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WEIRD - pervasive distrust, suspiciousness, projection (major defense mechanism)

Paranoid

2

WEIRD - Voluntary social withdrawal, limited emotional expression, content w. social isolation

Schizoid

d - distant

3

WEIRD - eccentric appearance, odd beliefs, magical thinking, interpersonal awkwardness

Schizotypal

t - magical thinking

4

WILD - disregard for and violation of rights of others, criminality, impulsivity, males > females

Antisocial

Sociopath

Must be ≥18y and have h/o conduct disorder

5

WILD - Unstable mood & interpersonal relationships, impulsivity, self-mutilation, boredom, sense of emptiness, female > male, splitting (major defense mechanism)

Borderline

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WILD - excessive emotionality and excitability, attention seeking, sexually provocative, overly concerned w/ appearance

Histrionic

7

WILD - grandiosity, sense of entitlement, lacks empathy, requires excessive admiration, reacts to criticism w/ rage

Narcissistic

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WORRIED - hypersensitive to rejection, socially inhibited, timid, feelings of inadequacy, desires relationships w/ others (**unlike schizoid**)

Avoidant

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WORRIED - preoccupation w/ order, perfectionism, control, ego-syntonic: behavior consistent w/ one's own beliefs (**unlike OCD)

Obsessive-compulsive

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WORRIED - submissive and clingy, excessive need to be taken care of, low self-confidence

Dependent