Flashcards in 25. Personality Disorders Deck (9)
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
Cluster A disorders: specific types?
Paranoid, Schizoid, Schizotypal
Cluster B disorders: general description?
Dramatic, Emotional. affective dysregulation, impulsivity, disordered sense of self
Cluster B disorders: specific types?
Antisocial, Borderline, Histrionic, Narcissistic
Cluster C: general description?
Cluster C disorders: specific types?
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (note different from OCD), Avoidant, Dependent
emotional and behavioral traits that characterize the person in day to day living. includes cognition, affect, behavior, style. relative STABLE and predictable
when do we consider a personality to be pathological?
when traits are maladaptive, get in way of functioning.