San Jose Police Crisis Training Personality Disorders May 14, 2008 Phyllis M. Connolly PhD, APRN- BC, CS Professor of Nursing San Jose State University [email protected] 408-924-3144
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Questions to Consider What behaviors have you observed in folks that you think might be diagnosed with a personality disorder —your stories? What are the qualities of a healthy personality? How do symptoms differ for persons with personality disorders versus behaviors you are likely to encounter in persons with schizophrenia or mood disorders? What strategies are useful when dealing with anger? How do you respond when you feel as if you are being manipulated ? What can you do for yourself to increase your effectiveness when dealing with people with personality disorders?
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Qualities of Healthy Personality Positive & accurate body image Realistic self-ideal Positive self-concept High self-esteem Satisfying role performance Clear sense of identity
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Personality “persona” Complex pattern psychological characteristics Not easily eradicated Expressed automatically in every facet of functioning Distinctive pattern of perceiving, feeling, Millon (1981)
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Why Do We Behave the Way We Do? Affective (feelings) Cognitive (thoughts) Behavioral (actions) Interacting System’s  Human Behavior
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Definition: Personality Disorders Lasting enduring patterns of behavior Significant social and occupational impairment Beyond usual personality traits Pervasive in 2 areas of: cognition, affect, Usually begins in adolescence or early adulthood
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Prevalence Personality Disorders Approximately 10 - 13% of general population 70 - 85% Criminals have personality disorder 60 - 70% Alcoholics 70 - 90% Drug abusers 40 - 45% Persons with psychiatric disorder also have a personality disorder Frequently referred to as “treatment-resistant”
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Common Characteristics Not distressed by their behaviors Become distressed because of the reactions of others or behaviors towards them by others Not due to drug or alcohol Not due to medical condition
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