25. Personality Disorders Flashcards Preview

M2 Psychiatry > 25. Personality Disorders > Flashcards

Flashcards in 25. Personality Disorders Deck (9)
1

Cluster A disorders: general description?

Odd, Eccentric. cognitive deficits in interpretation of environmental stimuli, poor ability to read social cues, absence/difficulty in connecting with other people

2

Cluster A disorders: specific types?

Paranoid, Schizoid, Schizotypal

3

Cluster B disorders: general description?

Dramatic, Emotional. affective dysregulation, impulsivity, disordered sense of self

4

Cluster B disorders: specific types?

Antisocial, Borderline, Histrionic, Narcissistic

5

Cluster C: general description?

anxious, fearful

6

Cluster C disorders: specific types?

Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (note different from OCD), Avoidant, Dependent

7

define personality

emotional and behavioral traits that characterize the person in day to day living. includes cognition, affect, behavior, style. relative STABLE and predictable

8

when do we consider a personality to be pathological?

when traits are maladaptive, get in way of functioning.

9

define personality disorder

longstanding pervasive and inflexible patterns of behavior. depart from cultural expectation, impair social and work functioning, cause emotional distress