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Unformatted text preview: consideration in order to properly address psychological disorder. Last, for the individual assignment I did the case study of the Unabomber, specifically from the perspective of a diagnosis and treatment of schizoid personality disorder (SPD). Even though a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia or narcissistic personality disorder is warranted a individual points of the Unabombers life, a diagnosis of SPD can apply to the entirety of his life (Plante, 2005). He exhibited anti-social tendencies, extreme introversion, fantasizing, and entitlement. This coupled with low affect and low interpersonal contact, warrants such a diagnosis. There were clear social precursorshis mother isolating him during his academic yearsbiological determinantshis brother and other relatives had introverted tendenciesand psychology forerunnershe once saw a psychiatrists about having a sex change. Plante, T. G. (2005). Contemporary clinical psychology (2nd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley...
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2012 for the course PSYCH 410 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '12 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '12
- Clinical Psychology