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What is Paranoid Personality Disorder?

-Inappropriate SUSPICION
-MISINTERPRETATION of the actions of others as
THREATENING
-FEELING PERSECUTED

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What is Schizoid Personality?

***LONER***
-Uncaring to form relationships
"COULD CARE LESS" about other's responses

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What is Schizotypal Personality?

-Deficit in INTERPERSONAL relatedness
-Thoughts and behavior PECULIARITIES
-Magical thinking and ODD BELIEFS

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What is Antisocial Personality?

VIOLATIONS OF THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS

-Acting out sexually, drinking and drugs

ANTI-SOCIETY/CRIMINAL BEHAVIORS
-ADULT / CRIMINAL

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What is Borderline Personality?

-INSTABILITY in relationships
-SELF DESTRUCTIVE (cutting)
-INTENSE MOOD SHIFTS
-FEAR OF BEING ALONE
-MANIPULATIVE
-NO BOUNDARIES

Therapist must establish strict boundaries

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What is Histrionic Personality?

Excessive emotionality and attention seeking
Drama queens, seeks praise/approval

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What is Narcissistic Personality?

GRANDIOSE sense of self-importance
Fantasies of unlimited success
Feelings of Entitlement
Exploiting Others
Lack of Empathy

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What is Avoidant Personality?

Avoids socializing for fear of NEGATIVE SOCIAL REJECTION, yet they desire closeness

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What is Dependent Personality?

- A pervasive pattern of dependent and submissive behavior
- Lack of self confidence
- Inability to function independently

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What is Obsessive-Compulsive Personality?

- Perfectionism and inflexibility
- Ritualistic Behaviors