Personality Disorder Paper

Topics: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, Obsessive–compulsive disorder, Anxiety Pages: 3 (919 words) Published: May 15, 2013
Paranoid Personality Disorder
Jessica Alba - (born April 28, 1981) is an American actress who’s TV and film credits include Dark Angel, Honey, Sin City, Fantastic Four, Into the Blue, Idle Hands and 2007's Good Luck Chuck. Alba's early life was marked by a multitude of physical maladies; she suffered collapsed lungs twice, had pneumonia 4-5 times a year, a ruptured appendix, and a cyst on her tonsils. She has also acknowledged suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder during childhood. Her health improved, however, when her family moved to California. Alba described her family as being a "very conservative family – a traditional, Catholic, Latin American family" and herself as very liberal; she says she had identified herself as a "feminist" as early as age five. Alba graduated from Claremont High School at age 16; Alba expressed interest in acting since the age of five. In 1992, the 11-year-old Alba persuaded her mother to take her to an acting competition in Beverly Hills. Her next projects include comedy A.C.O.D. and animated film Escape from Planet Earth. Alba will also reprise her role as Santana in Machete's sequel Machete Kills and as Nancy Callahan in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, sequel to 2005's Sin City. Filming for Sin City is expected to start in the summer of 2012 with a release set in October 2013.

Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder is a disorder characterized by anxiety-provoking, repetitive, intrusive thoughts (obsessions) and/or behaviors that are performed over and over without the individual's control (compulsions). People with OCD generally, have repeated thoughts or images about many different things, such as fear of germs, dirt, or intruders; acts of violence; hurting loved ones; sexual acts; conflicts with religious beliefs; or being overly tidy. Do the same rituals over and over such as washing hands, locking and unlocking doors, counting, keeping unneeded items, or repeating the same steps again and again. Can't control the...
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