Flashcards in Personality Disorders - Hill/FA Deck (16):
Severe distrust of people, including spouse and physicians. Always suspicious, thinking that everyone is out to get them. Can't confide info in anyone. Hidden meaning behind everything.
Voluntary withdrawal from society, does not like people, perfectly ok with isolation. Hasn't seen a doc in a long time.
Eccentric, odd beliefs in paranormal or magical things, not delusional but just odd. Isolated. Excessive social anxiety. Awkward w/ people.
Male 18+ with history of conduct disorder as a kid. Disregard for rights of others, criminality, impulsivity. Lack of remorse.
If younger than 15?
Woman, frantically avoiding expected abandonment. Very unstable mood, intense reactions to things, manipulative, impulsive in self-damaging things, suicidal thoughts and actions, feeling of emptiness. Self-mutilation. Was a victim of abuse as a child.
Coping mechanism? What is it?
Splitting - wildly-changing opinions of people, moving from one person to the next
DBT (dialectical behavior therapy)
Very emotional and excitable, seeking attention, sexually provocative, emotionally labile, dramatic descriptions of symptoms, overly concerned with appearance
Entitled, egomaniac, no empathy, always needing admiration. Rage when criticized. Envy of others yet exploitation of them.
Anxious and fearful, hypersensitive to rejection, little social life, feels inadequate, desires relationships
Submissive, clingy, can't make decisions w/o guidance and reassurance, helpless when alone, always looking for a new relationship once one ends
Perfectionist, needing order and control, little flexibility or openness, very strict and consistent about their morals/ethics/values. Stingy, stubborn.
Obsessive-compulsive (NOT OCD)
Woman, history of sexual abuse, 2+ identities or personality states
Dissociative identity disorder
Examining how people perceive events, why they do so, and facilitating the development of more adaptive modes of perception and response to situations, etc
Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT)
Dealing w/ how people think about their world and their perception of it
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
Developing coping skills to improve affect stability and impulse control, reducing self-harmful behavior
Drug for impulse control
Drugs for psychotic attacks w/in a personality disorder