PSY 220 - Lecture 12(2)

PSY 220 - Lecture 12(2) - Learning Objectives Personality...

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Personality Disorders Q UIN 1 Chapter 12 Learning Objectives Describe the controversies over the nature of personality disorders Describe Cluster A (odd/eccentric) 2 Describe Cluster B (dramatic/erratic) Describe antisocial personality disorder and criminal behavior Describe Cluster C (anxious/fearful) Personality Disorders? Woman who is careful to lock her car and house immediately after entering them because she fears intruders. 3 Would you consider this to be paranoid? Why or why not? When would it become paranoid? Personality Disorders? A car salesman who lies to people to manipulate them into buying a car, and feels no guilt about making an unethical sale 4 sale. Would you consider his behavior antisocial? Personality Disorders? A woman who does not socialize with other people. She communicates with people in her class, but outside of school she has no social contact with others 5 she has no social contact with others. Would you consider this behavior schizoid? Personality Disorders? A man becomes upset when his wife rearranges his shirt drawer, does not have dinner ready on a schedule, or in any way interferes with his rigidly 6 any way interferes with his rigidly planned work schedule. Would you consider this behavior obsessive-compulsive?
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Introduction • The Nature of Personality and Personality Disorders – Enduring and relatively stable predispositions (i.e., ways of relating and 7 thinking)
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY 220 taught by Professor Lefbvre during the Spring '10 term at Wofford.

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PSY 220 - Lecture 12(2) - Learning Objectives Personality...

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