Personality Disorders

Personality Disorders - Unipolar Depression Manic...

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Unipolar Depression Manic Depressant OCD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – Personality Disorders -Healthy is flexible and adaptive. -Disorder > Inflexible/Rigid - Personal/Social Problems -Difficult to treat -Some trait overlap -Estimated 15% of the general population Paranoid personality disorder Odd/eccentric cluster Pervasive mistrust of other people Suspect others motives Distrust/jealousy Everyone will exploit Antisocial Personality Disorder Dramatic/emotional/erratic cluster Psychopath or sociopath Total disregard for others No guilt/no remorse Intelligent/articulate Manipulators Irresponsible/impulsive Narcissistic Personality Disorder Dramatic/Emotional/erratic cluster Love of self Arrogant / pretentious self-importance Skills/accomplishments better than others Boast of skills/Name-droppers Intense need for admiration Narcissistic rage
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Borderline Personality Disorder Dramatic/Emotional/Erratic cluster Most frequently diagnosed
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2010 for the course PSYC 001 taught by Professor Carlivati during the Fall '08 term at GWU.

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