Flashcards in Personality disorders Deck (14):
What are the DSM criteria for personality disorders?
Pattern of behavior that affects 2 of the following:
What are the 3 major clusters of personality disorders?
Cluster A- schizoid, paranoid (eccentric)
Cluster B - antisocial, borderline, histrionic (emotional, inconsistent)
Cluster C- avoidant, OCD, dependent (anxious and fearful)
What is the key difference between avoidant personality disorder and schizoid personality disorder?
Avoidant - want friends
Schizoid - no desire for close relationships
What is the difference between schizotypal personality disorder and schizoid?
Schizotypal - magical thinking, eccentric behavior
What are the DSM criteria for antisocial personality disorder?
Disregard for others and violating rights since 15, at least 18 years old
What are the DSM criteria for borderline?
Pervasive pattern of impulsivity
- unstable love/hate relationships
- unstable self image
- unstable mood/affect
- feelings of emptiness
What personality disorder is more responsive to pharmacotherapy?
What are the DSM criteria for histrionic personality disorder?
Patterns of excessive emotionality and attention seeking, often unable to form meaningful relationships and often sexually inappropriate
What are the DSM criteria for narcissistic personality disorder?
Sense of superiority, need for admiration, lack of empathy
What are the DSM criteria for avoidant personality disorder?
Pattern of social disinhibition, hypersensitivity, - want to avoid rejection
What are the DSM criteria for dependent personality disorder?
Excessive need to have others make decisions for them - often see regression
What are the criteria for obsessive compulsive personality disorder?
Pattern of preoccupation with orderliness, control, perfectionism
How does OCD differ from OCPD?
OCPD doesn't come with recurrent obsessions/compulsions, is also ego syntonic