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    Personality Disorders  
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Overview What are personality disorders? DSM-IV diagnoses Prevalence, Comorbidity, and Treatment Borderline and Antisocial Personality Disorders
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What is personality?  Unique traits and behaviors that characterize an individual Differs from temperament 5 factor model: Extroversion Neuroticism Openness Conscientiousness Agreeableness
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What are personality disorders?  Defining characteristics Pervasive and inflexible Stable and long duration Clinically significant distress or impairment Ego-syntonic behavior leads to diagnostic issues
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Clusters of Personality Disorders Cluster A Personality Disorders Paranoid Personality Disorder Schizoid Personality Disorder Schizotypal Personality Disorder Cluster B Personality Disorders Antisocial Personality Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder Histrionic Personality Disorder Narcissistic Personality Disorder Cluster C Personality Disorder Avoidant Personality Disorder Dependent Personality Disorder Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
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Personality Disorders: Cluster A Disorder Characteristics Paranoid Suspiciousness and mistrust of others Schizoid Inability and lack of desire to form attachments to others Schizotypal Peculiar thought patterns; oddities of perception and speech that interfere with communication and social interaction
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Personality Disorders: Cluster B Disorder Characteristics Histrionic Self-dramatization; tendency of irritability and
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