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1

According to the definition of personality disorder, only individuals who show ____________ patterns of maladaptive behavior should be diagnosed with a personality disorder.

enduring

2

The characteristic features of personality disorders tend to develop with:

gradual onset in childhood

3

The core element of antisocial personality disorder is:

failure to comply with social norms

4

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.

schizoid

5

Individuals who keep to themselves because they are anxious and fearful of rejection are likely to be diagnosed with ____________ personality disorder.

avoidant

6

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.

schizotypal

7

The personality disorder characterized by extreme instability in behavior and emotion, impulsivity, depression and self-injurious behaviors is ___________ personality disorder.

borderline

8

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:

paranoid

9

​All of the following are necessary conditions for the diagnosis of a personality disorder EXCEPT

patient feelings of distress

10

​Of the following, the most accurate statement regarding the research for treatment of obsessive-compulsive personality disorder is that

​cognitive-behavioral therapy that uses distraction techniques appears to be an effective treatment.