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Personality Disorder

  • Types
  1. Cluster A Personality Disorder (Odd or eccentric)
    1. Paranoid Personality (Pervasive mistrust)
    2. Schizoid Personality (Socially detached)
    3. Schizotypal Personality (Socially isolated, distorted perception)
  2. Cluster B Personality Disorder (dramatic, emotional, eratic)
    1. Histrionic Personality (Dramatic, Attention seaking)
    2. Borderline Personality (Unstable, impulsive)
    3. Antisocial Personality (Discounts others, no empathy)
    4. Narcissistic Personaility (Needs admiration)
  3. Cluster C Personality Disorder (anxious or fearful)
    1. Avoidant Personality (Socially inhibited, inadequate)
    2. Obsessive Compulsive Personality (order, perfection)
    3. Dependent Personality (Submissive, separation fear)
  • References
  1. Ward (2004) Am Fam Physician 70(8):1505-12 [PubMed]
  2. Tomb (1992) Psychiatry, p. 147-52