Lecture - 25 - June 3rd

Lecture - 25 - June 3rd - PERSONALITY DISORDERS Personality...

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Unformatted text preview: PERSONALITY DISORDERS Personality disorders are psychological disorders characterized by infexible and enduring behavior patterns that impair social Functioning. Types Avoidant Personality Disorder Extreme Fear oF rejection that causes social withdrawal Histrionic Personality Disorder Extreme emotionality and attention seeking Narcissistic Personality Disorder Extreme preoccupation with power, prestige and vanity Schizoid Personality Disorder Extreme lack oF emotionality and disengagement From others PERSONALITY DISORDERS Personality disorders are psychological disorders characterized by infexible and enduring behavior patterns that impair social Functioning. Antisocial Personality Disorder ( Psychopath ) This is a personality disorder in which the person ( usually a man ) exhibits a lack oF conscience For wrongdoing, even towards Friends and Family members. These individuals may be aggressive and ruthless or a clever con artist. ¡YI: Going inside the mind oF a psychopath - link is For part 1 oF an extended interview with Ted Bundy. . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEB- 1aJRbK8 PERSONALITY DISORDERS Personality disorders are psychological disorders characterized by infexible and enduring behavior patterns that impair social Functioning. Antisocial Personality Disorder ( Psychopath ) This is a personality disorder in which the person ( usually a man ) exhibits a lack oF conscience For wrongdoing, even towards Friends and Family members. These individuals may be aggressive and ruthless or a clever con artist. Characteristics of a Psychopath Exhibit lowered autonomic reactivity to aversive events and threatening situations. PERSONALITY DISORDERS Personality disorders are psychological disorders characterized by infexible and enduring behavior patterns that impair social Functioning.behavior patterns that impair social Functioning....
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2011 for the course PSYC 1 taught by Professor Stuartantsis during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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Lecture - 25 - June 3rd - PERSONALITY DISORDERS Personality...

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