Flashcards in Personality disorders Deck (14):
Pervasive distrust - Accusatory
VOLUNTARY social withdrawal.
Limited emotional expression.
patient is Content with social isolation
Eccentric appearance, strange beliefs or magical thinking
Personality trait vs. disorder
Traits are enduring and repetitive
Disorders are as well, but they cause stress or impaired functioning of the person, and the person is not usually aware of the problem.
They present by early adulthood.
Cluster A personality traits
Weird - A's Accusatory Aloof Awkward
Cluster B personality traits
Wild Bad, Boderline, flamBoyant, the Best
Disregards and Violates the rights of others with no remorse.
Criminality and Impulsivity. Bad.
Males more than females. Must be over 18 and have a history of conduct disorder before age 15.
In kids its conduct disorder.
UNSTABLE MOOD and unstable relationships.
Self mutilation, suicidal.
More common in women.
Splitting is commonly seen.
Treatment Dialectical behavior therapy
Excessively emotional, FlaBoyant
Sexually provocative and very concerned with appearance
Grandiose and Entitled.
Demands the Best
Reacts to criticism with rage.
Cluster C personality disorders
Hypersensitive to rejection.
Desires connections but is way too scared to make them. (as opposed to schizoid)
Obsessive Compulsive p.d.
Very concerned with order and perfectionism.