Flashcards in Quiz 10 (Exam 3) Deck (10):
According to the definition of personality disorder, only individuals who show ____________ patterns of maladaptive behavior should be diagnosed with a personality disorder.
The characteristic features of personality disorders tend to develop with:
gradual onset in childhood
The core element of antisocial personality disorder is:
failure to comply with social norms
An individual who goes through life as a loner with no motivation to interact with others but with relatively normal behavior and beliefs is likely to be diagnosed with ____________ personality disorder.
Individuals who keep to themselves because they are anxious and fearful of rejection are likely to be diagnosed with ____________ personality disorder.
Individuals who are socially isolated, behave in ways that seem unusual, tend to be suspicious and have odd beliefs are generally diagnosed with _____________ personality disorder.
The personality disorder characterized by extreme instability in behavior and emotion, impulsivity, depression and self-injurious behaviors is ___________ personality disorder.
Max is always sure that others are trying to harm him. His perception that the world is a threatening place impacts most of his life. Most likely Max would be diagnosed with the personality disorder called:
All of the following are necessary conditions for the diagnosis of a personality disorder EXCEPT
patient feelings of distress