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Paranoid p.d.

Pervasive distrust - Accusatory

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Schizoid p.d.

VOLUNTARY social withdrawal.
Limited emotional expression.
patient is Content with social isolation

(ME)

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Schizotypal p.d.

Eccentric appearance, strange beliefs or magical thinking

Interpersonal awkwardness.

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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.

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Cluster A personality traits

Weird - A's Accusatory Aloof Awkward
Paranoid
Schizoid
Schizotypal

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Cluster B personality traits

Wild Bad, Boderline, flamBoyant, the Best

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Antisocial p.d.

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.

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Borderline p.d.

UNSTABLE MOOD and unstable relationships.
Impulsive,
Self mutilation, suicidal.
More common in women.

Splitting is commonly seen.

Treatment Dialectical behavior therapy

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Histrionic p.d.

Excessively emotional, FlaBoyant
Needs attention.
Sexually provocative and very concerned with appearance

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Narcissistic p.d.

Grandiose and Entitled.
Lacks empathy.
Demands the Best
Reacts to criticism with rage.

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Cluster C personality disorders

Worried.
Cowardly,
Obsessive Compulsive
Clingy

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Avoidant p.d.

Hypersensitive to rejection.
Desires connections but is way too scared to make them. (as opposed to schizoid)

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Obsessive Compulsive p.d.

Very concerned with order and perfectionism.
Ego-Syntonic.

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Dependent p.d.

Submissive and clingy
Excessive need to have others take care of them.
Low self confidence.
Patients often end up in abusive relationships.