Flashcards in Personality Disorders Deck (23):
OCEAN structure of personality
Behaviour pattern is manifested in which areas?
Another name for OCPD?
Anankastic personality disorder
Group A personality disorders "weird"
Group B personality disorders "wild"
Group C personality disorders "worried"
A pervasive distrust and suspiciousness of others such that their motives are interpreted as malevolent
A pervasive pattern of detachment from social relationships and a restricted range of expression of emotions in interpersonal settings
A pervasive pattern of disregard for and violation of the rights of others OCCURRING SINCE AGE 15 YEARS
A pervasive pattern of instability of interpersonal relationships, self-image and affects and marked impulsivity beginning by early adulthood
Examples of impulsivity seen in borderline PD
You might see recurrent suicidal behaviour, gestures, threats or self-mutilating behaviour in this personality disorder
Affective instability due to a marked reactivity of mood (e.g. intense episodic dysphoria, instability or anxiety usually lasting a few hours and only more rarely than a few days)
Transient stress-related paranoid ideation or severe dissociation can be seen in this PD
A pervasive pattern of excessive emotionality and attention seeking, beginning in early adulthood
A pervasive pattern of social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy and hypersensitivity to negative evaluation
A pervasive and excessive need to be taken care of that leads to submissive and clinging behaviours and fears of separation
Treatment of PD
Generally there isn't good quality evidence to guide treatment for PDs however treating the comorbidity (e.g. depression, anxiety etc) is effective and should be the focus of treatment
Treatment of avoidant PD
Social skills training
-some evidence for antidepressants
Treatment of borderline PD
Dialectical behavioural therapy
Drugs which may be helpful if you have both depression and borderline PD
Side effect of olanzapine