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Narcissistic personality Disorder

Fragile sense of self
Grandiose feelings
sense of entitlement
lack of empathy
envy
Manipulativeness
need for attention and admiration

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Schizotypal PD

similar to Schizoid plus
exhibits slight losses of reality testing
Has odd beliefs
Is aloof and withdrawn

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Schizoid PD

Characterised by
Shyness
oversensitivity
seclusiveness
Avoidance of close or competitive relationships
Eccentricity
No loss of capacity to recognise reality
Day dreaming
express hostility and aggression.

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Paranoid PD

characterised by unwarranted suspicion
hypersensitivity
Jealousy
Envy
rigidity
Excessive self-importance
a tendency to blame
ascribe evil motives to other

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Obsessive Compulsive PD

excessive concern with conformity and standards of conscience
Individual may be rigid,
overconscientious
over dutiful
over inhibited
unable to relax
3 Ps - Punctual, parsimonious and precise

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Histrionic PD

emotional instability
excitability
overactivity
vanity
Immaturity
Dependency
Self dramatization

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Avoidant PD

low levels of energy
easy fatiguability
lack of enthusiasm
inability to enjoy life
oversensitivity to stress

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Antisocial PD

persons in conflict with society
they are incapable of loyalty,
selfish
callous
irresponsible
Impulsive
unable to feel guilt or learn by experience
low levels of frustration tolerance
tendency to blame other

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Borderline PD

instability
Impulsiveness
chaotic sexuality
suicidal acts
Self mutilating behaviour
identity problems
ambivalence
Feeling of emptiness
boredom

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Dependent PD

passive and submissive behaviour
person is unsure of himself or herself and become entirely dependent on other

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DSM 5 for Borderline personality disorder

Impulsive
I - Impusivity
M - mood instability
P - Paranoia/dissociation under stress
U - unstable self images
L - labile intense relationships
S- suicide gestures/self harm
I - Inappropriate anger
A- avoiding abandonment
E - Emptiness

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Mx Borderline personality disorder

Long term psychotherapy of self soothing and DBT
Do not admit to acute mental health
Crisis action plan
- project calmness
- Avoid negative emotion
- be positive about mx outcome
- stabilise there outside environment
Increase risk of accidental suicide