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CHaracterized by a life long pattern of social withdrawal

Shizoid

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Often seen by others as eccentric, isolated or lonely. Their comfort with human interaction; Their introverion and their bland, constricted affect are noteworthy

Schizoid

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Persuasive pattern of detachment from social relationships and restricted range of expression of emotions in interpersonal settings, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts

Schizoid

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Neither desires nor enjoys close relationships, including being part of a family

Schizoid

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Almost always chooses solitary activities Schizoid activities

Schizoid

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Has little, if any, interest in having sexual experiences with another person

Schizoid

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In Schizoid personality disorder usually occurs in ________________ (what life stage)

Childhood or adolescence

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Tx of Schizoid personality Disorder

Similar to that of those with paranoid personality disorder

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For Schizoid personality disorder in group therapy settings, the px may be seen as

Silent for long period of time

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Are strikingly off or strange, even to lay persons. Magical thinking,peculiar notions, ideas of references, illusions and derealization

Schizotypal

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Schizotypal personality disorders according to DSM-5 suggests the diorder may be slightly more common in ___________ (Males or Females)

Males

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Is Dx on basis of the px peculiarities of thinking, behavior and appearrance

Schizotypal

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Exhibit disutbed thinking and communicatiing. Although frank thought disorder is absent, their speech may be distinctive or peculiar, meaning only to them, and often needs interpretation

Schizotypal

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Odd thinking or speech

Schizotypal

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Is inability to conform to the social norms that ordinatily govern many aspects of a person's adolescent and adult behavior

Antisocial

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Antisocial Personality Disorder is more common in

Poor urban areas and among mobile residents of these areas

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Can fool even the most experienced clinicians. Can appear composed and credible but beneath the veneer lurks tension, hostility, irritability and rage.

Antisocial

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Can often seem to be normal and even charming and ingratiating. Their histories, however reveal many areas for disordered life functioning

Antisocial

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A pervasive pattern of disregard for vialation of the rights of others, occuring since age 15

Antisocial

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Failure to conform to social norms with respect to lawful behaviors as indicated by repeatedly performing acts that are grounds for arrest

Anttisocial

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Deceitfulness, as indicated by repeated lying, use of aliases or conning others for personal profit or pleasure

Antisocial

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Impulsivity or failure to plan ahead. Irritability and aggressiveness, as indicated by repeated physical flights or assaults

Antisocial

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it is a disorder between neurosis and psychosis, and they are characterized by extraordinarily unstable affect, mood, behavioir, object, relations and self image

Borderline Persinality Disorder

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A pattern of unstable and intense interpersonal relationships characterized by alternating between extremes of idealization and devaluation

Borderline

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Identity disturbance: Markedly and persistent unstable self image or sense of self

Borderline

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Almost always appeat to be in a state of crisis. Mood swings are common

Borderine

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Patients can be argumentative at one momnet, depressed the next and later complain of having no feelings

Borderline

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Feels both dependent and hostile, persons with this disorder have tumultuous interpersonal relationships.

Boderline

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Are excitable and emotional and behave in a colorful dramatic extroverted fashion. Accompanying their flamboyant aspects, however tis ofthen an inability to maintain deep long-lasting attachments

Histronic

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In Dx this dse, Px with this personality disorder are generally cooperative and eager to give a detailed history

Histronic

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Show a high degree of attention-seeking behavior. They tend to exaggerate their thoughts and feelings and make eveything sound more important than it really is

Histronic

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A pervasive pattern of exessive emotionality and attention seeking beginning in early adulthood and present in variety of contexts

Histronic

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Is uncomfortable in situations in which S/He is not the center of attention

Histronic

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Interaction with other is often characterized inappropriately with others is often characterized by inappropriate sexual seductive provocative behavior
-Displays rapidly shifting appearance to draw attention to self

Histronic

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Consistently used physical appearance to draw attention to self

Histronic

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Are characterized by a heightened sense of self importance, lack of empathy and grandiose feelings of uniqueness

Narcissistic

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May impart an unrealistic sense of omnipotence, grandiosity, beauty and talent to their children; thus offspring of such parents may have a higher than usual risk of developing the and may leave disorder themselves

Narcissistic

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They consider themselves special and expect special treatment, their sense of entitlement is striking

Narcissistic

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They handle criticism poorly and may become enraged when someone dares to criticize them or they may appear completely indifferent to criticism

Narcissistic

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A Pervasive pattern of Grandiosity (in Fantasy or behavior) need for admiration and lack of empathy, beginning by early adulthood and present in varieties of context

Narcissistic

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Has a grandiose sense of self importance
Is preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty or ideal love

Narcissistic

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Believes he or she is "special" and unique and can only be understood by, or should associated with, other special or high-status people

Narcissistic

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Px with this disorder have less anxiety than those with borderline personality disorder; their lives tend to be less chaotic and they are less likely to attempt suicide

Narcissistic

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Show extreme sensitivity rejection and may lead to socially withdrawn lives

Avoidant

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A persuasive pattern of social inhibition, feelings or inadequacy and hypersensitivity to negative eva;iation, beginning by early adulthood and present in a a variety of context

Avoidant

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Avoids occupational activities that involve significant interpersonal contact because of fears of criticism, disapproval or rejection

Avoidant

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Is unwilling to get involved with people unless certain of being liked

Avoidant

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Shows restraint within intimate relationships because of the fear of being shamed or ridiculed

Avoidant

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In Clinical interviews, Px's most striking aspect is anxiety about talking with an interviewer. Their nervous and tense manner appears to wax and wane with their perception of whether an interviewer likes them

Avoidant

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Hypersensitivity to rejection by others is the central clinical features of avoidant personality disorder and Px main personality trait is timidity

Avoidant

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Desire social interaction unlike px with schizoid personality, who wants to be alone

Avoidant

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subordinate their own needs to those of others, get others to assume responsibility for major areas of their lives, lack self confidence and may experience intense discomfort when alone for more than a brief perieod

Dependent

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Other term for Dependent Personality Disorder

Passive Dependent Personality

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A pervasive and excessive need to be taken care of that leads to submissive clinging behavior and fears of separation, beginning early adulthood and present in variety of context

Dependent

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Has difficulty making everyday decisions without an excessive amount of advice and reassurance from others

Dependent

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Needs others to assume responsibility for most major areas of his or her life

Dependent

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Has difficulty initiating projects or doing things on his or her own bec of lack of self confidence in judgement or abilities rather than lack of motivation

Dependent

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Avoid position of responsibility and become anxious if asked to assume a leadership role

Dependent

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Characterized by emotional constriction, orderliness, perseverance, stubbornness, and indecisiveness.

Obsessive Compulsive

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A pervasive pattern of preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism and mental and interpersonal control at the expense of flexibility, openness and efficiency, beginning by early adulthood

Obsessive Compulsive

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Is preoccupied with details, rules, list, order, organizaiton or schedules to extent that the major point of the activity is lost

Obsessive compulsive

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Shows perfectionism that interferes with task completion

Obsessive Compulsive

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Is Excessively devoted to work and productivity to the exclusion of leisure activities and friendships

Obsessive Compulsive

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Persons with this disorder are preoccupied with rules, regulations, orderliness, neatness, details, and achievement of perfection

Obsessive Compulsive

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TRUE OF FALSE?
The Course of Prognosis of Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder is variable and predictable

FALSE
-It is Unpredisctable

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The main difference of Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder from the rest of the other Personality Disorder via Tx

Are often aware of their suffering and they seek tx on their own